Renault Fluence

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 13,86,500 - ₹ 16,30,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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Ex-showroom Price The ex-showroom price of Renault Fluence Diesel E4 is Rs. 16,30,000 (Ex-showroom Delhi).
Note Price of the car may vary as per applicable state taxes/octroi etc. Please collect exact price details from your nearest Renault authorized dealer.
Status Discontinued
Body Type Sedan
Tagline Sport Luxury
Manufacturer Warranty 2 years or 50,000 kms (whichever is earlier from the date of purchase of vehicle)
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Displacement 1461 cc
Engine Description In-line 4-cylinder
Maximum Power 108.4 Bhp @ 4000 rpm
Maximum Torque 240 Nm @ 1850 rpm
No. of Cylinders 4
Fuel Type Diesel
Gearbox 6 Manual
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage (City) 15 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 18 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Certified) 20.4 kmpl
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 4618 mm
Overall Width 1813 mm
Overall Height 1488 mm
Wheelbase 2703 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes Disc
Front Suspension MacPherson Type with Coil Spring, Stabiliser Bar and Double Acting Shock Absorber
Rear Suspension Trailing Arm Type with Coil Spring and Double Acting Shock Absorber
WHEELS & TYRES
Alloy Wheels
Wheels 6.5 X J16, Alloy
Tubeless Tyres
Tyre Size 205/60 R16
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Steering Mounted Controls
Rear AC Vents
Remote Fuel Filler
Air Conditioner Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
Power Steering Yes (Tilt & Telescopic)
Rear Defogger
Engine Start/Stop Button
Rear Washer & Wiper
Cruise Control
Rain Sensing Wipers
Power Windows
Remote Boot Release
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Both Side Electric
Tinted Glass
Chrome Door Handles
INTERIOR FEATURES
Child Seat Mounting Provisions
Sunroof
lluminated Glovebox
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Rear Seat Belts 3
Airbags 2
Parking Sensors
BRAKING & TRACTION
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control
Brake Assist
INSTRUMENTATION
Trip Distance 2
Tachometer
LIGHTING
Xenon Headlamps
Front Fog Lights
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Darkness Sensing Headlamps
ORVM Turn Indicators
INFOTAINMENT
Music System Arkamys 3D Surround Sound
Number of Speakers 4
AUX Compatibility
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
AM/FM Radio
CD Player
Roof Antenna
Bluetooth Compatibility
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Front Centre Armrest Yes (Storage Box & Cup Holder)
Leather Seats
Folding Rear Seats
Rear Centre Armrest Yes (Cup Holder)
Driver Seat Adjustment Electric

Renault Fluence Review

03 Aug, 2013 08:36 AM

Review

Overview

Renault India has launched the Fluence in Indian market and it is the first vehicle to be launched after Renault and Mahindra has parted ways. Fluence is a very handsome looking sedan with loads of comfort and safety features. It is available with two engine options - one petrol and one diesel. Fluence will compete with the likes of Toyota Corolla Altis, Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta and Skoda Laura.

Renault India has launched new variant of Fluence diesel. It comes with host of new features like dual-zone automatic climate control system, beige interiors, cruise control and automatic head lights and rain-sensing wipers. The new variant will be sold as Renault Fluence Diesel E4.

Fast Facts about Renault Fluence

  • Available in three variants: E2 Diesel, E4 Diesel & E4 Petrol
  • Available in both petrol and diesel
  • Petrol engine: 135 Bhp power with 190 Nm torque
  • Diesel engine: 105 Bhp (E2 Diesel), 108 Bhp (E4 Diesel) power with 240 Nm torque
  • Fully loaded with host of comfort and safety features
  • Both variants features sixteen inch 7 spoke alloy wheels
  • Available in four shades: White, Black, Beige and Blue

