RENAULT SCENIC. Presented Monday at the Munich Motor Show, the New Renault Scenic, 5th of the name, definitively goes from family minivan to family minivan. SUV. Designed exclusively in electricity, with a range of 600 kilometers, it will cope with even more. strong competition in a segment that is still popular.
[Put to; day September 4 at 12:18] It's at the day before the opening to the public of the Munich Motor Show, which is being held this year from September 5 to 10, which Renault presented. this Monday the new generation, the fifth, of the Scénic. Born In 1996, the family minivan, one of the biggest successes of the diamond brand, made a sharp turn. 180 degrees to definitively transform into an SUV. As it had been announced long-standing, the New Sénic will be exclusively electric, like the Mégane E-Tech introduced to the market last year.
For the French manufacturer, the release of the electric Scénic E-Tech (its full name) is a further step towards the electrification of its range. But the new family SUV, designed "in a more sustainable way" and recyclable 95%, will have to defend its place in a hyper-competitive segment. Moreover, it is certainly no coincidence that only eight days separate the presentation of the Scénic E-Tech and that of the New Peugeot e-3008, which will be unveiled at e September 12.
Photos of the Renault Sénic E-Tech
What's new on the New Renault Sénic?
The size of the Scenic has changed. 6 centimeters longer (4m47) but lower – 1m57 compared to 1m65 for its predecessor – this fifth opus of the family minivan presented in in Concept-Car 32 years ago has changed; its proportions to become an SUV entirely part. Its width, which has only lost a small centimeter (1.86 m), still offers space for everyone. inside, a will stated at Renault to keep "a car at the same time. live".
The silhouette of this Renault Sénic E-Tech is more massive than the little brother born in in 2016. With its long horizontal hood, its sharp lines, its plastic protections on the fenders and on the bottom of the body, its large wheels mounted on 19 or 20 inch rims, and its handles With its flush fittings, the New Sénic gives off an impression of robustness and aerodynamics reinforced by the roof spoiler at the rear. the rear.
The front of the New Renault Scenic adopts the same light signature in the shape of a half-diamond as that recently discovered on the Rafale and the Clio V. The very fine optics sharpen its face while that the grille, formed by a multitude of small diamonds, blends into the bodywork.
There is no revolution in the world the rear of the vehicle. The brand's new diamond logo takes place in the center of the tailgate but is not backlit. as the concept car could have predicted. The two lights are positioned like two arrows on either side of the light. of the bodywork. Six body colors will adorn the Sénic E-Tech: Flame red, Nocturne blue, Star black, Brilliant Schist gray, Satin Schist gray and Pearl white. A two-tone livery will be available on certain finishes.
In the passenger compartment, everything has been improved. thought for the comfort of passengers. Stretched by 10 centimeters, to move to 2m78, the wheelbase of the vehicle offers rear passengers a very appreciable space than the panoramic glass roof, the surface of which can be opacified in segments as on the Rafale presented last spring, only accentuates despite the the reduction in the size of the windows moreover. If certain storage spaces have disappeared, those under the floor for example, and if the airplane-style shelves fixed behind the front seats are now optional, the SUV is now equipped with 39;a large central armrest the rear. The latter houses two USB ports and a removable support that can vertically accommodate a tablet or two smartphones. On the other hand, due to the reduction in the size and weight of the vehicle, the rear seat will no longer be sliding.
Always at; inside, the dashboard, identical to that of the that of the Mégane E-Tech, integrates two screens, 12.3 inches for the digital meter and 12 inches for the central panel dedicated to the vehicle. infotainment. The openR Link multimedia system is still in use and has been enriched with new applications. The large sliding central armrest, ideal for storage, has also been redesigned. preserved. Note that Renault did not use no leather, including on the steering wheel, and at least chrome for environmental reasons. Many of the materials used to decorate the passenger compartment come from recycling.
The engines of the New Renault Sénic?
As said above, this fifth opus of the Renault Scenic will be 100% electric. The SUV, developed like the Mégane E-Tech on the CMF-EV platform, will offer two engines developing a power of 170 and 220 horsepower. The first will be powered by a 60 kWh battery for a WLPT autonomy announced at 420 kilometers by the manufacturer, which would place this Sénic V in the average of vehicles in its segment. The second option, obviously more expensive, will allow, again according to Renault, to exceed 600 kilometers of autonomy (610 exactly), which would make it possible to reach Bordeaux from Paris without passing through a terminal. electric charging. This more powerful motor will be powered by by an 87 kWh battery.
When will the New Renault Sénic be released?
You'll have to wait a little longer before imagining yourself behind the wheel of the Sé ;nic fifth of the name. If the SUV has been presented At the beginning of September, taking advantage of the Munich Motor Show, its commercial launch is planned for spring 2024.
What will the price of the New Renault Scenic be?< /h2>
Today the price of the entry-level Mégane E-Tech with the 220 hp engine is 42,000 euros. It is therefore not risky. to affirm that the New Renault Scenic will cost more. Considering the prices charged by the competition, it would not be surprising to see the price of the entry-level model reach, or even exceed, 45,000 euros.