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Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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129 reader reviews for Renault Scenic MPV.
  • 2.0 16v Privilége 5dr

    John Wightman , South glamorgan . Date: 06/02/2009
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      33

    My car

    I have owned three Scenic's since 1997, all two litre auto's.During that time,I HAVE NOT HAD ONE SINGLE FAULT WITH ANY ONE OF THEM.I must say the local dealership has improved greatly over the last few years. Now it is excellent.

    The present one, bought in March 2008 is superb!! The build quality both inside and out is brilliant as is the wonderful quiet ride and the amazing refinement. A friend who has recently purchased a C class Merecedes says the interior of the Scenic in Priviledge form is better than his Merc.

    Well done Renault!!! (And yes I have bought new BMW's and Mercedes in the past and no I do not have any connection with the motor trade.

  • 1.5 dCi 100 Dynamique 5dr

    Richard Lilwall Date: 05/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Where to start - when we first collected the "car" from sheffield it got 20 mins down the motorway before the drivers side door clanked & the window fell down! Wife had to drive home holding the window up. Within the first year both key cards stopped working at the same time (according to the dealership it was the cards & not the slot or electronics?!?!) & we had to wait 2 weeks to get new ones from France (they don't make or store them in the UK). The car wasn't drivable for the entire time and the utterly appalling service we received from Renault UK in refusing to provide a courtesy car meant we had to fork out £200 for a hire car.

    Before the car was 2 years old a problem with the electronics meant it kept cutting out when trying to start the engine. persisted on & off for a couple of weeks before we made the grave error of driving through a puddle on a rainy day (yes really) & after arriving home we came out of the house an hour or so later to find the car appeared to be possessed. the radio was blaring, the lights were on, the windscreen wipers were going ten to the dozen & the car was locking & unlocking itself around 150 times a minute. This continued until the battery died completely as we could not start, stop or change anything. Car was recovered to dealer - they sent it back - having kept it for two days (again no courtesy car) with the stunning diagnosis of - - - NOTHING WRONG!!!. Finally turbo blew 6 mnths ago - cant wait to dump this heap of junk.

  • 1.6 16v Dynamique 5dr

    martin kirk , manchester . Date: 15/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      43

    My car

    I feel for all you people who own a scenic or grand scenic and are having problems with them. I wanted to write this review as my friend has a 1.6 100bhp dynamique and he's so happy with it. He has it on the motability scheme and I know if he has any trouble motability will sort it out, but he's had no problems at all with his scenic.

    I am being 100% truefull, MY FRIEND'S SCENIC IS 100% RELIABLE, with no issues what so ever.

    Anybody thinking of buying a scenic heres some advice. Wait for the all new scenic, look at the reliability of the all new megane,clio and laguna, their supurb.

    If you are weary of renaults RELIABILITY then consider

    a ford c-max or citroen c4 picasso for the scenic and a citroen c4 grand picasso or ford s-max for the grand scenic

    Look at the reviews for the citroen c4 picasso and ford c-max or s-max and see how they compare with the scenic

  • 1.4 16v Authentique 5dr

    Teresa Beach , w yorks . Date: 17/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is our third Renault our cliio was brill and the first scenic we kept until it nearly fell apart. This one starts beautifully first time, but God help you if you want to use it again until the engine is clap cold! and then takes a long time to get up to speed, but once there cruises well. Electrics are a bl@@*y nightmare. Renault have you over a barrel with the warranty servicing - you are damned if you do and damned if you don't. CD/Radio control stalk stopped working, then radio stopped working. Dashboard has blanked and dealer charged £85 for diagnosis. Quoted circa £600 for repairs!!!!! But! "This is not a known fault" HUH - they ought to check the internet - found this fault reported by the hundred - no exaggeration. No more Renaults no NEVER AGAIN!!!!!

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