New Renault Sandero Stepway 2021 video review

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What’s the degree of safety

So, security always and all the time performed an enormous position throughout the selection of a automobile, together with the Renault Sandero Stepway. The seriousness of security worsens relating to the frequent transportation of youngsters and kids, for whom each mum or dad all the time worries probably the most.

So as to discover out, in actuality, precisely how a lot safer a Renault Sandero Stepway automobile is throughout a facet and moreover frontal affect, specialists analyzed a evaluation that presents a crash check performed by a world-famous group known as EuroNCap. So, the crash check begins visually with the strongest frontal affect, respectively, at a pace of roughly 60 km / h.

The entrance finish of the automobile is deformed very a lot, and takes the primary blow, so to talk. The crash check reveals that the dummy driver and the alleged passenger in entrance hit their heads on the dashboard itself, solely then a big airbag flies out of it.

Then an imitation of a facet affect on the bump cease is carried out. And on the similar time, the motive force suffers enormously, whose head hit the facet rack. Clearly, the crash check confirmed us {that a} youngster dummy mounted in a specialised youngster seat is virtually not at risk.


Options for the motive force

Sandero Stepway in our modification has entrance and facet airbags, electrically adjustable mirrors, a stability management system with anti-slip and hill begin help features, air con with local weather management, which is managed beneath the multimedia monitor. Even decrease is the management of the rear energy home windows, cruise management and pace limiter. A pleasant bonus for the customer would be the Renault Begin distant engine begin system, the vary of which reaches as much as 200 meters.

The bundle contains heating not just for the entrance seats and facet mirrors, but in addition for the windshield, which is an precise choice in our harsh winters.


New hatchback with crossover traits.

Because the Stepway hasn’t gone on sale but, one can solely guess what the costs for this well-liked mannequin will probably be.

  • In case you consider the data supplied by the official supplier, then the worth of consolation mannequin will begin from 639 and finish with 709 thousand rubles.
  • Privilege Mannequin will probably be bought at a worth of 715 to 785 thousand rubles.

Don’t forget that these costs can change, and it’s unlikely to be decrease.

Chassis and specs

Stepway Metropolis is provided with a contemporary CVT X-Tronic computerized repeatedly variable transmission paired with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with an influence of 113 hp. By the way in which, this bundle can be put in within the bigger Renault Kaptur, so for the compact and light-weight Sandero Stepway, such an engineering answer gave extra dynamics. As for consumption, the “Frenchman” once more pleasantly stunned me: within the mixed cycle, the automobile “sniffs” solely 6.7 liters of ninety fifth gasoline per 100 km.

Overview of the inside and exterior of the physique

The Renault Sandero Stepway 2021 has obtained an up-to-date and engaging design with sporty notes that may be seen in a dynamic configuration and an elevated match of the physique:

  • the entrance facet is small. In comparison with the earlier model, the windshield has acquired a major slope, which had an excellent impact on the visibility of the highway. Geared up with a clean hood cowl, on which there’s virtually no reduction and a branded radiator grill, divided horizontally by a chrome-plated bar. There are easy optical parts and an enormous physique package;
  • in profile, the automobile has modified dramatically. Here’s a widespread window strip, separated by high-gloss black door pillars. There are enlarged rear mirrors and a wave-like reduction on the doorways;
  • from the again, consideration is drawn to sq. multifunctional marker lights, fog lamps positioned on the sidewalls and a small plastic physique package that gives safety from injury.

The inside area is completed with higher supplies. The meeting is at a good degree – nothing creaks, and all the weather are accurately adjusted to one another. The salon has received an improved multimedia system and cozy seats.

Upkeep price

By immediately’s requirements, a cross-country hatchback has an inexpensive service. The automobile is not going to require vital monetary prices for the acquisition of spare components and consumables, and as well as, it doesn’t present for capital investments within the case of the work of specialists. As a rule, for traditional upkeep with the change of oil, filters, different consumables and different essential fluids, you’ll have to pay not more than 8 – 10 thousand rubles. If desired, will probably be potential to save cash right here, nonetheless, for this you’ll have to contact not a supplier, however a third-party workshop, the place you need to use not unique spare components, however analogues.

First Impressions

After I was knowledgeable {that a} new check automobile had appeared in our workplace, I used to be delighted, however after I came upon that this automobile was a Renault Sandero, I used to be fairly upset. “One other boring and low cost automobile” — I believed. And I instantly remembered that even within the legendary Prime Gear present, hosts Clarkson and Hammond all the time joked about James Might, who preferred Dacia Sandero (now we have Renault Sandero). I used to be fairly enthusiastic about whether or not the automobile is actually as boring as they are saying it’s. Doubts about stereotypes additionally arose as a consequence of the truth that hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout the nation select Renault automobiles and are glad with their selection. Subsequently, with out pondering twice, I got here to the Renault dealership with a purpose to decide up the “controversial” hatchback.

When the supervisor and I approached the automobile, I used to be pleasantly stunned: as an alternative of the grey and unremarkable automobile I anticipated, I noticed a vivid automobile that not solely has a distinguished pink physique coloration, but in addition a contemporary design. Full of vivid feelings, which I didn’t count on in any respect. I received behind the wheel of the automobile, and from that second my acquaintance with the brand new Renault Sandero Stepway started.

Automobile historical past

The joint program of engineers from Romania and France is quite common on the roads of many cities. Gross sales have been continuously rising, however the success of the car didn’t lull the vigilance of Renault’s advertising and marketing division. The corporate’s administration was in a position to discover in time that shopper demand has shifted in direction of off-road automobiles, or cheaper SUVs which have obtained a pronounced off-road look.

Because the French sought to grasp the automotive market as a lot as potential, they determined to launch a brand new Renault Sandero Stepway mannequin, which is extra of a refinement (beauty) of the usual Renault Sandero hatchback. The French firm positions its “brainchild” Renault Sandero Stepway not as a crossover, however fairly as a “cross-country hatchback”.

The event of this model started in 2005, and the discharge began in 2007 in Brazil. The novelty (with the identify Dacia) celebrated its European premiere throughout the 2008 Geneva Motor Present. In the identical yr, the automobile started to be produced on the Romanian plant. Later, the automobile started to be produced in South Africa and Russia.


In contrast to its normal city model and the Renault Logan co-platform, the hatchback appears to be like extra spectacular, and even stands out from its direct rivals with some options. In fact, the fashion of the automobile resembles one thing outdated and lengthy forgotten, nonetheless, the ornamental design across the perimeter makes you are taking a better take a look at this mannequin. Typically, when you consider the automobile physique, then with a well-chosen coloration shade, the mannequin will delight its proprietor with its design.

If we talk about the interior of the car, then it is made

If we discuss concerning the inside of the automobile, then it’s made as easy and sensible as potential. Financial savings are clearly seen right here, in addition to simplicity intimately. Almost definitely, that is why many motorists who’re compelled to purchase one other state worker as a consequence of lack of funds favor not such a automobile, however extra engaging internally and externally state workers.