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Renault Scala Diesel RxZ

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Scala Diesel RxZ Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    21.64 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1461 cc
  • BHP
    84.8
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Service Cost
    Rs.5,211/yr
  • Boot Space
    490-litres

Scala Diesel RxZ Review

The transnational French car maker, Renault S.A has been selling cars in the Indian car market place ever since a few years now. Renault India has been doing quite well in the country’s automobile market and has some wonderful and reliable cars in their fleet. One such newly launched premium sedan from their stable is the 2012 R enault Scala Diesel RxZ , which is one of the top variants from their remarkable fleet of cars. Renault India is in alliance with Nissan India in the country and they share the same manufacturing facility as well. This manufacturing unit is based off Oragadam, which is located near the southern metropolitan city of Chennai. There are quite a few similarities in Renault Scala Diesel Sedan and Nissan Sunny as both these cars are being developed and made at the same factory. Renault Scala has been equipped with a power packed 1.5 litre petrol drive train , which generates a good amount of power and torque that is suitable for the Indian traffic conditions. This powerful drive train has been skillfully mated with a smooth and efficient five speed manual transmission gear box. This engine is quite fuel efficient as well and generates a healthy mileage, which is very important for the Indian populace. Renault India has bestowed this sedan with quite a number of striking safety and comfort features, which will certainly entice the buyers. Some of these brilliant features that are incorporated in the Renault Scala Petrol are rear AC vents for added comfort to the back seat passengers, a powerful and advanced music system with speakers and a few input options to enhance the in-cabin entertainment, multi functional steering wheel with mounted button controls to augment the drivers comfort. Apart from these comfort features, Renault India has also incorporated some very crucial safety features as well in this sedan to make it better for the Indian conditions. The company is said to be offering a 2 plus 2 year or 80,000 kilometers warranty along with their Renault Complete Care package to keep the after sales service and maintenance costs on the lower side. Overall, this Renault Scala Diesel RxZ is one of the best sedans in its segment and will be a tough competition to all its other competitors such as Skoda Rapid, Nissan Sunny, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento and also Honda City. This premium sedan is being offered in a couple of petrol as well as two diesel variants and this Renault Scala Diesel RxZ is the top end version in the diesel lineup.

Exteriors

Taken as a whole, the exteriors of this premium sedan, Renault Scala Diesel RxZ has a very aerodynamic design. The front facade of this premium sedan gets a trimly styled chrome finish radiator grille, which is hexagonal is shape and also a central air dam below it. The front looks aggressive with a large emblem of the company embedded in the center along with some chrome treatment as well, which makes this sedan look polished. The head light cluster has elongated smoked styled head lamps that has a swept back look and have been fitted with high intensity double barreled lamps, which are surrounded by chrome and throw out radiant beams of light for enhanced visibility to the driver. The body colored dual tone front bumperhas been equipped with a pair of round shaped bright fog lamps, which further augments the vision of the driver in bad weather. The side profile is sleek and lustrous with chrome finished door handles and body colored outside rear view mirrors, which have been integrated with side turn blinkers. The pronounced wheel arches have been fitted with a classy set of 15 inch light alloy wheels of size 185/65 R15 , which have sturdy tubeless tyres with a strong road grip. The rear end gets a sleek and curvy boot lid with a chrome trunk garnish with “SCALA” embossed on it, which adds to the urbane look of this premium sedan. This boot lid also makes this, Renault Scala Diesel RxZ look wider and very spacious from the rear end. The tail lamp cluster is bright and clear with side turn indicator and reversing lights integrated in it. Overall, the Renault Scala Diesel RxZ has a very conspicuous and extraordinary design that will certainly be well liked by the Indian car enthusiasts.

On the whole, this premium Scala petrol sedan is quite spacious and has ample leg room along with head and shoulder space. The total length of this sedan is about 4425mm along with an overall width of 1695mm, which includes the external wing mirrors. The total height of the Renault Scala is around 1505mm and it also has a roomy wheel base of 2600mm, which can easily accommodate five passengers inside it. The minimum ground clearance of this wonderful sedan is about 161mm and it has a huge boot space of 490 litres along with a centrally mounted fuel tank of 41 litres . The total kerb weight of this petrol sedan is in the range of 1080 kgs to 1085 kgs, while the minimum turning radius of this luxuriant sedan is just 5.3 meters.

Interiors

The interiors of this amazing sedan are extremely spacious with lots of room, which gives a very pleasurable driving comfort to all the passengers. The seats are plush with lavish and very comfortable cushioning and are covered with premium and high quality leather upholstery. The rear seat legroom is matchless and very comforting with a rear center arm rest to further augment the comfort. The interiors are done up very tastefully with an interior color harmony of dark grey, which gives the insides a very refined look. The internal surfaces are done up very neatly with good quality plastics, while the door trim finish is done up in fabric and the internal door handles are finished in chrome as well to add to the beauty of this Scala Diesel Sedan. The steering wheel as well as the gear shift lever and the hand brake are covered with high quality leather. The steering column is adjustable, while the internal day and night rear view mirror saves the driver from the high beams of heavy vehicles in the night. There is a multi information display, which displays quite a few things such as distance to empty, average consumption of fuel, tripmeter, instant consumption, external temperature and several other notifications and warning lamps as well, which give instant and latest information to the driver. There is quite a number of storage spaces as well like a large glove box, bottle holders in the front doors as well as the in between the front seats, a couple of cup holders on the rear center arm rest and so on, which further adds to the comfort level of the passengers. The sun visor’s of both the driver as well as the front side passenger gets a mirror with a flap as well. Apart from all these, there is a reading lamp along with a cabin as well as a trunk compartment lamp to help the passengers in the dark. This 2012 Renault Scala also has a digital clock as well as a 12V power outlet for charging phones or other accessories while travelling.

