Renault India has launched the World Edition of Lodgy MPV at an introductory price of Rs. 9.74 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country. Renault Lodgy World Edition will be available in both 85 PS and 110 PS variants, while being available across all Renault dealerships in India starting from Monday. The World Edition comes with 25 new features, both outside as well as inside the cabin. Just so you know, The French automaker sold a paltry 274 units of the MPV in June 2016.
Commenting on the launch of the Lodgy World Edition, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said, "Since its launch, Lodgy has been steadily gaining momentum in India despite the challenges faced in the MPV segment. With the Lodgy World Edition, we will further augment Lodgy's value proposition and appeal, with distinctive exterior and interior enhancements that reflect evolving customer trends, coupled with the superior performance, comfort, safety, space and unmatched fuel efficiency that has become a hallmark of the Lodgy range. We will continue to engage customers with this segment defining product and Lodgy will play a significant role in our growth plans in India, along with the other volume drivers."
The Lodgy World Edition flaunts jewel-studded front grille, which is flanked by fog lamps with chrome satin garnish and dual-tone front bumper. It rides on R15 Nepta finish alloy wheels with black wheel-arch. The World Edition of MPV is offered in four colors: New Fiery Red, Royal Orchid, Pearl White and Moonlight Silver. Inside the cabin, there is glossy black foam steering wheel with two-toned World Edition badge. Also, it features new upholstery with anodized orange lining, as well as a new anodized orange finish on the centre ring of the instrument cluster and air vents. As for features, the Lodgy World Edition comes with 60:40 split for the 2nd row, 50:50 split for the 3rd row, electrically adjustable mirrors, 2 DIN music system, Bluetooth, central locking with keyless entry, headlight turn on reminder, 2nd and 3rd row smart-sense AC ensuring efficient cooling in all 3 rows and 12V charging sockets across 2 rows for both drivers and passengers.
The Lodgy World Edition comes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and driver airbag as standard safety features. Under the hood, the MPV has the same 1.5L dCi CRDi engine, which develops power in two tunes: 85PS and 110PS. The less powerful 85PS trim is offered with a 5-speed manual transmission, while the more powerful 110PS trim is available with a first-in-segment 6-speed manual gearbox. Renault has also introduced - 3CARE, an initiative that provides comprehensive maintenance which includes 3 years of warranty (up to 60,000 kms), 3 years of Road Side Assistance (up to 60,000 Kms) and 3 years of Periodic Maintenance Service (up to 30,000 Kms). All this will be offered at a cost starting at Rs 22,142. Below is the variant-wise price (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) of Renault Lodgy World Edition:
Renault Lodgy World Edition 85PS (8-seater) - Rs. 9.74 Lakhs
Renault Lodgy World Edition 110PS (8-seater) - Rs. 10.40 Lakhs