Renault Modus (2004–2012)

Model History

March 2004

Taller mini MPV version of Clio to rival FIAT Idea and Vauxhall Meriva first shown at 2004 Geneva Motor Show and in UK from September 2004. 3,792mm long, 1,709 mm long, 1,589mm high.

Has central instruments; split folding sliding 'Triptoc' rear seat (giving added legroom) and optional boot chute in tailgate. Engines: 75bhp 1.2 16v; 100bhp 1.4; 115bhp 1.6; 65bhp 1.5dCi and 80bhp 1.5dCi. In UK from September 2004, prices from £9,250 to £13,000. Automated manual versions offered.

July 2004

Order books open. Extremely likable little car. Goes well with 1.5 diesel engine. Huge rear legroom for two. Optional cruise control and speed limiter. Passenger airbag can be deactivated by keyswitch. 5 star NCAP occupant safety rating, and 4 stars for child protection.

June 2005

Oasis and Maxim Special editions launched. Oasis has Air conditioning, ‘Boot Chute’ double opening tailgate and specific Oasis ‘Kaleidoscope’ red upholstery. Prices: Oasis 1.2 16V 75 £10,100, Oasis 1.4 16V 98 £10,600, Oasis dCi 68 Euro IV £11,000, Oasis dCi 86 Euro IV £11,500.

Maxim has Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Speed Limiter, 16" ‘Star’ alloy wheels, 60W single CD stereo. Prices: Maxim 1.4 16 98 £11,200, Maxim 1.6 16V 113 £11,700, Maxim 1.6 16V 113 Auto £12,705, Maxim dCi 86 IF Euro IV £12,100, Maxim dCi 86 IF Euro IV QS5 £12,600, Maxim dCi 106 IF Euro IV £12,800.

See also Grand Modus

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