New crossover lineup from Renault is consisted of three brand-new vehicles. Except updated Koleos, French carmaker is presenting Kwid, Captur and Kadjar for 2017. All new SUVs are based on Nissan X-trail platform, which is a product of cooperation of two companies. So it is with 2017 Renault Kadjar, which comes as compact crossover. With decreased cost of production, created by cooperation of two companies, and quality added from both, new vehicle are going to be competitive in European market. Not simply visual appearance, but additionally off-road performance is going to be superb, so new Kadjar could attract lots of buyers to attempt it.
2017 Renault Kadjar Redesign
In accordance with obtainable information, 2017 Renault Kadjar is going to be 4.5m long. It is based on CMF platform, developed in cooperation with Nissan, and utilised by their X-Trail. That involves all-wheel drive system. Outside, we can predict what could be applied, comparing to current Renault and Nissan vehicles. It is likely that 2017 Kadjar will not get halogen lights, sawn on presentation of its concept. Now, LED headlights are being made use of on most vehicles, and these are offering far better lighting. Finally cabin get huge sunroof glass, and infotainment is boosted by new edition of R-Link 2 system. Touch-screen display is positioned on the dashboard, and there you can read coordinates from TomTom maps. Ultimately seating and other standard features are genuine, as you can expect from Renault.
2017 Renault Kadjar Engine
Base models of the 2017 Renault Kadjar are equipped with diesel powertrains. Since crossover’s main target is EU market, petrol engines are in shadow of diesel. Entry-level drivetrain is 1.5-l I-4, which is prepared to generate 110 hp. With it, 2017 Kadjar can reach 100 km/h in 12 seconds. Estimated fuel economy hasn’t be announced, but this vehicle is going to be pretty economical. There is an additional diesel unit, a 1.6-l inline-four engine with 130 hp. With this, Kadjar give better performance, but fuel consumption is also bigger. At the end, gasoline motor is being presented with 1.2-l four-cylinder drivetrain.
This unit is prepared to develop 115 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque. Engines are mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, while automated CVT stays the selection. Power is sent to front wheels, by default, and AWD is also obtainable at higher trims.