The Renault Koleos is a car model of the French brand Renault. It is a compact Cross-Over SUV, which was presented by Renault at the Mondial de l’Automobile in 2006 in Paris. In June 2008, the Renault Koleos was introduced at the Renault dealers. Renault had little experience with SUVs; until then the model range had only four-wheel drive Scénic RX4 and the Kangoo 4x4At the Beijing Motor Show 2016, Renault manufactured before the second generation of the Koleos. The five-seater is again based on the Nissan X-Trail and will be built again in Busan. First, to market, the new Koleos comes in autumn 2016 in Australia, China, the Turkey, the Gulf States and Latin America. After Europe, the SUV early 2017. comes. The Koleos is available with a 2.5-liter petrol engine from Nissan and a 2.0-liter diesel engine. The diesel engine has two versions, one with 150 hp and one with 175 hp. The petrol engine has an output of 170 hp. The production of Koleos takes place at Samsung Motors in South Korea.
The launch in Southeast Asia in the autumn of 2007 in Europe, however, until late summer 2008. The concept vehicle Koleos Concept was first at the 2006 Paris Motor Show presented. It was developed by the Renault Design Department in collaboration with the design center of Renault Samsung Motors developed in Korea. In East Asia, the vehicle is as Samsung QM5 sold. Renault Koleos shares the platform with the Nissan X-Trail. Construction is the Koleos in Samsung Hauptwerk Busan, South Korea).
For the Renault Koleos, there are two 2-liter turbo diesel engines with common rail and 110 or 127 kW and a 2.5-liter gasoline engine with 126 kW (171 hp). All diesel vehicles with particulate filters fitted. There is also a six-speed gearbox, a Hill Descent Control (HDC) and a starting aid (HSA), which also allows for trips outside of paved roads. To drive better on the ground, it has a four-wheel drive and 20 centimeters of ground clearance (petrol) and 18 centimeters (Diesel) on 17 “wheels. The slope angle amounts to 27° forward and 31° backward, the ramp angle 21°. The fording depth is 450 mm and the diagonal axle offset 14.6 cm. Only in conjunction with the manual gearbox, the Koleos is allowed to pull 2 tons.
In a concept car, the Renault Koleos headlights and tail lights are complete with LEDs, located in the exterior mirrors are each additional headlights and turn signals. The standard version has 17-inch rims and standard front lights, as well as side indicators in the mudguards. In addition, the Koleos has a large glass roof, which illuminates the interior. The Renault Koleos is available with both front and 4-wheel drive.
Renault Koleos 2011 Facelift
At the IAA 2011, a revised version of the Renault Koleos has been shown which has been introduced in mid-October 2011 in the German market. In particular, the front was redesigned. The revised model features new headlights and a chrome-plated radiator grille. Furthermore, other minor changes in the interior were made.
Renault Koleos 2013-15 Facelift
In the summer of 2013, the Koleos was again slightly revised. A special feature of Renault Koleos model is the modified radiator grille. Mid-2015, the production was stopped. He was replaced only a few centimeters shorter Kadjar a without being his successor.
Renault Koleos (2016)
At the Beijing Motor Show 2016, Renault manufactured before the second generation of the Koleos. The five-seater is again based on the Nissan X-Trail and will be built again in Busan. First, to market, the new Koleos comes in autumn 2016 in Australia, China, the Turkey, the Gulf States and Latin America, After Europe, the Renault Koleos SUV will come early in 2017.