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Re: New Laguna

Postby Ray » Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:56 pm

i recall a Zafira GSi advert a few years ago.. "Daddy cool" as the theme song on the ad.
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Re: New Laguna

Postby BlueMeganeII » Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:37 pm

Megane cc 1.5dci

and

Clio Initiale 1.5dci


Easy to sort then. One family car, one sports car.
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:11 am

BlueMeganeII wrote:
Megane cc 1.5dci

and

Clio Initiale 1.5dci


Easy to sort then. One family car, one sports car.


hmm :hm

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Re: New Laguna

Postby BlueMeganeII » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:49 pm

Its what I'm doing - Your parents - pushchairs don't fit in CCs :). Infact feck all fits in a CC and the boot of the clio... nuff said. Perhaps one of those Sportback A3s/S3s. They are like mini estates or the clio estate?
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:45 am

BlueMeganeII wrote:Its what I'm doing - Your parents - pushchairs don't fit in CCs :). Infact feck all fits in a CC and the boot of the clio... nuff said. Perhaps one of those Sportback A3s/S3s. They are like mini estates or the clio estate?


I do like the Scenic but the only thing I dont like is the dash board being centred.... bit silly but its just me.

The Audi is nice but the amount of money the want for extras is quite a bit....

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Re: New Laguna

Postby AlexB » Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:46 pm

159?
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:50 am

AlexB wrote:159?


yes but the service prices....

Really fussy arent I? :oops:

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Re: New Laguna

Postby AlexB » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:20 pm

Do you find them much different? The tyres on TI models are expensive though. Otherwise, it is a very robust and well designed car, a unique platform, very rigid body, everything is accessible in the engine bay, etc. To understand one needs to experience it.

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AlexB wrote:159?


yes but the service prices....

Really fussy arent I? :oops:
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Re: New Laguna

Postby direstraits » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:52 pm

I'd wait for a Megane III estate facelift with 1.6 dCi 130HP if I were you. The engine is brilliant with loads of torque, revs freely to 5200 rpm, consumption however is a joke, and it will be much cheaper than Laguna estate with the same engine. And Megane III will probably get better equipment after facelift. My personal opinion is that 1.5 dCi is a bit underpowered for an estate. I tried it in Laguna, and you're not really going anywhere unless you keep it at 2500+ rpm.
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:29 am

direstraits wrote:I'd wait for a Megane III estate facelift with 1.6 dCi 130HP if I were you. The engine is brilliant with loads of torque, revs freely to 5200 rpm, consumption however is a joke, and it will be much cheaper than Laguna estate with the same engine. And Megane III will probably get better equipment after facelift. My personal opinion is that 1.5 dCi is a bit underpowered for an estate. I tried it in Laguna, and you're not really going anywhere unless you keep it at 2500+ rpm.


Now you are talking :cool:

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Re: New Laguna

Postby IainMW » Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:24 am

wanda wrote:
direstraits wrote:I'd wait for a Megane III estate facelift with 1.6 dCi 130HP if I were you. The engine is brilliant with loads of torque, revs freely to 5200 rpm, consumption however is a joke, and it will be much cheaper than Laguna estate with the same engine. And Megane III will probably get better equipment after facelift. My personal opinion is that 1.5 dCi is a bit underpowered for an estate. I tried it in Laguna, and you're not really going anywhere unless you keep it at 2500+ rpm.


Now you are talking :cool:


Are you happy with the performance of your 1.5dCi 106 CC as it's a pretty heavy car.

Don't quote me but I think the new Megane is considerably lighter than the old model? Without looking at specs I would think the Megane III 1.5dCi estate will be lighter than your current car?

You could alway opt for a 1.9 or 2.0dCi and then you would have a little more Oommph to play with :D
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:42 pm

IainMW wrote:
wanda wrote:
direstraits wrote:I'd wait for a Megane III estate facelift with 1.6 dCi 130HP if I were you. The engine is brilliant with loads of torque, revs freely to 5200 rpm, consumption however is a joke, and it will be much cheaper than Laguna estate with the same engine. And Megane III will probably get better equipment after facelift. My personal opinion is that 1.5 dCi is a bit underpowered for an estate. I tried it in Laguna, and you're not really going anywhere unless you keep it at 2500+ rpm.


Now you are talking :cool:


Are you happy with the performance of your 1.5dCi 106 CC as it's a pretty heavy car.

Don't quote me but I think the new Megane is considerably lighter than the old model? Without looking at specs I would think the Megane III 1.5dCi estate will be lighter than your current car?

You could alway opt for a 1.9 or 2.0dCi and then you would have a little more Oommph to play with :D


Love cruising, and economy. Dont really do racing from the lights so .... yes.

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Re: New Laguna

Postby direstraits » Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:39 pm

Megane estate can actually carry 5 adult people + some luggage. :) With 1.5 dci 106 HP it struggles from the traffic lights. Megane CC never carries more than 2 adults (unless you want to torture someone), the reason probably being that it's too heavy itself with that heavy roof mechanism and reinforcements inside the chasis. :D
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Re: New Laguna

Postby wanda » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:30 am

direstraits wrote:Megane estate can actually carry 5 adult people + some luggage. :) With 1.5 dci 106 HP it struggles from the traffic lights. Megane CC never carries more than 2 adults (unless you want to torture someone), the reason probably being that it's too heavy itself with that heavy roof mechanism and reinforcements inside the chasis. :D


I am not so sure about that, Picked up my mom and two sisters plus their luggage from Heathrow to Tonbridge. I set the cruise control to 70mph and left it in gear 6. The car did not lose speed on up hills.....

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Re: New Laguna

Postby IainMW » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:03 am

According to parkers website your current CC's weight is 1395kg.

A 1.5dCi 110 FAP Megane III Sports Tourer is only 1285kg. Big difference there! :D

On paper the performance of the Megane III is pretty much identical to yours and road tax will be £30 as it emits only 114gkm of CO2.

Food for thought? :cool:
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