Koleos is the very first edition of crossover by French manufacturer Renault. With it, company started to produce new vehicles, and now, this carmaker has few SUVs in its offer. Nevertheless, fans should be ready for new 2018 Renault Koleos. This unit is getting redesign and big update. As a part of it come engine tuning and performance boost. This is going to be a part of second generation, launched in 2016. However, after two years 2018 Koleos will suffer big changes. Cabin and infotainment system are almost new, since changes there are massive.
2018 Renault Koleos redesign
Whoever stepped into old crossover, will notice that 2018 Renault Koleos is totally different in many ways. Everything suffered a lot of changes. Especially infotainment and sound system. There we have many updates and new features. Nevertheless, improved comfort and elegance of the cabin will lure more buyers. Furthermore, safety is on highest level with lane departure warning, blind spot monitor and more air bags. Outside we won’t see many modifications. Second generation of the SUV arrived in 2016, so it is still early for restyling and redesign. However, few updates are there, as headlights and bumper receive new lines and curves.
2018 Renault Koleos drivetrain
We still don’t know how many trims are coming with 2018 Renault Koleos. Nevertheless, we found out which engines could find its way for next lineup. Of course, there are petrol and diesel unit. Base option could be 2.0-l inline-four unit, with possible output of 150 hp. Slightly more powerful is 2.5-l drivetrain. This unit is capable to deliver 170 hp. Last, but not the least, is 1.6-l four-cylinder diesel engine. Fans are going to be happy with its torque level, but horsepower is under gasoline units. Two and four-wheel drive systems will be available, as for new Kadjar.
2018 Renault Koleos price
New 2018 Renault Koleos won’t go over $21,000 for base units. However, upper trims could carry a $30,000 price tag. When it appears on the market, Koleos will compete Mitsubishi Outlander and Nissan X-Trail. There will be also other models, but these three are close with options, price and performance.