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The operating experience of Renault Sandero Stepway in Russia

Off-road version of the city hatchbacks appear on the automotive market with an enviable regularity. So the producers compete in resourcefulness and ingenuity. Despite the fact that each subsequent model is often improved version of the previous, many of them lacking perfection. Pseudo crossover from Renault Stepway deduced from a young but already quite promising model Sandero. It is worth noting that rivals Renault Sandero Stepway 2011 release, there are not many. Perhaps that is why the market situation is quite interesting.

 Renault Sandero Stepway

The exterior and interior of the car

Subjective assessments of the car looks quite attractive. The dark lining of plastic, painted “aluminum” mirrors and handles, as well as railing located on the roof, perfectly in tune, giving a finished look in General.

Inside the situation worse. According to the owners budget here in the first place. This is reflected in unsightly fabric upholstery, rough uncouth torpedo, in the absence of Windows for the passengers sitting on the rear seats. Emphasize simplicity of the Central console, as practice shows, you may like it only a certain part of motorists. Yes, and the initial lack of audio as it is not too pleased. It should be noted that radio is a niche, as there are places and wiring to connect the speakers.

The benefits are spacious cabin. The creators have cheated, placing an almost vertical position the back of the sofa, and the backs of the front seats made thin, in addition to depriving pockets. So in the back seat can comfortably accommodate three passengers, “armed” with a safety belt and a full head.

Browse interior completes the glove box. It attracts attention with its large capacity, convenient location and secure lock, but the lack of a backlight in it for many owners is a disadvantage.

 Salon Renault Sandero Stepway

Specifications

The Renault Sandero Stepway owner reviews receives mostly positive. Why is this?

Specifications Renault Sandero Stepway

1. Body:

2. Specifications engine:

Almost all owners of both versions say enough speed for the family car or cars to travel, but there are some reviews that indicate some shortcomings in the power level Stepway and "extravagance" of the machine when operating in the city mode. But given that each driver has its own style of driving, then opinions can really go.

Note that for Western European countries are also encouraged renault sandero stepway diesel displacement of 1.5 liters and capacity of only 70 HP.. which, unfortunately, few are interested.

3. Transmission:

The drive in  Stepway only the front. And according to the owners, because of the absence is not provided, all-wheel drive off-road and the mountains become an insurmountable obstacle for this model.

All manufacturers have tried to make of Renault Sandero Stepway SUV and stepped up the rear of the car with the suspension on the longitudinal levers, which are connected with secured to the back beam, and the “company” the coil springs and front amortisation "adopted" stabilizer bar.

 Manageability Renault Sandero Stepway

The car's handling

Stepway inherent tendency to excitement, as evidenced by the majority of owners. He maneuverable, easy in the turns, confident behaves in bad weather. The verdict of the owners are very favorable:

Also the drivers have noted some positive nuances of behavior of the vehicle during the winter season:

Equipment and prices

Trim Renault Sandero compared to cars of its class minimum. Related to this therefore ambiguous.

We are not talking about climate control, cruise control, presence of petreikov or the size of the display. Everything is much simpler: missing remote control with the remote control instead of a key, the second pair of Windows, radio and acoustics in principle, which are commonplace in most now produced new products. Taking these disadvantages those car owners who know how to count money, but saving on the "stuffing" is significant.

So the price on the model of Renault Sandero Stepway with manual started with 450 000 for the basic configuration, the price for "machine  has $ 510 000.  Preferential ability to exchange virtually all components of this model with common hatchback, Sandero, along with a proposed price enables Sandero Stepway to get ahead, as evidenced by the statistics of sales.

 Opcii Renault Sandero Stepway

Owner reviews

Objectively assessing Renault Sandero Stepway it is impossible to say, be it good or bad. Moreover, the opinions of owners of this model differ dramatically. But this is mainly due to the fact that the expectations and preferences of each owner is different. Let's see what they say themselves, the owners of the Stepway.

Summing up, I would like to say that diluted pleasant structural and technical details, hatchback attracts reliability, which justified “pedigree” Renault. Although a high level of fuel consumption remains the “Achilles heel” all cars line Sandero and color scheme in diversity, Stepway has proved its right to a great life.