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★★★☆☆

“Great car when they actually work the way they should”

Written on: 25/11/2012

Firstly they are a good car when everything is fine..but those times are few and far between IMO. Rattles are a pain in the cabin..the simplest DIY on them is a nightmare..you have to drop the bumper to change a headlight bulb! Parts are expensive..and theres always a light on for some reason or another? The latest issue is a xenon near side headlight failure which will mean back into the auto electrician to see what the actual problem is? If Im being total honest I love the car..but I would… Read Full Review

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Meganesport225's Comment

Written on: 06/12/2012

ive only had my 225 sport 6 weeks covered 710 miles noticed drivers side looked lower than passenger side took in too my local garage who on inspection said the coil spring had snapped informed dealer id purchased caar from didnt want too now its wear and tare i was told parts and labour £389 89p dealership parts only anything else major goes wrong its gone im afraidj just couldnt afford too pay out mega money for parts

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★☆☆☆☆

“Renault sport225. Nothing but trouble.avoid like the...”

Written on: 09/08/2012 by Psbm (1 review written)

Got the car on 14feb12. 16feb hub has to be replaced. Umpteen coils have been put in but two days after the light is on again. The window motors have now both gone and the handbrake lever button has broken. Been told its a spring inside but Renault will only sell full part at approx £300!! Now it has a full system electronic failure so now needs an ecu. Great! We've only had it 6 months and I wish I'd never clapped eyes on it. Truely a bad experience. I would never buy or even consider buying… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Megane RS execellent!”

Written on: 02/03/2012 by RS225 (1 review written)

My RS225 2007 is a truely solid car build car. I had no problems electric mechnical what so ever. I will definitaly upgrade to the new RS250 in the near future but is still in love with my 225. I will in future let it go to some one deserving that can apreciate a briliant and highly capable frenchie… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“electrics, electrics, electrics, getting the point”

Written on: 11/02/2012 by r32fifer (1 review written)

owned 10 months, it's a 2004, with 62000 miles (never know how it managed those miles) full dealer service history. Great car when it works, when it works is the key point. esp is a disaster engine managment is also a disaster coil packs, well you be aswell just ordering them every month from the dealer. service light on all the time, take it for a service, 10 miles later the light will be back on. door seals, chewing gum will last longer and do a better job than the renault ones. All that… Read Full Review

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Amsterdaz's Response to r32fifer's Review

Written on: 15/02/2012

Hi. Never had a problem with ESP, engine management or coil packs. Service light come on before the service (as it should). Have had to replace window regulators a couple of times but Renault (talk to customer services) gave me a 90% discount. Would have been free but paying something meant I got 12 month guarentee. OK, it's a renault so when it goes wrong it will cost you, on the other hand when it goes well it will put a bigger smile on your face than almost anything else.

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R32Fifer's reply to Amsterdaz's Comment

Written on: 28/11/2012

well amsterdaz, honestly how costly has the last 10 months been with your megane, i am intrested to know as you must have the best one in the country. no problems or have you parted company since your comments. maybe every one else is wrong, eh??

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Amsterdaz's Response to r32fifer's Review

Written on: 28/11/2012

Hi

No problems at all since February except a cracked alloy, which cost me a measly £140 to replace. I went through it a bit at the end of last year with stub axle - first one, then the other. Still doing 27-28 mpg most of that is done driving in and out of Cambridge during rush hour. Trip at night on A roads I will get 30-33 depending on how quickly I want to get there.

It's a fun car with all the gadgets including brilliantly placed audio controls (my BMW has then on the steering wheel! It keeps moving. Try to turn down when not going straight is a nightmare). The air con is much, much better than in my BMW too.

I am a bit of a Renault man. I had a 5 turbo for nearly 20 years. This was the first (of many cars I drove) that excited me more. Another great car was the 21 turbo - now that could shift!

Got the cash - get the car.

I'd love to hear if you go ahead.

PS - I've given up Renault garages.

