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Hi everyone

Im thinking of buying a RX4 1.9 diesel 2002 plate and want to know what to look out for, the car has 90000 miles on the clock, what is fuel consumption like and spare prices etc etc.

If anyone can help i would appreciate it
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Re: information

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Theres a lot of helpful advice here....(click on the link below)....

Renault Scenic - RX4 Buying Advice

And also more information on the MPG members are getting here.....

Renault Scenic - RX4 Fuel Consumption

As you'll probably read,prop-shafts are the main concern although there are now specialists that can repair them.At one stage the only option was a new replacement from Renault to the tune of 900.....The first thing you should look for on any RX4 is to make sure the prop is still there,many have had them removed and are only 2 wheel drive.......

I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
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I've also heard that the O.E. Michelin tyres can either be quite hard to source, or expensive to replace.

If you are fine with changing brands, then you can shop around, and its less of an issue.



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TBH tho I found that paying the extra for the Michelin to be well worth it. I swapped mine for another reputable brand and it transformed the car....for the worse, and they didn't last anywhere near as long....

As said above the propshaft is the cars week point...listen for a noise between the rear seats at 50 mph and above

have to admit I really liked my RX4, served me well for 6 years


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