Renault has introduced it’s new ‘EasyLife’ range and as the name suggests the aim is to simplify the confusing task of choosing a car model from what can sometimes be an over-complicated affair.
The EasyLife range brings a three trim-level line-up to the Renault range, kicking off with the Clio, Captur and Megane models with order books open right now for these models you get the option of either the entry-level ‘Play’ model, the mid-range Iconic model or the top of the range sporty GT Line.
As Renault usher in it new simplified line-up they are also transitioning to new WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle) tested engines/vehicles. WLTP is Europe’s new fuel efficiency and emissions testing procedures which replaces the much maligned NEDC regulations which led to unreliable claims and information about vehicle fuel economy. The WLTP tests introduce practical, on the road testing alongside the scientific approach of analysing fuel economy and emissions to produce realistic results.
The Clio and Captur ‘MY18’ WLTP models are available to order now with the WLTP tested Megane available to order in July. The Twingo, Kadjar, Koleos, Scenic and Grand Scenic will transition to the new ‘EasyLife’ trim-levels with first orders being taken in July with all of the afore mentioned WLTP tested. Note that models including the ‘MY18’ name are WLTP compliant/tested.
What can you expect from the new models? .....The new EasyLife models will offer improved levels of standard equipment over outgoing models.
The WLTP compliant new Renault Clio Play includes 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, air con and hands-free keycard. The Clio Iconic models will offer generous levels of tech and equipment including 17-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, touchscreen sat nav and tinted windows whilst the GT Line adds a sporty eye-catching flavour including a body kit to the line-up and is packed with a long list of standard features.
The WLTP complaint new Renault Captur Play includes two-tone paint, 16-inch alloy wheels and hands-free keycard. The Iconic model offers 17-inch alloy wheels, 7-inch infotainment system with sat nav and rear parking sensors whilst the GT Line adds sports styling to the line-up including unique alloy wheels and plenty of tech including 7 inch infotainment system, blind spot warning system and hands-free parking.
The all-new Renault Megane Play offers 16-inch alloy wheels, climate control, 7-inch touchscreen and smartphone mirroring. The Iconic model offers 17-inch alloy wheels, 7-inch infotainment system with sat nav and smartphone mirroring plus hands-free keycard. The GT Line offering includes sports seats, body kit, unique alloy wheels and an 8.7-inch touchscreen with smartphone mirroring and navigation.
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