New 2020 Renault Clio Is Ahead Of Its Launch

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2020 Renault Clio front

The upcoming 2020 Renault Clio is already confirmed. The spy shots are available as well as the hot hatchback will hit the roads once again. The new model is a few months away from the beginning of the sales. It will get numerous upgrades and will be the best Clio so far.

The 2020 Renault Clio will introduce a hybrid drivetrain. The exterior will get further improvements which will boost the modern appeal even more. The platform will get an upgrade too. From the inside, Clio will get even more changes and updates. Performance-wise, nothing will change but if you want performance, Clio RS is available.

2020 Renault Clio front view

2020 Renault Clio Styling Is Similar To The Renault Megane

The 2020 Renault Clio has been spotted wearing heavy camouflage. The dimensions and shape will remain. However, even under camo, it is visible the styling is similar to the Renault Megane.

The best evidence is perhaps the horizontal grille bars. Furthermore, the shape of the headlights is very similar as well. To the sides, Clio will stay intact. On the other hand, in the back, Clio will feature new styling. The rear spoiler is changed but some parts such as taillights aren’t visible under the camouflage.

2020 Renault Clio side

2020 Renault Clio Interior Updates

More significant upgrades will happen from the inside. The French automaker will deliver some drastic changes. That includes the all-new infotainment touchscreen that comes with a portrait-style and is bigger than the previous unit.

Infotainment system will get an update too and it will support latest phone integrations. The cabin will improve additionally, thanks to the more upscale materials. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard now and some other features will be standard as well. Upper trim levels will deliver better safety, leather upholstery and much more.

2020 Renault Clio Powertrain

The forthcoming 2020 Renault Clio will stay the same under the hood. That means there will be two engines in the offer. The base unit will be, once again, a 1.0-liter petrol engine that generates 90 horses. Fewer horses usually mean better mileage and this unit is offering up to 60 mpg in the city.

However, if you are a highway fan, a 1.3-liter engine is optional and it provides 150 HP. 1.5-liter diesel unit will deliver almost 100 horsepower.

Hybrid Version

The hybrid drivetrain is the latest innovation. French carmaker will deploy a standard petrol engine with the 48V electric motor. This drivetrain will meet the latest CO2 regulations and you can expect astonishing mileage figures.

2020 Renault Clio RS

2020 Renault Clio RS

If you are a fan of performance-oriented compact hatchbacks, look no further. The 2020 Renault Clio RS is the right answer. This variant looks more aggressive and sportier. Clio RS delivers lower body, more character lines, spoilers, new wheels and much more. From the inside, this model will get premium materials and sportier steering wheel.

The comfort is better thanks to the optimized seats with a better lateral support. Performance-wise, the Clio RS will deploy the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is rated at 197 horses and it is mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission. The 1.8-liter powertrain will be optional. This turbocharged engine will generate 220 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Renault Clio Price and Release Date

The upcoming hatchback will cost around $19,000. The upcoming 2020 Renault Clio hatch will offer numerous trim levels but the price between the trims isn’t that significant. You could end up paying $24,000 for the range-topping model.

However, higher performance version Clio RS will start at $28,000. The all-new Clio will arrive in the first quarter of 2019.

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