Renault Twingo (2007–2012)

Model History

June 2007

Prices announced

Dynamique 1.2 16V 75: £8,375. GT 1.2 TCE (Turbo Control Efficiency) 100: £9,995. Customising decals available from £15 and £62 plus fitting costs.

Standard equipment on New Twingo Dynamique includes brushed aluminium effect instrument surrounds, dark carbon injected dashboard, rev counter, 15 Alizar alloy wheels, sports body styling (foglights, body coloured side mouldings, sports bumpers) and 2 x 15W CD RDS radio.

Twingo GT in addition features leather steering wheel, aluminium effect pedals, air conditioning, 15 Noxiane alloy wheels, electrically adjustable and heated silver door mirrors, rear spoiler, visible exhaust pipe, GT sports suspension and extra tinted glass in rear windows and tailgate.

Twingo Dynamique available in seven colours, two non-metallic Pacific Blue and Capsicum Red, and five metallic, Pearl Black, Mercury, Tempest, Blaze and Extreme Blue. GT available in six colours, one non-metallic, Capsicum Red, and five metallic as per the Dynamique version.

January 2008

New entry-level Twingo Extreme on sale

Priced at £7,500 and has petrol 1.2 60hp engine. CO2 132 g/km. In UK showrooms from mid-February 2008. Features such as ABS with EBD (electronic Brake Distribution), driver and front passenger lateral airbags and brake assist all standard. Remote central locking with dead-locking and anti-drill door locks and insurance-approved engine immobiliser.

Twingo Extreme also has black internally adjustable door mirrors, fixed one-piece folding rear seat, 2 X 15W RDS radio CD with fingertip control, front fog lights, electric front windows, rev counter and 14 Fidji wheel trims. Options include decals such as Union Jack door handle graphics (£45) and wing badges (£15), or Cross of St. George wing badges (£15), white or black racing stripes (£80) or chequered flag door graphics (£80). 50.4 mpg.

Extreme 1.2 16v belt cam petrol 1,149cc: 43kw (60PS) at 5,500rpm, 93Nm (69 lb ft) torque at 4,250rpm. 0-60 14.5 seconds; top speed 96mph; combined consumption 50.4mpg CO2 emissions 132g/km (new VED Band C £115 pa) EU4, IG 3/10. £7,500.

Dynamique 1.2 16v belt cam petrol 1,149cc: 56kw (75PS) at 5,500rpm, 107Nm (79 lb ft) torque at 4,250rpm. 0-60 11.7 seconds; top speed 106mph; combined consumption 49.5mpg CO2 emissions 135g/km (new VED Band C £115 pa) EU4, IG 2/7. £8,375

GT 1.2 16v belt cam petrol turbo 1,149cc: 74kw (100PS) at 5,500rpm, 145Nm (107 lb ft) torque at 3,000rpm. 0-60 9.5 seconds; top speed 117mph; combined consumption 47.8mpg CO2 emissions 140g/km (new VED Band C £115 pa) EU4, IG 5/15. £9,995

January 2009

New entry-level Twingo Freeway on sale

Priced at £6,995. Has petrol 1.2 60hp engine and undercuts the entry-level Fiat 500 by over £1100 and the Ford Ka by over £830. Has remote control central-locking, electric windows, tinted glass, a 2 x 15W radio single CD with fingertip remote control and a height-adjustable steering wheel. Five colours one non-metallic, Capsicum Red and four metallic, Mercury, Pearl Black, Tempest and Blaze. Options include door handle graphics (£49) and wing badges (£15). Customers can also enhance the look of their Twingo Freeway with white or black racing stripes (£98) or chequered flag door graphics (£98).

May 2010

New Twingo launched

Expression becomes the entry-level version, priced from just £7,695. This replaces the previous Freeway version and comes with new interior upholstery. I-Music replaces the Extreme and features a revised 1.2 16V 75 engine, benefiting from a 16g reduction in CO 2 down to just 119g/km and therefore qualifying for nil vehicle excise duty. Internally, customers will enjoy Bluetooth connectivity and a 4x20W radio/CD with aux input and the distinctive ‘pod’ rev counter. Externally, I-Music is identifiable with its sports front bumper design, brushed aluminium-effect door mirrors and front fog lights. Priced at £8,695, I-Music is better-equipped and yet almost £600 less than the outgoing Extreme.

The GT’s TCe 100 engine is now Euro 5 compliant and benefits from a 6g reduction in CO2 to 132g/km and the 2010 specification now includes an upgraded 4x20W radio/CD with aux input and Bluetooth connectivity. Despite an increase in specification, GT is now priced at £10,695, over £400 less than its predecessor.

CO2 g/km

Combined mpg

OTR Price

Twingo Expression 1.2 60




Twingo I-Music 1.2 16V 75




Twingo Dynamique 1.2 16V 75




Twingo GT TCe 100




Twingo Renaultsport 133 Cup




Twingo Renaultsport 133




What does a Renault Twingo (2007 – 2012) cost?

List Price from £10,730
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