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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. 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.

Renault Kaptur

Renault Kaptur roof

The French automaker will be launching its all-new premium crossover to take on the likes of Mahindra XUV500 and Tata Hexa. Already on sale in the Russian market, the Kaptur will sit above the Duster SUV in India. This five-seater crossover is based on the Duster’s MO-B platform. For the Indian market, the Renault Kaptur will be made available with an AWD system, offering three modes – LOCK, AUTO and 2WD. This drivetrain system will be coupled with a locking centre differential. The SUV will share engine setup from Duster, which includes a 1.5-litre K9K diesel and a 1.5-litre petrol unit. This compact SUV will come with two transmission options – a 6-speed manual and an automatic.

Expected Launch – Diwali, 2017

Expected Price – Rs 12 lakh to Rs 16 lakh

New Generation Renault Duster

New Renault Duster 2017 India

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

The new-gen Duster might share few design bits from the Duster Oroch concept that was broke cover at the Sao Paulo Motor Show. On mechanical front, the new-generation Renault Duster will remain unchanged. At the heart of the compact SUV will be the same engine lineup – 1.5-litre, 106bhp petrol and a 1.5-litre, 83.8bhp and 108.45bhp dCi diesel. Though, these power units might be tuned for achieving better fuel efficiency and performance.

Expected Launch – 2018-19

Expected Price – Rs 10 lakh to Rs 13 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. This sedan had its global debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. In India, the sedan will come as a replacement for the Fluence. The technical specifications of the India-bound model are yet to be revealed; however, 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

Expected Price – Rs 15 lakh to Rs 18 lakh

New Renault Koleos

New Renault Koleos 2017 India front

The French automaker is also planning to re-introduce its global SUV – the Koleos – in India. This time, the company will launch the new generation model which was first previewed at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show. The new-gen Koleos will be based on the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF platform, and follow the carmaker’s new design philosophy ‘Expolre’. Some of the design bits are common between 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

Expected Price – Rs 24 lakh to Rs 28 lakh

Renault Kwid Racer

Renault Kwid Racer edition

After launching the Kwid Climber, Renault is now gearing up to launch the Kwid Racer edition into the market. This edition will come with a racing-style kit that will include aerodynamic body work, 18-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tyres and sporty metallic blue finish. The car also gets a roll cage, bucket seats and Alcantara, aluminium and carbon upholstery. Other key features include a digital rev counter, a four-point harness, telemetry data and a leather-trimmed steering wheel.

This edition will be powered by a 1.0-litre SCe, three-cylinder, DOHC engine that churns out 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 – Late 2017

Expected Price – 4.25 lakh

New Renault Grand Scenic

2017 Renault Grand Scenic India side profile

With an aim to foray into the premium MPV segment, the French carmaker will bring in the new Grand Scenic that had its global debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Based on Renault’s new design language, this MPV comes with an aggressive fascia along with a signature badge integrated in four vertical wind-shaped slats, C-shaped headlamps, sculpted surfaces, glass roof linking windscreen and rear window. There will several comfort and advanced safety equipment on offer. The MPV could be offered with two seat configurations – 7-seat or optional 8-seat. Reports suggest that the new Renault Grand Scenic might source its power from a 148bhp, 2.0-litre dCi diesel engine that also does duty in the Koleos. Once launched in India, the Grand Scenic will take on the Toyota Innova Crysta.

Expected Launch – 2018-19

Expected Price – Rs 15 lakh to Rs 20 lakh

Renault Kwid Compact SUV (HBC)

The Renault Kwid-based compact SUV (codenamed HBC) is one of the much-awaited upcoming new Renault cars in India that might hit our shores 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

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

Expected Price – Rs 4 lakh to Rs 5.5 lakh

 

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