The RenaultKoleos is made around the CMF C/D platform, that is distributed to the similarly sized and listed Nissan X-Trail, in addition to bigger Renault-Nissan models, including Renault’s Espace, Talisman, Kadjar, and also the Nissan Qashqai.
Available engines are a couple of gas and 2 diesel engines, with power outputs varying between 128bhp and 173bhp. These is going to be provided with whether six-speed manual or Renault-Nissan’s X-Tronic CVT ‘box.
In contrast to the Mégane, Renault won’t be supplying a hybrid model Koleos further lower the road.
Both front and all sorts of-wheel drive Renault Koleos models can be found, using the latter offering switchable FWD and AWD modes, in addition to full-time AWD for low-speed, low-grip conditions. Renault claims approach and departure angles of 19 and 26 levels correspondingly along with a ground clearance of 213mm.
The Koleos will be among a long SUVs in the class at 4670mm – 221mm more than the Kadjar. Renault claims ‘record-breaking interior space’, in addition to rear knee room of 289mm.
Within the cabin, Renault’s R-Link 2 infotainment system will come in 7-in landscape or 8.7in portrait configurations, as the dials are changed with a standard-fit touchscreen exhibiting driving data. Bluetooth and USB connectivity are incorporated as standard, and voice recognition also features.
Renault claims a prevalent utilization of premium and soft-touch materials within the cockpit from the Renault Koleos. As featured around the Megane, optional, personalisable interior mood lights are also scattered round the interior. A breathtaking sunroof within the front and back seats is going to be available, however Renault couldn’t confirm whether it might be standard-fit or perhaps an optional extra.
Optional extras incorporate a heated controls and windshield, electronic seat adjustment, heated and aired front and heated second row seats, reversing camera and all sorts of-round parking sensors, remote beginning, along with a Bose speakers.
The entire listing of options, along with the standard package on United kingdom cars, is not yet been confirmed. However, we all do realize that an array of driver aids is going to be available, including AEB, lane departure, traffic sign recognition, blind place and safe distance warnings, fatigue recognition, and simple park assist, either as standard or as options.
The brand new Renault Koleos is going to be built-in the present Koleos plant in Busan, Columbia, for those marketplaces except China. Chinese-market Koleos models is going to be built-in Renault’s Wuhan plant in China.
The Koleos is going to be offered in 80 marketplaces all over the world, beginning later this season in China and many worldwide marketplaces, before coming in Europe and Russia at the begining of 2017.
In line with the Kadjar’s similarity in cost towards the Nissan Qashqai, we predict the Koleos to follow along with suit with Nissan X-Trail prices. Therefore a beginning cost close to £23,000 is probably.