2020 Renault Megane Redesign, Prices and Specs Unveiled

Renault has released pricing and technical details for its redesigned 2020 Renault Megane range, which includes an updated RS model and the very first plug-in hybrid variant.

Starting at £ 20,740, the standard range of rival Ford Focus has been reduced to just two versions: the iconic and sportier RS-Line. Standard kit on the first includes LED headlights, front and rear parking sensors, seven-inch touchscreen satellite navigation, and driver aids including lane departure warning and traffic sign recognition . RS-Line brings the largest 9.3-inch touchscreen display alongside a host of design upgrades.

The most significant new addition to the 2020 Renault Megane is the E-Tech plug-in hybrid. Available only as a station wagon at launch, it follows the Captur crossover which uses the same system: a 1.6-liter petrol engine mated to two electric motors and a new clutchless multi-mode transmission, which Renault says offers “a excellent efficiency and barely noticeable gear changes “.

Making 158 hp, the system has a 9.8 kWh, 400 V battery that provides a range of 30 miles, and the ability to travel up to 84 mph on electric power alone. It can ship from 0 to 62 km / h in 9.8 seconds, with Renault claiming up to 217.3 mpg and a CO2 figure of 30 g / km.

Other revisions to the 2020 Renault Megane include the addition of Renault\’s latest Easy Link infotainment system, first seen in the latest Clio, paired with a new 10.2-inch digital dashboard. A new autonomous level two “Highway and Traffic Assistant” system is introduced, while new “Pure Vision” LED headlights are offered.

The new RS-Line trim variant replaces the GT-Line, while the entry-level RS 280 hot hatch has been discontinued. As such, every RS model will be powered by a 296 hp engine and will receive a 22 lb-ft of torque boost when paired with the automatic gearbox option. The amount of equipment for the RS has also increased, while a Trophy model and the Cup chassis option are still available.

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