A brief history of the Renault Scenic
Renault Scenic I Phase I 1997 - 1999
Introduced in May 1997 with 3 model trim options RN, RT & RXE with a choice of 4 engine options 1.6, 2.0 petrol and a Diesel 1.9 DTI 95bhp indirect injection upgraded in February 1998 to a 100bhp direct injection engine
ABS became standard fit across the range in May 1998
Service intervals were 12 months/12000 miles warranty 12months/12000miles
Renault Scenic I Phase II 1999 - 2003
August 1999 the facelift model was introduced which new styling most noticeably the double optic headlamps
A new range of multi valve petrol engines were introduced with a 95bhp 1400cc 16v engine, 1600 16v 110bhp, 1.8 16v 120bhp, 2.0 16v DOHC 140bhp.
A 4x4 version was introduced in January 2000 the RX4 production ceased in December 2002
April 2000 the Diesel
direct injection engines giving 105bhp and were adopted across the range
October 2000 service intervals were increased to 24months/1800miles Warranty cover increased to 36 months/60000 miles.
2001 Diesel engines across the range with 80bhp DTI and the 105bhp DCI
Renault Scenic II Phase I 2003 - 2006
The all new Scenic II was introduced with the new
(Variable Valve timing) petrol engines and 2 dCi diesel engines
Petrol engines - 1.4 16v 98bhp, 1.6 16v 115bhp, 2.0 16v 136bhp.
Diesel engines - 1.5dCi 80bhp later upgraded to 100bhp in 2004, 1.9dCi 120bhp
2.0 petrol and 1.9dCi were fitted with the 6sp gearbox
The sequential shift proactive automatic gearbox was also available.
February 2004 the 7 seated Grand Scenic was introduced to the line up
Renault Scenic II Phase II 2006 - 2009
A face lifted version of the Scenic II was introduced late 2006 with some styling/trim changes. Improved NVH ( Noise Vibration Harshness ) levels updated electrics.
The 6sp gearbox was standard fit on all petrol engines .
May 2009 Renault introduce the Scenic III in Grand Scenic form followed by the Scenic III 5 seater model in July.
Trim levels Expression, Dynamique, Privelige
1.4 TCe 130, 1.5 dCi 106, 1.6
, 1.9 dCi 130, 2.0 140 CVT, 2.0
, 2.0 dCi 150 Auto
, 2.0 dCi 160
, 2.0 140 CVT,1.4 TCe 130 .