2016 Renault Scenic spy shot

2016 Renault Scenic spied testing in Netherlands

January 15, 2016

Renault is testing the fourth generation 2016 Renault Scenic across Europe, and two test mules have been spied in Netherlands. The new spyshots, like the previous pictures, don’t reveal much because of the heavy camouflage. But they do again confirm that the design and styling will be very close to what we saw in this speculative rendering.

2016 Renault Scenic test mules

Like the 2015 Renault Kadjar and the fourth generation 2016 Renault Megane, the fourth generation 2016 Renault Scenic will be based on the C/d version of the Renault-Nissan Alliance’ CMF platform. The spy shots, courtesy of Autovisie reader Jack Burremans, hint that the next-gen model will be bigger. The Dutch publication says that it will share many components with the Renault Kadjar, Renault Espace and the Nissan Qashqai.

2016 Renault Scenic spied

The 2016 Renault Scenic would be offered with a range of TCe petrol and dCi diesel engine options, with the petrol lineup including a small 1.2-litre turbocharged unit. Transmission choices are likely to be the 6-speed manual and 6-Speed dual clutch automatic (EDC).

The next-gen 2016 Renault Scenic is said to have its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March. It will have folding bench seats, not independent rear seats like now. Its three-row version, the 2017 Renault Grand Scenic, will reportedly be launched in Autumn 2016 in Europe.

[Source: Autovisie]

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  1. First compact MPV in Europe.

  2. The folding bench seats aren’t an exciting change but they do add necessary variability. If you like this sort of car, you’ll want the option of gaining some extra room in back.

  3. If you want something that has a longer history then this would probably be the best choice in an MPV.

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