Renault Clio 2001 vs Renault Clio 2000

Renault Clio
2001 - 2003
Renault Clio
2000 - 2000
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 98 HP75 HP
Torque: 127 NM114 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.9 seconds14.8 seconds
Renault Clio 2001 is more dynamic to drive.
Renault Clio 2001 engine produces 23 HP more power than Renault Clio 2000, whereas torque is 13 NM more than Renault Clio 2000. Thanks to more power Renault Clio 2001 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.37.4
Real fuel consumption: 7.9 l/100km8.9 l/100km
The Renault Clio 2001 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Renault Clio 2001 consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Renault Clio 2000, which means that by driving the Renault Clio 2001 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 15 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Renault Clio 2001 consumes 1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Renault Clio 2000.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle670 km in combined cycle
860 km on highway830 km on highway
630 km with real consumption560 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 13 years14 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Renault Scenic, Renault Megane, Renault ModusUsed also on Renault Megane
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Renault Clio 2001 might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: yesno
The Renault Clio 2001 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 m3.77 m
Width: 1.64 m1.64 m
Height: 1.42 m1.42 m
Both cars are similar in size. Renault Clio 2001 is 4 cm longer than the Renault Clio 2000, width is practically the same also the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 510 litres255 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1035 litres
Renault Clio 2001 has more luggage capacity.
Renault Clio 2001 has 255 litres more trunk space than the Renault Clio 2000.
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters10.3 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`4751`505
Safety: no data
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Average price (€): 1000800
Pros and Cons: Renault Clio has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
Renault Clio has
  • lower price
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