Electric driving in All-New Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electric

MAKE YOUR DAILY LIFE EASY IN AN ELECTRIC

Renault electric expertise

advanced electric technology
All the latest innovations are available on board Megane E-Tech 100% electric with the new CMF-EV platform. Sheer driving pleasure and efficiency await you, featuring:
  • a 60 kWh battery paired with a 220 horsepower electric motor or a 40 kWh battery paired with a 130 horsepower electric motor.
  • Renault’s water-cooled thermal management technology and battery preheating during cold weather to prepare for charging.
redesigned interior space
Megane E-Tech 100% electric is designed for your comfort. Its 110 mm battery, the slimmest on the market, and its compact motor free up space in the front to accommodate 33L of storage and compartment space.

We have kept your rear-seat passengers in mind. The longer wheelbase and lack of mechanical elements (like a gearbox) create a flat floor and more comfortable leg room.
exhilarating drive
In addition to a new electric motor, Megane E-Tech 100% electric offers better weight distribution of the chassis and a low centre of gravit

Sail through landscapes in total electric silence. Enjoy dynamic, linear and powerful accelerations every time, free of jolts and vibration. Paddle shifters on the steering wheel control regenerative braking, taking your driving pleasure to the next level.

CHARGING

You readily have a wide range of customised offers at your disposal for charging at home, at work or on the road. Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electric comes with a mode 3 type 2 cable that can be used on a domestic terminal or on a public charging station.
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Installation typecharge power(2)
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60kWh battery
50 km150  km 300  km 50  km 250  km 450  km
home charger7,4 kWmode 3 cable included with purchase1h103h156h301hr105hrs9hrs15
domestic socket (3 pin plug)(1) 2,3 kW mode 2 "flexi -charger" cable in accessories3h2010h3521hrs3h2017hrs30hrs30
rapid public charging station 130 kW cable attached to station10 min30 min1h157 min25 min1hr15
public charging station         22 kW     mode 3 cable included with purchase     20 min1h102h2020 min1hr303hrs15

(1) recommended for occasional use only.(2) maximum power and charging time based on moderate weather conditions (20 °C).
Times can vary based on battery capacity as start of charge.<

WHERE CAN I CHARGE MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
Charging Megane E-Tech 100% electric:
  • At home, we recommend installing a home charging unit.
  • On the road, stop at one of the many public charging stations. In a rush? Try the quick charging stations. Use the route planner to locate the nearest station.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CHARGE MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
Charging time varies depending on the selected configuration.

Optimum Charge (130 kW DC): to take full advantage of the public charging infrastructure and recover up to 241 km of driving range in 25 mins.
CAN I CHARGE MY BATTERY EVEN IF IT'S NOT EMPTY?
The battery in Megane E-Tech 100% electric has no “memory effect”. It is equipped with lithium-ion technology is the best on the market. It optimises your driving range.
This means you can charge as needed, even partially, without risk of diminishing performance.
HOW CAN I SCHEDULE CHARGING MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
Using your MyRenault app, remotely control charge levels for your Megane E-Tech 100% electric.

Need to charge? At home, remotely activate charging on your vehicle using your smartphone.

BATTERY AND DRIVING RANGE

HOW MANY KILOMETRES CAN I DRIVE WITH MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
With the 60 kWh battery, drive up to 450 km WLTP in combined cycle and up to 299 km on the motorway with a full charge.
HOW CAN I OPTIMISE MY BATTERY’S DRIVING RANGE?
Megane E-Tech 100% electric is equipped with a regenerative braking system. When the vehicle brakes or slows down, the energy output is recovered to power your electric battery and extend its driving range.

Plus, take advantage of connected services with the openR link with Google built-in to optimise your driving range in real time and navigate safely.
I DRIVE LONG DISTANCES. IS MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC RIGHT FOR ME?
Megane E-Tech 100% electric is perfectly suited to long journeys as it is fitted with a 60 kWh battery and has a charging power of up to 130 kW. It has a driving range of up to 450 km WLTP in combined cycle and up to 299 km on the motorway.

The route planner for electric vehicles is the perfect assistant on long journeys. Activate it on your multimedia system to plan your route. Its predictive feature helps you adapt to your travel conditions in real time and guides you to available charging stations.
DOES USING ON-BOARD TECHNOLOGY AFFECT MY DRIVING RANGE?
Electronic devices have minimal impact on the driving range of your Megane E-Tech 100% electric. To optimise your daily driving range, adopt good habits and develop a more relaxed and energy-efficient driving style!

