New 2017 Renault Koleos will lead complete crossover range from French manufacturer. Company decided to place more effort in development of this class, so it could retain pace with their major competitors Nissan, Honda and Mazda. Not just upgrading compact Koleos SUV, but Renault will endeavor to attain a lot more buyers with new models, Kwid, Captur, and Kadjar. When we are talking about Kaleos, it is going to become bigger, with cabin revision, while few units are provided to be installed under its hood.
2017 Renault Koleos Platform
A lot of changes and innovations will likely be implemented to help keep 2017 Renault Koleos interesting. Most fascinating change need to be new layout in the cabin, since this compact crossover now can take seven passengers. Vehicle makes use of Common Module Family (CMF) platform, produced from alliance of Nissan and French carmaker. This architecture saved quite a bit to each company, and it is utilised also for Qashqai and X-Trail from Japanese side, and Kadjar from Renault. With this concept, 2017 Kaleos are going to be 0.5 m longer, and now it might be over 5 m.
2017 Renault Koleos Features
Not merely new layout, but also many new features and accessories inside 2017 Renault Koleos is going to be installed. High quality materials are applied to equip cabin, including leather and wooden details. Leather covers seats and steering wheel. Infotainment system is R-Link, with big touch-screen display and premium audio system. Driver is going to acquire support from assist features – blind-spot warning, automatic braking and parking assist.
2017 Renault Koleos Engine
Since Nissan and Renault share their platforms, some engines will be also present at different models of each producers. So it is with 2017 Renault Koleos, which could have 2.0-l inline-four drivetrain under its hood, identical unit applied by Nissan X-Trail. This powertrain is capable to provide 145 hp. Larger, 2.5-l I-4 motor can create 170 hp. The 2017 Koleos will also get diesel variant. It are going to be 1.6-l inline-four unit with 130 horses. It is not excluded that Kaleos could borrow powerplant from new Renault Kadjar, 1.2-l I-4, with 130 hp. All offered engines are going to send power to a 6-speed manual or EDC automatic gearbox, which transforms it to front wheels by default, or all wheels optionally.