Renault Lodgy Stepway Crossover MPV launched at Rs 11.9 lakh in India
- by Arun Mohan Nadar
- June 16, 2015
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Renault India has launched a new Lodgy Stepway variant with cosmetic updates at Rs 11.9 lakh in India. The Stepway is essentially a standard lodgy with more aggressive exterior design to give it a more urbane look. The New Renault Lodgy Stepway is available in both 7 and 8 seater variant
Soon after driving in the Lodgy MPV, Renault India has now introduced the new Renault Lodgy Stepway in India. The Renault Lodgy Stepway has been launched at an introductory price of Rs 11.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The MPV will be offered with two variants in India which are the Renault Lodgy Stepway RxZ 110Ps 8 seater and Lodgy RxZ 110Ps 7 seater. The visual changes on the Renault Lodgy Stepway include a a stylish jewel studded front grille, black and chrome satin roof rail, anthracite alloy wheels, redesigned front bumper, chrome satin finished front and rear skid plates. Other additions on the Renault MPV consist of chrome finished scuff plate, front and rear wheel arch cladding, black side moulding with chrome inserts, fog lamp with chrome finish and a signature Stepway decal. Talking about safety, the Renault Lodgy Stepway Edition comes equipped with ABS, EBD, brake assist, driver and passenger airbags. Features on the Renault MPV include rear parking sensor, rear view camera, central locking, power steering, power windows, AC vents for second and third row occupants, electrically adjustable mirrors, MediaNav entertainment and navigation system with speakers, audio and phone controls and cruise control.
Speaking about the new MPV, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations said, “Renault’s core strength the world over is concept innovation, where we look at a segment and see how we can redefine it – either in practicality or in design and style. The Renault Lodgy was a breakthrough product which redefined the performance and convenience in the MPV segment. With the launch of the Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition today, we continue this process of innovation with the intent of adding value to our customers. The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition has been designed with assertive and distinctive styling and is India’s first crossover MPV. Together with its innovative styling, it will deliver the proven superiority of performance, fuel efficiency, comfort, features, space and convenience a blend which has enabled Renault to redefine the MPV segment in India,”
Powering the Renault Lodgy Stepway is the 1.5 litre K9K dCi (common rail direct injection) engine producing 110PS of maximum power and peak torque of 245Nm@1750rpm. The engine is mated to a 6 speed manual transmission, and it has a claimed fuel efficiency of 19.9kmpl. The 60:40 split 2nd row and 50:50 split 3rd row, allow all seats to be folded and tumbled. The 3rd row can be twin tumbled folded and secured or extracted as per the requirement. This modularity, allowing 56 seat configurations and the Renault MPV boasts a boot volume of 207 litres with all seats in place. Bookings for the Renault Lodgy Stepway has commenced at all Renault dealerships across the country with deliveries commencing soon.Recommended Variant : Lodgy Stepway 110PS RXZ 7S