2014 Renault Koleos Facelift Features
Renault launched the much awaited Koleos facelift at the 2014 auto expo. The updated Renault Koleos features a new grille and styling. It is updated in global Renault design language which makes the car a powerful performer on roads. This new version comes with many cosmetic and mechanical upgrades.
Look, Style and Dimensions
The main changes you can see in the exterior of this vehicle as new chrome grille a big Renault logo. Other fittings includes chrome finished fog lamp, rear spoiler with stop light and dual tone ORVM’s with integrated LED turn indicators. Style enhancement done with new 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels and silver finish roof rails. It is available in attractive color shades of Maple Red, Ultra Silver, White Pearl and Black Metallic as exterior option and interior colored with beige and black.
Renault Koleos facelift will be available in the 4×4 AT trim, 4×2 MT and 4×4 MT. Earlier it was available only in 4×4 AT. Other launched new variants are 4×2 MT which is the base variant and 4×4 MT. The main rivals of this Toyota Fortuner, new Hyundai Santa Fe and Honda CR-V.
Engine Performance and Mileage
Powering the Renault Koleos facelift base 4×2 variant is the 2.0-litre diesel engine. It can churns out 150 PS power and 320 Nm of torque on ride. The engine mated with 6 speed manual transmission gearbox. The 4×4 variants are powerful more with the same 2.0-litre diesel engine but gives 173 PS of power and 360 Nm of torque. The engine here mated with the 6 speed manual/automatic gearbox. The Renault Koleos facelift is powerful and fuel efficient as it is figures suggest,
Acceleration (0 – 100 km/hr) Mileage
- 4 x 2 Base variant 11.5 seconds 17.5kmpl
- 4×4 manual variant 9.9 seconds 16.26kmpl
- 4×4 automatic variant 11.9 seconds 14.56kmpl
Safety and Comfort Features
The base 4×2 MT features two-wheel drive, ordinary stereo system. Other safety and comfort features like ESP, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control and side and curtain airbags removed in base model. 4×4 MT and 4×4 AT trim gets all the safety and comfort features for its passengers like dual zone AC, BOSE music system, ABS, rear parking sensors, ESP, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control and side and curtain airbags, steering mounted audio controls, Start/Stop system, Smart card access, rain sensor, dusk sensor and cruise control. The ex-showroom, Delhi price is given below.
Renault Koleos facelift Price in India (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
- 4×2 MT :Rs. 22.33 lakhs
- 4×4 MT :Rs. 25.14 lakhs
- 4×4 AT :Rs. 26.19 lakhs