Key facts

Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi, 1999 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4436 mm
How heavy?
1225 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1870 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
98 PS / 97 bhp / 72 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
200 Nm / 148 / 20.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.3 s
How fast?
183 km/h, 114 mph
How economical?
6.8/4.4/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
139.0 CO2 g/km


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1999 Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi technical specifications


The Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi is a front wheel drive automobile, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body.
It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 1.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 97 bhp (98 PS/72 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 200 N·m (148 lb·ft/20.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
A 5 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the driven wheels.
The claimed kerb weight is 1225 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 183 km/h (114 mph), claimed fuel consumption figures are 6.8/4.4/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 139.0 g/km.
1999 Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi data
Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi, 1999 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2580 101.6
Track/tread (front) 1450 57.1
Track/tread (rear) 1432 56.4
Length 4436 174.6
Width 1698 66.9
Height 1420 55.9
Ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1225 kg 2701 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1870 cc
(114.114 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 93 mm
3.15 × 3.66 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
98 PS (97 bhp) (72 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
51.9 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
200 Nm (148 ft·lb) (20.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
106.95 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1344 kPa (194.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 467.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 33.8 s
Maximum speed 183 km/h (114 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 80.28 PS/g
59.05 kW/g
79.18 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.94 kg/kW
28.29 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.8/4.4/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.8/4.4/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre14.7/22.7/19.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG41.5/64.2/54.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG34.6/53.5/45.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 139.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 137.80 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.70 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/60 R 15 H
Tyres rear 185/60 R 15 H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID82995
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Renault Megane Classic 1.9 RT dTi added 2001-07-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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