With Renault Koleos gross sales growing even because it nears the top of its lifecycle, the French model has bolstered its line-up with a brand new Zen 4×4 variant.
Introduced late final 12 months together with worth will increase of as much as $2900 throughout the vary, the Zen 4×4 has joined the remainder of the Koleos vary in receiving one more worth improve.
UPDATE, 22/05/2023 – We’ve up to date this text with the most recent Koleos worth will increase.
Introduced in March, costs are up by between $500 and $800. Late final 12 months, Renault elevated costs of the Zen 4×2 by $2900, the bottom Life by $2000, and Intens fashions by $200.
Options now commonplace throughout the vary for the 2023 mannequin 12 months embrace blind-spot monitoring, entrance and facet parking sensors, rear privateness glass, chrome exterior highlights, auto-folding facet mirrors, inside ambient lighting, solar visors with illuminated mirrors, and a height-adjustable entrance passenger seat.
Life and Zen variants additionally obtain a brand new 18-inch alloy wheel design.
The mid-spec Zen variant, apart from receiving a brand new 4×4 choice, now has LED reversing lights, dynamic rear indicators, a hands-free energy tailgate, 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen infotainment system, chrome ‘Koleos’ door sill plates, black leather-based upholstery, one-touch folding rear seats, and park help.
The range-topping Intens now receives an eight-speaker Arkamys 3D sound system like the remainder of the vary, as an alternative of the earlier Bose sound system. Sand Gray Nappa leather-based has additionally been faraway from the Intens’ choice record.
All three Koleos trim ranges at the moment are not obtainable with entrance fog lights and the wide-view driver’s facet mirror.
Koleos gross sales jumped 31.8 per cent final 12 months to 2552 items, its finest 12 months since 2018. That end result noticed it beat the Ford Escape (2179 gross sales), Peugeot 3008 (722 gross sales) and Skoda Karoq (979 gross sales), and are available near besting the Volkswagen Tiguan (2658 gross sales).
The present technology was launched in 2016. Since then, its Nissan X-Path platform-mate has entered a brand new technology, and but Renault has but to decide to a third-generation Koleos.
“[The] Koleos continues as is, product run this and subsequent 12 months and after that we don’t know,” Renault Australia boss Glen Sealey advised CarExpert earlier this 12 months.
- 2023 Renault Koleos Life: $37,500 (+$500)
- 2023 Renault Koleos Zen 4×2: $42,500 (+$800)
- 2023 Renault Koleos Zen 4×4: $45,000 (+$800)
- 2023 Renault Koleos Intens 4×2: $46,000 (+$800)
- 2023 Renault Koleos Intens 4×4: $48,500 (+$800)
All pricing is earlier than on-road prices.
Powering the complete 2023 Renault Koleos vary is a 2.5-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine producing 126kW of energy and 226Nm of torque.
That is mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT) with drive despatched to the entrance wheels solely in 4×2 fashions and thru an all-wheel drive system in 4×4 fashions.
Renault claims that 4×2 fashions can do the 0-100km/h dash in 9.5 seconds, whereas 4×4 fashions can do the 0-100km/h dash in 9.8 seconds. Flat out you’ll be doing 200km/h.
Official gas consumption figures for the 2023 Renault Koleos are 8.1L/100km in 4×2 fashions and 8.3L/100km in 4×4 fashions.
The Koleos runs on 91 RON common unleaded petrol and all fashions have a 60L gas tank.
The 2023 Renault Koleos measures in at 4673mm lengthy, 1843mm large, and 1667mm tall, with a 2705mm wheelbase.
Boot area with the rear seats upright is 493L, which will be expanded to 1707L with them folded.
Servicing and Guarantee
The 2023 Renault Koleos is roofed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee with 5 years of roadside help.
Logbook servicing is required each 12 months or 30,000km, whichever comes first, with the primary 5 capped-price companies costing a complete of $2750.
The Renault Koleos has a five-star ANCAP security score primarily based on testing carried out in 2017.
It acquired an grownup occupant safety rating of 84 per cent, baby occupant safety rating of 79 per cent, weak street person safety rating of 62 per cent, and a security help rating of 52 per cent.
All 2023 Renault Koleos fashions include the next commonplace security options:
- Entrance, facet and curtain airbags
- Autonomous emergency braking (AEB)
- Ahead collision warning
- Lane-departure warning
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Rear-view digital camera
- Entrance, rear and facet parking sensors
- Tyre-pressure monitoring
The 2023 Renault Koleos Life comes commonplace with the next options:
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- 17-inch metal spare wheel
- Chrome decrease facet physique and rear bumper highlights
- Satin gray roof rails
- Shark fin antenna
- Rear privateness glass
- Auto-folding and heated facet mirrors
- Automated LED headlights
- LED daytime operating lights
- Rear fog gentle
- Rain-sensing window wipers
- 7.0-inch panorama touchscreen infotainment system
- 7.0-inch TFT LCD digital instrument cluster
- Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- DAB+ digital radio
- Eight-speaker Arkamys 3D sound system
- Twin-zone local weather management
- Heated and cooled entrance cupholders
- Two entrance USB-A ports
- Keyless entry and push-button begin
- Automated ‘stroll away’ door locking
- Entrance LED cabin lights
- Customisable inside lighting
- Solar visors with illuminated mirror
- Black material and leatherette upholstery
- Top adjustable entrance seats
The Zen provides the next:
- LED reversing lights
- Sweeping rear indicators
- Chrome ‘Koleos’ door sill plates
- Fingers-free powered tailgate
- 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen infotainment system
- Satellite tv for pc navigation
- Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
- Rear LED cabin lights
- Black leather-based upholstery
- Electrically-adjustable driver’s seat with electrical lumbar assist
- Heated entrance seats
- One-touch folding rear seats
- Park help
- Hill descent management (4×4 mannequin solely)
The range-topping Intens provides:
- 19-inch alloy wheels
- Electrical panoramic sunroof
- Aspect mirror tilting when reversing
- Black Nappa leather-based upholstery
- Electrical entrance passenger seat
- Reminiscence and therapeutic massage driver seat
- Ventilated entrance seats
- Tilting entrance headrests
The 2023 Renault Koleos is obtainable within the following exterior paint colors:
- Millesim Crimson
- Metallic Black
- Metallic Gray
- Metallic White
Each color apart from Millesim Crimson prices a further $800.
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