In-depth Reviews

Renault Grand Scenic owner reviews

“If you’re after a practical, spacious and cheap-to-run family car, then the very stylish new Renault Grand Scenic is a top contender”

Carbuyer Rating

3.9 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.3 out of 5

100%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 1reviews
  • 2reviews

Common Problems

  • Suspension (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.6 dynamique nav

Year of registration

2016

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

51.7
Review
All round lovely car, comfortable for all 7 passengers. Lots of extras on the car, £30 a year road tax, great on fuel. So far we are not disappointed at all! Our only disappointment so far is the size of the tiny glovebox
Reliability

5 out of 5

Only owned it a few months so I can't particularly comment, however up to now we aren't disappointed
Performance

5 out of 5

Lovely car, smooth drive, pulling power to overtake when needed
Running Cost

5 out of 5

It averages 51.7mpg on a mixture if motorway/town/ country driving

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5dci

Year of registration

2017

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
Jiggly ride on city road surfaces, sluggish autobox downshift in Eco mode for overtaking spurts, some rattles and mirror folding problems. Front anti-roll bar links gone at 7000 miles (common on Renaults) Computer is fiddly with poor menus (so same as all others). Economical, nice panoramic roof, heating and radio excellent, generally quiet and comfortable, handles OK. Roomy boot, but not especially spacious otherwise. (Again, same as rivals) Creeps and lurches a bit at low speed, difficult to place and park due to visibility. Looks great.
Reliability
So far some small problems. anti-roll bar links, throttle pot reset, mirrors not folding, some rattles, occasional noisy suspension.
Performance
Not bought for burn-outs, quiet and nippy when pushed, understeers too much when on a mission. Comfortable cruiser.
Running Cost
45mpg+ round town, but high speed cruising looks like nearer 40. Cheap tax.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.9 diesel

Year of registration

2014

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
Be aware that if you have a problem with the automatic gearbox, i.e. does not change smoothly or there's a warning light on . This is a fault that will cost a lot of money if the garage says needs a new wiring loom. The cost is £650 just for the loom then labour is £130 an hour. You may be better off putting in part exchange with them.

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