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4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Renault Scenic (03-09) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £13,620 - £22,895
Used price £310 - £1,685
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £155 - £340
Insurance group 6 - 23 How much is it to insure?


Neat looks, spacious and comfortable cabin, good diesel engines, practical interior


Rear seats do not fold completely flat, some low rent interior plastics, lacklustre petrols

Renault Scenic rivals

3.5 out of 5 3.5

Written by David Ross on

The Renault Scenic is a people carrier that manages to blend style and practicality together in one neat package. It's clever interior is its biggest asset and makes it an ideal family choice. There's generous room for passengers in the back, plenty of useful cubbyholes dotted around and some excellent safety features like Sleep Safe headrests which support the necks of youngsters.

It's a shame then that the rear seats do not fold flat like newer alternatives (such as the Citroen C4 Picasso). A Conquest version is available which boasts off road-inspired body cladding and increased ground clearance, but if you need more space then the Grand Scenic, which is larger and has seven seats, could be the answer.

Renault Scenic rivals

3.5 out of 5 3.5