2016 Renault Megane LIFE

2016 Renault Megane LIFE Specifications

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About the 2016 Renault Megane LIFE

The 2016 Renault Megane LIFE is a front-wheel drive five-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/09/2016 classified as a BFB. The Megane is regarded as a small car built in France with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$14,700.

The Megane is a front-wheel drive 5 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.2L INLINE 4 engine that has 97 kW of power (at 4500 rpm) and 205 Nm of torque (at 2000 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. RENAULT claims the Megane LIFE uses 5.5L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 124g of CO2. It has a 50L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 909km per full tank.

The Megane measures 1438mm (56.6 inches) in height, 4359mm (171.6 inches) in length, 1814mm (71.4 inches) in width with a 2670mm (105.1 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1248kg (2751.4 lbs) of unladen weight. The Megane LIFE comes standard with 205/55 R16 front tyres and 205/55 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 30,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2016 Renault Megane LIFE has a 119mm ground clearance with a 1300kg braked and 660kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side A-Pillar and the compliance plate is located on the null. An example VIN number would be similar to VF1RFB004G0736871.


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Renault Megane LIFE Details
Used Price From DealerA$14,700
Trade-In ValueA$11,000
Body Stylefive-door hatchback
Release date01/09/2016
Discontinued date31/07/2017
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side A-Pillar
Compliance plate location-
VIN ExampleVF1RFB004G0736871
Country of originFrance
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors5
Seating capacity5
Renault Megane LIFE Engine Specifications
Size1198cc, 1.2L
Power @ RPM 97kW @ 4500rpm (130.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM205Nm @ 2000rpm (151.2 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio-
Power/weight ratio77.7kw/tonne
Bore/stroke72.2mm × 73.1mm (2.8in × 2.9in)
Renault Megane LIFE Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle11.2m (36.7 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size205/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size205/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Renault Megane LIFE Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity50L
Fuel consumption (combined average)5.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range909.1km (564.9 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)124g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Renault Megane LIFE Dimensions
Length4359mm (171.6 inches)
Width1814mm (71.4 inches)
Height1438mm (56.6 inches)
Wheelbase2670mm (105.1 inches)
Front track1584mm (62.4 inches)
Rear track1587mm (62.5 inches)
Ground clearance119mm (4.7 inches)
Unladen weight1248kg (2751.4 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Renault Megane LIFE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1300kg (2866.0 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity660kg (1455.0 lbs)
Renault Megane LIFE Warranty
Warranty length60 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Renault Megane LIFE Servicing
Service interval (km)30,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Renault Megane LIFE Options
Standard Features
  • Additional 12 Volt Socket/s
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Automatic Door Locks
  • Adjustable Front Seats - Manual
  • Adjustable Speed Limiter
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Cruise Control
  • Centre Console Box With Sliding Armrest
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • ECO Mode
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Fog Lights - Rear
  • Headrests - Adjustable on All Seats
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Hill Holder
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • One Touch Convenience Turn Signal
  • Push Button Start
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Windows With One-Touch Operation
  • Radio CD with 8 Speakers
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Smart Key
  • Spare Wheel - Full Size Steel Wheel
  • Trip Computer
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Voice Recognition System
  • Velour Trim
  • Welcome Lights
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$600