Renault Kadjar ​

The Renault Kadjar was named the best mid-size SUV in the Auto Express Used Car Awards, and with good reason. 
It was initially released in 2015 and then given a massive software and hardware update in 2018 when features like sophisticated driving aides and updates to the car's Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities were added. 
It is a well-built family car with a slew of safety features, driving tools, and a choice of punchy yet frugal petrol and diesel engines.

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Reasons You Should Buy a Renault Kadjar

The Renault Kadjar is a very safe family car that is reasonably priced and offers SUV performance without being a gas guzzler. It has a good selection of advanced driving tools and top-of-the-line software, especially the higher-priced GT Line, which has modern driver control software that is often seen in luxury cars and sports cars.

The petrol versions of this Renault are very high performing when you consider they only range between 1.3 and 1.7 litre engines. They are not cars that are built for overtaking jeeps in the motorways. They are cars built to safely convey a family while offering the sort of reliability that will not leave families stranded. Second-hand Kadjars will command a range of prices and deals depending on, for example, if you are trading in your existing vehicle. Car industry experts comment that the Kadjar retains around 40% of its value at three years old. This also means that you can pick up fantastic used deals though.

Engines and Trims Available

The four-cylinder petrol engines, the TCe 140 and the TCe 160 offer up 138bhp and 158bhp. Enjoy the lower-powered engines with an automatic gearbox or manual gearbox. The bigger and more powerful engines are manual only. Purchase the entry-level Play version, and you may only have the TCe 140 engine.

The TCe 140 runs at 47.9mpg and emits 134g/km of CO2. The TCe 160 petrol engine has the best performance out of all the cars. It offers 65.7mpg and emits 134g/km of CO2.

If you want the diesel version of the Renault Kadjar, you can choose between the more powerful Blue dCi 150, and the Blue 113bhp dci 115. The 115 offers 62.8mpg and it emits 113g/km of CO2.

If you opt for the GT Line version, then you get the 148bhp dCi 150 engine and the option to make it a four-wheel drive. This SUV model offers 58.3 MPG and emits 142g/km of CO2 emissions.

Things to Consider When Buying a Renault Kadjar

The Renault Kadjar is a family car that is safe for teens and people in their twenties to drive. Not only is it terrifically safe, and suitably large so that it doesn't suffer too much during road traffic incidents. It also has extra functions that parents will appreciate when their kids are driving. Things such as a dashboard warning that tells the driver when they are breaking the speed limit, which it learns from reading the road signs. Each has front and rear parking sensors, ABS, and much more.

27 safety features come as standard with all the models, which includes things as intensive as emergency brake assists, to things like a particulate filter. Not to mention the front and rear curtains airbags and front side impact airbags. You may also turn off certain airbags if your passenger is carrying something or is pregnant. There are large front and rear side airbags for optimum safety of all occupants. The GT Line has 30 safety features, which includes things like ESP (Electronic Stability Programme) with ASR (Anti-Skid Regulation) and (UCL Understeer Logic Control).

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