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2012 Renault Koleos Privilege (4x4) Review

The CVT petrol transmission and engine combination does need to be improved as the overall acceleration is less than sufficient for this heavy privilege SUV model. Avg fuel economy on premium fuel is currently 11.3L/km which is worse than my old WRX. Perhaps a 2.0L turbo variant might persuade buyers looking at Subaru, Holden or Ford to try something with a little more luxury...


We test drove the Koleos Privilege on the freeway, up hills, down narrow windy roads, etc. No problems handling car in the wet, at roundabouts, tight corners. Felt very safe and solid. Love the two sunroofs, the blinds at the backseat windows, the sound system is A1. We were thinking if replacing our existing Subaru Forester with another Forester...


Even the basic Expression has features like dual zone climate control, satnav, bluetooth, cruise and speed control, five 17" alloy wheels, a punchy engine that tolerates all grades of petrol, cv transmission, great audio, indicators-in-mirrors, see-me-home headlights, versatile seating, good load space, soft-touch interior trim and a large cooled glovebox...