A 1.6-litre 110bhp petrol engine is issued as standard, delivering up to 38.2mpg and producing CO2 emissions from 174g/km. For a greener solution, choose a model that is installed with a 1.7-litre 120bhp diesel unit, which returns as much as 57.7mpg and produces emissions as low as 126g/km. Offering optimum potency is a 1.3-litre 140bhp petrol engine, which enables the Scenic to proceed from 0-60mph in approximately 9.4 seconds.
A five-star Euro NCAP rating is always a good indication of a vehicle’s safety credentials. That’s certainly true of the Scenic, which is fitted with lots of passive protective features and driver aids as standard. Just as importantly, this people carrier’s body is constructed with reinforced steel that possesses sufficient elasticity and multiple crumple zones. The vehicle’s structural integrity, therefore, stands every chance of being maintained in the event of a collision.
Entry-level Play trims come with a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which offers pin-sharp graphics that help to minimise eye strain. It also features an intuitive, easy-to-navigate user interface.