Renault Fluence Exterior

As car critics say, the Renault Fluence comes in utmost sophistication with its overall shape that is smooth and flowing with sculpted sides that are very distinctive. It is a blend of ease and style with a touch of sporty look. It has nicely set touches of chrome on the lower side of the windows with rear parking sensors. Both the E2 and E4 versions of the Renault Fluence come with metallic paint finishes which gives it a bolder look. Renault Fluence comes with slightly pointed headlamps and a narrow grille at the front bumper with chrome backdrops on it. The front bumper is attached perfectly into the bonnet with a large Renault logo in chrome. Its bold letters adds appeal of the nose of the vehicle plus the super thin front grille is complimented by a wide air dam on the lower end of the bumper. To add more prestige to the vehicle, it comes with a pair of metallic round fog lamps giving a sleek finish at the front end of the car. The bonnet has smooth embossed lines that go towards the windshield. The lateral view of the Renault Fluence is highlighted by its inclined roof-line that also comes with an inclined radio antenna. The back part of the Renault Fluence is implied greatly by huge petal-shaped tail lamps. These lamps look elegant as ever and give a spotless design to the rear side of Fluence. Just like all Renault cars, Fluence comes with its model name inscribed on the boot lid in large chrome letters. A sleek, curved waistline runs across the lateral part of Fluence that matches the boot area. It comes with a highlighted body and shaded door details at the inferior part of the doors right above the running board. It comes with lavishly tinted window frames and chrome lining that looks more elegant as the mirrors are integrated when the lights are turned on, giving it a two-tone finish. It comes with high-end auto-lock and auto-unlock sensors attached to the door handles which can be opened or closed using the car remote for more ease. So overall, the exterior design of Renault Fluence is quite attractive for a sedan. Its striking details and smooth shades are a winner and a head-turner.

Renault Fluence Interior

Having a long drive is difficult if one is not comfortable. Comfort is important to anyone regardless of the car model that he or she is looking for. With that, Renault Fluence created comfortable seats to make every journey a pleasure for its passengers. For an astounding travel experience, Fluence is also equipped with remarkable sound quality with its unique audio system and customized temperature control for proficient air conditioning. The ambience inside this vehicle is just perfect. The adjustable air vents at the rear part of the vehicle gives passengers the chance to control the air-conditioning so they can relax even when the car is packed. Aside from its classy outside look and comfy ambience inside, Renault Fluence comes with multi-faceted technology that gives it an edge. It comes with a Bluetooth MP3 audio system and hands-free kit so the driver can talk on the phone and enjoy the music without taking eyes off the road. Fluence is also available with a manual gearbox and compartment space so all in all, it is easy to know why many car lovers like Renault Fluence. Aside from its sleek, contemporary, stylish silhouette, it comes with a lot of space making it a truly comfy saloon car. The excellent support on the front seats plus adequate knee room at the back seat is what a passenger would always look for. Best of all, the back seat can be moved into different angles for added comfort.

Safety Features of Renault Fluence

Renault Fluence comes with host of safety features like 4 SRS airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution). Renault Fluence also features fog lamps, automatic headlamps, automatic rain sensing wipers, traction control, cruise control, front ventilated and rear disc brakes and rear parking sensors.

Engine Options in Renault Fluence

Renault Fluence is available in both diesel and petrol. The four cylinder 1.5 Litre diesel engine is a common rail unit with a variable geometry turbo, 4 valves per cylinder and double overhead camshafts. The petrol variant generates maximum power of 135 Bhp with maximum torque of 190 Nm and the diesel variant generates maximum power of 105 Bhp (E2 Diesel), 108 bhp (E4 Diesel) with maximum torque of 240 Nm. The diesel engine is mated to 6 speed manual gearbox and petrol engine is mated to 6 speed automatic gearbox. Both the engines are expected to be very fuel efficient and reliable.

Variants of Renault Fluence

Renault Fluence is available in three variants: one petrol and two diesel. The diesel variant features six speed manual transmission and petrol variant features six speed automatic transmission. The diesel variant will compete with the likes of Chevrolet Cruze, Volkswagen Jetta and Skoda Laura. Both petrol and diesel variant comes with lots of comfort and safety features, some of which are first in its segment and it will compete with Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis.

Main Features

Renault Fluence is fully loaded with these features: Four SRS airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution), ESP (Electronic Stability Program), Dash integrated music system with 4 speakers, USB/AUX support (Petrol version only), All leather interiors (Petrol version only), 6 speed automatic transmission (Petrol version only), Key-less entry and push button engine start, Dual zone climate control (Petrol version only), Rear AC vents (Petrol version only), Steering mounted audio controls, Rear window blinds (Petrol version only), 16 inch 7-spoke alloy wheels, Cruise control (Petrol version only), Parking sensors (Petrol version only), Front passenger central arm-rest, Digital Speedo and trip computer, Automatic headlamps and wipers (Petrol version only), Power windows, power steering and remote central locking

Shades

Renault Fluence is available in four attractive shades: Pearl Black, Blue Ecume, Glacier White and Ash Beige.

Verdict

Anyone can fall in-love with Renault Fluence as it has an exceptional design that looks more than a regular sedan. Aside from its good looks, it has proven exceptional road performance so people can enjoy a quality ride. It is roomy, comfortable and bold and would not cost a large amount of fortune compared to other cars in the segment. Generally, if you are looking for a car that is just right for your everyday travelling needs without going beyond your savings then Renault Fluence is the vehicle that you are looking for.

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