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Renault Kangoo now $21,990 drive-away for Christmas - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson from Renault Australia has confirmed only the 1.6-litre petrol Kangoo short-wheelbase variant gets the Ready for Business pack as complimentary equipment as part of the Christmas promotion...

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11 strange car names: What were they thinking?
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11 strange car names: What were they thinking?

When it comes to naming a car, sometimes a manufacturer gets it right. Think of the Rolls Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Aventador or Aston Martin Vanquish. They're names that just roll off the tongue. But sometimes they get it horribly wrong, like the amphibious crossover, Tang Hua Detroit Fish (above)...


Renault rewards top apprentices and technicians with Megane Trophy V6 hot laps
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Renault rewards top apprentices and technicians with Megane Trophy V6 hot laps

How does Renault Australia reward its top technicians and apprentices? Simple. It throws them in a Renault Megane Trophy V6 racer for a few hot laps around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit...


2017 Renault Talisman - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Renault Talisman - 2016 Paris Motor Show

We don't get Renault's large sedan in Australia, but we kind of wish we did. The smart saloon has plenty of style and road presence. Paul takes a closer look.


2017 Renault Alaskan - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Renault Alaskan - 2016 Paris Motor Show

The Renault Alaskan might look familiar as it is essentially a restyled Nissan Navara. Should it come to Australia? We know the Navara is a capable machine, and with a few tweaks the Renault could well be a solid competitor for the likes of the Volkswagen Amarok. Paul takes a look.


2016 Renault Trafic Review: Long-term report four, farewell
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2016 Renault Trafic Review: Long-term report four, farewell

Read the full review here. After six months of being our video team’s runaround van, our Renault Trafic has made its way back to the French brand’s headquarters. Over its stint with the team the Renault Trafic was used as a support vehicle on shoots, a daily commuter, an object mover, and all the other things you’d expect of a van...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...


Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model
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Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model

The Renault Kangoo is now available with an optional Lifestyle Pack, which adds a number of features to the French van. Only available on the five-seat Kangoo Maxi Crew LCV variant, the Lifestyle Pack costs an additional $1290, adding a handful of styling, tech and comfort features. Inside, the pack brings Renault’s 7...


2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 Review
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2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 Review

Read the full article here. The second-generation 2017 Renault Koleos has arrived and is ready to take on the juggernauts in the medium SUV segment. The new Koleos is vital to Renault in Australia, with our love for SUVs and the French brand's desire to capitalise on that, largely behind the decision to launch it here before anywhere else in the world...


2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Renault Koleos Zen 4x2 review

The second-generation Renault Koleos is a brand new SUV inside and out. Is it impressive enough to win over the SUV loving masses in Australia?

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$33,990

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Mitsubishi: Lancer future looks bright with platform-sharing plans
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Mitsubishi: Lancer future looks bright with platform-sharing plans

Mitsubishi Australia is confident that its parent company's merger into the Nissan-Renault fold will bring a major local boost to its flailing passenger car ranges with leaner, meaner new product in the medium- to long-term future...


Renault Australia opens store in Westfield shopping centre
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Renault Australia opens store in Westfield shopping centre

Renault Australia is taking a new approach to keeping up with changing buyer patterns with a unique Brand Concept Store at Westfield Hornsby. The new store, at the major shopping centre in Sydney’s northern suburbs, displays various Renault models in a setting that’s different to your typical (and often intimidating) car dealership...


Mitsubishi Motors joins Renault Nissan Alliance: Official
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Mitsubishi Motors joins Renault Nissan Alliance: Official

Nissan has formally acquired a 34 per cent stake in Mitsubishi Motors, and taken effective control of the smaller, scandal-beset Japanese car maker. As part of Nissan's acquisition of a controlling share in the tri-diamond brand, Mitsubishi will join the Renault-Nissan Alliance...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for October 15
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for October 15

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping. If you spot any deals, let us know in the comments...


2017 Renault Megane GT Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Renault Megane GT Review

The Renault Megane GT isn't as good as a Golf GTI, but it's undoubtedly more interesting.

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2017 Renault Megane on sale in Australia from $22,490
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2017 Renault Megane on sale in Australia from $22,490

The all-new 2017 Renault Megane has officially launched in Australia, taking on the likes of the Mazda 3 and Volkswagen Golf. Replacing the ageing third-generation model that first debuted in 2008, the new Megane MkIV is offered with two turbocharged petrol engines. A 97kW/205Nm ‘TCe 130’ 1...


2017 Renault Megane Zen and GT-Line Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Renault Megane Zen and GT-Line Review

The 2017 Renault Megane is a chic and affordable small hatch alternative — just stay off patchwork roads...

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Renault Australia putting French stigmas to bed
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Renault Australia putting French stigmas to bed

The stigma that French cars are expensive to own and run is dead and buried, says Renault Australia, which now offers superior aftersales care to many better-known Japanese brands. Since 2010, Renault Australia has spent millions of dollars upgrading its dealer network, and pouring money from its steadily increasing sales (up six-fold since 2010, peaking at 11,500 units last year) into the back end of its business...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 7, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 7, 2016

Read the full article here. Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. Making headlines this week, new vehicle sales in Australia were up 1.3 per cent in September, keeping us on track for a record breaking 2016. Toyota was the most popular brand and the Mazda 3 was the best selling vehicle...