Indian Renault Lodgy to offer 84bhp, 109bhp diesel engine options; launch in April – Report

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015 - 7:11pm IST

Launches a direct attack on the Mobilio.

So far, Renault India has been coy about the engine details of their upcoming MPV, the Renault Lodgy. However, Autocar India’s magazine cover for March reveals the engine options that will be available to customers when launched in April 2015.

Renault Lodgy Stepway variant Indian specification
According to the magazine cover, the Lodgy will be available with a diesel engine in 84 bhp and 109 bhp specifications.

Renault had earlier said that the Lodgy will offer “best in segment performance”. According to the magazine cover, the Lodgy will be available with a (1.5-liter) diesel engine that offers 84 bhp or 109 bhp depending on the trim.

It is learned that the top-spec Stepway variant will feature the 109 bhp engine paired to a six-speed manual gearbox, while lower variants will make do with the 84 bhp motor and a 5-speed manual.

Renault Lodgy for India first image
Renault will intensely localize the Lodgy at the Renault-Nissan JV plant in Oragadam, Chennai.

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Renault will intensely localize the Lodgy at the Renault-Nissan JV plant in Oragadam, Chennai. Prices are expected to start at around INR 7 lakhs for the standard Lodgy, and go all the way to INR 10 lakhs for the Stepway variant.

Competitors: Mahindra Xylo, Chevrolet Enjoy, Maruti Ertiga, Honda Mobilio
Expected Price: INR 7-10 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi)
Launch date: April 2015 (as per the report)

Renault (Dacia) Lodgy Stepway – Image Gallery

[Source : Autocar India Twitter]

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One thought on “Indian Renault Lodgy to offer 84bhp, 109bhp diesel engine options; launch in April – Report

  1. Anand K Balasubramanian says:

    If they go with the prices what you mentioned here, then it is going to be a big hit after Duster .. No doubt at all. I feel Renault gets the Indian buyers pulse better than Maruti on these days.. 🙂

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