There are five engine choices, all of which are of modest capacity. With the exception of the basic version it is equipped with two digital displays. More- and less-powerful diesels and petrols are available, as is an automatic gearbox on some, but we reckon this 1. Elsewhere, the and are great to drive, but they're not going to be replaced once they go off sale in mid-2019. Inside, the look is more restrained. Beyond the front end, the design is more than a little inspired by the futuristic that debuted during the 2012 edition of the Paris show. Two rear and one front.
The car coped well in both occasions. Since the track width is now wider, the luggage compartment gets bigger. As an upgrade, the present model spans from £18. Every car comes with a comprehensive warranty as standard. The driver environment goes hand in hand with the time Hands free parking system: Easy Park Assist.
It is fantastic for children and has a 5 star safety rating. The Qashqai is a reasonably strong performer, so that bodes well for the Scenic. There will also be a color digital display in front of the driver and who otherwise could a 7-inch screen on the dashboard. The steering is more precise than before, though it still lacks feedback, and the Scenic doesn't feel as top-heavy as its predecessor even though the two models are almost exactly the same size. Have had the car over 2 years, cost me the same to repair past two years of the price I paid for it if not more, but overall good car, I do alot of mileage and does me around 37-40mpg around town and on A roads. The only gasoline-burning engine available is a turbocharged 1. .
The fixed point roofrack positioning is one of the best and only roof rails are better. While the used market might prefer the versatility offered by the Grand Scenic and it's seven-seat layout, the Scenic still offers plenty including comfortable access and extra practicality over a conventional hatchback. The higher end system is less intuitive, though, because the layout and the functionality are far more complicated. The boot space can also be extended with a sliding rear bench. R-Link 2 also has a feature of voice control over navigation, telephony, applications and radio. Renault claims to have invented the compact people carrier with the Scenic in 1996 and its third-generation model remains among the best of its type. Both return mpg figures in the mid-to-high 60s, but we advise you go for the more powerful engine if you can stretch to it, as it makes the driving experience all the more relaxed.
It never seems to settle down, always finding a rut or joint to rattle through the cabin and its occupants. Compliment goes to a longitudinally movable drawer between the front seats, which is not a new trick, but it is a very useful feature. There are plenty of city cars on the market these days, with a variety of personalities and practicality. Based upon that tempo, will Renault make another strong move with the Mk4? All cars get alloys, keyless go, Bluetooth connectivity and climate control. We are only able to offer finance products from these providers. Well, here you only have the option of 66:33. Great car, brilliant on fuel, very spacious, low insurance.
Some rivals are more spacious in the back, however, and while the petrol engine is good, we suspect a diesel would be a better fit. Basic equipment The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Renault Scenic. It still drives very well, is still very comfortable and altogether it was a very good purchase but I now need an automatic so I am sad to say it will be going! Dynamique Nav predictably adds sat-nav, along with front- and rear parking sensors, part-leatherette upholstery and a sliding centre console. We bought this car and drove it home today. I have been involved in a couple of small accidents and have felt very safe and had no injuries. Yes, the bodywork is 15 years old so it is a little damp in heavy rain from the front sunroof, but it dries out in the summer.
The seven-seater model is harder to recommend. Entry and exit to and from the vehicle is still comfortable, seating position behind the steering wheel is adjustable enough that most drivers find the most suitable setting for themselves, and the overall visibility should not be a problem. This is a good family car, not the newest on the roads but not bad looking. Even so, on the road it feels agile and composed. Again, nothing new, but on the other hand, there are not many cars that offer this often a very useful solution in the first seat. Prices for the Scenic start from around £23,000, and rise to a modest £28,000, meaning the Scenic offers a lot of variety in a narrow price band, and a lot of space for the money. This model comes already fitted with a towbar too! Renault Scenic offers three Isofix anchorages for three child seats.
Upgrading from Dynamique Nav trim to Limited Nav costs a very reasonable £500 or so and gets you a few extras, most notably a panoramic sunroof and rear parking sensors. Much of it is down to the wheels, which are not 17s, 18s or even 19s, but whopping 20 inchers — the same size as you get on a Bentley Mulsanne. Our favourite version: Dynamique Nav dCi 110, list price £23,945 Options you should add: Metallic paint £545 , 8. Leftlane's bottom line The five-seater Renault Scenic is an excellent car for a family of four, maybe five. A 4x4-look was adopted by the range. After 20 years Renault represents the fourth generation Scenic.
On the lower trim models, the dashboard features a 7. A large pullout drawer Easy Life in front of co-driver, 11,5 liters of space. The view out of the front is much better thanks to the split windscreen pillars, and the controls are reasonably weighted, including a well defined biting point for the clutch. The Grand Scenic comes with a comprehensive suite of kit including six airbags, stability control, active emergency braking with pedestrian detection, emergency brake assist, tyre pressure monitoring and three Isofix child seat mounting points. It is economical, reliable and very comfortable. Many other seven-seaters — even compact ones — are much more adept carrying seven. The seats are also comfortable and mounted relatively high, so passengers are unlikely to feel cramped and are afforded a decent view out.