The latest version of Renault Scenic, available from January 2012, comes with upgraded styling, features and powertrains to defend its title as Europe’s best compact MPV.
Both Scenic and Grand Scenic gets a new fancy look with revised front end and new taillights, LED daytime running lights, gloss black features and chrome details as well as new design alloys. The range also features two new body colours: Grenat Red and Majorelle Blue. After all, these cars are French and quite chic!
Two new interior trims have been added including a new beige trim for the Expression and Privilege/Initiale equipment levels, plus a new dark charcoal trim for Privilege/Initiale versions, while the upgrade continues with the availability of new fabric upholsteries and a new leather/Alcantara ‘pack’.
Engine-wise, the range is available with the new Energy dCi 110 diesel engine with 105g/km C)2 and 4.1 litres/100km consumption. It is also available as a 130 hp version. From spring 2012, the Scenic/Grand Scenic line-up will also include the brand new Energy TCe 115 petrol engine which boasts low CO2 emissions (135g/km) and a 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption (a saving of 1.6 litres/100km) compared with the 1.6 16V 110hp.
At launch the new models will be available as Collection 2012 versions, which come with some high-tech stuff such as tailor-engineered sound of the Bose audio system, Carminat TomTom navigation and associated LIVE services (HD Traffic, etc.). Scenic and Grand Scenic will be the first Renault models to feature the Visio System which assists the driver’s vigilance and night-time vision thanks to two key functions. a lane departure warning system (a camera detects if the drivers strays out of lane and triggers an audible signal).
Pricing for the 2012 Scenic starts at 21,350 EUR in France.
2012 Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic,