Which used Renault Scenic MPV should I buy?
A face-lift in July 1999 brought in a more distinctive and individual look for the Megane Scenic. It also ushered in front and side airbags as standard, so a face-lifted model is a better bet if you place safety high on your priority list.
At the same time, peppier new 1.4- and 1.6-litre petrol engines arrived and these make the Scenic far better to drive than the previous engines. However, we'd go for the 1.9 dCi turbodiesel for its strong mid-range shove and excellent fuel economy, even if it's not the most refined engine.
The mid-spec Expression has a good balance of useful equipment and comfort. It includes air-con, and later ones also came with a CD player.
One Scenic to avoid at all costs is the RX4 four-wheel-drive model. It's no use off-road, costs more to run and is not as reliable as other Scenics.
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