2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC Review, Fuel Economy, Price
What’s better than an automatic transmission when you are in the middle of traffic? A good automatic transmission, maybe one of those double-clutch. Here on the 2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC, the cheapest model in the range, EDC dual clutch automatic coming at the same price of the manual.
For the proof of the Renault Twingo was chosen one of the 69 SCe EDC busiest in Italy: Palermo. Traffic, as Uncle Dante’s lawyer in the film Johnny Stecchino, is a sprawling, swirling”. It is in these conditions that I found myself behind the wheel of the 2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC, entry version with the dual clutch automatic transmission. We start from the driver’s seat: tall, even had a crossover, with excellent visibility. The passenger compartment is basic but enlivened by a few notes of colour.
The engine of the 2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC 3 cylinder 0.9 69 69 EDC is the CV. Not particularly lively, but to move in the heart of Palermo, the power of the SCe 69 is more than enough, what makes the difference is not having to think about the change and especially to the clutch. Via the left pedal, the left leg at rest, both hands always on the fly: the comfort rooms, the stress decreases. The turning radius incredibly content is a great help when it comes to Twingo extricate jungle (to put it mildly) of the capital of Sicily.
2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC Fuel Economy
We Italians were among the last to be conquered by the automatic transmission. Slow, expensive and inefficient, especially until a decade ago were the preserve of large luxury sedans. Today some automatic transmissions are much more rapid to move up a gear by any professional driver. Not only that, the consumption detected are often lower than the manual version.
It is the only dual-clutch gearbox EDC in the supermini segment together with the Twinmic of the “twin” of the Twingo, the Smart Forfour Twinamic. The average consumption of the 2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC automatic SCe declared by the House is 4.5 l/100 km, while the same version with manual transmission has a value of 5 l/100 km.
2018 Renault Twingo SCe 69 EDC Prices
Dual clutch automatic transmission is nothing new for the Renault Twingo was launched three years ago on version from 90 HP, and today the 73% of Twingo Tce 90 are chosen with the EOC. Its cost was 1,450 euros, but since today is offered at the same price of the manual across the range.
The Twingo bestseller is the one with the engine from 69 HP, and now can be equipped with the excellent automatic. The starting price is euro 11,950 for Zen, and the Lovely you switch to 12,400 euros.