Subtle updates see Clio keeping pace with the frontrunners

It’s evolution rather than revolution for Renault’s best-selling hatchback

Renault Clio Esprit Alpine E-Tech 145 Full Hybrid: now with some natty upgrades. Picture: WHamdi.B

The Renault Clio has spent years among the front runners in the small hatchback market, but it needs to keep pace with its rivals. Will this year’s update be enough for the Clio to stay at the top of the tree?

At first glance, the Renault Clio has nothing to prove. One of Europe’s best-selling cars, it has touched the lives of millions, and it continues to do so. But it didn’t get to that ...