Renault Clio 2001 vs Peugeot 206 2002

Renault Clio
2001 - 2003
Peugeot 206
2002 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.1 Petrol1.1 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 75 HP60 HP
Torque: 105 NM94 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 seconds15.4 seconds
Renault Clio is more dynamic to drive.
Renault Clio engine produces 15 HP more power than Peugeot 206, whereas torque is 11 NM more than Peugeot 206. Thanks to more power Renault Clio reaches 100 km/h speed 2.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.96.2
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km6.8 l/100km
The Renault Clio is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Renault Clio consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Peugeot 206, which means that by driving the Renault Clio over 15,000 km in a year you can save 45 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Renault Clio consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Peugeot 206.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 840 km in combined cycle800 km in combined cycle
1020 km on highway1000 km on highway
780 km with real consumption730 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 17 years12 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 5 other car models, including Dacia Logan, Renault Kangoo, Renault Twingo, Dacia SanderoInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Citroen C3, Citroen C2
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Renault Clio might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.81 m3.82 m
Width: 1.64 m1.65 m
Height: 1.42 m1.43 m
Both cars are similar in size. Renault Clio is 1 cm shorter than the Peugeot 206, 1 cm narrower, while the height of Renault Clio is 1 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 510 litres210 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data992 litres
Renault Clio has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Renault Clio has 300 litres more trunk space than the Peugeot 206. The Peugeot 206 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters9.9 meters
The turning circle of the Renault Clio is 0.4 metres more than that of the Peugeot 206, which means Renault Clio can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`500no data
Safety: no datano data

below average
Peugeot 206 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Renault Clio has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Peugeot 206, so Peugeot 206 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 10001000
Pros and Cons: Renault Clio has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
Peugeot 206 has
  • fewer faults
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