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2019 Renault Koleos Formula Edition on sale from $36,490 drive-away

Renault Australia has leveraged its racing connection to create the Koleos Formula Edition, a regular mid-sized SUV wearing a slightly sportier suit. Based on the Nissan X-Trail's platform, the Koleos is comfortably Renault's best-seller in Australia. It's registered 1040 sales year-to-date, and competes in one of the nation's most competitive segments...

2020 Renault Koleos facelift unveiled

Renault has unveiled a facelift for the its Nissan X-Trail-based Koleos SUV in Europe. The Koleos' exterior has been freshened with a new front bumper, which now features a full-width piece of chrome and a new skid plate element. The rear bumper also benefits from more chrome, and a more prominent diffuser...

Renault adds seven-year warranty

Yet another manufacturer is extending its warranty. French brand Renault is offering seven-year coverage across its Koleos SUV range until the end of March. Renault has also managed to hold its sharp $29,990 drive-away starting price for base Koleos, while the range-topper has been cut by $3000 to $42,990 drive-away, and also includes the seven-year warranty deal...

Renault Koleos scores five-star ANCAP rating

The Renault Koleos has been awarded a five-star ANCAP safety rating, based on tests carried out by Euro NCAP. However, the rating has a 2017 date-stamp and only applies to two-wheel drive variants sold from June 2018 – a little confusing, but it coincides with the recent introduction of autonomous-emergency braking and lane-departure warning across the range...

2019 Renault Koleos facelift spied

The facelifted Renault Koleos crossover has been photographed during hot weather testing in southern Europe. The styling changes seem to be quite minor, so if you don't fancy the appearance of the current Koleos, you probably won't be swayed by the updated model. The model's distinctive C-shaped headlights remain, although there may be some fiddles to the internal structure of the lighting units...

Renault Koleos S-Edition arrives from $44,990

Renault Australia has launched the Koleos S-Edition in Australia, adding extra equipment and a unique specification for $44,990 drive-away. Based on the Intens (from $44,990 plus on-roads), the S-Edition uniquely gets a front-wheel drivetrain and boasts extra kit like 19-inch alloys, and metallic black mirror caps...

CarAdvice podcast 107: Ford Australia's Daniella Winter talks Mustang

Kez Casey and Scott Collie join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the 2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS has been confirmed, 2018 Ram 1500 pricing and specs have been released, and the Kia Cerato will get the GT treatment. Also, International Engine of the Year goes to Ferrari, the 2019 Mazda MX-5 is getting a more powerful engine, and Elon Musk is promising 'full self-driving features' for Tesla in August...

2018 Renault Koleos pricing and specs

Update (20/4): Renault has confirmed the Koleos's new AEB system operates at speeds between 30-140km/h, and we've also amended the price list for the MY18 range. See bottom of article for details Renault Australia has announced a 2018 upgrade for its Koleos SUV, with autonomous emergency braking and Apple CarPlay now fitted as standard to every variant...

Renault Koleos Initiale arrives from $49,490

The Renault Koleos Initiale special edition has arrived in Australia this week, priced from $49,490 drive-away. Sitting above the range-topping Intens variant, the Initiale adds a unique exterior finish named 'Black Amethyst', 19-inch alloy wheels and unique stitching for the leather-upholstered interior...

Renault Koleos Diesel priced from $46,990, here in September

The Renault Koleos has added a new turbo-diesel engine to its range, in a single-specification variant that sits atop the range - starting at $46,990 before on-road costs. It's the same 130kW/380Nm 2.0-litre oiler that is offered in the related Nissan X-Trail, sending drive to an on-demand all-wheel drive system via a continuously-variable transmission (CVT)...

Renault Australia aiming to triple sales, looking to growth in passenger market

Renault is aiming to triple its sales volumes in Australia, with the company’s Asia-Pacific boss, Gilles Normand, telling CarAdvice he would like to see the Australian market reflect the brand’s global share of new cars sales. Currently, Renault Australia enjoys a market share of around 1.0 per cent. Normand is targeting an ambitious 3...