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2017 Renault Megane range expands with wagon and sedan

By David Bonnici, 02 Jun 2017 Car News

2017 Renault Megane range expands with wagon and sedan

Renault has grown its Megane range with an all-new wagon and sedan joining the hatch which arrived last year.

Renault has expanded its Megane small-car range with new sedan and wagon variants joining the existing hatchback.

This is the first time all three Magane body shapes will be sold concurrently in Australia, with the previous-generation sedan making its first appearance here back in 2010 but being discontinued before the arrival of the wagon.

The all-new Megane wagon and sedan broadly echo the specification levels of the hatch, whose price remains unchanged despite a slight upgrade.

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The wagon comes in two model grades, the entry-level Zen, GT-Line and GT, with the sedan arriving in Zen and a new mid-spec Intens variant.

Zen standard features include R-LINK 2 multimedia system with satellite navigation and a 7-inch touchscreen, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, Hill Start Assist, electronic park brake, Arkamys audio with eight speakers, automatic dusk-sensing headlights and rain-sensing windscreen wipers.

The Intens, GT-Line and GT variants gain an 8.7-inch portrait screen and an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) pack which includes blind spot warning, adaptive cruise control (ACC), distance warning and side parking sensors – the ADAS pack is a $700 option in the Zen and entry-level Life hatch variants.

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The three upper-spec variants also come with bigger alloy wheels, park assist, bigger alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, electric panoramic sunroof, dark charcoal cloth upholstery, Multi-Sense driving modes, LED daytime running lights and LED headlights.

In addition the GT gains launch control and multi downshift, all-wheel steering combined with Renault Sport-tuned suspension, premium sports interior trim, black honeycomb grille, Renault Sport GT front bumper and 18-inch Magny Cours alloy wheels.

The Megane hatch has been upgraded to receive the ADAS packs which are optional in the Life and Zen variants and included with GT-Line and GT. 

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The GT-Line and GT hatch variants are also now equipped with the 8.7 inch portrait touchscreen, Multi-Sense driving modes and ambient lighting throughout the cabin.

All Megane variants are powered by the torquey 97kW/205Nm 1.2-litre four-cylinder turbo except the range topping GT wagon and hatch, which share the 151kW/280Nm 1.6-litre turbo four.

Both engines are mated to a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission in all variants except for the entry-level Life hatch.

Renault Megane manufacturer list pricing

  • Megane Life hatch manual - $22,490
  • Megane Life auto - $24,990
  • Megane Zen hatch auto - $27,490
  • Megane Zen sedan auto - $27,490
  • Megane Zen wagon auto - $28,490
  • Intens sedan auto - $31,990
  • GT-Line hatch auto - $32,490
  • GT-Line wagon auto - $33,490
  • GT hatch auto - $38,490
  • GT wagon auto - $39,490