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Renault Scala RxL

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Scala RxL Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    16.95 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1498 cc
  • BHP
    97.6
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Service Cost
    Rs.5,508/yr
  • Boot Space
    490-litres
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Scala RxL Review

The transnational French car maker, Renault S.A has been doing business in the Indian car bazaar since a few years now. Renault India has been doing quite well in the country’s automobile market and has a few impressive vehicles in their fleet. One such brilliant premium sedan from their stable is the Renault Scala, which is their latest entrant in 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 the Renault Scala and the Nissan’s elegant sedan Sunny as both these cars are being developed and made at the same factory. Renault Scala Petrol RxL has been equipped with a power packed 1.5 litre petrol drive train, which generates pertinent power and torque that is apt for the Indian traffic conditions. 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 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.

Exteriors

The overall design of this premium sedan, Renault Scala Petrol RxL is beautiful and it has an aerodynamic design. The frontage of this Scala sedan gets a neatly styled hexagonal radiator grille and also a central air dam. The front façade looks bold and aggressive with a large Renault badge affixed in the center along with quite a bit of chrome elements as well. The head light cluster has elongated 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 bumper has some blacked out surface in the center, while the company has fitted a pair of round shaped bright fog lamps, which further boost the vision of the driver in adverse weather conditions. 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 neatly carved out wheel arches have been fitted with a modish set of 15 inch 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 lot of chrome treatment, which makes it look wider and very spacious. The tail lamp cluster is bright and clear with side turn indicator and reversing lights integrated in it. Overall, the Renault Scala has a very striking and impressive design that will certainly be liked by the Indian buyers.

On the whole, this premium 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 1005 kgs to 1010 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 its occupants. The seats are plush with lavish and very comfortable cushioning and are covered with premium and high quality upholstery. The rear seat legroom is unmatched and very relaxing with a rear center arm rest to further augment the comfort. The interiors are done up very tastefully with a dual tone combination of grey and beige, which gives the insides a very refined look. The internal surfaces are done up very neatly with good quality plastics. 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 up-to-date 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.

Engine and Performance

Renault Scala Petrol RxL is equipped with a performance packed 1.5 L, 4 cylinder based XH2 petrol engine, which has the capacity to displace 1498cc . This power train can generate a peak power output of 97.02 Bhp at 6000 Rpm along with a maximum torque yield of 134 Nm at 4000 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 16.95 kmpl , under standard driving conditions

Braking and Handling

This premium sedan 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 brake assist for further enhancing the brakes on any terrain . On the other hand, the front axle of Renault Scala has been fitted with a McPherson Strut type of suspension, while the rear axle gets a torsion bar, which aid in keeping this premium sedan stable and well balanced.

Safety Features

The company has given this latest entrant some of the most sophisticated and best in class safety features. Some of them dual front air bags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, speed sensing automatic door locks, engine immobilizer, central locking and many more such vital features , which makes this sedan one of the most safest vehicles in its segment.

Comfort Features

Renault Scala Petrol RxL has been fitted with some of the most exciting and interesting comfort features, which will definitely lure the customers. To begin with, there is this powerful and very efficient air conditioner unit, which has an automatic climate control along with rear AC vents for added comfort to the back seat passengers. The power steering is chunky and responsive and has been equipped with mounted audio controls for added convenience for the driver. The sophisticated music system is quite good and has a Radio FM, CD player and also an Aux-in along with four speakers. This premium sedan also has a manually adjustable driver’s seat, all four power windows, rear defogger, push button start, smart key with central locking, remotely operated boot lid, fuel cap as well as bonnet opener, automatically folding and electrically operated external rear view mirrors and many more such exciting and practical utility features, which will enhance the comfort level of this sedan.

Pros

Exteriors are quite good, powerful engine with good pickup and acceleration, very spacious.

Cons

Mileage has to be improved, lot of comfort features are absent when compared with other sedans, price has to be lesser as many features are not included.

