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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Renault Kangoo (09-12) review.

Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Renault Kangoo (99-08) - rated 3 out of 5
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PROS

Spacious inside, sliding rear doors, practical

CONS

Based on a van, uninspiring performance, dull to drive, basic interior

At a glance

New price £8,585 - £13,595
Used price £275 - £2,835
Fuel economy 31 - 53 mpg
Road tax cost £145 - £325
Insurance group 10 - 14 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Spacious inside, sliding rear doors, practical

CONS

Based on a van, uninspiring performance, dull to drive, basic interior

Renault Kangoo rivals

Simple, functional and spacious - the Renault Kangoo appeals to family buyers who are looking for straightforward practicality above anything else. Admittedly, the obvious van-like looks won't endear the Kangoo to everyone, but buyers looking for a value-for-money holdall will be smitten. It's perfect if you're self-employed too, taking on a huge load capacity at the fold of a seat and converting back just as easily to revert to a spacious family car.

The sliding rear doors and ample headroom are great for ease of access, and although the engines are less than rip-roaring, this is unlikely to be high on a people carrier buyer’s priority.

Renault Kangoo rivals