Renault Fluence: Is This The Luxury Card You Need?

Manufactured by a French automaker, Fluence is a family car in the small car segment manufactured by Renault. This car is manufactured for Latin American market at the Santa Isabel Factory, Cordoba, Argentina and the Oyk-Renault plant, Bursa, Turkey. Samsung Motors Factory, Busan, South Korea is used for the manufacture of this car for the market of Australia.

Engine Specifications

Initially, the model was launched with 2 variants of gasoline engines, one is a 1.6-liter engine with 100hp power and the second one is a 2-liter engine producing 140hp power, for which CVT is optional.

The diesel variant of this car contains a dCi engine of 1.5-liter capacity is fitted with a filter for diesel particulate and is available in different versions producing 85/90/105/110 hp power. There is another variant of the 110hp engine, which contains the DCT (Dual clutch transmission) technology from Renault.

Fluence GT, a sports version offered by the company in Brasil, contains a 2.0-liter engine producing 180hp power. This variant is known as the Renault TCe 180 and comes with a manual 6-speed transmission gearbox.

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Technical Characteristics of Renault Fluence

Technical Characteristics of 2009 Renault Fluence 1.6 16v Automatic produced by Renault (FR).

Body Type Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1258 Kg
Length 4618 mm
Height 1479 mm
Wheelbase 2702 mm
Front Track 1541 mm
Rear Track 1563 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 60 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System MPFI
Max Power 105HP (78 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 145Nm @ 4250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 180 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1598 cc
Bore 80 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Dr-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6?J x 15 / 6?J x 15
Standard Tyres 205/65 R 15 94H / 205/65 R 15 94H
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 4 speed automatic
Number of gears 4
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 13.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.6 l/100km
Road 5.8 l/100km
Mixt 7.5 l/100km