Renault Scala RxL Specifications

ARAI Mileage16.95 kmpl
City Mileage12.95 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1498
Max Power (bhp@rpm)97.6bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)134Nm@4000rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeManual
Boot Space (Litres)490
Fuel Tank Capacity41
Body TypeSedan
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)

Renault Scala RxL Features

Multi-function Steering Wheel
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Touch Screen
Automatic Climate Control
Engine Start Stop Button
Anti Lock Braking System
Alloy Wheels
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Windows Rear
Power Windows Front
Wheel Covers
Passenger Airbag
Driver Airbag
Power Steering
Air Conditioner

Renault Scala RxL Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeXH2 Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)1498
Max Power (bhp@rpm)97.6bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)134Nm@4000rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFI
Turbo Charger
Super Charge
TransmissionTypeManual
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD

Renault Scala RxL Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)16.95
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)41
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)165

Renault Scala RxL Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.3 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Acceleration14 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)14 Seconds

Renault Scala RxL Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4425
Width (mm)1695
Height (mm)1505
Boot Space (Litres)490
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)161
Wheel Base (mm)2600
Front Tread (mm)1480
Rear Tread (mm)1485
Kerb Weight (Kg)1005
No of Doors4

Renault Scala RxL Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles

Renault Scala RxL Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat

Renault Scala RxL Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size185/65 R15
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features

Renault Scala RxL Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
EBD
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device

Renault Scala RxL Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen

Renault Scala RxL Details

Renault Scala Rx L Transmission5 Speed Manual
Renault Scala Rx L 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
Renault Scala Rx L SteeringElectric Power Steering
Renault Scala Rx L TyresTubeless
Renault Scala Rx L Engine1.5-litre XH2 Petrol Engine
Renault Scala Rx L Comfort & ConvenienceRear 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
Renault Scala Rx L FuelPetrol
Renault Scala Rx L Brake SystemABS + EBD with Emergency Brake Assist
Renault Scala Rx L 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 RxL 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

Compare Variants of Renault Scala

  • Petrol
  • Diesel
Scala RxLCurrently Viewing
Rs.7,94,078*EMI: Rs.
16.95 kmplManual
Pay 50,043 more to get
  • Front Dual Airbags
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • Sporty Alloy Wheels
  • Scala RxECurrently Viewing
    Rs.7,44,035*EMI: Rs.
    16.95 kmplManual
    Key Features
    • Driver Airbag
    • ABS With EBD And Brake Assist
    • A/C With Air Quality Control
  • Scala RxL TravelogueCurrently Viewing
    Rs.8,55,766*EMI: Rs.
    16.95 kmplManual
    Pay 61,688 more to get
    • Scala RxL ATCurrently Viewing
      Rs.9,41,446*EMI: Rs.
      17.97 kmplAutomatic
      Pay 85,680 more to get
      • Front Dual Airbags
      • X-Tronic Automatic Transmission
      • Sporty Alloy Wheels
    • Scala RxL CVT TravelogueCurrently Viewing
      Rs.9,70,466*EMI: Rs.
      17.97 kmplAutomatic
      Pay 29,020 more to get
      • Scala RxZ ATCurrently Viewing
        Rs.10,34,653*EMI: Rs.
        17.97 kmplAutomatic
        Pay 64,187 more to get
        • X-Tronic Automatic Transmission
        • Multi-Functional Smart Key
        • Illuminated Push Button Start
      • Scala RxZ CVT TravelogueCurrently Viewing
        Rs.10,61,166*EMI: Rs.
        17.97 kmplAutomatic
        Pay 26,513 more to get
        • Scala Diesel RxECurrently Viewing
          Rs.8,57,796*EMI: Rs.
          21.64 kmplManual
          Key Features
          • A/C With Air Quality Control
          • ABS With EBD And Brake Assist
          • Driver Airbag
        • Scala Diesel RxLCurrently Viewing
          Rs.8,99,067*EMI: Rs.
          21.64 kmplManual
          Pay 41,271 more to get
          • Sporty Alloy Wheels
          • Front Dual Airbags
          • Multifunction Steering Wheel
        • Scala Diesel RxZCurrently Viewing
          Rs.9,39,365*EMI: Rs.
          21.64 kmplManual
          Pay 40,298 more to get
          • Multi-Functional Smart Key
          • Premium Leather Upholstery
          • Illuminated Push Button Start
        • Rs.9,39,766*EMI: Rs.
          21.64 kmplManual
          Pay 401 more to get
          • Rs.10,29,466*EMI: Rs.
            21.64 kmplManual
            Pay 89,700 more to get

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