Monday 18th March 2013
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Have you ever owned a Renault 21? Did you have to replace any parts? If so, then please let us know about your experience and how the replacement parts performed. Write a review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Renault 21 Overview

The Renault 21 is classed as a large family car and was produced by the French automobile manufacturing company Renault. It was in production from 1986 to 1994 and was a replacement for the Renault 18. They were replaced themselves in 1994 by the Renault Laguna. These cars were seen as not being very well built, having known electrical and mechanical problems. They are pretty spacious and comfortable cars which are cheap to buy. They are also known for being expensive to maintain and the parts are expensive to replace. Does this sound anything like your experience of this car?

Renault 21 History

The Renault 21 was introduced in 1986 and had a totally different design than all other competitors on the market. It was a replacement for the ageing Renault 18, and its design received mixed reviews. It was originally available in saloon and estate versions. In 1989 it had a facelift which gave it an exterior update and had some mechanical changes as well. The new design was received better by the public and the new liftback version became very popular. The 21 ceased production in 1994 when it was replaced by the Renault Laguna.

Model Types


Fuel Economy

The Renault 21 was available in the following engines: 1.4, 1.7, 2.0 and 2.2L petrol and 1.9 and 2.1L diesel engines. The diesel engines are the most economical of the available engines and were not bad economically. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? The age, engine size and fuel type are determining factors when it comes to fuel economy.


The Renault 21 was available in 5-speed manual or 3-speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? If you need gearbox parts for your Renault 21 then have a look at our Renault gearbox section to find the right parts at the right prices.


Are you looking for cheap parts for your Renault 21? If you are, then you are in the right place. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers who have parts for all makes and models at incredibly low prices. You can either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Renault 21 parts page to locate those exact needed parts.