It was Renault`s first car where safety was a key focus. Megane I achieved the best in the class result of 4 stars in the 1998 Euro NCAP crash test. In 1996 convertible and a 5 door saloon called Classic were presented.
In spring 1999 Megane had a facelift, which gave the Megane new headlights, modified grill, more advanced safety features, better equipment and better quality interior. New 16-valve engines were also used. The production in Europe ended in 2002, however Megane I was sold in Argentina and Colombia until 2009, alongside Megane II.
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