Engine and performance

This magnificent premium sedan, Renault Scala Diesel RxZ is housed with a power packed 1.5 L, 4 cylinders, K9K diesel power train, which has the capacity to displace 1461cc . This drive train can generate a peak power output of 84.28 Bhp at 3750 Rpm along with a maximum torque yield of 200 Nm at 2000 Rpm. This engine is mated with a smooth five speed manual gear box transmission and the company claims that this fuel efficient engine can generate a healthy mileage of close to 21 kmpl , when driven under standard driving conditions. The company has also fitted this top end variant with a start/stop button ignition, which will further enhance the fuel efficiency and give a better mileage.

Braking and Handling

This premium sedan, Renault Scala Petrol has an efficient braking and suspension mechanism, while the front wheels get disc based brakes, the rear wheels get a drum based braking system . Apart from these efficient braking mechanisms, Renault Scala also gets an advanced antilock braking system with electronic brake force distribution and an emergency brake assist for further enhancing the brakes on any topography. The suspension system is one of the most important and vital feature of any automobile as it takes care of any sudden jerks and bumps to the passengers and ensures a smooth and effortless drive. The front axle of this long and majestic sedan, Renault Scala has been fitted with a McPherson Strut type of suspension , while the rear axle gets a torsion bar, which helps in keeping this massive sedan very stable and well balanced.

Safety Features

Renault India has bestowed this top end variant, Renault Scala Diesel RxZ with some of the most highly developed and top of the line safety features. Their list includes dual front air bags for the driver and the front side passenger, ABS with EBD and emergency brake assist, speed sensing automatic door locks, an engine immobilizer along with a anti theft device that has an alarm as well, it has head restraints for all the seats that are adjustable, rear wind screen with a defogger that has a timer, whereas the driver side power window gets a one touch up and down function to add to the safety. All these along with many more such crucial features, which makes this sedan, one of the safest vehicles in the Indian car market.

Comfort Features

This latest entrant 2012 Renault Scala has been fitted with some of the most thrilling and practical comfort features, which will definitely tempt the buyers. To begin with, this sedan has a engine start/ stop button ignition with an illuminated button, a multi functional smart key that adds to the comfort, the advanced ‘Follow Me Home’ head lamps for added convenience, electrically foldable as well as internally power adjustable external rear view mirrors, a tilt adjustable electric power steering wheel that is very smooth and responsive and is also incorporated with mounted audio controls for added convenience for the driver, a powerful and very efficient air conditioning unit, which has an automatic climate control along with air quality control to keep the internal cabin fresh and rear comfort AC blowers for added comfort to the back seat passengers. The sophisticated music system with four speakers is quite good and has a Radio FM, CD player and also an Aux-in port . This premium sedan also has a manually adjustable driver’s seat, a clutch foot rest for resting the drivers foot during longer journeys , all four power windows, a rear defogger with timer, rear central arm rest with cup holders, a brilliant MID (multi information display) that has a number of notification lamps and other notifications along with a tachometer, a door open warning notification, a head lamp ‘ON’ reminder buzzer, key left reminder, external temperature display, a programmed service due reminder along with adjustable illumination on Meter, remotely operated boot lid, fuel cap as well as bonnet opener and many more such exciting and convenient utility functions, which will enhance the comfort level of this sedan.

Pros

Stunning exteriors along with loaded interior features, a powerful engine with a good pickup and acceleration.

Cons

Engine noise can be reduced, price can be more competitive and mileage can be improved as well.

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Specifications

ARAI Mileage21.64 kmpl
City Mileage18.5 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine(cc)1461
Max Power84.8bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque200Nm@2000rpm
Seating5
Engine Description1.5-litre 84.8bhp 16V dCi Diesel Engine
TransmissionTypeManual
Cargo Volume490-litres
Finance Quotes
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Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Features

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Engine & Transmission

Engine TypedCi Diesel Engine
Engine Description1.5-litre 84.8bhp 16V dCi Diesel Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1461
No. of cylinder4
Maximum Power84.8bhp@3750rpm
Maximum Torque200Nm@2000rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemDirect Injection
Bore x StrokeNo
Compression RatioNo
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
OverdriveNo
SynchronizersNo
Clutch TypeNo

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Performance & Fuel

Top Speed160 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)16 Seconds
ARAI Mileage (kmpl)21.64
Fuel TypeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)41

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Suspension System, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Shock Absorbers TypeNo
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (wheel base)5.3 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Dimensions & Capacity

