Pricing and specs revealed for new Renault Scenic
Renault has announced pricing and equipment line-up for the fourth-generation Scénic and Grand Scénic, which bring Active Emergency Braking System (AEBS) with Pedestrian Detection as standard as well as emissions starting from 92g/km.
Available to order from 1 December, the new models are priced from £21,445 OTR for the Scénic and £23,375 for the seven-seat Grand Scenic, and bring new styling, increased technology and an updated engine line-up including a diesel hybrid model.
Four trim levels will be offered using Renault’s familiar Expression+, Dynamique Nav, Dynamique S Nav and Signature Nav designations.
Standard equipment on the Expression+ includes automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, speed limiter, automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, electrically adjustable heated and folding door mirrors, F1-style integrated fuel filler, leather steering wheel, 4 x 20W DAB radio with fingertip controls and an AUX input with Bluetooth connectivity and a seven-inch touchscreen.
As well as Active Emergency Braking System (AEBS) with Pedestrian Detection, standard safety equipment includes the Visio active safety system with Lane Departure Warning, Traffic Sign Recognition and Automatic High/Low Beam headlamps plus Emergency Brake Assist, ESC with traction and understeer control and Hill Start Assist.
Dynamique Nav adds in a sliding centre console with four USB ports and AUX input shared between front and rear passengers, Arkamys 3D Sound 4x35W DAB radio and the R-Link2 multimedia system with satellite navigation. Dynamique Nav models also gain rear-mounted aviation-style tables on front seats, one-touch easy folding rear seats, LED reading lights, sunblinds and cupholders.
Driver aids on the Dynamique Nav trim include front and rear parking sensors, fatigue alert and handsfree keycard as well as Renault’s Multi-Sense convenience system, which offers five interior ambiance modes.
Moving to Dynamique S Nav brings an 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen housing the R-Link2 multimedia system and a head-up colour display, rear parking camera, panoramic glass roof with electric sunblind, electrochrome rearview mirror, extra tinted windows to the rear and tailgate and, standard on dCi 160 EDC Automatic versions only, a BOSE 11-speaker sound system.
The top-of-the-range Signature Nav features Carbon Black leather upholstery with Nappa leather steering wheel, electrically-operated height and lumbar adjustment to driver and front passenger seats with a courtesy function, driver’s seat position memory function, full LED headlights with ‘See Me Home’ function and front fog lights with cornering function.
Engine line-up from launch covers two 1.2-litre Energy TCe turbocharged petrol options with 113bhp and 128bhp, both manual only. Diesel models comprise a 1.5-litre dCi 110 unit (manual or EDC), a 1.6-litre dCi 130 engine (manual only) or a 1.5-litre dCi 160 engine (EDC only). CO2 emissions start from 100g/km with official combined fuel economy up to 72.4mpg.
From spring 2017, Renault’s Hybrid Assist engine will join the line-up, partnering a dCi 110 diesel unit with a 48-volt battery and mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Both the Scénic and Grand Scénic Hybrid Assist versions will offer CO2 emissions of 92g/km and official combined fuel economy of 80.7mpg.
First UK deliveries will start before the end of the year.