Written on: 23/03/2012 by sjhartland (22 reviews written)
Lets start with the good points and leave the bad stuff to the end...the Maxim 106 has a great engine, very flexible and smooth but with loads of torque if you need it. It's never going to beat Ferrari but for a Renault Modus, its pretty quick with great overtaking potential, rather then drop into a lower gear to overtake its sometimes easier in this car to change up and let the turbo and torque do the work! Combined with the 6 speed manual gearbox it also gives amazing fuel returns, I've... (read more)
Written on: 22/12/2005 by exmatelot853 (1 review written)
Bought the Renault Modus 1.5 Dci Maxim 106 new in October 2005 when the new Euro IV 106bhp engine was introduced with the 6 speed manual gearbox.
The main reason for buying was the need to downsize from a Renault Scenic to aid inner city parking whilst retaining some of the versatility and space inside. This it achieves admirably, with the electric variable power steering being a major plus, very light for parking but weighting up nicely when pressing on.
The fuel economy has been a most... (read more)
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