Renault launches the Lodgy premium Stepway edition

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  • Renault Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will further enrich the Lodgy line-up in India with its assertive and distinctive  styling
  • The accentuated styling of the Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will complement the best-in-class features of superior performance, fuel efficiency, comfort, space and convenience that Renault introduced with the Lodgy range
  • The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will be launched in 2 variants with an introductory price of Rs. 11.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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NewZNew (New Delhi) : Renault India, one of the country’s fastest growing automobile manufacturers, recently made its foray into India’s MPV segment with Renault Lodgy, a segment it pioneered globally more than three decades ago.

With the introduction of the Renault Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition today, the company achieved another milestone – of launching India’s first crossover MPV! The superior performance, assertive styling and best-in-class features of the new Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will set it apart from all other MPV’s in the segment.

Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will be available in 2 variants, Lodgy RxZ 110Ps 8 seater and Lodgy RxZ 110Ps 7 seater, with premium leather blended upholstery, at an introductory pricing of Rs. 11.99 Lakh and 12.29 respectively (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

“Renault’s core strength the world over is concept innovation, where we look at a segment and see how we can redefine it – either in practicality or in design and style. The Renault Lodgy was a breakthrough product which redefined the performance and convenience in the MPV segment. With the launch of the Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition today, we continue this process of innovation with the intent of adding value to our customers. The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition has been designed with assertive and distinctive styling and is India’s first crossover MPV. Together with its innovative styling, it will deliver the proven superiority of performance, fuel efficiency, comfort, features, space and convenience … a blend which has enabled Renault to redefine the MPV segment in India,” shared Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations.

“We have a very clear and focused plan to significantly grow our presence, which is reflected by our product offensive strategy in India. In the first half of this year, we have launched the 2015 Pulse, the New Generation Duster, the all new Lodgy and also unveiled our car for conquest – Renault Kwid, which is the first global unveil by Renault outside Europe. With the Renault Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition, we are confident of making the MPV segment more appealing to a wider and more diverse set of Indian customers,” concluded Sawhney.

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Renault Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition: at a glance

Renault Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition has several design cues which highlight its assertive styling including the stylish jewel studded front grille, black and chrome satin roof rail, anthracite alloy wheels, Stepway front bumper, chrome satin finished front and rear skid plates, chrome finished scuff plate, front and rear wheel arch cladding, black side moulding with chrome inserts, fog lamp garnish with chrome satin finish and a signature Stepway decal.

The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition is fully loaded with the highest level of equipment which includes ABS, EBD, brake assist, driver and passenger airbags, rear wiper and defogger, rear parking sensor, rear view camera, central locking, power steering, power windows, rear AC for 2nd & 3rd row occupants, electrically adjustable mirrors, MediaNav entertainment and navigation system with speakers, audio and phone controls, cruise control and speed limiter.

The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition is powered by the reliable and fuel efficient 1.5 litre K9K dCi (common rail direct injection) engine and will deliver 110PS of maximum power and peak torque of [email protected] The engine is mated to a first-in-segment 6 speed manual transmission, with excellent fuel efficiency of 19.98 kmpl*.

The superior performance of the Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition is boosted by Ergo-Drive technology which means the car is conditioned to offer superior acceleration and power, ease of ride and handling along with great mileage.

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Together with its 2810mm wheelbase, which is the best-in-class, the convenient and innovative modularity of the Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will add to its dynamism. The 60:40 split 2nd row and 50:50 split 3rd row, allow all seats to be folded and tumbled. The 3rd row can be twin tumbled folded and secured or extracted as per the requirement. This modularity, allowing 56 seat configurations, offers the best of comfort, storage and versatility. It also has the best boot volume of 207 litres with all seats in place.

The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition also has the highest level of equipment and features with its Media-Nav system having a 7” multicolor touch-screen for multimedia and navigation. It includes USB, Bluetooth and aux-in connectivity; and its navigation features include a 2D/Bird view display, alternative routes, points of interest and is available with 3 years of free map updates. It also comes with a speed-sensitive volume control which automatically adjusts the sound of the music system depending on the speed of the car.

To make parking easy, Renault offers rear parking sensors and a rear view camera with guidelines. Other features include phone and audio control on the steering, headlight turn on reminder, and 12V charging sockets on every row.

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The Lodgy Premium Stepway Edition will be available across all Renault dealerships in India from today.

Length 4522mm
Width 1767mm
Height 1697mm
Wheelbase 2810mm
Engine capacity 1461cc
Configuration 4 cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder SOHC;  Variable Geometry Turbo
Power 110Ps at 4000rpm
Torque 245Nm at 1750rpm
Kerb weight 1365kg
Tyre size 185/65R15
Front suspension Independent McPherson strut with coil spring & anti roll bar
Rear suspension Torsion beam Axle with coil springs, shock absorber & anti roll bar
Boot volume 207 litres with 3 rows upright, 589 with 3rd row tumbled, 759 with 3rd row removed, 1861 with both 2nd & 3rd row tumbled
Fuel tank volume 50 litres

Variants Prices: Ex-Showroom, New Delhi
Lodgy RxZ 110Ps 8 seater Rs 11.99 Lakh
Lodgy RxZ 110Ps 7 seater Rs 12.29 Lakh

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