Renault Twingo 1993 - 2007 - Used, advantages, disadvantages

Renault Twingo

Renault Twingo

The first generation Renault Twingo was launched in 1993 and due to its good design and practical interior, it was an immediate success. The Renault Twingo is a very small car and like all other cars of that size, the problem was how to make a spacious enough interior. The rear seats can be lowered, but also moved longitudinally. The Renault Twingo comes with three doors and they are quite large, to make the rear passengers easier to get in and out of the car.

The first generation of the Twing was available with a 1.2hp 58hp and 1.3hp 75hp.

In the basic version, Renault Twingo equipment is very poor and offers only ABS. For an extra charge you can get air conditioning and a semi-automatic transmission. Throughout the long lifespan of production, up to 2007, quality and safety improvements have been made. When four airbags were available from Twingo, the Euro NCAP crash test was performed, on which the Renault Twingo was rated good.Renault Twingo

The flaws that caused the most trouble Renault The twinges are: front axle corrosion, worn joints, broken suspension springs, steering wheel idle. Drivers complained about both the headlights and taillights. Electronic problems are common.

Consumption of a weaker and more powerful engine is not too different and is about 7 liters per 100 kilometers.

Renault Twingo

Advantages - Renault Twingo

  • Udobnost
  • Well designed interior with ample space in such a small car
  • Sliding seats
  • Agility


  • With 1.2 engines, gasoline consumption was high
  • Engine Ignition Errors
  • Engine oil and valve head leaks
  • Transmission oil leaks
  • Weak batteries (until 1997)
  • Weak brakes
  • Front Axle Corrosion Problems
  • Broken suspension springs
  • Steering wheel idle
  • Electronics

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