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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 and Mitsubishi alliance. Renault internationally focuses on high levels of service and support for their customers. Currently there are 15 models available ranging from the Clio to the Master. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has been a major strategic advantage for all three companies.

Renault Reviews

Cars you didn’t know you want: IKA-Renault Torino

Juan Manuel Fangio owned one. So did Leonid Brezhnev and Fidel Castro. Introducing the IKA Torino, a car that became the automotive heartbeat of a nation. The story starts in Argentina in the 1950s when the government of the day wanted to kickstart a local car manufacturing industry...

Waving goodbye to the Renault Clio

The Renault Clio has always been a bit of an unorthodox gem. Regardless of the generation or model year, it remained a fun, small, inner-city hatchback brimming with French flair and intrigue. The new, fifth-generation Renault Clio promised all of those things...

Access Denied: The tiny cars that would be right at home in a big country

Australia’s new car market offers a huge range of makes and models, but not every new car gets a ticket to our wide brown land. Here’s some of the better cars we miss out on.

2020 Renault Trafic review: Premium LWB automatic

The Renault Trafic now gets a new 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine and slick-shifting automatic transmission. It's still a premium-feeling van, too.

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Renault Videos

2020 Renault Megane RS Trophy automatic review

The French brands pocket-rocket has grown up, but is it a regression or progression on one of the best hot-hatches around?

REVIEW: 2020 Renault Kadjar Zen

We've said this once, but we'll say it again. The Kadjar is just what the doctor ordered for Renault in Australia. We've established the top-spec Kadjar is a good thing. Does that translate down the range? Trent Nikolic finds out.

2020 Renault Koleos: A fresh perspective

Sponsored by Renault The Renault Koleos SUV is a top-selling model in Australia. It is stylish, well-featured, and represents great value. But rather than take our word for it, we interviewed a group of new car buyers about what they were looking for in their next car, and have invited three of them to come and have a closer look at the 2020 Koleos...

2020 Renault Kadjar review: Australian First Drive

The Renault Kadjar fills a gap in the French brand's SUV line-up, between the Captur and Koleos. Its spacious cabin, smooth and punchy engine, and lovely design means it deserves some attention.

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Renault Comparisons

2020 Renault Kadjar v Hyundai Kona comparison

Kona or Kadjar? Established player or French upstart?

Medium SUV off-road test: Toyota RAV4, Holden Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Renault Koleos, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail

We all know your rationale when it comes to buying a medium-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. You want a vehicle with more room for the kid(s) – or kid(s) that are coming – but you also have in the back of your mind that one day you might need to go off-road. Anybody that's done any proper off-roading knows that the type of off-roading you think you're going to do, compared to the type you'll actually do, is very different...

Best medium family SUV 2019: Holden Equinox v Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Renault Koleos v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan

Ten of the best and most popular mid-sized SUVs go head-to-head, but there can only be one winner.

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Renault News

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

It's been a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Australian driver Oscar Piastri to test with Renault Formula One team

Only a month after winning the Formula Three championship, Australian racing car driver Oscar Piastri has been invited to test in a Renault Formula One car. The 19-year-old will be one of only three F3 drivers to invited to show off their talents in Renault's 2018 Formula One car later this month at the Bahrain International Circuit...

Alpine could position itself as 'mini Ferrari', says Renault boss – report

Renault CEO Luca de Meo has suggested Alpine could be cultivated to become a "mini Ferrari". According to UK publication Auto Express, Italian-born de Meo said the Renault-owned Alpine brand could combine expertise from its Formula One team with "quasi-artisanal" work conducted at the Alpine factory to produce vehicles akin to those made by Ferrari...

Renault Mégane eVision concept launched in France, production model slated for 2022

Renault has unveiled the Mégane eVision concept, with a production variant slated for launch in 2022. Built on the all-new CMF-EV modular platform – which it shares with the similar-spec Nissan Ariya – power is sent to the front wheels via a 160kW electric motor...

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Renault Owner Reviews

2005 Renault Clio Sport Cup review

In a time when cars are becoming more and more anaesthetic and more insulated, technology and numbers on paper seem to dominate what a buyer looks for a car. Once upon a time it was how it made the driver feel, how nice the gearshift was and how engaging it was to punt around. Oh, how times have changed...

2015 Renault Megane RS 265 CUP review

It’s not really a family car, is it? This is the question that generally gets posed to me when people see my 2014 Renault Megane RS 265 for the first time. When I say “question”, it feels more like an accusation rather than a genuine query. Some people don’t see a car, they see a mid-life crisis...

2014 Renault Megane RS 265 Cup Premium review

This might be biased, as I am still well and truly in the honeymoon period with my recent purchase (a month ago). I have wanted a Renault Megane RS for about five years, but kept being responsible and putting it off to prioritise dollars for the family in other areas of life. Recent changes in circumstances have allowed me to take the plunge and become an owner...

2004 Renault Megane Sport review

This is a bit of a strange one for me. I've never truly 'got' hot hatches. I've grown up never being fond of front-wheel drive or finding myself needing a large boot and the whole recipe was one that I could appreciate but never really desired. Then, enter COVID-19...

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