Renault Scenic for Sale in Nigeria
The Renault Scenic is a compact multi – purpose vehicle manufactured by French automobile manufacturer, Renault. In 1997, the Renault Scenic was awarded the “European car of the year” when it was released in 1996, and has so far seen three generations of production. The Renault Scenic is stylish, and has the capacity to seat a total of five passengers, but also comes in a Touring model, which can seat an upwards of seven passengers. The Renault Scenic is a favourite amongst many vehicle drivers because it is first a fun car to drive, and most importantly a cargo carrying and passenger carrying vehicle. Although it is an European car, a good number of the Renault Scenic could be found in the African continent, and Nigeria plays host to a reasonable amount of them. In Nigeria, the most convenient way to find a reasonably priced Renault Scenic which is available locally is to use Nigeria’s premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi. You can easliy find generous listings of Renault Scenics for sale by automobile dealers across Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Renault Scenic
Performance and Specifications of Renault Scenic
The Renault Scenic is available in both diesel engines and petrol engines. The diesel engines include a 1.5 dCi extreme which produces 86bhp, a 1.9dCi delivering 130bhp and a 2.0dCi with an output range of 150 bhp – 160bhp. Petrol engines include a 1.6 litre with 110 bhp, a turbocharged 1.4 litre which delivers 130bhp and a 2.0 litre engine with 143 bhp. Between the diesel and petrol engines, the Renault Scenic is able to accelerate from 0 – 100 between a range of 9.1 seconds – 12.3 seconds.
How is the design of Renault Scenic
The Renault Scenic has seen some transformations with regards to its exterior body styling. Initially having a bulky body, the Renault Scenic has seen some changes which now make it a lot smaller and streamlined. Although exterior design might look small, the interior of the Renault Scenic is quite large. The 2013 Renault Scenic saw updates in its grille, making it resemble that of the Renault Clio. There is also an XOMD version which resembles a very rugged SUV. Interior design and styling varies with each trim level and body design. Offering two body types, an MPV and a Touring, the Renault Scenic offers seating for an upwards of five passengers, including the driver. The seats of the Renault Scenic can also be collapsed to provide an ample amount of cargo space to transport quite a number of goods. Accessories present in the Renault Scenic across the years and with trim levels include; a stereo system with Bluetooth connectivity and AUX/USB points, all-round airbags, and keyless entry and start. Leather or Faux cloth upholstery is present in different versions of the Renault Scenic.
What are the standout features of the Renault Scenic?
While riding the Renault Scenic one might think it is a large sports car, as it rides almost as good as one. With its sports like performance, it is also a very practical car. Not with the most impressive storage capacity, it is still able to hold as much as 1,837 litres of cargo. The Renault Scenic was built, having practicality in mind with its upright body styling
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Renault Scenic in Nigeria
Automobile dealers all around the country make the Renault Scenic available to Nigerians. These dealers specialise in the sales of foreign used Renault Scenic, which are also known as Tokunbo. These Tokunbo Renault Scenics were used in foreign countries, especially European countries, and are then sold off at cheaper prices. The shipping an clearing of these vehicles make them a little more expensive than the ones which are used here locally. These are known as Nigerian used Renault Scenics. These Nigerian used Renault Scenics are equally good to use, but are not in as good road useable states as the foreign used ones. Automobile mechanics help in identifying which of these vehicles operate properly.
The Best Renault Scenic year to Buy
With almost two decades in the market, and three generations of production, the Renault Scenic is yet to disappoint its users. Identified earlier, when it was released in 1996, it was awarded Europe’s car of the year. With this known, the people at Renault improve on the Renault Scenic as each year goes by. With annual improvements, it would please our readers to know that the 2015 Renault Scenic is currently the best one to buy. Important notice is that there were a few recalls of the 2009 Renault Scenic due to hand break and dashboard issues. The 2002 Renault Scenic and 2005 Renault Scenic year models are referred to as older models but still quite popular in Nigeria.
Renault Scenic Price in Nigeria
A brand new Renault Scenic in the Nigerian automobile market would cost a buyer about N9,000,000. For an efficient vehicle such as the Renault Scenic, that is actually a really good price. If you find yourself not in need of a brand new one, you can purchase the foreign and Nigerian used variants, which always come cheaper, and in some cases are almost as good as the brand new ones. Find below an estimated price range of pre – owned Renault Scenic available in the Nigerian automobile market, based on factors such as; landing cost, engine capacity, mileage reading and general state of the vehicle.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Renault Scenic for sale in Nigeria
- 2009 Renault Scenic – Date Renault Scenic: N1,600,000 – N5,000,000
- 2003 Renault Scenic – 2008 Renault Scenic: N1,000,000 – N3,000,000
- 1996 Renault Scenic – 2003 Renault Scenic: N400,000 – N1,500,000
Overall impression of Renault Scenic
The Renault Scenic is an impressive five-seater MPV/Seven Seater Tourer which delivers strong quality and a decent drive. It appeals to a variety of users with different power trains and body types, which makes it one of the best vehicles out there. Facing competition from vehicles such as the Ford C – Max the Renault brings to the table a cheaper and yet properly designed vehicle which appeals to customer preference. The Renault Scenic looks quite different from other MPVs in its line, and is definitely one which buyers if an MPV should give a test drive if in the market for a new or previously owned one.