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Renault Modus (2004–2012)

Last updated 18 January 2019

Sensible, practical little car with good features like 'Triptic' rear seat and some diesel engines under 121g/km. Plenty of character too.
'Triptic' seat apparently dropped from spec sometime in 2007.
Updated 18 January 2018

Problems reported with automated manual transmission of 2009 Renault Modus: T he check gearbox light came on and it lost all gears. Managed to get into gear again and drove home. RAC towed car to local...

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Introduction

Seriously cute, immensely likeable and very practical sums it up in one line. I hadn't expected to get on with the Modus as well as I did.

Renault Modus 1.5 dCi 2004 Road Test

Renault Grand Modus 2008 Road Test

 

Owners' reviews

4
Superb Driving Position But Dual-Mass Flywheel Judder Starting Off
4
Superb town car, the quick shift gearbox is a marvel , 76k and purrs
5
Great runabout
2
Never buy a Quickshift 5!
4
Great to drive crap to maintain
4
Amazing town car
 

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