Renault India has finally launched the much-awaited Renault Lodgy MPV in the country. Available in both seven- and eight-seater versions, the MPV is priced at Rs. 8.19 lakh for base variant and Rs. 11.79 lakh for top-end variant.
Ex-Delhi Lodgy variants & prices (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Std 85PS: 8.19L
RxE 85PS: 8.99L
RxL 85PS: 9.59L
RxL 110PS: 10.09L
RxZ 110PS 8S and 7S: 11.49L &11.79L
Talking about styling, the Lodgy MPV features chrome grille upfront, flanked by sweptback headlamps. It is equiped with body coloured side moulding, ORVMs & door handles. Other features include chrome satin roof-rail, Blackened B- & C-pillars, Chrome tail gate garnish, etc. Inside the cabin, the MPV gets leather wrapped steering & gear lever, and piano black central console. The driver seat comes with lumbar support & height adjustable function, and armrest. The 3rd row seat is removable type, while the second row gets reclining captain seats that can split 60:40.
Engine Specifications-The Lodgy MPV is powered by a 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine that offers two states of tunes- 84bhp/200Nm and 108bhp/245Nm. The former is coupled to a five-speed manual gearbox, the 108bhp engine is paired to a six-speed gearbox.
Mileage– While the 84bhp unit returns 21.04kmpl, the powerful 108bhp engine is claimed to deliver 19.98kmpl of fuel economy.
Suspension Setup- The suspension mechanism comprises of McPherson strut with anti-roll bar upfront and Torsion beam with anti-roll bar at the rear.
Front track- 1490mm
Rear Track- 1478mm
Safety & Security Features
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
Driver & Passenger airbags
Front fog lamps
Rear wiper, washer & defogger
Rear parking camera with sensors
Comfort & Convenience Features
Electrically adjustable ORVMs
Front HVAC with cabin filter
Roof mounted AC vents for 2nd & 3rd row
Electro-hydraulic power steering
Auto-pinch front & rear windows
Touchscreen MediaNAV with AUX-in, USB & Bluetooth
Power sockets for all 3 rows
Cruise control & speed limiter