The Indian subsidiary of the French auto maker Renault, the popular auto giant Renault India has launched a new variant Renault Scala RxE (D) which is the entry level diesel variant of the Renault Scala line-up. The company has offered this new premium sedan with a set of noticeable features in terms of exteriors, interiors, comfort features, safety features as well as a dynamic performance and an awesome mileage.
Renault India has gifted this premium class sedan with a beautifully crafted aerodynamic design which includes a neatly styled hexagonal radiator grille with an air dam in the front facade of the sedan, an embossed company logo in the centre of the front fascia, dual tone front bumper, smoked styled and elongated headlamp cluster, high intensity double barrelled halogen lamps, sleek & lustrous side profile, body coloured outside rear view mirrors, pull type handles, pounced wheel arches with 14 inch steel wheels equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 185/ 70 R 14 to have a better grip on the road, full wheel covers, curvy boot lid to make the entry level diesel variant look wider and spacious when viewed from rear end and many more other attractive features.
This all new diesel trim has got a very stylish and comfortable interior along with a dual tone dashboard made up of soft quality plastic. This spacious vehicle is able to accommodate 5 passengers with full convenience. The company has also blessed this variant with cup holders, manually adjustable air conditioning system, multi information display to offer notifications about door ajar warning, key left reminder, headlamp on reminder buzzer and many more. Thus this attractive sedan with its numerous royal features is able to lure the customers in terms of luxury, safety & comfort.
Engine and Performance
The Renault Scala Diesel RxE base variant is packed with a 1.5lt, 4 cylinder based 1461cc K9K diesel engine that is further coupled with a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox to generate a brilliant mileage of 21.64kmpl. This power packed engine is capable of producing the peak power of 84.8 BHP at the rate of 3750 rpm along with the maximum torque output of about 200 Nm at the rate of 2000 rpm. Thus this diesel variant is the perfect vehicle for car lovers to drive on the rough and tough Indian roads.
Braking and Handling
This magnificent Renault sedan is blessed with a competent braking mechanism which includes disc brakes at the front wheels and drum brakes at the rear wheels. To enhance the functionality of brakes, the company has included Anti lock Braking System (ABS) along with an Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) mechanism and emergency break assist system in the premium sedan. To provide a better handling, this beautiful sedan gets a very sturdy and responsive power steering mechanism to easily manoeuvre in peak traffic conditions. In case of suspension system, the front axle of this hatchback is fitted with McPherson Strut and the rear axle with a torsion bar suspension mechanism to keep the sedan stable as well as well balanced.