Over the course of a sunny weekend, I was fortunate to drive the new the Renault Sandero Stepway during an awesome road trip along the West Coast. This was a new experience for me where I was able to experience a vehicle specially designed for safe and comfortable driving.
I find the new design of the Renault Sandero for sale to be more appealing than the previous models thanks to its cute styling, especially at the front.
While driving along the West Coast road and throughout Langebaan, I began to see more and more Stepway models around, realising how popular this vehicle actually is.
It felt awesome being the only one with the latest variant with its sporty roof racks.
The side profile of the Sandero is really unique and its 16" unique rims adds a dash of charm to this city slicker.
This model is ideal for getaways and carting around a small family for a weekend, especially where boot space is concerned. The Stepway Plus also has a rear-parking camera, to aid the driver when reversing.
I love how Renault gave the Sandero Stepway a face-lift; the grille, as well as large Renault badge in front, gives it a fierce and assertive look.
The 3-cylinder, 66kW, 0.9-litre turbo motor is eerily silent when idling though quite nippy and fun for a 900cc. The Stepway handles the long-road quite well with it's 5-speed 'box, and a claimed fuel consumption of 5.4 litre/100km by the automaker.
The charcoal coloured interior is quite eye-catching with its red trimming, a leather steering wheel, electric windows, and aircon. What I love most is the cruise control, along with a speed limiter that beeps to warn you when you are driving above the speed limit or if there is a speeding camera up ahead.
The radio/CD player features with Aux connectivity, Bluetooth, USB and a navigation system. The audio controls are behind the steering wheel, and this is an ideal safety feature when you are driving, creating hands-free calls and scrolling through music.
Renault offers a 5-year warranty as well as a 2-year service plan, along with a year of insurance. If you are worried about parts, Renault offers a mobility solution if your required items need to be imported.
Overall, I found the Sandero Stepway Plus to be a fun, yet safe vehicle. If you need to spend less on fuel a month, this would be the right vehicle for you. I can’t wait to see what Renault has in store for us next when it comes to our daily commute in a safe, comfortable, and fuel efficient driving.
Test drive the Renault Sandero today at Group 1 Renault today and experience the thrill of this great vehicle first hand!
Article source: https://www.wheels24.co.za/NewModels/renaults-all-new-sandero-stepway-plus-makes-a-great-little-getaway-car-20190709