Renault Clio 2001 vs Dacia Logan 2008

Renault Clio
2001 - 2003
Dacia Logan
2008 - 2009
Body: HatchbackSedan
The hatchback generally has more luggage space thanks to a larger trunk door opening and the ability to convert the rear of the passenger compartment into luggage space. Sedans tend to be quieter than hatchbacks, due to a more isolated rear area.
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 98 HP75 HP
Torque: 127 NM112 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.9 seconds13 seconds
Renault Clio engine produces 23 HP more power than Dacia Logan, whereas torque is 15 NM more than Dacia Logan. Thanks to more power Renault Clio reaches 100 km/h speed 0.1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.37.0
Renault Clio consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Dacia Logan, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Renault Clio could require 45 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle710 km in combined cycle
860 km on highway920 km on highway


Engine production duration: 13 years19 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Renault Scenic, Renault Megane, Renault ModusUsed also on Renault Kangoo
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: yesno
The Renault Clio engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 3.81 m4.29 m
Width: 1.64 m1.74 m
Height: 1.42 m1.52 m
Renault Clio is smaller.
Renault Clio is 48 cm shorter than the Dacia Logan, 10 cm narrower, while the height of Renault Clio is 10 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 510 litres510 litres
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Renault Clio is 0.2 metres less than that of the Dacia Logan.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4751`535
Safety: no datano data
Quality:Dacia Logan has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Renault Clio has serious deffects in 55 percent more cases than Dacia Logan, so Dacia Logan quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 10002600
Pros and Cons: Renault Clio has
  • more power
  • lower price
Dacia Logan has
  • fewer faults
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