Used 2012 Renault Grand Espace Minivan Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Renault Grand Espace Minivan

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Family Car
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 Pros Nice to look at even without the frills, making it more likely for buyers to want to be seen in it. If a vehicle is not attractive enough to draw a buyer's attention, there is no way they are going to take it home with them.

 Pros Very comfortable seats and noise insulation as an added bonus. With very little outside noise seeping in, families can just enjoy the ride and each other's company without yelling to be heard.

 Pros Solid construction both inside and out makes it perfect for families with kids. It will take some serious commotion to do any damage to the interior molding and parents can be sure that the vehicle they are driving is solid enough to get them where they are going.

 Pros Roomy enough for seven people to travel comfortably.

 Cons Handling abilities are not as tight as they could be. Although the Renault Grand Espace Minivan does okay on daily errands, it seems a little loose on tight corners at higher speeds. This may not always be a problem but can be constricting when it comes to travel.

 Cons The overall design and layout of the dashboard controls can be confusing and impractical. There are plenty of convenient features put in some really inconvenient places that make using them kind of frustrating.

 Cons Performance is a little shy of what it should be considering the loads that it must often carry. The heavier the load is, the less work this minivan wants to do.

 Cons The Grand Espace is more expensive than similar vehicles in its class. Although fuel consumption is moderate, the purchase price and servicing can be pricey when combined with the high insurance rates and steep depreciation that it comes with. If looking to save money this is not really an option unless lucky enough to find a decent discount.