Renault Kangoo (1999-2012) owner reviews

"The Kangoo is a tough car that can cope with the rough and tumble of family life."

Carbuyer Rating

2.3 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.9 out of 5

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Reviews

Owner Reviews

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  • 3 out of 5
  • 2 out of 5
  • 1 out of 5
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Common Problems

  • Brakes, Suspension (1 case)
  • Electrics, Engine, Other (1 case)
  • Electrics (7 cases)
  • Engine (1 case)
  • Other (1 case)

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3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50
Tell us what you think about your car?
turbo broke
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Tell us what you think about your car?
I have never had a problem since I bought it.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Reliable, comfortable and a pleasure to drive my renault
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

L, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Basic model is just that but you get what you pay for. Reliable and relatively cheap to run. Maintainance fairly easy to do yourself.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

SE, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good, reliable, roomy
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

rxe, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Overall very pleased, not perfect, but reliable not having let me down over 9 years.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

36
Tell us what you think about your car?
served me very
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

36
Tell us what you think about your car?
I've had several enormous bills because of problems with the "computer". Problems with central locking and with the keys in the ignition
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

DCi, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel,

Year

2002

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

1 out of 5

Car Details

Model

standard, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
It's a danger on roundabouts when there is fast moving traffic, plus get a bit of weight in it and you have a deathtrap. The dealers are rubbish over two years ago i asked for a replacement key and the mothers still havn't got it. Plus the side door fell off whilst driving and they wouldn't admit it was their fault the funny thing was it was empty at the time. So nothing was on the door to cause it to drop off. I do not trust renault one bit and if i had my way i would burn down their facory and install skoda engineers.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

RXE 1.4 Auto with ABS, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Being a 'van' derivative the only improvement would be more comfortable seats. The problem was a new battery, which i fitted myself.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

2 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Authentique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Great ! Until it it went wrong. Then very expensive to fix for a bottom of the range car.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
It does all that i expected for the model
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2007

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Tell us what you think about your car?
Had it for 10 months with no problems, or any indication of future problems.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

?, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Excellent vehicle.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

sdi, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Brilliant
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Authentique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Most suitable car for my needs, which are, ease of getting in and out (handles in good positions and good height of seating) ease of fitting wheelchair in, auto gearbox, power steering and electrically adjustable door mirrors. Only 2 faults since new, alarm fault, rectified under warranty and gearbox hydraulic controller, replaced under warranty. Only other work needed has been wear and tear related, starter motor replaced, drive shaft gaiter needed refitting. I've been very pleased with this car and wouldn't hesitate having another.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2012

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good but gearchange is cable operated and not well adjusted.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

express, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very practical, economical, and good price
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

1 out of 5

Car Details

Model

NONE, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Cabit and rear boot lights has broken pastic mounts and lights don't funcion anymore. Atherwise good car.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very good, all wheel drive, all the snow and ice we have had in the uk no problem for this all wheel drive.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Expression, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Fantastic. Everyone should be made to own a kangoo for a month and then they would be converts. Get over your preconceptions that it is a van. It is superbly comfortable, great to drive, so much space. What a pity they (renault) updated it. The once feisty 1.5 dci 86bhp engine is hopeless in the new larger heavier version. Go buy a grand modus?
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Dynamique, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very practical with low running costs but a bit noisy on the motorway.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Helios, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2000

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Speedometer keeps going off
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

rxe, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
An extremely practical and overall very reliable car. The only real problem in nearly ten years of ownership has been a nagging starting fault caused by a faulty tdc sensor, immobiliser, keys and/or a small relay. Renault customer services and the local dealer proved to be helpful even out of warranty. The car has been a great family workhorse and it will be difficult to replace. Current petrol models are too expensive to run , so i'll have to find another make/model.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2000

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Fantastically versatile. Able to carry heavy loads with seats easy to pack away and put up. Great for family transport also. Would not be comfy for long journeys with passengers. Would certainly buy same again but with 4 wheel drive
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2004

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

54
Tell us what you think about your car?
Several springs have gone and repair/maintenance costs have been higher than expected.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year

2001

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

37
Tell us what you think about your car?
Have had electric probs
Would you recommend the car to a friend?
0

Car Details

Model

, , ,

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Renault kangoo
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Venture, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Although not the best handler in slippery conditions, i chose this van for picnicking, camping and very occasional load-carrying. With the addition of myremovable home-made (& upholstered) furniture, i even prefer it to a professionally converted camper-van due to its versatility. My sights had been set on a variety of vehicles in my kangoo's class and 'sl08 tln' came along at the right price for its condition. 'a very affordable, manageable vehicle to keep.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

trekka, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year

2003

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Ticks all the boxes, loads of space, 4 wheel drive, comfortable,economic, will run on bio/dino diesel mix very happily.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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