Length4425mm
Width1695mm
Height1505mm
Ground Clearance Unladen161mm
Wheel Base2600mm
Front Tread1480mm
Rear Tread1485mm
Kerb Weight1080kg
Cargo Volume490-litres
Tyre Size185/65 R15
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size15 Inch
Seating Capacity5
No of Doors4

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearYes
One Touch Operating Power WindowsNo
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Air Quality ControlYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletYes
Trunk LightYes
Vanity MirrorYes
Rear Reading LampYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearYes
Rear A/C VentsYes
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Massage SeatsNo
Memory Functions For SeatNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Autonomous ParkingNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart EntryYes
Engine Start/Stop ButtonYes
Drive ModesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderFront & Rear Door
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
USB ChargerNo
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
Central Console ArmrestNo
Tailgate AjarNo
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Rear CurtainNo
Luggage Hook & NetNo
Battery SaverNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Interior Features

Air ConditionerYes
HeaterYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnYes
TachometerYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterYes
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
LightingNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYes
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatYes
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Ventilated SeatsNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYes
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerYes
Wheel CoversNo
Alloy WheelsYes
Power AntennaYes
Tinted GlassYes
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible TopNo
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYes
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleYes
Chrome GarnishYes
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Lighting'sNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesYes

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemYes
EBDYes
Parking SensorsNo
Central LockingYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistYes
Power Door LocksYes
Child Safety LocksYes
Anti-Theft AlarmYes
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Knee AirbagsNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorYes
Head-Up DisplayNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningYes
Pretensioners & Force Limiter SeatbeltNo
Door Ajar WarningYes
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsNo
KeyLess EntryYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Hill AssistNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorYes
Blind Spot MonitorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety FeaturesNo
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
Rear CameraNo
360 View CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceYes

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerYes
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
RadioYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontYes
Speakers RearYes
Integrated 2DIN AudioYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYes
USB & Auxiliary inputYes
Touch ScreenNo
Internal StorageNo
No of SpeakersNo
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
ConnectivityNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Details

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Transmission5 Speed Manual
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ ExteriorSmoked Style Headlamps /n Dual Tone Front & Rear Bumpers /n Body Colour Door Mirrors /n Chrome Plated Outside Door Handles /n Front & Rear Door Sash Blackout /n Chrome Window Base Lining /n
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ SteeringElectric Power Steering
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ TyresTubeless
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Engine1.5-litre K9K Diesel Engine
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Comfort & ConvenienceMulti Functional Smart Key /n Auto Folding ORVMs /n Rear Comfort Blowers /n Clutch Foot Rest /n On Board Trip Computer With Multi Information Display Estimated Range With Remaining Fuel /n Average Speed & Service Reminder /n Adjustable Illumination On Meter Cluster /n Variable Intermittent Front Wiper /n
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ FuelDiesel
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Brake SystemABS + EBD with Emergency Brake Assist
Renault Scala Diesel RxZ SafteySpeed Sensing Auto Door Locks /n Head Restraints Front & Rear Adjustable /n Head Restraints Front & Rear Adjustable /n Headlight On Reminder Buzzer /n Key Left Reminder /n Anti Pinch Power Window on Driver Side /n

Renault Scala Diesel RxZ Colours

Renault Scala is available in 5 different colours - Pearl White, Metallic Blue, Mettalic Silver, Solid Black, Metallic Red.

  • Pearl White
    Pearl White
  • Metallic Red
    Metallic Red
  • Mettalic Silver
    Mettalic Silver
  • Solid Black
    Solid Black
  • Metallic Blue
    Metallic Blue

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    21.64 KMPL1461 CCManual
    Key Features
    • ABS With EBD And Brake Assist
    • A/C With Air Quality Control
    • Driver Airbag
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    Rs.8,99,067*EMI: Rs.
    21.64 KMPL1461 CCManual
    Pay 41,271 more to get
    • Multifunction Steering Wheel
    • Front Dual Airbags
    • Sporty Alloy Wheels
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    Rs.9,39,365*EMI: Rs.
    21.64 KMPL1461 CCManual
    Pay 40,298 more to get
    • Illuminated Push Button Start
    • Multi-Functional Smart Key
    • Premium Leather Upholstery
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    Pay 401 more to get
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      Pay 89,700 more to get
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        • Driver Airbag
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        Pay 50,043 more to get
        • Multifunction Steering Wheel
        • Sporty Alloy Wheels
        • Front Dual Airbags
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        Pay 61,688 more to get
        • Scala RxL ATCurrently Viewing
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          17.97 KMPL1498 CCAutomatic
          Pay 85,680 more to get
          • X-Tronic Automatic Transmission
          • Sporty Alloy Wheels
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        • Scala RxL CVT TravelogueCurrently Viewing
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          Pay 29,020 more to get
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            17.97 KMPL1498 CCAutomatic
            Pay 64,187 more to get
            • Illuminated Push Button Start
            • Multi-Functional Smart Key
            • X-Tronic Automatic Transmission
          • Scala RxZ CVT TravelogueCurrently Viewing
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