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2011 (11) Renault Scenic1.5 dCi 110 Expression 5dr

Preston Renault / Dacia

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Cruise control + speed limiterDigital central dashboard display
Internal fuel flap releaseTrip computer
Variable power steering 

Entertainment

4x15W RDS Radio + MP3/Single CDAuxiliary input socket
Fingertip remote controlTune point

Exterior Features

Body colour bumpersBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrorsBody coloured side protection mouldings
Coming home functionElectric front windows + drivers one touch
Electric heated door mirrorsElectric rear windows
Heated rear windscreenIntegral front foglights
Rear wash/wipe with auto activation in reverse 

Interior Features

12V power point for Row 212V power point in luggage area
3 individual folding 2nd row seatsAdjustable dashboard illumination
Air conditioningAir recirculation system
Aircraft style tablesChrome effect gear lever
Cloth upholsteryDriver's lumbar support
Driver/passenger reading lightsDriver/passenger sunvisors
Folding passenger seatFront + rear underfloor storage
Front and rear courtesy lights with delayFront seatback pockets
Front underseat storage traysHeight adjustable driver's seat
Height adjustable front/rear head restraintsHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Illuminated bootIlluminated glovebox
Isofix on 2nd row rear seatsLeather gearknob
Odour filterPollen filter
Retractable luggage cover 

Packs

Smoking pack - Scenic/Grand Scenic 

Safety

ABS + EBD + EBAAutomatic parking brake
Child locks on rear doorsDriver/passenger 2 stage auto adaptive airbags
ESP + ASR traction control + CSV understeer controlFront and rear curtain airbags
Front lateral airbagsFront passenger airbag deactivation
Height adjustable front seatbelts with double pretensioners + SRPInertia reel 3 point seatbelts on all seats
Outer rear seatbelt pretensionersSeatbelt warning

Security

Automatic door lockingDeadlocks
ImmobiliserInsurance approved Cat 1 alarm system
Radio frequency remote central lockingRAID (Renault Anti-Intruder Device)

Technical

FAP 

Wheels

16" steel wheels
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.252CO2 (g/km)128
HC+NOx0.156Noise Level dB(A)71.6
NOx0.14Particles0.001
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftSOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1461Compression Ratio15.2:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)76Cylinders - Stroke (mm)80.5
Engine CodeK9K J 836Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves8TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)57.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64.2EC Urban (mpg)48.7

General

Badge Engine CC1.5Badge Power110
Coin DescriptiondCi 110Coin SeriesExpression
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0716EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9Service Interval Frequency - Months24
Service Interval Mileage18000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.3Engine Power - BHP110
Engine Power - KW81Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM4000Engine Torque - LBS.FT177
Engine Torque - MKG24.5Engine Torque - NM240
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed112

Tyres

Tyre Size Front205/60 R16Tyre Size Rear205/60 R16
Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KITWheel Type16" STEEL

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1637Height (including roof rails)1837
Length4344Wheelbase2703
Width1845Width (including mirrors)2077

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1637
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)437Max. Towing Weight - Braked1300
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750Minimum Kerbweight1385
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.05
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Renault Scenic

By Andy Enright

Introduction

The Renault Scenic is one of those cars that's easy to take for granted. We tend to forget the great work it did popularising the compact MPV sector in this country and many will write it off as a car that excels in no particular area. Yes, there are newer vehicles that might shout a bit louder than the Renault, but many years of continual development and a solid understanding of what really counts to users of this class of vehicle has seen the Scenic quietly morph into an excellent vehicle and one that has once again found popularity with UK customers. Here's what to look for when buying used.

History

The Scenic might date right back to 1997, but the models we're looking at here were first unveiled at the 2009 Paris Show. Out went that trapezoidal Renault grille and in came a smoother look. Renault tried to do a lot with this car. When a manufacturer introduces a new model, they tend to try to stick to one or two clear themes, but more was expected of this generation Scenic. As well as introducing a new design language to the Scenic sub-brand, this car also packed in a lot more high-technology features, got no less than eight different engines, and promised far lower emissions. It needed to do some serious catching up as the previous model, built between 2003 and 2009 had left Scenic sales floundering. Rivals such as Citroen's Xsara Picasso, Ford's C-MAX and Vauxhall's Zafira were all taking turns at beating up the old Scenic so something drastic clearly needed to be done. This Scenic did extremely well for Renault across Europe. It won the 2009 Golden Steering Wheel award for MPVs at a canter. This prestigious trophy is given by the German daily Bild am Sonntag and by the readers of Auto Bild and similar European magazines circulated in 25 countries. The Scenic racked up 30.6% of the votes to win the MPV category. In all, more than 250,000 readers from 25 European countries took part in the vote. The Scenic's popularity saw it rise to second in the European MPV sales charts, challenging for top spot in 2010. The SMMT recognised this Scenic as the second best selling MPV in the UK in 2011, beaten only by the Zafira. In March 2011 Renault introduced the option of a Bose stereo upgrade for the Dynamique TomTom model. This model Scenic was replaced in 2012 by a slightly revised version with some new engines and a few styling tweaks. You'll spot the facelifted cars by their revised front end with gloss black and chrome detailing, standard LED daytime running lights and updated rear lights.

