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Renault Clio Sport Tourer

The idea of a new Renault Clio with a bigger boot might not be enough to set your pulse racing but The new Clio Sport Tourer makes plenty of real world sense.

Retaining the polished driving experience of the new Renault Clio hatch but adding useful extra cargo space, it's a great solution for family buyers who thought fun, low cost supermini motoring went out the window as the stork flew in.

Car buyers with lots of stuff to transport will be forgiven for thinking that an estate version of a supermini may not be the solution to all their problems, in the case of the new Renault Clio Sport Tourer you would be wrong. Many will presume, quite reasonably, that a supermini is a small car and no amount of estate–ification is going to render it big or practical enough to carry everything they need to. The new Renault's Clio Sport Tourer is just such a vehicle – an estate version of the marque's popular Clio supermini – but before you dismiss it as lacking capacity, it might pay to put your pre–conceptions to one side and take a closer look.

There are plenty of MPV products based on small cars that concentrate on providing a roomier, more versatile space for families and if it's a larger quantity of luggage you want to carry then surely a larger car might be the thing. The new Renault Clio Sport Tourer sets out to offer the nimbleness and verve of the new Clio from a driving point–of–view but with an extended load bay tagging along behind to increase the amount you can take with you on the journey. The latest new Renault Clio Sport Tourer version also bring sharper looks and improved refinement.

Renault has proven with the various Renaultsport versions of its new Clio that the supermini can be transformed into a grade one hot hatchback via a few well–judged modifications. There's nothing to suggest that you're piloting an estate version once you're in the driving seat, the the new Renault Clio Sport Tourer turning, gripping and accelerating with all the alacrity of its close relative. The engine range is comprised of five units and opens with a 75bhp 1.2–litre. Next comes, possibly the star of the show, the new Renault Sport Tourer 1.2–litre TCe 100bhp turbocharged engine which has a vigorous turn of pace despite its small capacity. Then there's the 1.6–litre VVT–i unity new Renault Sport Tourer that comes with an automatic gearbox. The new Renault Sport Tourer diesel is Renault's trusty 1.5–litre unit in 86bhp form, an appealing choice with good flexibility and exemplary refinement.

With 439–litres available, the boot on a new Renault Clio Sport Tourer is 50% larger than a standard new Renault Clio.

Doubts about whether the new Clio Sport Tourer will be big enough to meet your requirements can be allayed to an extent by the fact that the new Clio Sport Tourer is one of the largest and more spacious superminis on the market.

The new Clio Sport Tourer load area is well shaped and thought has gone in to making it easy to use. The rear seats split 60:40 and are simple enough to fold down. With the smaller section folded the new Clio Sport Tourer can still accommodate four adults with a load length of 1,450mm.

The new Renault Clio Sport Tourer comes in two trim levels the budget Expression new Clio Sport Tourer and the sporty Dynamique new Renault Sport Tourer. Expression allows buyers to express themselves with electric windows, the removable load floor, 15" alloy wheels, electric door mirrors and a height adjustable driver's seat. The Dynamique new Renault Clio Sport Tourer is really appealing with the addition of a leather steering wheel and gearknob, air–conditioning, automatic wipers and automatic headlamps. The 'tad' extra you pay for the new Renault Clio Sport Tourer Dynamique will be viewed as a worthwhile one by many, not least because of that model new Renault Clio Sport Tourer classier interior trim.

Ask for more details about the new Renault Clio Sport Tourer at any Renault Retail Group Dealership.