UK pricing for the 2016 Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic ranges has been revealed, confirming that the regular Scenic will start at £21,445 while the larger Grand Scenic starts at £23,375.
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Both versions will go on sale in Britain on 1 December, with first deliveries due before the close of 2016.
Revealed earlier this year, the five-seat Scenic and the Grand Scenic, which comes in either five or seven-seat guise, ditch the conventional MPV images of their predecessors for more muscular crossover-derived styling. All models in the new Scenic ranges come with 20in wheels as standard.
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British buyers will be able to choose from four trim levels: Expression Dynamique Nav, Dynamique S Nav and Signature Nav. All cars will come with dual-zone climate control, automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, heated mirrors, a leather steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity and touchscreen infotainment.
Renault claims that the Scenic and Grand Scenic are also the only vehicles in their class with an active emergency braking system and pedestrian detection as standard. Models from Dynamique Nav trim and above offer five interior ambience modes and gain a sliding centre console for extra storage.
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They also get satellite navigation and Renault’s R-Link2 infotainment software. Models above this get a larger 8.7in touchscreen (instead of the regular 7.0in unit), a colour head-up display and an 11-speaker Bose sound system.
Top-spec Signature Nav cars add black leather seats and a Nappa leather steering wheel, a driver’s seat memory function and LED headlights. Available across the range are adaptive cruise control, blind spot and distance warning features, hands-free parking technology and 360deg parking sensors.
Buyers can spec optional safety packs to add further driver assist technology such as lane-keep assist, and additional luxury packs to add items such as a panoramic glass roof and electro-chrome rear view mirror. Two turbocharged 1.2 TCe petrol engines in 113bhp and 128bhp forms are available at launch, plus two 1.5 and one 1.6 dCi diesel engines, producing between 110bhp and 158bhp and offering as much as 72.4mpg.
A six-speed manual gearbox or EDC dual-clutch automatic gearboxes are available, with lower-output engines only getting the manual and the most potent diesel exclusively using the EDC ’box.
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From spring 2017, a hybrid assist model will join the range, using the 108bhp diesel engine mated to an electric motor with a 48V battery. The drivetrain, which is only available with the manual gearbox, is the most efficient on offer, with a claimed 92g/km of CO2 and 80.7mpg combined.