First generation Renault Koleos is based on the South-Korean Renault Samsung QM5. The car that we feature here is a facelifted version and has a rare combination of 2-litre dCi engine with 175 hp and 6-speed automatic gearbox. The most common Renault Koleos SUVs have the low power 2.0 dCi engine with 150 hp and they feature 6-speed manual transmission.


Details

Make: Renault

Model: Renault Koleos / Renault Koleos Privilege

Production: 2007-2016

Body type: SUV, 5 seats

VIN: VF1VY7WGMUC493473

Price without VAT: 25,806 Euros

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) 4-cylinder turbocharged transverse engine, common rail, direct injection, intercooler. The maximum output is 127 kW / 172 PS/hp at 3,750 rpm and peak torque is 360 Nm (approx. 265 lb-ft) available starting 2,000 rpm.

Transmission: 6-speed automatic gearbox and AWD (All Wheel Drive)

Tyres: Continental Cross Contact 225/55 R18 98H

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 9.9 seconds

Top speed: 191 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 7.0 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU5, 182 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 65

Dimensions (mm): L 4,520 / w 1,855 / h 1,690

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 450

Wheelbase (mm): 2,690

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,765 kg/1,840 kg

Cd: 0.36

Front suspension: Independent, McPherson strut, coil springs, sway bar.

Rear suspension: Independent, multi-link axle, coil springs, sway bar.


Main equipment

Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; Tyre Pressure Monitor; HDC; HSA; ESP; xenon headlights for low beam; dual-zone automatic air conditioning; intelligent key fob with keyless entry and engine start; 4 electrically powered windows; rain and light sensors; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable and foldable; electrically adjustable front seats and heated; electrically powered sunroof; leather for gear shifter and handbrake; leather steering wheel; cruise control; speed limiter; BOSE sound system; USB; AUX; SD reader; R-Link multimedia system with touchscreen; Bluetooth; Blind Spot Warning System; rearview camera with dynamic guiding lines; front and rear parking sensors.


Comments

+ good off-road performance
+ comfortable and silent suspension
+ good fuel economy
+ roomy
+ versatile interior

– hard to reach touchscreen
– too soft suspension
– high body roll


Driven by Adrian M. for 120 km, 10.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 18,865 km total mileage of the car.


Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni


Renault Koleos 2.0 dCi photos

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