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Don't know about the Clio (I've never had one),but my Vel Satis starts squawking at less than 70 miles range remaining (which I would say is around 2 gallons left). What I would be inclined to do, is to (knowing how large the tank is, and by starting off with a full tank) is to run the car until it is 3/4 full, then top up (see which was more accurate, the guage or the trip computer), then do this when the guage shows 1/2 full, and 1/4 full respectively. You should then have a clear picture of whether there's a problem or not.
Hope that helps.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater