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Renault Megane RS

(2018 - present)

The Renault Megane RS (which stands for Renault Sport) is a high-performance model based on the regular Renault Megane mid-sized family hatchback. The current model was launched in 2018 and is the third generation. Unlike previous versions, it’s only available as a five-door model rather than a three-door.

The Megane RS is available with 280hp in Sport or Cup specifications, and with 300hp in either Trophy or the newly-launched Trophy-R specification.

The Renault Megane RS has received good to very good scores from the UK motoring media, although the top-spec models have generally received better ratings than the entry-level 280hp model. It has been particularly praised for the quality of its driving experience, with outstanding handling and road holding. The only real criticisms have been that the latest model isn’t as fun on a track as previous generations.

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Body style: Five-door hatch
Engines: 280hp or 300hp petrol
Price: From £27,835 on-road

Launched: Spring 2018
Last updated: Spring 2019
Replacement due: TBA


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Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: December 2015









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