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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

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(cc)1498
Max Power97.6bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque134Nm@4000rpm
Seating5
Engine Description1.5-litre 97.6bhp 16V XH2 Petrol Engine
TransmissionTypeManual
Cargo Volume490-litres
Finance Quotes
Finance Quotes

Renault Scala RxL Features

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

Renault Scala RxL Engine & Transmission

Engine TypeXH2 Petrol Engine
Engine Description1.5-litre 97.6bhp 16V XH2 Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1498
No. of cylinder4
Maximum Power97.6bhp@6000rpm
Maximum Torque134Nm@4000rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFI
Bore x StrokeNo
Compression RatioNo
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
OverdriveNo
SynchronizersNo
Clutch TypeNo

Renault Scala RxL Performance & Fuel

Top Speed165 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)14 Seconds
ARAI Mileage (kmpl)16.95
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)41

Renault Scala RxL 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 RxL Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Renault Scala RxL Dimensions & Capacity

Length4425mm
Width1695mm
Height1505mm
Ground Clearance Unladen161mm
Wheel Base2600mm
Front Tread1480mm
Rear Tread1485mm
Kerb Weight1005kg
Cargo Volume490-litres
Tyre Size185/65 R15
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size15 Inch
Seating Capacity5
No of Doors4

Renault Scala RxL 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 LampNo
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 EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
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 RxL 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 RxL Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
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 IndicatorsNo
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishYes
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Lighting'sNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesYes

Renault Scala RxL 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 RxL 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 RxL Details

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

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    Rs.8,57,796*EMI: Rs.
    21.64 KMPL1461 CCManual
    Key Features
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    • 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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    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 89,700 more to get
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        • Driver Airbag
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        Pay 50,043 more to get
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        • Sporty Alloy Wheels
        • Front Dual Airbags
      • Scala RxL TravelogueCurrently Viewing
        Rs.8,55,766*EMI: Rs.
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        Pay 61,688 more to get
        • Scala RxL ATCurrently Viewing
          Rs.9,41,446*EMI: Rs.
          17.97 KMPL1498 CCAutomatic
          Pay 85,680 more to get
          • X-Tronic Automatic Transmission
          • Sporty Alloy Wheels
          • Front Dual Airbags
        • Scala RxL CVT TravelogueCurrently Viewing
          Rs.9,70,466*EMI: Rs.
          17.97 KMPL1498 CCAutomatic
          Pay 29,020 more to get
          • Scala RxZ ATCurrently Viewing
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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
            Rs.10,61,166*EMI: Rs.
            17.97 KMPL1498 CCAutomatic
            Pay 26,513 more to get

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