Previously, Renault Malaysua (TC Euro Cars) had teased the local market on the new Koleos with the announcement of order taking and the estimated price. Today, Renault Malaysia officially introduced the new Koleos SUV; available from mid-October at a price tag of RM172,800.
The new Renault Koleos, the French marque’s flagship SUV, is currently on display at the Mid-Valley Megamall from now till 11 September.
One of main highlights of the new Renault Koleos is its class-leading interior space and the segment’s most comfortable front seats. The front seats are designed to be welcoming and enveloping, and comprise of variable density foam for much improved comfort. Also, the seats’ dimensions are considered the best in its class. Driver gets a seat upholstered in Titan Black leather, with six-way power adjustment and lumbar support. Moving to the rear, the seat takes up a shell that frees up extra room for rear passengers in addition to contributing to a more airy interior.
With knee room of 289mm, the new Renault Koleos not only outclasses its rivals but also provides rear passengers with generous head room, shoulder room and elbow room. The new Koleos has a boot capacity of 550dm3 VDA, with a clever removable floor positioned at the same height as the boot or flat floor. Furthermore “Easy Break” system: handles located inside the boot enable the 60/40-split rear bench seat to be folded in an instant, freeing up a total carrying capacity of 1,690dm3 VDA. For small stowage, the new SUV includes an 11-liter glove box and a seven-liter cubby in the center console.
Premium materials applied for the new Koleos are: satin-finish chrome for the steering, gear lever and air vent insert; center console with a a protective film; cushion-backed materials selected for the dashboard and door panels; leather upholstery and leather-trimmed armrests with contrasting top stitching. When it comes to setting the mood right, Renault’s new SUV features customizable LED cabin lighting, which illuminates in a myriad of colors.
On multimedia, the new Koleos is equipped with the R-LINK 2 multimedia system. This connected tablet is featured across Renault’s high-end range and coordinates functions like infotainment, navigation, hands-free telephony, radio and driver aids. Among the key features worth mentioning are: an 8.7-inch portrait screen, navigation display with 3D, 7-inch color display behind the steering for car data, connectivity and charging options, voice recognition, customizable widgets, and a wide range of applications from the R-LINK Store. Lastly, wide aperture doors make getting in and out of the new Koleos a breeze…
Safety features are aplenty onboard the new Koleos, including ESC, traction control, braking assist, EBD, Hill Start Assist, Blind Spot Warning, all-round sensors, front airbags, two lateral thorax/shoulder airbags, two curtain airbags, Blind spot warning system, Anti-whiplash front and rear head rests, Anti-submarining front seats, Rear ISOFIX and seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters.
As a sturdy built SUV, the use of very high elastic limit steel for the engine frame and of high-strength steel for the passenger safety cell was specified to protect the cabin in the case of a major impact.
The new Renault Koleos is offered in four body colors: Universal White, Grey Metallic, Black Metallic and Meissen Blue. The new SUV takes up special 18 inch “Argonaute” alloy wheels.
Like all Renault vehicles, the new Koleos comes with a five-year full manufacturer’s warranty with unlimited mileage.