Renault India, one of the
fastest growing automotive brands in India, announced the launch of its all new
Renault Lodgy Stepway range. Built with 16 new enhancements to its exteriors
and interiors, the new Lodgy Stepway offers improvements in design, space,
performance, safety and fuel efficiency. The Lodgy Stepway range will cost Rs
9.43 lakh (ex-Delhi introductory price).
The new Renault Lodgy Stepway
range will be available in both 84hp and 108.5hp and in 5 variants including
RxL 84hp and RxZ 84hp & 108.5hp
(available in 7 & 8 seater options). The vehicle will be offered in six colours
– Pearl White, Moonlight Silver, Planet Grey, Royal Orchid and the latest
additions being Slate Grey and Fiery Red.
The Renault Lodgy Stepway will
be powered by the K9K 1.5 litre dCi (Common Rail Direct Injection) engine, and
will be available in 84hp and 108.5hp options. The more powerful diesel variant
will deliver 108.5hp of maximum power and peak torque of 245Nm@1750rpm. The
engine is mated to a first-in-segment 6-speed manual transmission for 108.5hp
variant. This is matched by its excellent fuel efficiency of 19.98 kmpl (ARAI).
The alternate variant of the same 1.5 litre dCi engine produces 84 hp of
maximum power and 200Nm@1900rpm of peak torque with a 5-speed manual
transmission, and delivers an excellent fuel efficiency of 21.04 kmpl (ARAI).
The new Lodgy Stepway comes
with 7 & 8 seating options in Gris Fume and Beige Alpaga premium leather
blended upholstery. It offers 56 combinations of seat versatility and smart
storage space for all 3 row. The 2nd and 3rd row tumble-and-fold seats with
60:40 split are easy to access and offer ample leg space. The 3rd row can be
folded easily or even removed to accommodate extra luggage. The car comes with
generous boot space of 207 litres which could be expanded to 1861 litres. To
augment the style quotient of the comfortable interior, the Stepway range comes
with a premium two-tone dashboard bearing piano black centre fascia with chrome
The new Lodgy Stepway features
a jewel-studded front grille along with fog lamps adding to its aesthetic
appeal. The wheel arch cladding and black tape on rocker panel continue to be
Stepway elements. The 16” Panache Metal Alloy wheels also lend a better control
on the roads. Additionally, not to miss are the arrowhead tail lamps with
stylish dark metal finish roof rails and Stepway decal..
The engine is optimally combined
with smart features like cruise control with speed limiter to bring an
effortless driving performance. When it comes to safety, ABS combined with EBD
and Brake Assist offer better control in emergency braking situations while the
driver and passenger airbags provide extra protection in the event of a
collision. The rear wiper, washer and defogger provide easy driving even in
adverse weather conditions which is now available from RXL Stepway variant
Some of the key value added
features include the 2nd and 3rdrow smart-sense AC ensuring efficient cooling
in all 3 rows while the 8–way adjustable driver’s seat ensures a comfortable
and relaxed drive. Other convenient features include electrically adjustable
ORVMs, central locking with keyless entry, headlight turn on reminder, and 12V
charging sockets across 3 rows for both drivers and passengers. To accentuate
further, an on-board trip computer with helps one to keep track of outside
ambient temperature, average fuel economy, and instantaneous fuel economy,
distance to empty and average speed.
The newly added Gear Shift
indicator enables one to drive at optimum gears to achieve better fuel
efficiency. In addition are the advanced 7” touch screen MediaNAV console with
AUX, USB and Bluetooth. Also it comes with rear parking sensors with camera for
the ease of parking.
Renault also announced –
3CARE, an initiative that provides comprehensive maintenance which includes 3
years of warranty (up to 60,000 kms), 3 years of Road Side Assistance (up to 60,000
Kms) and 3 years of Periodic Maintenance Service (up to 30,000 Kms). All this
will be offered at cost starting at Rs 22,142.