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★★★★☆

“lovely car, just check every thing be for you buy!!”

Written on: 11/06/2011

Great car, love the looks love the performance(When its not in the garage), only had the car for 6 months and i have bought a pile of S%!t. 04reg 66k in Orange. drove 100miles 2 go and get it. had nothing but problems, xenon power pack, Renault want £480 xenon shop want £35 head gasket, Renault want £2000+ CD changer, second hand £100 radiator, Renault want £550+ both door seals, Renault want £220 per door ETC, ETC, ETC. the list goes on, I still love the car i just got a DUD 1. any one… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“DON'T buy this car! Or a Reanult for that matter! I...”

Written on: 20/02/2011

DON'T buy this car! Or a Reanult for that matter! I would never buy another Renualt, the parts are so expensive and this car has just been one massive nightmare! It started when the wheel kept pulling, I had to have a hub replaced which cost £1000, then the electrics started playing up and my dash lit up like Blackpool! The electrics are dodgy and keeps saying something's wrong when it isn't. My other hub now needs replacing and there's a clicking when the wheel is turned... very loud! the… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“I am currently driving Megane sport 225,one day on my...”

Written on: 04/11/2010

I am currently driving Megane sport 225,one day on my way to work it started to release a huge smoke on both exhauss and I took it in for repairs and and they told me that the Turbo is damaged - and it has been at the repirs for almost a moth now, i love the car uts very comfortable to drive hoever it is also very sensitive… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Hired this car to get to a wedding. It had done 10000...”

Written on: 16/05/2010

Hired this car to get to a wedding. It had done 10000 miles and i can't comment on the previous service history etc. But after leaving the airport noticed the lights were on, although off on the console. After 30 mile realised the indicators were intermitantly working. then randomly jammed on left turn.
windscreen wipers did a similar thing.
Was not impressed.
Appart from this was nice to drive, just glad I was hiring and not buying.
Also can't comment on the value for money so gave it… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“great loving experience”

Written on: 09/05/2010

great loving experience… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“i got the car brand new,and i already cover my frist...”

Written on: 11/02/2010 by cozmo2 (1 review written)

i got the car brand new,and i already cover my frist 10,000 km,and that machine still runing great just like day one!
up this point i have not encounter any fault,and i would love to have the new one as i heard its even greater!

bottom line,i would go for megane sport,with a blind eyes!

the car is worth every pinny i had to pay for,and i think it a real deal!
it does exacitly what i want her today!
so keep it on renault!… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“ive had my megane sport for a few months now! and so...”

Written on: 12/09/2009

ive had my megane sport for a few months now! and so far its been brilliant. its great for the family and when im alone its brilliant on performance and speed. i think they look fantastic a deffo eye turner when goin through towns. fuel can be pricey when u put the pedal down, regarding tyres i deffo think u have to go for a gud make on a car like this or it will b pointless driving it, which again could cost a bit… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“If you are thinking of buying a Renault 225 Sport,...”

Written on: 05/08/2009

If you are thinking of buying a Renault 225 Sport, don't do it. I chopped in a Subaru Imprezza for one of these heaps, a decision i have regretted on many occasions.
In 17 months it's been into the dealers 4 times all for electrical problems. I have owned it from new and it now has 14.500 miles on the clock. All the work has been done under warranty but thats not the point is it.
Ive got a test drive booked in a Focus ST.
I can't wait to see the back of the Renault!… Read Full Review

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Amsterdaz's Comment

Written on: 15/02/2012

If you are on a twisty road you will see the back of the 225 - disappearing into the distance!

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★★★★★

“I own the sport cup and really like the uprated brakes...”

Written on: 21/12/2008

I own the sport cup and really like the uprated brakes and styling. The car is really fun to drive and have mullered R32s,VXR Turbos, and many more. Iti s by far a under rated sports car… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Love it. Mine is the Renault Megane Trophy version....”

