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Renault formally established in 1899 grew from France across Europe and eventually to Australia in 1999 with help of the Nissan alliance. Renault internationally focuses on high levels of service and support for their customers. Currently there are 7 models available ranging from the Clio to the Koleos. The Renault-Nissan alliance has been a major strategic advantage for both companies over the last decade.

Renault Reviews

2015 Renault Captur Expression Review

No doubt a fun and funky little jigger, the entry-level Renault Captur can't quite match its Clio base car for praise...

2015 Renault Clio RS200 Review: Sandown Raceway weekender

Dave puts the Renault Clio RS's F1-derived DNA to the test in another weekend warrior shakedown at Sandown Raceway...

2015 Renault Trafic Review

The 2015 Renault Trafic is a bigger van with a smaller engine. Can it work? Matt Campbell finds out.

2015 Renault Clio RS200 Review: Long-term report two

Two months into our French affair with the Renault Clio RS200, things aren't all rosy...

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Renault Comparisons

Honda HR-V VTi-S v Renault Captur Dynamique : Comparison Review

The term 'crossover' is now as much about bridging generational gaps as it is about mashing up body styles. Whether you're a young first-car buyer, baby boomer retiree or small family in between, the blossoming compact people mover segment is increasingly targeting buyer niches with idiosyncratic models...

Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic: Medium van comparison

It’s the battle of the European mid-sized vans – both are white, both are diesel, both are manual and both are just under $40,000. They are the all-new Renault Trafic and the Ford Transit Custom, the latter of which won our mid-sized van comparison test in 2014. The old Trafic was impressive in that test, and ranked second even though that model was considerably more, shall we say, vintage than its rivals...

Large van comparison: Fiat Ducato v Ford Transit v Mercedes-Benz Sprinter v Renault Master

Big white vans may seem bland to the majority of road users on the market, but these ubiquitous boxes on wheels are the lifeblood of thousands of businesses across Australia. Removalists, courier companies, stevedores and provedores use large vans such as these on a daily basis, so we’ve assembled four of the big players in the market to see which is our pick in terms of practicality, performance and payload...

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Renault Owner Reviews

2014 Renault Megane Rs 265 CUP Review

I have owned this car since Nov 2014 and have put over 10K's with no issues so far. The RS monitor has frozen once or twice but I don't use this feature that often anyway. I use this car as a daily driver, weekend tourer and surfing buggy down the great ocean road as well (yes it fits my 6"0 surfboard no problem)...

2015 Renault Megane RS 265 CUP Review

Test drove golf gti 7 (had a golf 6 gti) ford st, Opel OPC they do not come any where close to the Megane RS sport in terms of performance, road holding, thrill of driving even looks and value for money. The GTI 7 is too tame and was not as responsive as the Megane. The OPC felt a bit too heavy and not as fast I thought it would be...

2014 Renault Clio Rs 200 CUP Trophy Review

The Clio RS 200 cup trophy is a fun car to drive, whether it be around town or on the open road. It allows you to drive sedately or use sport and race mode when you want a different driving experience. I have now done 11000kms and my average fuel economy has been 8.64L/100km using premium unleaded...

2011 Renault Megane Privilege Review

The common misconception that Renault's products are unreliable, flimsy and an all round generally bad experience have been proven wrong for myself when i purchased this 2011 Renault Megane Privilege. This car represented great value at $29,990 for the time it was on sale. it came standard with feature such as leather, sunroof and other little standard features that i struggled to find in similar cars; a...

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Renault Videos

2015 Renault Clio RS track day review - Sandown Raceway

Read the article here. Renault likes to think of its RS cars as having DNA that comes from the racetrack but translates to the road. Well, today, we’re going back the other way, taking the city-dwelling Clio RS to Sandown Raceway for another CarAdvice weekend warrior track test… Now my voice might not be the best today but luckily it’s not about me it’s about this...

2015 Renault Megane RS265 - secret storage hatch

Read the review of the Renault Megane RS here. The Renault Megane RS may not be the most practical new car on the market but the three-door hot hatch is home to some unique storage solutions. Apart from a deep center console bin and large space inside the glovebox, the Renault Megane RS also has two super-sneaky cubby holes tucked under the front floor mats...

Renault Kangoo Crew Review: Black Market Roasters week with

Situated on the main road that leads down a long, meandering hill, away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs and into the quiet beachside suburb of Clovelly, is a popular local coffee shop called TopHat Coffee Merchants. A bright red Renault Kangoo Crew pulls up and out jump cafe owners Angus and Jess Nicol...

Renault Megane RS275 Trophy Review

CarAdvice heads to Tasmania for the first local drive of the latest incarnation of the French car maker's halo hot-hatch, the Renault Megane RS275 Trophy.

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Renault News

Deals on wheels: Sharp discounts on new cars

It’s time for the latest installment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you shoppers. This isn't a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you're in the market for some new wheels. Volvo V40, S60 and XC60 The Swedish marque has struggled a little in the sales race this year, with its registrations down 16...

Light van sales growing at a rate of knots

Small SUVs may be capturing the modern automotive zeitgeist better than other vehicles, but there is one part of the market growing even faster in percentage terms — light-sized vans. The Vans/CC < 2.5t segment, which includes the Volkswagen Caddy, Renault Kangoo, Suzuki APV, Citroen Berlingo and Fiat Doblo, remains small in numerical terms — just 2267 registrations YTD, up from 1740 at this point last year...

Renault Talisman unveiled, Australian launch ruled out - UPDATE

The all-new Renault Talisman has been revealed in Europe overnight, debuting as a replacement for both the Laguna and Latitude models. Don't expect to see the Talisman here, however, with production confirmed for left-hand-drive markets only...

Renault Talisman previews continue, Australian launch unlikely - UPDATED

If you’re all about the finer details in all things, this latest teaser for Renault’s new Talisman sedan is for you. The single image above is all that Renault is offering today, but it follows a short and equally vague video clip released earlier this week, teasing a few details of its own...

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