Renault Scala is the Nissan Sunny based sedan manufactured by the auto giant, Renault India. With sound engine specifications, stunning exteriors and well done interiors, Renault Scala is expected to compete with the other top end variants of Indian auto market. From its large range of both petrol and diesel models, Renault Scala RxL (D) is the impressive diesel performer on Indian roads by including lot many comfort features and showing an impressive mileage along with keeping your budget under control.
Renault Scala Diesel RxL consists of many mesmerizing exteriors such as stylish front end bumper along with catchy grille, bold & swept back headlamps at the front, chic and premium rear profile with trendy tail lights, turn indicators on the ORVM and body colored door handles, etc to lure you with its looks and style and make you stand out amongst the huge crowd.
This diesel variant is given an extremely sophisticated inside design by the car makers of the company by including the features of fabric seat upholstery, well placed vents, power windows, floor mats, air cooling system with heater, central locking system and fabric inserts on the door trim, etc. Moreover this vibrant is blessed with dual tone interiors which give a lavish and premium look to the car at a reasonable price tag.
Engine and Performance
This base diesel variant is packed with a dynamic 1.5lt diesel motor that is able to provide and outstanding and remarkable performance on this Indian busy roads. It can churn out the maximum power of about 86bhp with the capability to turn out the peak torque of 200Nm. Being coupled with a very responsive & smooth 5 speed manual transmission gearbox, this sedan is able to deliver an attractive mileage of 16.95kmpl which is awesome in its price range. This rear wheel drive hatchback when accelerated is capable of catching up an impressive speed that is it can go from 0 to 100kmph in just 13 seconds.
Braking and Handling
Its quite inspiring braking mechanism includes front disc brakes and rear drum brakes for proper handling of the vehicle. Its smooth and imposing suspension system comprise of front McPherson strut with rear torsion beam. This sedan is again bestowed with power assisted steering mechanism with a 5.3m turning radius that makes the handling of the vehicle quite stirring. To prevent the wheel locking up during application of emergency brakes, the company has included the advanced braking mechanism of anti lock braking system in this diesel variant. This is further assisted with electronic brake force distribution system to provide a complete control of the vehicle in the hands of the driver while driving this sedan.
The top notch safety department of this freshly launched sedan includes many crucial safety features such as dual SRS airbags for both driver and front co-passenger to ensure their safety in case of any unexpected accident or collision and front fog lamps to certify that even in rainy or foggy season, the driver gets the best driving vision.