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Upcoming Renault Cars in India – Complete List

Here is a list of upcoming new Renault Cars in India that will be launched in India in coming years.

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Despite being a fairly new player, Renault India has managed to mark a strong presence in the highly competitive Indian market. The proof of that is the success of Renault Duster, followed by the Kwid – that is no time has become the instant favourite among entry-level car buyer. Recently, the company has introduced the Captur compact SUV at a very competitive price. In order to further expand its base, the French carmaker is planning to launch a bunch of new cars in the Indian market in the near future. Here is a list of upcoming new Renault Cars in India that will be launched in India in 2017, 2018, 2019.

New Generation Renault Duster

New Renault Duster 2018 India launch

The Renault Duster has always been favoured for its masculine styling, performance and ride quality. Now, the compact SUV is all set for a generation change. Out of all upcoming new Renault cars, the new-gen Duster is one of the much-awaited products that will receive an all new design, more upmarket cabin and mechanical upgrades. The SUV’s new model will be 20mm longer and more spacious than the current model. The SUV will also come with an additional third row of seat allowing accommodate seven passengers with ease.

The new-gen Duster might share a few design bits with the Duster Oroch concept that was first previewed at the Sao Paulo Motor Show. Engine setup for the new-generation Renault Duster will remain unchanged. Similar to the current model, the new one will come with a 1.5-litre, 106bhp petrol and a 1.5-litre, 83.8bhp and 108.45bhp dCi diesel engine options. Though, Renault might tune these powertrains for achieving better fuel efficiency and performance.

Expected Launch – 2018-19

Expected Price – Rs 10 lakh to Rs 13 lakh

New Renault MPV

New Renault MPV RBC rendered

With an aim to foray into the premium MPV segment, the French carmaker will introduce an all-new MPV based on the Kwid hatchback. The company has confirmed that its new MPV will measure sub-4 meter in length and comes with seven-seats layout. It might share some its styling elements with the Renault Espace and Secenic including short overhangs, front grille and headlamps design and flared wheelbase. Interior features could be borrowed from the newly-launched Captur such as 3 spoke multifunction steering wheel, infotainment system with touchscreen display, digital speedometer, etc. Besides sharing features, the new MPV might also borrow its engines with its elder sibling. Once launched in India, the Grand Scenic will take on the Maruti Ertiga and Datsun GO+.

Expected Launch – 2018-19 (Source)

Expected Price – Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh

Renault Kwid Compact SUV (HBC)

Renault Kwid compact SUV HBC renderd

The Renault Kwid-based compact SUV (codenamed HBC) is one of the much-awaited upcoming new Renault cars in India. While the official launch details are yet to be revealed, it is expected to hit the Indian roads sometime in 2018-19. This new compact SUV will share its platform, design features and equipment with the Kwid hatchback. The new compact SUV is expected to get a 1.2-litre petrol engine. The company might not launch the diesel version of the SUV, owning to decreasing demand for oil burners in India. The Kwid HBC might come with the regular 5-speed manual transmission and an Easy-R AMT gearbox.

Expected Launch – 2018-19  (Source)

Expected Price – Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh

Renault Compact Sedan (LBC)

Renault Kwid compact sedan

With an aim to tap the growing compact sedan market in India, the French carmaker is planning to introduce a sub-4 meter sedan that will be based on the Kwid’s CMF-A modular platform. Since this platform is highly localized and low-cost, we can safely say that the Renault Kwid compact sedan (LBC) will be priced quite competitively against its rivals like Honda Amaze and Maruti Swift Dzire. The small sedan could get a newly developed 1.2-litre petrol engine paired to either a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox.

Expected Launch – 2019 (Source)

Expected Price – Rs 4 lakh to Rs 5.5 lakh

Renault Kwid Racer

Renault Kwid Racer edition

After launching the Kwid Climber, Renault will bring in one more accessorised version of the hatchback. Called the Kwid Racer, this special edition will be offered with a racing-style kit that will include aerodynamic body work, 18-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tyres and sporty metallic blue finish. Features such as a roll cage, bucket seats and Alcantara, aluminium and carbon upholstery will also be on offer. It will also get a digital rev counter, a four-point harness, telemetry data and a leather-trimmed steering wheel.

Powering the Kwid Racer will be a 1.0-litre SCe, three-cylinder, DOHC engine that is good enough for 67bhp of power and 91Nm of torque. Power will be transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox or a five-speed Easy-R AMT gearbox.

Expected Launch – 2018

Expected Price – 4.25 lakh

New Renault Koleos

New Renault Koleos 2017 India front

The French automaker’s global SUV – the Koleos – might make a comeback in the Indian market. This time around, the company will bring in the new generation model which broke cover at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show. The new-gen Koleos will be built on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF platform, and follow the carmaker’s new design philosophy ‘Expolre’. Some of its design and styling bits are carried over from the new Koleos and Talisman sedan. The SUV’s new model is 150mm longer, 12mm narrower and 29mm shorter than its current generation. Its interior, too, will be revised with new connectivity and comfort features. The SUV is likely to come in petrol and diesel guise, and transmission options are expected to include a 6-speed manual and X-Tronic automatic gearbox.

Expected Launch – 2018 (Source)

Expected Price – Rs 24 lakh to Rs 28 lakh

New Renault Megane Sedan

Renault had announced to launch several new cars in India in the next few years. Out of these upcoming new Renault cars in India, one will be Megane sedan. Just so you know, the sedan had its world premiere at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. In India, the sedan will come as a replacement for the Fluence which was discontinued this year. Engine details of the India-bound model are yet to be revealed. Reports in media suggest, however, that the sedan could be offered in both petrol and diesel guise. Based on the Renault-Nissan CMF platform, the Megane shares its design features with Talisman sedan, and offer a class-leading boot space.

Expected Launch – 2018-19 (Source)

Expected Price – Rs 15 lakh to Rs 18 lakh


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