When you become a parent, a lot of things change. White couches, for one thing, are no longer something you get to enjoy. An uninterrupted 8 hours of restorative rest? Nope, sorry. The same goes for lingering dinners over candlelight, binge-watching any series other than Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol, and going to the loo alone. Another thing that changes is the way you look at cars.
A car suddenly becomes much more than a way to get from A to B, a status symbol or a vehicle to enjoy hobbies and after-hours pursuits like camping, fishing, offroading, etc. It becomes the thing into which you strap your precious, one-of-a-kind miracle child to get them safely from one place to another. This is a huge shift that kind of creeps up on you without any warning. As such, any vehicle that gets the nod as a ‘good mom* car’ usually features all sorts of wonderful safety tech.
Case in point, the Renault Sandero. Here are a few reasons why the good-looking Renault Sandero makes a great family vehicle:
- It is seriously safe. The Sandero received the best-in-class safety rating in 2017, and also carries a Global NCAP 4-star rating for child protection. Adult safety also came in at 3 stars by Global NCAP standards. This is due to the Sandero’s extensive lineup of safety-enhancing features that includes front airbags, ABS, electronic brake distribution (EBD), electronic brake assist (EBA), electronic stability program (ESP), ASR, and hill start assist which is standard across the range.
- It makes it simple to comply with child safety regulations. NCAP ratings are all good and well, but it doesn’t mean anything if your child is not securely strapped into a car seat. The Sandero Plus features Isofix anchorage spots on all the passenger seats for child seats to be secured. It is also possible to deactivate the passenger airbag when a child is strapped into the front seat.
- It doesn’t look like a family vehicle. Just because you’re a parent, it doesn’t mean you’re ready to give up on good-looking cars. Most of us still like our cars to have a bit of pizzazz in the looks department, and the Sandero delivers on this front as well.
There you have it – yet another few reasons why you should consider the Renault Sandero next time you’re ready to invest in a new vehicle. Keep an eye on the blog in the coming weeks and months for more insider info on some of our most popular models, as well as Groupe Renault news from around the globe. In the meantime, contact your nearest dealership to arrange a test drive of the Renault Sandero so you may see first-hand what all the fuss is about.
*By ‘mom’ we mean primary caregiver. This can obviously also be a dad, a grandmother, a grandfather, family member, a full-time homemaker, or a career lady who juggles work and home; essentially anyone who has a small human in their care and feels the need to keep them as safe and secure as possible.