Renault Grand Espace – Seven Seat Car
The Renault Grand Espace is one of the more well-known and instantly recognisable 7 seater cars in Britain today. It is frequently claimed that Renault was the first mass market MPV manufacturer, with the first Espace 7 seater car dating back to 1984. Although there were some 7 seaters available before Renault started developing the concept, it is certainly true that the Renault Grand Espace is part of a highly popular range of 7 seater cars that have always sold in large quantities.
The Renault Grand Espace, as the name implies, is one of the roomiest 7 seaters on the market, manufactured as a quality, dependable and above all family friendly MPV.
Renault Grand Espace – Purchase Price
The Renault Grand Espace costs between £26,750 and £36,200. As such, it is significantly more expensive than other 7 seater cars such as, for example, the Renault Grand Scenic (£16,970 – £25,270). However, the Renault Grand Scenic is a compact MPV.
Renault Grand Espace – Running Costs
Fully servicing a Renault Grand Espace currently costs around £195; or £230 for a full service plus MOT. An interim service currently costs around £130; or £165 for an interim service plus MOT. A MOT with a one-year guarantee costs around £59; a MOT with a three-year guarantee is around £119. These prices were checked online at a major, national car service centre at the time of writing. It is advisable to confirm exact prices with your local car service provider when planning a service or MOT.
Renault Grand Espace – CO2 Emissions
The Renault Grand Espace is one of the more highly CO2 emitting 7 seater cars. Whereas Renault has introduced a green range with its Grand Scenic Eco2 Version 7 seaters, the Grand Espace remains in some ways a traditional type of MPV. Its CO2 emissions measure between 196g/km and 248g/km. Passenger vehicles emitting in excess of 200g/km are at the top range of CO2 emitters.
Renault Grand Espace – Car Tax Band (VED)
As determined by its CO2 emissions, the Renault Grand Espace falls within car tax bands J and M. The annual rate is from £425. These costs typically rise each tax year by a couple of percentage points. Showroom tax is around £425.00.
Renault Grand Espace – Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
The 2.0 Dci 150 Team 5dr Espace does 30.7 urban miles per gallon. The extra urban cycle is 41.1 miles/gallon and combined is 38.2 miles/gallon. The 3.0 Dci Initiale 5dr 6 speed Automatic Espace does a less economical 23.5 urban miles per gallon. The extra urban cycle is 37.2 miles/gallon and combined is 30.1 miles per gallon. The fuel tank capacity is 83 litres.
Renault Grand Espace – Additional Features
Extras include roof bars, tinted windows, a tow bar, an electronic alarm, customised seat covers, a small fridge and an aluminium boot box with collapsible compartments.
Renault Grand Espace – Safety Features
Safety features include an anti-lock braking system (ABS), directional headlights, airbags, an electronic stability programme (ESP) and a highly sophisticated reinforced car structure with programmed impact zones.
Renault Grand Espace – Top Speed
The Renault Grand Espace achieves zero to 62 miles per hour in around 12 seconds. Its maximum cruising speed is around 120 miles per hour.
Renault Grand Espace – Insurance
Most Renault Grand Espace models fall within insurance group eleven. But as there are different engine sizes available insurance categories for the Renault Grand Espace range from 9 to 18.
In all, the Renault Grand Espace provides a comfortable, dependable mode of transport for you and your family or friends; with plenty of space available for your luggage.
Renault Grand Espace – Manufacturer
The Renault Grand Espace is manufactured by Renault. Renault is a French car manufacturer: www.renault.co.uk