What You Get

You probably won't be buying this car because of how it looks but it's a sharp, clean shape. Perhaps most significantly, it's only 216mm shorter than the 7-seater Grand Scenic model, which bodes well for the room on offer inside. And so it proves in the spacious, airy cabin with its large wide windscreen - even more so if you've opted for the large panoramic glass sunroof. At the wheel, the commanding driving position is complemented by a soft-touch sweeping dashboard design that shows how far Renault has come in recent times in its pursuit of perceived quality. As with previous Scenics, the three rear seats can be slid either backwards or forwards to maximise either back seat legroom or luggage space - and of course they can be tumbled forward with a relatively simple, if rather clunky three-point manoeuvre to increase luggage space to from 437 to 1837-litres, just 226-litres less than the Grand Scenic model. To put that into context, the top figure is about 100 litres more than you'd get in a Citroen C4 Picasso. You can take the seats out completely too to free up yet more space, but even if you've got somewhere to put the things, the procedure is so complicated and awkward that you'll be finding excuses not to do it. Rivals with seat systems folding flat into the floor do it better. But then, the seats-folded 1837-litre capacity is probably about as much as most families will ever need and the Scenic builds on this with a further 92-litres of oddment space. Under-floor compartments, under-seat drawers, a huge chilled glovebox, centre console cubbies, door pockets and trays on the seat backs should help to keep the family's paraphernalia in check. We also like the way that the centre storage unit between the front seats slides forward so that it doesn't get in the way if you've pushed the middle rear seat right forward, as you might do to keep a better eye on a child in a booster seat. Talking of parental supervision, some models will also have been fitted with a useful extra mirror to more easily watch what the little horrors are doing. To keep them all quiet, there are three 12-volt power sockets around the cabin so that games consoles and MP3 players can be topped up. Overall then, if you don't need seven seats, there's probably enough flexibility here to justify this Scenic's premium over either a conventional Megane-sized family hatch or a Grand Modus-like supermini-MPV.

What to Look For

With so many trim levels and engines to choose from, make sure you know exactly what you're being offered. Very little goes wrong, with the automatic transmission issues which dogged the previous model having been rectified this time round. Ensure all seats (five), the rear load space cover and the storage bin lids are present and correct and look for the usual family interior damage. Check that all the electrics and air conditioning work properly.

Replacement Parts

(approx prices, based on a 2010 Scenic 1.6 VVT) A new clutch will be about £180 and a full exhaust system, excluding the catalyst, should be around £375. Brake pads are about £50 a pair, an alternator close to £180, a starter motor will be just under £170 and a replacement radiator is about £225.

On the Road

Renault's choice to prioritise comfort in Scenic motoring has always been the right one. So it's a pleasant surprise to find that this third generation model can also work with you when you're running late for the school play or you're behind schedule on a back road with dinner burning in the oven, even if it isn't the sharpest drive in the class. Much of this is down to a clever front suspension set-up. We won't trouble you with the technicalities, but the end result is a car that rolls less than you'd expect from a people carrier and turns into corners with reassuring sharpness so you can capitalise on the surprisingly good grip: it's just like any normal family hatchback in fact. Most importantly, all this has been achieved without affecting the absorbent ride, while noise is well suppressed thanks to copious soundproofing. So far, so good. What about under the bonnet? Renault has made the mistake of trying to sell higher performance Scenic derivatives over the years that buyers avoided like the plague, so the engine line-up these days is dictated more by sense than by speed. Still, you'll find the units on offer a willing bunch, though petrol buyers should ignore the base 110bhp 1.6 and top 143bhp 2.0-litre units in favour of the far superior 130bhp 1.4-litre TCe turbo. Most however, will want a diesel, the best all-round choice probably being the 106bhp 1.5-litre dCi, which makes 60mph from rest in 12.3s on the way to 112mph. The same unit is also offered in 86bhp form, while those in search of more power have 130bhp 1.9 and 160bhp 2.0-litre dCi options.

Overall

The Renault Scenic hasn't always been an easy car to recommend to used buyers but the French company got things very right with this generation car. Its decision to pare back its range in 2012 to concentrate on just the core models came on the back of the success of the Scenic across Europe and it's not hard to see why sales have boomed. Reliability has improved and it's now a solid used bet.

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Preston Renault / Dacia

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