the Geneva Salon 2019the new Renault Clio 5 took his first tour. The state of the brand, the state of the brand, underlines both the plastic and the interior from top to bottom.
A demonstrator allows the public, the new multimedia system called Easy Link, It is organized around a touch screen with a 23.62 cm (9.3 inches) diagonal, whose vertical format immediately resembles a tablet or smartphone. Its function is indeed very close to these two objects, which are indispensable today.
"Renault is proud to announce the largest exhibition space in the segment."
And when the screen of the Peugeot 208 reaches a screen size of 25.4 cm (10 inches), its panorama format reduces the area logically. Renault and Peugeot are doing a marketing battle on this issue by opposing each other Smart cockpit and i-Cockpit,
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An attached 4G Clio
The touch screen of the Clio is well implanted on the top of the center console and looks like a giant smartphone. The parallel is neatly maintained by the brand. The new Renault Clio has one 4G connectivityan automatic update of the services, a premiere for the segment of versatile city cars and the direct download of the applications. The customer benefits from a three-year contract that includes two updates each year of the map of his favorite country.
Renault has entered into a partnership with GoogleIts intuitive search system for keywords provides very useful when entering an address in the GPS. Navigation, always based on TomTom Traffic, also announces the weather, fuel prices and danger zones along the way.
A customizable screen
Renault wanted to offer this highly reactive architecture not only on the high-end system of 9.3 inches (available as an option in the Intens finish), but also on the screen of "7 inches plus", which includes the associated navigation. The adaptation is the heart of the system. The homepage is configurable according to five user profiles and a guest setting, which is essential for car sharing or as part of a short term rental.
With the 9.3-inch screen, you can configure up to seven personalized home pages. With the 7-inch screen, only three are available. The size and position of the widgets leaves a lot of freedom, but to ensure readability and optimal security regardless of the chosen configuration, the navigation, telephony and audio system are directly accessible.
The didactic aspect is not forgotten with the desire to make many driving aids popular. The new Clio introduces a 360 ° camera, actively actively braking with detection of cyclists and pedestrians as well as the assistant traffic and the freeway that offers a Level 2 autonomous driving between 0 and 160 km / h. So, if one of them checks or unchecks, the user will be accompanied by a visual image accompanied by an informative text that has an effect on driving.
The touch screen includes a 7 "(17.78 cm) diagonal partial digital instrumentation or a 10" (25.4 cm) 100% digital plate, which is standard delivered in chic Paris initial. With this unparalleled Easy Link, Renault is one step ahead of the multimedia system of its competitor Peugeot 208. Let's hope he does not know the various "mistakes" of the R-Link in its infancy.