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Renault Cars

Renault offers 3 new car models in Midsize segment, 3 in Utility segment in India. Choose a Renault car to know prices, features, reviews and photos.

Renault Pulse
5.04 - 6.81 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Renault Scala
7.44 - 10.35 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Renault Lodgy
8.29 - 12.29 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Renault Duster
8.30 - 13.55 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Renault Fluence
14.73 - 16.31 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
Renault Koleos
23.48 - 27.75 lakh
Ex-showroom, New Delhi

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About Renault

Renault is a French manufacturer headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt a suburb of Paris city. It was founded as the Société Renault Frères in .... ...read more

Renault is a French manufacturer headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt a suburb of Paris city. It was founded as the Société Renault Frères in 1899 by brothers Louis, Marcel and Fernand Renault. The French automaker first produced the Renault Voiturette 1CV and then in 1903 began to manufacture its own engines.

It first major sale was in 1905 to the French Government to whom it sold its AG1 branded cars which became public taxis. Over the next two years Renault sold a large numbers of cars in the UK and America and in 1908 it had produced over 3,500 units allowing it to become the largest car maker in France.

Renault participated heavily in the earliest forms of motor racing to gain publicity but gave it up personally when of their trio, Marcel Renault was killed in a road accident. The company continued to participate in racing and has a major involvement till date with various forms of car racing.

The company branched out into heavy vehicles and developed techniques to mass produce cars and consequently bring their prices down. With the onset of WW1, it all branched out into making ammunition, tanks and aeroplanes.

When the war ended, Renault further expanded its design and scope of operations to include tractors and other farm equipment. Its first vehicle to be shown to the public was the 2CV compact car as well as the 4CV compact car which was developed in secrecy during the end stage of the WW2. It further expanded its range of cars over the next 20 years in a variety of body styles including commercial vehicles which were the need of the hour to rebuild liberated France and then help shape its economic history.

The French manufacturer soon began a naming convention which including serialising the names depending on the various body styles. It continued this practice well into the mid-1990s and only then began giving its cars full names. During this period it began collaboration with various manufacturers across the world giving it presence in South East Asia, North America as well as Australia. It also acquired Romanian automaker Dacia which had been known for producing fuel efficient cars.

Renault went through a major restructuring in the late 1980s and collaborated with Volvo and withdrew from a lot of the motorsports it had entered to reduce costs. It began on a revitalisation process and soon began to take steps like a new nomenclature and expansion to various markets. In 1996, the French automaker went private after it was felt that the government involvement was detrimental to the existence of the company. Under the new regime, it ventured into South America and parts of Central Asia as well as into the production of LCVs.

Despite so many measures to change, the company could not revitalise its fortunes and eventually began to follow a plan of cost cutting measures which included standard platforms as well as major organisational changes.

In 1999, it entered into collaboration with Japanese automaker Nissan initially acquiring a 35 per cent stake while Nissan acquired a 15 per cent stake. This was the first time such an alliance had taken place and its magnitude was only secondary to the marriage of cultures that both the automaker’s brought to the table. In addition to the Nissan alliance it also allied with Samsung Motors of South Korea and now sells various rebadged models in the Asian Nation. As of 2010 it also has an alliance with Daimler and produces rebadged models of the German automaker’s line-up. The French automaker also has a major involvement in motorsports since the late 1970s and was the first manufacturer to bring turbocharged engines to various racing series. It currently supplies engines to a variety of teams in various categories of motorsports including Formula 1 where it ran its own team from 2002-2011 and has since partnered Red Bull Racing since 2008 leading it to four titles from 2010-2014.

Renault India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Renault S.A.S., France and currently offers five models in the Indian market – the premium sedan Fluence, the luxury SUV Koleos, the premium compact car, Pulse, the SUV, Duster and the premium sedan, Scala. Renault India also exports the Duster to right-hand drive markets, with India set to become a production hub for right-hand drive cars.

Renault cars are manufactured in their facility located in Oragadam, Chennai, with a capacity of 480,000 units per annum. Currently, Renault India also has a widespread presence of 130 dealer outlets across the country with benchmark sales and service quality.

The French automaker will, in the future, enter the A-segment with a model based on the Dacia Towny as well as the MPV segment, with the Lodgy, which will be sold with the Renault badge.

Renault Road Tests / First Drives

  • First look: Renault Kwid
    19 Aug 2015 by Ninad Mirajgaonkar

    The Kwid is Renault’s ticket to the high volume hatchback segment of the Indian market. The French carmaker will launch the new hatchback around the festive season to ...

  • Renault Lodgy
    16 Mar 2015 by Ninad Mirajgaonkar

    The Lodgy MUV is Renault’s attempt at making a mark in the premium seven-seater segment that is being ruled by the Toyota Innova for more than half a decade now. Where most of ...

  • Renault Duster AWD
    14 Oct 2014 by Selvin Jose

    Motorists confined to the limits drawn by civilisation don’t buy a 4X4. While there are some who love to explore the path less travelled bound by nothing but nature, their ...

Renault in News

  • Photo Gallery: 2016 Renault Talisman Estate
    27 Aug 2015 by CarWale Team
    On a Thursday morning, these pictures of the Renault Talisman are giving us some serious design inspiration. Sadly, this baby is not coming to India, or in...
  • Renault Duster facelift spied testing in Chennai
    25 Aug 2015 by Ninad Ambre
    The Renault Duster's facelifted model was spied testing in a disguised avatar in Chennai near their plant. Some of the changes are visible, thanks to the pictures sent...
  • Renault offers huge discounts on its cars
    25 Aug 2015 by Ninad Ambre
    Renault India is offering a wide range of discounts varying from Rs 31,000 to Rs 6 lakh on their cars, across the segments. To make it easier for our readers, we are...
  • Renault Duster facelift spotted on test in India
    31 Jul 2015 by Venkat Desirazu
    A camouflaged version of the facelifted Renault Duster has been spotted testing in India. It was launched for the European markets early last year but was available as a...
  • Ranbir Kapoor is Renault India’s new brand ambassador
    27 Jul 2015 by Fleme Varkey
    Renault is celebrating four years in India, this July, and now they have chosen actor Ranbir Kapoor as their brand ambassador. This is part of their strategy to usher in...

Renault User Reviews

Renault Duster
for Renault Duster on 26-Aug-2015 by ashish.dh
1. I had bought the old i20 and really had a bad experience with it because somehow it did not handle very well once I crossed the 20000 mark. I was also very disappointed with its...
A practical car to buy if you want more space
for Renault Lodgy on 24-Aug-2015 by mubinkhan
Bought the renault lodgy after extensive market research on MPV, i checked out mobilio, innova and ertiga but i was not at all happy. In innova i was sad with only 5 gears and the old...
Comfort Family Car
for Renault Lodgy on 16-Aug-2015 by S R SRIBALAGANESH
Exterior  Ok at this price...can be even better looking...rear end shape can be improved Interior (Features, Space & Comfort)  Very comfort for driving....Family car...
Satisfied as user
for Renault Lodgy on 16-Aug-2015 by SP
Exterior  Certainly acceptable design. Why would anyone disagree that the car is prettier than Innova. Interior (Features, Space & Comfort)  Quite acceptable and...
stepaway edition lodgy
for Renault Lodgy on 05-Aug-2015 by mithileshs
After I heard about the launch of lodgy I was pretty sure I was going to buy it since the reviews and specs were good and met my requirements. When I test drove it the most striking...

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