CABLES AND STATIONS

WHAT CABLE CAN I USE TO CHARGE MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
The type of cable you should use depends on the Megane E-Tech 100% electric version.

Your Megane E-Tech 100% electric is equipped with a mode 3 type 2 cable as standard. You can connect this cable to your home charger or to any public charging station.

If a charging point is unavailable or you need to occasionally use a standard 2.3 kW home socket, a mode 2 “Flexicharger”* cable for your Megane E-Tech 100% electric is available as an accessory. It takes between 20 and 30 hours to fully charge your vehicle using this cable.

Optimum Charge is equipped with a rapid charger (DC 130 kW) as standard. It is compatible with high-power charging stations located in motorway networks. No need for an additional cable for this charging mode: cables are directly attached to the charging station, just like filling up at the pumps.

*available as an option on all versions
CAN I PLUG MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC INTO A DOMESTIC SOCKET?
Use a mode 2 “Flexicharger”* cable to plug Megane E-Tech 100% electric into a standard2.3 kW domestic socket. This charging mode is suitable for occasional use or when a specific charging point is unavailable. It takes between 20 and 30 hrs to fully charge your vehicle.

For a faster, safer solution, have a 7 kW home charger installed!

* available as an accessory, compatible with all versions of Megane E-Tech 100% electric.
HOW DO I FIND PUBLIC CHARGING STATIONS?
Connect to Google Maps on your Megane E-Tech 100% electric and let it guide you to the nearest charging station.

With the route planner for electric vehicles, organise your pit stops and charging, so you can arrive at your destination with peace of mind. It will even show you the charging power and price.

COSTS AND MAINTENANCE

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO RECHARGE?
Multiply your battery’s total capacity by the price per kilowatt-hour. Although the average charging cost varies depending on certain criteria (battery level, electricity provider, cable type), you can nevertheless have a relatively accurate estimate of your charging cost.
At home, take advantage of off-peak rates to reduce your charging costs.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC IN TERMS OF MAINTENANCE?
With Megane E-Tech 100% electric, maintenance is made easy, with no more oil changes or belt replacements required!

The same is true for your brake pads and discs. Their lifespan is significantly longer because regenerative braking lets you use your brake pedal less often.

THE ELECTRIC LIFESTYLE

WHAT IMPACT DOES MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC HAVE ON THE ENVIRONMENT?
With the E-Tech range, Renault is committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

Combining innovation and performance, the Megane E-Tech 100% electric motor helps you reduce your carbon footprint with zero CO2 emissions during driving. Even when you take into account the manufacturing of the battery and the production of electricity over the vehicle’s lifespan, electric motors still outperform fuel-powered vehicles.

Megane E-Tech 100% electric has also found other ways to reduce its environmental impact with:
  • recycled textiles,
  • certain plastic parts, such as the lower cockpit or the dashboard structure,
  • measures implemented during manufacturing, compared to a fuel-powered vehicle.
WHAT IS THE BATTERY’S LIFESPAN IN MEGANE E-TECH 100% ELECTRIC?
The battery in Megane E-Tech 100% electric is designed to last the entire lifespan of your vehicle.

Furthermore, Renault offers you an 8-year battery warranty, at 70% of your battery’s initial performance level.

GLOSSARY OF ELECTRIC TERMS

AC charge
Alternating current charge at low or medium power (max. 43 kW). Charging mode most frequently used at home or on most public stations.
DC charge
Rapid direct current charge (50 kW minimum). Needs a special rapid charge terminal, available only on the public network.
useful capacity
Quantity of energy contained in the battery that can be used by the vehicle. Value expressed in kilowatt hours (kWh)
E-Tech
Full electric, hybrid or plug-in
hybrid technology developed by Renault.
regenerative braking
System that recovers energy on braking, helping to increase the vehicle’s driving range: whenever the vehicle slows down, some of its kinetic energy is converted to electricity. The battery charges when the driver takes his/her foot off the accelerator, or lightly presses the brake pedal.
flexi-charger
Charging cable that lets you connect a car to a domestic power socket. Designed for occasional charging at home, the Flexi-Charger preferably connects to a power socket with a special ground connection.
kW
Abbreviation of kilowatt. Unit of power that measures a vehicle engine or motor’s capacity, for electric or combustion engine. The kilowatt can also measure the direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) power.
kWh
Abbreviation of kilowatt hours. A unit of energy that indicates the energy capacity that a battery can provide to the motor in one hour of use.
mode 2
For home use, you need this cable to charge your electric vehicle on conventional sockets.
mode 3
You need this cable to charge your electric vehicle on the domestic terminal or on public facilities.