The Renault Kadjar SUV, which is marketed especially in Europe, will present its second generation with the incorporation of electrified propulsion systems. Options will include hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains.
2021 will come with many premieres related to electrified vehicles, and within this list, the Renault Kadjar can now be counted. Two important things will have to do with the presentation of the new SUV, one is the arrival of its second-generation and the hybrid propulsion systems incorporated.
Its model was first sold in 2015 and in 2019 it received a mid-cycle update, now with the occasion of a complete renovation, electrified factors will come into play. The Kadjar is on the market above the Renault Captur and below the Koleos.
The new Renault Kadjar will be mounted on the platform of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which will also support the new Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi Outlander models, scheduled to debut next year. Configurations will feature mild and plug-in hybrid variants, plus combustion options.
The information disclosed anticipates in terms of its exterior design, the adoption of some aesthetic features of the renewed front of the Captur. Its interior space will be adapted for five seats and its technological attributes will include a 9.3-inch touch screen and the R-Link system.
Renault Kadjar 2021 Engine
Its base is specifically about the CMF-C platform, and it would have a length of 4.49 meters, a size similar to the current model. The new electrified powertrain offer will feature the option of an E-Tech plug-in hybrid system and another plug-in hybrid, which would drive a possible four-wheel drive.
The complement of the propulsion unit will be given from a 1.6-liter gasoline engine and a 160-horsepower electric one. The battery has a capacity of 9.8 kWh that would offer a range of 65 kilometers in 100% electric mode.
Of course, the options for gasoline and diesel engines will not be ruled out and among other novelties, the more equipped versions could obtain seven-speed EDC double-clutch transmissions. In addition to the Extender Grip device that would offer an off-road driving experience.
The Kadjar SUV, which is a bestseller in Europe, moves in the C segment and competes with the aforementioned and similar Nissan Qashqai, Volkswagen Tiguan, Peugeot 3008, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, among others. For the old continent, it is a more affordable option than the Koleos.