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2009-03-03 15:09

Renault has taken the wraps of its new Scenic range at the Geneva Motor Show. With the launch of the latest Scenic Renault is poised to again set the trend in the compact MPV segment.

Like before the range will consist of the Grand Scénic (five and seven seats) and the shorter Scenic (five seats).

The Scenic features bold new styling, as crusaded by Renault’s new Megane lin-up, and a fresh interior. Furthermore the French carmaker says that the new Scenic boasts even more space than before for passengers and luggage.

For example Renault claims that the Grand Scenic offers “segment-best” stowage capacity, with up to 92 litres throughout the cabin, thanks to four underfloor compartments, up to four under-seat drawers, six map pockets, an 11-litre glovebox and nine litres of stowage in the sliding centre console.

Boot space is up 10% from before too.

Carrying capacity can be further extended by removing the second row seats altogether.

Boot space of the seven-seat Grand Scénic can be increased by folding the third row of seats into the floor.

The Scenic shares its underpinnings and engineering with the Megane and comes with six petrol engines, a range of 1.6 and 2.0-litre units with varying power outputs. There are seven diesel engines too - three of which emit less than 140g of C02/km.

In typical Renault tradition safety is a high priority and with an impressive standard safety kit the Scenic is destined to score top marks in EuroNCAP. 

The five-seater Scenic - gallery



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