Should I buy this car?? Renault Grand Scenic 2 1.6 16V MONACO - Page 3 - Renault Forums :: Independent Renault forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 28th September 2012
Inveterate Bodger
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 786
Nominated 0 Times in 3 Posts
Nominated TOTW/F/M Award(s): 1
Thanks: 48
Thanked 45 Times in 43 Posts
Re: Should I buy this car?? Renault Grand Scenic 2 1.6 16V MONACO

Originally Posted by YOY View Post
The Duster has clearly had an impact in the sub continent. Reviews from motoring journalists here seem to praise it too, for the price, but it is a drab, plasticky looking beast.
I dunno, I had a poke around an optioned-up one in the stealership when I was in picking up my relays, and despite remaining committed to the cause of bangernomics I came away quite impressed with what thirteen grand could get you in 2012. It's a fair old slab of metal, lots of space, good seating position, you can actually get your legs under the wheel AND see all the warning lights, DCi with a six speed box (though still only 2WD), leather and fake walnut, decent though not decadent amount of toys (put it this way: every nice upgrade I went looking for, I found, but didn't run across any unexpected or surprising extras)... It was a fairly nice, if unpretentious place to sit.

Though it does look like you have to settle for it being left hand drive!

Something like (eight or?) nine grand for the base model, which is probably a lot more spartan, but if what you're after is a crossover style family transporter and don't mind not having a helium-cooled alcantara tin opener in the centre console it'd likely cover all the actual essentials.

(Maybe I'm weird but I tend not to spend a lot of time staring at the inside of my car other than regular glances at the instruments and an occasional check of the radio/clock display. The subtle design intricacies of the gearknob (of which there actually were a decent amount in the Duster) don't make much difference to me so long as it's comfortable in the hand and has an easily read shift pattern decal for any hard-of-thinking person who may borrow the vehicle. )
Currently in tahrey's garage:
Honda CG125, Scott Voltage MX5, dirt, lots of random bottles and tools, porktastic Clio III DCi, dodgy shelves...
tahrey is offline  
Sponsored Links

16v , buy , car , grand , monaco , renault , scenic

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Renault Forums :: Independent Renault forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome