Renault Koleos SUV India Launch: Renault, which once dominated the Indian market with its Duster SUV, is almost disappearing with the passage of time. With its affordable SUVs and MPVs like the Chiger and Triber, the company is trying to save its existence. Now this company has made up its mind to launch its new Kolios in the premium SUV segment and is also testing it. Recently, once again a glimpse of the second generation Koleos has been seen on the streets, after which the process of speculation has started. In the premium SUV segment in India, the Kolios will compete with the recently launched Hyundai Tusso as well as the Jeep Compass and Citroen C5 Aircross. Let us now tell you in detail about the upcoming Renault Koleos.
Powerful engine and latest transmission options
According to media reports, the Renault Koleos has been built under the Renault-Nissan Alliance on the CMF platform, which measures 4.6 meters in length, 1.84 meters in width and 1.67 meters in height. The wheelbase of this SUV is 2705mm. Launched in 2006, the first generation Koleos was powered by a 2.5-litre engine that produced 170 bhp and was available with an all wheel drive option. It is believed that the new generation Koleos has been introduced with two petrol and two diesel engines, which will be able to generate better power than the old model. The rest can be seen with a 6-speed manual and Renault-Nissan’s latest X-Tronic CVT gearbox.
How to look and what are the features?
Talking about the look and features of the upcoming premium SUV Renault Koleos, it will get the company’s signature grille and chrome as well as slim LED headlamps, C-shaped LED DRLs, slim wraparound taillamp cluster, shark fin antenna, faux twin diffuser and exteriors like metallic bash plate. Features can be seen. On the other hand, talking about the interior and features, it has excellent interior and dashboard as well as a large touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple Car Play support, wireless charging, ventilated seats, automatic AC, cruise control along with other standard features. Many special safety features will be seen including airbags, ABS, hill hold assist, riding mode and 360 degree camera. Renault Koleos can be offered in India with a price range of Rs 25-30 lakhs.