Renault Megane and Megane RS 2012

On November 30 Renault introduced the restyling of the Scénic and Grand Scénic, with slight cosmetic changes and the introduction of new more efficient engines. Very much in line with this renewal comes the new Renault Megane 2012, also a restyling of the current third-generation Megane.

The main changes are in the front of the car, with new bumpers, grille, and fog lamps. Bumpers and grille changes slightly as we are in a saloon, a coupe in a GT or an RS, common to all the incorporation in the central part of the bumper of a shiny black decor and chrome accents.


Daytime running leds lights are added, just below the main headlight or fog along (not yet clear whether the LED will come standard on all versions, or as in the Scénic. The basic versions come with halogen daytime running lights). It also completely renewed range of alloy wheels, it will incorporate two new body colors of paint. The new Renault Megane RS 2012, 265 hp, you can see it after the jump.

Renault Megane and Megane RS 2012

Renault Megane 2012: Inside hardly changes

Inside, the changes are minimal. They are all new upholstery, and pays attention to details that enhance the visual quality perceived (in the words of their own brand). There are new sound equipment and incorporated into the dashboard and center console, decorative trim in glossy black.

New facilities are added, according to the optional or standard version, not available until the Mégane range, and as presented in the new Scénic and Grand Scénic. Device such as Visio System, a front view camera, placed at the top of the windshield, which is responsible for automatic switching of the beam and dipped headlights and warning system of involuntary change lanes.

You can also find a new system of hill start, associated with assisted handbrake, the parking aid system with reversing camera, dual zone automatic climate control with sensor air quality and sound equipment R-Plug & Radio with MP3, USB and Bluetooth hands-free phone or music player for streaming.

Renault Megane and Megane RS 2012

New engines: lower Energy consumption

All Renault Megane 2012 powered Energy include automatic start-stop system, stop and start the engine. These new engines are based on the downsizing (less displacement) in reducing internal friction and cooling control to achieve lower fuel consumption.

There will be three engines Energy, one petrol and two diesel:
Energy TCe 115: A 1.2-liter gasoline engine (1,198 cc) turbocharged direct injection. It has 115 hp and 190 Nm of torque (90% available from 1650 turns). The Mégane sedan with this engine has a power consumption of mixed European cycle 5.3 litres/100 km and CO ₂ emissions of 119 g / km.

Energy dCi 110: A 1.5-liter diesel engine (1,461 cc) common rail direct injection, turbocharged and charge air cooler. It has 110 hp and 260 Nm of torque. The combined consumption in EU cycle is just 3.8 l/100 km, with emissions of CO ₂ of 95 g / km.

Energy dCi 130: A 1.6-liter diesel engine (1,598 cc) common rail direct injection, turbocharged and air cooler charge. It has 130 hp and 320 Nm of torque. The combined consumption of the Mégane sedan is 4.0 l/100km and CO ₂ emissions of 104 g / km.

Renault Megane RS 2012: 265 hp

Thanks to the dynamic management of the engine when the driver presses the button Sport the new Megane RS 2012, get an extra 15 hp and 20 Nm more. Thus the total power 2.0 turbocharged engine stays at 265 hp and 360 Nm of torque (like a Megane RS Trophy limited series).

The acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.0 seconds. The sound of the engine of New Mégane RS has been reframed. The exhaust system more open and soundpipe reinforced make specific sound is perceived in this version at all engine speeds.

Part front of the RS also redesigned, add the LED light and daytime running headlights now have a black fence. Also new are the alloy wheels of 18 inches, available in satin finish or black matte. Package Design Red RS adds a red line on the sheet F1, in the molding of the body side and the rear diffuser.

Inside is optional two-tone leather upholstery, light gray/black, and the type seats bucket Recaro. You can choose whether you prefer black RS interior with yellow accents. The interior door paneling is decorated with carbon fiber look.