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Hi, i hope i am posting this in the right place as i havent been on here for about 18 months since selling my Megane and the site seems to have changed somewhat !

Anyway, I am thinking about buying a Clio 1.2 which would probably be less than a year old, but am concerned that it might suffer from the same problem of it regularly breaking down due to coil failure as my 1.6 16v Megane did, which played a big part in my decision to get rid of it !

Any information about this or advise about anything else i should be aware of will be gratefully received,

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diesel is what you need sir, it just so much better.. Ive had the 1.2 16v clio, and it was more expensive to both run and tax than the diesel (diesel is 65mpg and only 35 a YEAR to tax!), and the 1.2 being slow as hell! the new shape car is even bigger, that 1.2 will be suffering!

Also, no problems with coils as there is no spark in a diesel! Its also funny when you can out pull most things on the motorway.. in gear, on boost torque is like nothing else.. so addictive
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Now thats a very good question - if it were me I would take a renault parts assistance out for a few pints and ask them how many they are shifting per week. Probably the best way to get an honest answer
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