Renault Australia has added a Privilege trim option to the diesel end of its 2013 Koleos SUV range, pushing the top-shelf grade over $45,000.
Previously available only with the petrol model, the Privilege pack adds features that include a panoramic glass roof, bi-xenon headlights with fixed cornering lamps, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Other features include parking sensors, smart-key entry and ignition, toggle-controlled sat-nav, hill descent control and hill start assist.
“The Koleos Privilege Diesel makes a welcome addition to the Koleos family. Our customers having been asking for a top specification diesel and we are delighted to be able to launch one," Renault Australia boss Justin Hocevar said.
“Koleos sales are up 90% year-to-date, as a result of our refocussing on the model line-up and the mid-life update we undertook a short while ago. We are delighted the response from the market has been so positive.” he said.
Standard safety features across the Koleos range include six airbags, load limiters for the front and rear seatbelts, seatbelt tensioners, Electronic Stability Control with ABS and electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist and understeer control.
As with all diesel variants, the Koleos Privilege diesel features all-wheel-drive and a six-speed automatic transmission.
The 2.0 litre diesel's output remains unchanged at 110kW and 320Nm, and fuel consumption is listed at 7.6 l/100km.
The Koleos Privilege Diesel has a manufacturer’s list price of $45,490.