VW Golf GTI vs Renault Clio V6

Picture of VW Golf GTI (Mk IV)
Picture of Renault Clio V6 (Mk I)
Category VW Golf GTI (Mk IV)Renault Clio V6
Engine layout 1.8 l R43.0 l V6
Max power (ps / bhp) 180 / 178226 / 223
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 235 / 173300 / 221
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1213 / 26741381 / 3045
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 148 / 146164 / 161

Lap Times 2

Track VW Golf GTI (Mk IV)Renault Clio V6
Hockenheim Short 1:22.901:20.20
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:54.008:49.00

Performance

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk IV)Renault Clio V6
Top speed 222 kph (138 mph)224 kph (139 mph)
0 - 100 kph 7.9 s6.7 s
0 - 200 kph 35.4 s32.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 11.1 s @ 77.0 mph10.5 s @ 81.4 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 26.8 s @ 115.0 mph25.7 s @ 116.8 mph
Est. 1000 m 30.6 s @ 192.0 kph29.4 s @ 194.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 27.5 s26.2 s
Est. max acceleration 0.40 g (4 m/s²)0.48 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk IV)Renault Clio V6
Track Performance 188200
Straight line speed 644800
Total 8311000

Verdict

Clio V6 is the fastest by a small margin.

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