The fifth-gen Clio is finally available to order in the United Kingdom, where order books have opened and the first units will be shipped starting late October. Offered in four trim levels called the Play, Iconic, S Edition and R.S. Line, the supermini has an MSRP of £14,295 ($17,391/€15,522).
The entry-level model gets plenty of standard gear, including LED headlights, 16-inch wheels, air-con, DAB radio, 2-inch multimedia screen, Bluetooth, cruise control with speed limiter, autonomous emergency braking, lane keep assist, lane departure warning and traffic sign recognition.
Priced from £15,295 ($18,607/€16,608), the Clio Iconic adds different 16-inch wheels, LED front fog lamps, privacy rear windows, rear parking sensors, hands-free key card access and 7-inch infotainment system with sat-nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It’s also available with some colorful add-ons inside and out and other optional gear that should further contribute to its youthful stance.
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The Clio S Edition’s pricing will be announced in due course, but this variant of the French subcompact hatchback adds an 9.3-inch infotainment touchscreen, 7-inch TFT instrument cluster, climate control, dusk-sensing headlights and rain-sensing wipers, light grey interior treatment, 17-inch alloy wheels and shark fin antenna. It can also be fitted with the same colorful accents as the previous grade and a Bose premium sound system.
Finally, the Clio R.S. Line can be ordered from £17,795 ($21,648/€19,323) and adds some styling cues inspired by the Renault Sport models, 17-inch alloys, multi-sense driving modes, front parking sensors and reversing camera. Optional extras include the 10-inch TFT instrument cluster, heated leather seats, wireless charging pad for compatible devices, automatic dimming rearview mirror and 360-degree camera system.
The engine lineup comprises of four units, kicking off with the 75 PS (74 hp / 55 kW) SCe, followed by the 100 PS (99 hp / 73 kW) TCe and 130 PS (128 hp / 95 kW) TCe. The 85 PS (84 hp / 67 kW) dCi diesel is also on the list, as are manual, dual-clutch automatic and CVT gearboxes, depending on the trim level.