Other Renault Megane (1996 - 2003) models:

  • Summary

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Not a bad person, and not aggressinve i suppose

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They all like it as far as i know

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    probably not, due to experience with the timing belt being of poor design - the pistons can turn seperatly from the engine as the bottom pulley IS NOT KEYED!!!!

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Ford Focus TDCi/ VW Bora TDi 130

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    November 2007

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    yes, it was a main dealer p/x disposal, had a few minor problems, but all were easily sorted.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    "It spoke to me" at the car auctions, and was going cheap

    What was the dealer like?

    N/A - Auction purchase

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    pretty good, nothing special, but not numb - you know where the front wheels are pointing

    What's it like to park?

    Easy enough, just look around you, and know where the lines are.

  • Living with it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    when bought had a few problems; 1. The boot release button had failed, fixed by using an old spring 2. rear passenger doolock had failed, replaced but £10 scrapyard lock only 3 things went wrong during my ownership; 1. brake shoe lining came loose and jammed - AA rescued me 2. battery died 3. miss aligned timing - killed the car

    What's most practical about your car?

    has a decent boot, good level of comfort, and the handling wasn't that bad

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    having air-con over summers, my fist car with it