With the offer of the Kadjar SUV, Renault has expanded its offer in the most popular, crossover SUV segment. This is a brand new model, which took the place between Captur and Koleos model in the Renault lineup. 2018 Renault Kadjar should represent everything that Koleos failed to achieve and doc. Namely, many agree that the Renault Koleos is not peculiar enough to itself. More precisely, this model is too Nissan Qashqai, and insufficiently Renault. Will 2018 Kadjar able to convey the charm of Renault company, or will this model take on the contours of alliance partners?
The new Nissan Qashqai and Renault Kadjar 2018 have some touch points. Specifically, both models are mounted on the same platform. This is the Common Module Family platform, or CMF-C/D. This platform is the result of years of joint work by Renault and Nissan companies. That’s why it does not surprise that a number of SUV models of the Nissan-Renault Alliance are set to this platform.
Regardless of the fact that Qashqai and Kadjar are positioned on the same platform, there is no need to expect great resemblance between these two models. Namely, Kadar was designed and constructed on the model of the Renault Captur crossover. What should have drawn a clear line between Qashqai and Kadyar models, was taken from the Captur model. However, Renault has also drawn clear boundaries between its two models, Kadjar and Captur.
Design and layout, 2018 Renault Kadjar, has similarities with Renault Captur. Also, some systems have been downloaded from Captura. So Renault saved time and money for testing, and testing the market. The difference in the dimensions of these two models is noticeable. In addition, Kadjar is a proper family crossover, unlike the Captur model. In the end, Renault aims to make Kadjar a global flagship company in this segment.
Features and Trim
Renault Kadjar offers several different versions, through different trim levels. The mentioned versions differ in scope of equipment, as well as the availability of special benefits. They offer Expression +, Dynamique Nav, Dynamique S Nav, Signature Nav and Signature S Nav version.
2018 Renault Kadjar offers 16 inch steel wheels and lots of chrome on the outside, in a standard package of equipment. And the interior of the vehicle is respectable. The vehicle has air conditioning, electric windows, height adjustable driver’s seat, Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
2018 Renault Kadjar Power Specification
As of 2018, it has three respectable engines, two diesel and one petrol. The weaker diesel engine, less volume, is a 1.5-liter dCi, which develops 108 horsepower. There’s also something bigger and stronger, a 1.6-liter dCi engine, with its 128 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque.
In the end, there is also the only gasoline engine. It is a 4-cylinder 1.2-liter TCe direct-injected unit. This engine develops 128 horsepower and is very economical. His EPA rating is estimated at about 50 mpg combined.
The 2018 Renault Kadjar, in its basic version, has a price of £ 18,445. When the Signature S Nav, which represents the highest positioned version of the model, reaches a price of £ 28,145.