Renault Megane R.S. Vs.

14 Posted: 14th Jun 2021
Renault Megane R.S. Vs.
  • The Renault Megane R.S. has been a fan-favourite car for decades. But don’t just take our word for it - we’ll let it’s track record speak for itself. The Renault Megane R.S. holds the fastest lap time at the Nurburgring for a front-wheel-drive production car: 7:40.100 minutes. Learn more about the history of Renault Sport in our latest blog on R.S. and R.S. Line.

    We’ve put the Renault Megane R.S. up against other hot hatches and performance cars to see how they all stack up. It’s safe to say that the Megane R.S. stands strong against all contenders. 

    Explore Renault Megan R.S.  Read the full Megane R.S. spec guide

    All stats are based on the new Megane R.S. Trophy vs. the latest version of each model.


  • Renault Megane R.S. Vs. Audi RS3 Sportback

    The Renault Megane R.S. might have slightly less power than the Audi RS3 Sportback, but it’s actually cheaper and more efficient. This means you can enjoy the pure power and dynamic drive of the Megane R.S. for less! The value for power of the Megane R.S. is unbeatable against the RS3.

  • New Renault Clio R.S.
  • New Audi RS3 Sportback
  • Specs

    Renault Megane R.S.

    Audi RS Sportback

    Power (hp)

    300hp

    400hp

    Torque (Nm)

    420Nm

    480Nm

    0-62mph time

    5.7 seconds

    4.1 seconds

    Fuel efficiency (combined mpg)

    33.6mpg

    25.0mpg

    Prices

    From £38,035

    From £40,400


  • Renault Megane R.S. Vs. VW Golf GTI

    The Megane R.S. beats the MK8 Golf GTI in all power contests: more HP, more torque and quicker 0-62mph time.

  • New Renault Megane Renault Sport
  • New Golf GTI
  • Specs

    Renault Megane R.S.

    VW Golf GTI

    Power (hp)

    300hp

    241hp

    Torque (Nm)

    420Nm

    370Nm

    0-62mph time

    5.7 seconds

    6.4 seconds

    Fuel efficiency (combined mpg)

    33.6mpg

    38.2mpg

    Prices

    From £38,035

    £33,525


  • Renault Megane R.S. Vs. Honda Civic Type R

    The Honda Civic Type R weighs in with slightly more BHP and less torque. This translates into the Megane R.S. having a quicker 0-62mph time and higher fuel efficiency overall.

  • New Renault Megane R.S. Trophy
  • New Honda Civic Type R
  • Specs

    Renault Megane R.S.

    Honda Civic Type R

    Power

    300hp

    315hp

    Torque

    420Nm

    400Nm

    0-62mph time

    5.7 seconds

    5.8 seconds

    Fuel efficiency (combined)

    33.6mpg

    33.2mpg

    Prices

    From £38,035

    From £34,415


  • Renault Megane R.S. Vs. Hyundai i30 N

    Again, the Renault Megane R.S. beats the Hyundai i30 N in all things power. More hp, torque and faster acceleration to 62mph.

  • New Renault Megane R.S. Trophy
  • New Hyundai i30 N
  • Specs

    Renault Megane R.S.

    Hyundai i30 N

    Power

    300hp

    276hp

    Torque

    420Nm

    392Nm

    0-62mph time

    5.7 seconds

    5.9 seconds

    Fuel efficiency (combined)

    33.6mpg

    34mpg

    Prices

    From £38,035

    From, £33,745


  • Renault Megane R.S. Vs. Skoda Octavia VRS

    Skoda’s Octavia VRS is the last challenger to fall to the Megane R.S. Yet another model it beats in power, torque and acceleration.

  • New Renault Megane Renault Sport Trophy
  • New Skoda Octavia VRS
  • Specs

    Renault Megane R.S.

    Skoda Octavia VRS

    Power

    300hp

    241hp

    Torque

    420Nm

    370Nm

    0-62mph time

    5.7 seconds

    6.7 seconds

    Fuel efficiency (combined)

    33.6mpg

    40.4mpg

    Prices

    From £38,035

    From £32,300


  • The numbers speak for themselves. Now you’ve seen how the new Megane R.S. stacks up against other performance cars. If it doesn’t beat them in power (which it did in the majority of cases) it wins in terms of value.


  • Experience the Renault Megane R.S. for yourself

    Get in touch with your local Pentagon Renault dealership to feel the raw power of the new Renault Megane R.S.

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