Written on: 11/12/2008 by Amsterdaz (1 review written)

Love it. Mine is the Renault Megane Trophy version. Hardy lost anything in depreciation in the 18 months I've had it. Bought for 11,500 in may 2007. If you buy new you're going to loose money on any car.
Noticed some other reviews says eats tires and bad fuel economy. Can be true, but if you limit your fun you can make tires and fuel go a long way. I average close to 30mpg and I've had the tyres for more than 12,000 and still have 3mm.
Let it rip and fuel will go down to 20mpg or less… Read Full Review

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R32Fifer's Response to Amsterdaz's Review

Written on: 11/02/2012

30 mpg , lol your having a laugh, 22 mpg driving like a nun is more realistic, let rip and your down to 11mpg, whats the point writing a review if your not honest. Anyway peeps don't buy this car based on mpg or ins group either. If mpg is your thing there's plenty of good diesels about.

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Amsterdaz's Response to Amsterdaz's Review

Written on: 16/02/2012

Following yesterday's comments I checked the trip computer. Approx 100 miles motorway (M11, M25) and 4 x 6-mile trips into and out of centre of Cambridge at rush hour the figures are: 155.2 miles, 31.3 mph average, 31.4 mpg. I think the average for the motorway trip was in the 36s.

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Amsterdaz's Response to Amsterdaz's Review

Written on: 15/02/2012

Since writing original review I have had problems with front suspension. First the off-side started squeeking when turning. I had to replace a whole load of parts including the stub axles and put a £1000 whole in my pocket. Three months later the other side left another £1000 hole.

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Amsterdaz's Response to Amsterdaz's Review

Written on: 15/02/2012

Didn't I say I was a nun? Seriously, I do get 28-30 mpg. I don't drive slowly, just ask my wife or check out the holes in the side of the passenger seat where she hangs on. Average 80 on the motorways (in Germany of coarse) and I'll get 30+. Never has my average over 100+ miles gone below 25. Has f32fifer got hole in tank?

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★★★☆☆

“This car has almost bankrupted me! It eats tyres so...”

Written on: 14/10/2008

This car has almost bankrupted me! It eats tyres so expect to spend £500+ on tyres every 13k miles. Rubbish on fuel economy, high insurance & the tax is creeping up every year ( £210 this year).
Oh and in the 3 years I've owned it, I've lost £10k in depreciation alone. Check your local renault dealer out - mine are very skilled at trying to rip you off and shoddy work....but done with a smile of course! A lot of fun at a VERY high price. If you can afford to spend that much cash, am sure… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Buy a Renault Megane and be amazed. Unfortunately I...”

Written on: 22/09/2008

Buy a Renault Megane and be amazed. Unfortunately I bought a lemon and it's taken me 4 months for my dealer to agree to find me a replacement, so fingers crossed. Had rear suspension failure (repaired) steering difficulties (they replaced every component on off side front) trouble with gearbox (they eventually agreed to replace that) turbo failure recently so they have now agreed to replace the car for a newer year with less mileage....RESULT… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Would love another Renault Megane 225 sport 2.0 Turbo...”

Written on: 22/01/2008

Would love another Renault Megane 225 sport 2.0 Turbo but car been in garage for 6 months out of the 18 I have had it!!… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Had the Renault Megane over a year and absolutely love...”

Written on: 28/11/2005 by klop2000 (1 review written)

Had the Renault Megane over a year and absolutely love it.
Great performance and for me a great mix of comfort and handling.
If you want a car that can handle and is nice to drive on longer trips, this is the hot hatch to have. Styling is subtle so others drivers always try it on at traffic lights! The book says 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds, i've done in 5.9!
Has a cd changer, auto lights, auto wipers, folding mirrors, dipping rear view mirror, typre pressure monitors all standard, as well as keyless… Read Full Review

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Iworkatdealer's Response to klop2000's Review

Written on: 26/03/2006

Fantastic cars, but make sure you keep hold of your licence, I've come close a few times in this car.

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