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Renault Clio III (2005–2009)

Last updated 19 February 2019


Inside (the Dynamique) you get a nice steering wheel with height and reach adjustment, a driver's seat that comes back to the position you set it after someone else clambers into the back, enough head, leg and hiproom in the back for three normal sized people and curiously angled instruments, yet after a first drive you get used to them.

Ride quality is a bit clonky over suburban surface imperfections, though far better out on the open road. The ‘variable' power steering isn't very inspiring.

A few minor irritations are that on the 3-door the door pull is too far forward to give decent leverage for shutting the door, rear 3/4 vision is badly obscured by the door pillar so you have to trust the big, useful mirrors, the centre rear belt comes out of the roof so you have to clip it together before using it.

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