For The Renault Grand Scenic is a compact MPV with reasonable room in all three rows (if you’re prepared to compromise in each of them). Quality is strong and the equipment level is generous.

Against The middle row of seats don’t fold into the floor, limiting practicality. They’re heavy and awkward to remove and refit, too. The ride is a little firm and rear visibility when parking isn’t great.

Renault Grand Scenic MPV
33 5stars

The Renault Grand Scenic is a seven-seat MPV that’s pretty spacious and comes with a range of efficient engines. It falls short of the ultimate practicality of the Citroën Grand C4 Picasso, though, and its ride isn’t as comfortable.

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There are 5 Renault Grand Scenic versions available

MPV 1.6 VVT 110 Dynamique TomTom 5dr £20,590
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
MPV 1.2 TCe 115 Dyn. TomTom S/S 5dr £21,775
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.2 TCe 130 Dyn. TomTom S/S 5dr £22,125
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.5 dCi 110 Dyn. TomTom S/S 5dr £22,615
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 dCi 130 Dyn. TomTom S/S 5dr £23,715
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

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Target Price team says:

There’s reasonable choice with the Renault Grand Scenic range. For the best balance of abilities, we’d recommend one of the diesels. The 109bhp 1.5 diesel will be fine for most – it provides reasonably perky performance and decent refinement, and the version with engine stop-start also has some of the best fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures in the class. If you want more performance, though, the 1.6 diesel is also a peach.

There’s less choice with trim, though, because there’s only one available. It’s called Dynamique TomTom, and it comes with all sorts of goodies including sat-nav, Bluetooth and automatic lights and wipers.

Renault offers low (and interest-free) finance packages, and the Grand Scenic also comes with four years’ warranty, servicing and roadside assistance cover as standard.

Reader test team says:

Renault Grand Scenic MPV 1.6 dCi 130 Dyn. TomTom S/S 5dr

We bought this car as a pre-registered demo with 60 miles on the clock from our local main agent in Feb 2014. This is our third Grand Scenic, after…

Nickolas Fretwell

5 out of 5 stars

Renault Grand Scenic MPV 1.5 dCi Dynamique 5dr

This is our second Grand Scenic. The first was the 2008 model, best car we have ever had. The model describe here is the 2014 110 DCI. The engine has…

Peter Hoskins

3 out of 5 stars
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