Renault unveils new Autogas engine for Clio and Captur models
A new TCe 100 LPG, three-cylinder turbocharged engine is now offered on new Clio and new Captur models. It features an enhanced performance level with improved responsiveness to acceleration and a maximum torque of 170 N.m. from 2,000 rpm, making it suitable for a wide range of uses, while reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. This engine emits around 8% less CO2 than the equivalent petrol engine.
Renault offers this new Autogas solution on the new Clio and Captur models at a very competitive price. In France, the new Clio LPG is available from 18,000 Euros including tax and the new Captur LPG from 20,900 Euros including tax (at the same price of the equivalent petrol version TCe 100).
In addition, this technology offers significant tax advantages in France: total or partial exemption from car registration (depending on the department), eligibility for conversion premium, Crit’Air 1 sticker for all Autogas vehicles, and free or preferential parking for Green Disk users, specifically for professionals: exemption from the TVS for 3 years and VAT recovery on Clio LPGs.
If the average consumption of an LPG engine is slightly higher, the overall fuel cost per kilometre is reduced by up to 30% compared to a petrol engine and up to 8% compared to a diesel engine.
The vehicle can run on either petrol or LPG. It is equipped with two separate tanks, one for petrol and one for LPG. With both tanks full, the vehicle has a cumulative range of more than 1,000 km, ensuring an unlimited radius of circulation. For more information, please check this link.
1 April 2020