Renault 25

Debut Renault 25 took place in November 1983.

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In terms of equipment, interior volume, interior trim, it fully complied with the requirements for high-class cars.

Renault 25 was almost the first car in the world, equipped with a voice synthesizer on-board computer, reporting problems in a particular vehicle system.

A separate item should be noted comfort and quality trim. Cars were completed exclusively with velor and leather seats. Upholstered seats with good lateral support and all the necessary adjustments, an original and informative dashboard, rich trim and a spacious back seat on which you can sit with your legs crossed.

On expensive versions, the seats are electrically operated, and the driver's seat has a memory for five positions, which greatly improves comfort.

Radio control is displayed directly on the steering column. The air conditioning system was installed on request.

The luggage compartment is quite roomy, its volume can be changed by folding the rear seats from 440 to 1240 liters.

The car had excellent aerodynamic performance (Cx = 0.28).

In its class, the Renault 25 is also distinguished by the fact that, besides it, in the world only Citroen XM belonged to representative hatchbacks in the world.

The model has a small ground clearance (only 120 mm) and a long front overhang. The body has excellent corrosion resistance.

Active and passive safety at Renault 25 no longer meet modern requirements.

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There are no inflatable pillows, the headrests are rather short and are regulated only for people below average growth.

The car is equipped with a self-diagnostic system, and among the proposed engines (there were seven of them altogether), the 2.1-liter diesel engine with 70 hp is particularly economical. in the "atmospheric" version and 85 hp in the turbocharged one, consuming not more than 9 l / 100 km.

In addition to these, gasoline engines with a working volume of 2.0 and 2.2 liters (capacity from 103 to 126 hp) with a carburetor or injection were put on the model. Completed the picture powerful injector V6 volume of 2.85 liters (153-160 hp) and 2.5 liters (182 hp) with turbocharging.

In June 1988, the appearance of the Renault 25 modernized. Fully updated front: headlights become oblique, and radiator grille received two large slots. The capacity of some engines, which from this time necessarily equipped with catalytic converters of exhaust gases, has slightly increased.

In the spring of 1989, a 12-valve 136-horsepower 2.0-liter power unit appeared, and a year later a 205-horsepower 2.5-liter V6 with turbocharging, which accelerated this half-ton car up to a hundred in 7.7 s and up to a maximum speed 225 km / h, while the fuel consumed 7 l / 100 km, and in the city - all 12 liters.

In April 1992, the Renault 25 lineup replaced the top-of-the-range model, the Renault Safrane.

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