Used Renault Scenic MPV 1997 - 2003 review

Category: MPV

Section: Our recommendations

Renault Scenic MPV (97 - 03)
  • Renault Scenic MPV (97 - 03)
  • Renault Scenic MPV (97 - 03)

Our recommendations

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.