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Renault Megane dci

Discussion in 'Other Renault' started by Billy Pallets, Apr 1, 2015.

Discuss Renault Megane dci in the Other Renault area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

  1. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    Does anybody know anything about these? A 'non car nut' friend of mine is after a new runaround, and has been sniffing round a 2005 Megane dci. I know nothing about the dci engine. Is it any good?

    I'm guessing the car itself is like the 225. Great in general, if you ignore the electrical side of things :D
  2. Red21

    Red21 Well-Known Member

    I have run a MeganeII 1.5 Dci from new for the past 6 years and it has been perfect. I get an 45-49mpg on my stop-start trip to work & 55-60 on a run.
    As for electrical issues none on mine & ones we do see at work you can see and tell the problems are caused by bad maintenance/ neglect or poor repairs done by people who do not know the product & systems.
    The internet chat regarding Windows problems are again mainly caused by poor practices by various means which can cause the wiring to loose its water resistance at the connectors which leads to corrosion of the door looms regulator terminals.
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  3. Chris Smith

    Chris Smith Well-Known Member

    An ex of mine had one from new... covered around 60k in 2 years, no issues... bar servicing.

    Got her around all the dogging spots in kent and truck stops etc...
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  4. Adam gt e

    Adam gt e Member

    Hi my partner is looking to sell her 5 Dr 175 dci in black, unsure if it's black gold but does look like the same black gold colour on the 182,
    in summary it's a her plus 1 other owner from new.
    71k with history etc etc,
    07 plate
    completely unmodified and no expense has been spared to keep her in tip top condition
    full leather
    climate cruise control esp
    panaramic sunroof
    full electric pack
    unmarked both inside and out
    refurbished 18inch cup alloys in anthracite 1 month ago
    over 2000 spent recently new battery, fully serviced, new genuine Renault spring
    steering rack gaiter Renault lower anti roll bar bushes and much more.
    it drives absolutely faultlessly and is still has a 1 year AA warranty so no hidden reason for sale.
    she just prefers audi I convinced her to buy a megane sport.
    Any questions please ask looking for £5500
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  5. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    Blimey Adam - That looks just like mine, and the spec' is almost the same as well. Mine's a black gold, 5 door petrol 225 with full leather, panoramic roof, full electrics, xenons, sat nav, cd changer..... :D

    My mate's only looking for a cheap run of the mill one though.
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  6. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the reply. That doesn't sound too shabby.

    The only things that have failed on my 225 are electrical issues. 3 of the 4 locking buttons don't work. 3 of the 4 unlock sensors don't work, 2 of the windows don't work, and the steering wheel squib broke. All of those appear to be common issues.
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