Fleet News

Facelift aims to keep Scenic ahead of rivals

RENAULT is trying to keep one step ahead of growing competition for its Scenic mini-MPV with the launch of a heavily facelifted version next month. Overall, there is a slight rise in prices, but enhanced specification means buyers get better value for money, the manufacturer claims.

Only the 1.9-litre Tdi engine is carried over, while the rest of the engine range is new to Scenic, with a 1.4-litre 95bhp 16v, a 1.6-litre 16v and a 2.0-litre 140bhp 16v added to the range. Prices range from £13,100 for the 1.4 16v to £18,300 Monaco 2.0-litre 16v automatic, although a full list has yet to be released.

Manual and four-speed automatic transmission options will be available from 1.6 models upwards. Outside, the main changes include a more rounded nose, large vertical lamp clusters and a simplified rear profile, with a split rear tailgate on top-of-the-range models.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment


No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee