New Scenic On Sale From 1st August | Part Four

Intending to match its stablemates with a top 5-star EuroNCAP crash test rating, New Scénic offers the largest standard safety equipment range in the sector including:

Driver and front passenger adaptive airbags including front passenger airbag deactivation, front lateral airbags, side curtain airbags, three point seatbelts on all five seats, seatbelt pretensioners on front and outer rear seats, three-point ISOFIX child seat anchorages on front passenger seat and outer rear seats, and ABS Anti-lock braking system with EBD electronic brake distribution and emergency brake assist.

Security is also prioritised across the range with deadlocking, Thatcham approved engine immobiliser and RAID Renault Anti-Intruder Device as standard. A Thatcham approved Category 1 alarm is fitted as standard to the majority of the New Scénic range – a feature that is only available at the top of the range, or as an option, on rivals.

In addition Scénic’s renowned versatility remains a benchmark thanks to the following standard features: reclining and removable rear seats, centring of outer two rear seats when middle seat is extracted, front and rear underfloor storage plus storage trays under front seats, rear airplane-style flip-up tables, removable and adjustable rear parcel shelf, and two accessory power points.

New Scénic is available in four trim levels– Authentique, Expression, Dynamique and Privilège – offering a wide choice of standard equipment, engines, trims and colours to suit every pocket, while each variant offers a choice of option pack and individual options.

Authentique is the entry-level model in the New Scénic range and is available with two petrol engines – 98bhp 1.4 16V and 115bhp 1.6 16V VVT – and one diesel unit – 80bhp 1.5dCi common rail diesel. All these models are fitted with a five-speed manual transmission. Each of these models is also available with manual air conditioning for £500 extra.

In addition to the core features as mentioned above, Authentique offers the following standard equipment on New Scénic:

Electric front windows with driver’s side one-touch operation, electric, heated door mirrors, time delay courtesy lights, 60 Watt Radio Cassette with six speakers and fingertip remote control, ‘Slate’ grey cloth upholstery, body coloured bumpers, smart rear wiper, and outside temperature gauge (dCi only).

continues... | Part Five
Published 20 July 2003 Melanie Carter

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