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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

The Scenic scored a maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating (the best result in its class at the time of launch) and the Grand Scenic qualifies for the same rating,. It features plenty of safety kit including adaptive front airbags, front side thorax airbags built into the seats, and curtain airbags to protect both front and outer rear seat passengers. Three-point Isofix child seat anchorage points are provided on the outer rear seats (second row seats in Grand Scenic) and (rear-facing) on the front passenger seat.

A Sleep Safe headrest, designed to protect the head and neck of six to 10-year-old children in the event of impact, is also available as a factory-fit option on all models. First introduced on Espace, these help to keep youngsters upright and in their seatbelt should they fall asleep and also cushion the head in a side impact.

Even with the third row of seats in place on seven seat models (they fold into the floor when not needed), there is still enough bootspace for a weekly food shop for a family of four. In five-seat configuration the boot is massive and the middle row slides for extra boot or leg space - in addition, Renault has made the most of storage space wherever possible.

This includes underfloor storage bins (large enough to take a pair of shoes) in each of the front and second-row footwells, and on some models, a large sliding storage box between the front seats and fold-out picnic trays in the back. Five seat models get extra underfloor storage space in the boot.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Renault Grand Scenic (04-09).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steel wheels
  • Traction control

Authenthique equipment

Authenthique standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
Authenthique optional equipment
  • Air conditioning

Authentique equipment

Authentique standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
Authentique optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat

Dynamique equipment

Dynamique standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
Dynamique optional equipment
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Traction control

Dynamique S equipment

Dynamique S standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
Dynamique S optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Traction control

Expression equipment

Expression standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steel wheels
Expression optional equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Space saver spare wheel

Extreme equipment

Extreme standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Steel wheels
Extreme optional equipment
  • Space saver spare wheel

Freeway equipment

Freeway standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
Freeway optional equipment
  • Air conditioning

maxim equipment

maxim standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
maxim optional equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Traction control

Oasis equipment

Oasis standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steel wheels
Oasis optional equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Space saver spare wheel

Privilege equipment

Privilege standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Rear electric windows
Privilege optional equipment
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Traction control

Rush equipment

Rush standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Steel wheels
Rush optional equipment
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat

Team equipment

Team standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Rear electric windows
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steel wheels
Team optional equipment
None available

Euro NCAP Rating

The Renault Grand Scenic (04-09) was tested by Euro NCAP in and received the following safety ratings:

  • Adult Occupant - 5 stars
  • Child Occupant - 3 stars
  • Pedestrian - 2 stars

Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe. The safety ratings are determined from a series of vehicle tests, designed and carried out by Euro NCAP. These tests represent, in a simplified way, important real life accident scenarios that could result in injured or killed car occupants or other road users.