Latest Renault car reviews

Alpine A110 review: Renault resurrects classic sports car with aplomb
5.0 stars Alpine A110 review: Renault resurrects classic sports car with aplomb By Leon Poultney

To properly understand the modern Alpine A110 it helps to rewind to clock to 1955, when racing enthusiast and talented engineer Jean Rédélé decided... Read more

Renault Koleos review: Can the 5-seat SUV make its mark?
3.5 stars Renault Koleos review: Can the 5-seat SUV make its mark? By Joe Simpson

French brands have never really succeeded in selling larger cars in the UK. There's one notable exception: the Renault Espace, a ground-breaking people... Read more

Renault Scenic (2017) review: The master of reinvention
4.0 stars Renault Scenic (2017) review: The master of reinvention By Joe Simpson

Reinventing any vehicle represents a challenge. Change the name and you'll lose customers, keep the same name and you create certain expectations. And... Read more

Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud?
3.5 stars Renault Megane 2016 review: Dynamique or dud? By Joe Simpson

This is the fourth-generation Renault Megane - the French company's mid-sized family hatchback, which has been with us since 1995. In that time, Renault... Read more

Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering
3.5 stars Renault Zoe review: Electrical engineering By Joe Simpson

It's been a typical complaint of the modern electric car that - from the perspective of asking price - most are simply too expensive to make sense. As... Read more

Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai
Renault Kadjar first drive: French-kissed Qashqai By Joe Simpson

Ka-jar. Say it phonetically and fast and the name of Renault's new crossover doesn't sound quite so weird. Ok, we might have lied about that. We sometimes... Read more

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets
3.5 stars Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets By Joe Simpson

Going against the grain is unusual in the automotive world. Standardisation, lowering the risk factor of product failure and making things easy to mass... Read more

Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on
Renault Twingo pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

Renault started the supermini revolution back in the late 70s with the classic Renault 5. It did it again with the first generation Twingo in the early... Read more

Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review
4.0 stars Renault Clio RenaultSport 200 Turbo EDC Lux review By Joe Simpson

Pocket-lint is quite fond of the RenaultSport Clio. In fact, we’ve owned two of the previous versions, one of which is still in our possession.But we... Read more

Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on
Renault Zoe pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

BMW has announced its i3 electric car - and by all accounts it's a cracker. But there's another company that has its eggs heavily invested in the electric... Read more

Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive
Renault Captur 1.2 Tce EDC hands-on and first drive By Joe Simpson

Back in happier times, Renault made groundbreaking cars. Historians may quibble, but the company ultimately created the supermini (Renault 5), the people... Read more

RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive
RenaultSport Clio 200 Turbo EDC pictures and first drive By Joe Simpson

There's never been much point in approaching a RenaultSport product from the perspective of say advanced technology or design aesthetics. Historically,... Read more

RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup
4.5 stars RenaultSport Megane 265 Cup By Joe Simpson

In the land of the hot hatch RenaultSport would be king. Back in the Eighties, when this type of car truly took off, Peugeot and VW – with the 205 GTi... Read more

First drive: Renault Clio
First drive: Renault Clio By Joe Simpson

Remember when the Clio was advertised by Nicole and Papa? Or when it proclaimed to have va-va-voom long before Mazda got zoom-zoom? Well, so does Renault.... Read more

Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on
Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

The fourth-generation Renault Clio took over the entire Renault stand in Paris. Illuminated under hundreds of beautiful globe lights, which gently changed... Read more

Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on
Renault Twizy pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

The first time you see a Renault Twizy on the road, we suspect one of two things will happen. You’ll either laugh. A lot. Or you’ll be desperate to... Read more

Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi
4.0 stars Renault Grand Scenic Dynamique TomTom 1.5 dCi By Joe Simpson

When it first appeared in 1996, the original Scenic broke ground as the first "small" people carrier to hit our roads. It did without the seven seats of... Read more

Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on
Renault Fluence Z.E. pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

Renault has bet big on electric cars. Bigger than any other car company in fact - and by 2013 it’ll have four of them for sale in the form of the recently... Read more

RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on
RenaultSport Clio 200 Raider pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

Over the past decade-and-a-bit, Renault’s performance division, RenaultSport, has given us a string of hotted-up Clios and Meganes, providing those of... Read more