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Samsung SM3 (L38)
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Samsung SM3 (L38). 2009–20 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/F, 1461 cm³ diesel, 1598, 1998 cm³ petrol (I4 DOHC), 22, 36 kWh electric. All-new SM3 on Renault Mégane III platform, with fewer connections to contemporary Nissan Bluebird Sylphy (G11). Distinctive bodywork, sharing everything aft of the front wings with Renault Fluence. Initially, former SM3 (renamed the SM3 CE, for Classic Edition) ran alongside the new model, marketed more as a family vehicle. Facelift in 2012. Fluence for some markets got the SM3’s looks from 2013, while others had the Renault corporate grille. Facelift unifying all versions in 2014, with Mégane III facelifted grille. Electric model (ZE) received a more powerful battery in late 2017, with no weight penalty, and a claimed 213 km range.

Manufacturing location: Busan, Korea

Marque: Samsung | Model: Samsung SM3 | Predecessor: Samsung SM3 (N17)


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