Renault India has introduced a new petrol variant to the Pulse hatchback lineup in India. The Renault Pulse Petrol has been on the cards since the introduction of the diesel variant of the hatch early this year. The base Renault Pulse RXE Petrol version is priced at Rs. 4.25 lakh and goes up to Rs. 5.55 lakh for the top-end RXZ version, all prices ex-showroom, Delhi.
The new Renault Pulse Petrol is powered by an inline 1198cc, 3-cylinder engine which makes 76PS of power and 104Nm of torque, same as the Nissan Micra. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Renault claims that the Pulse will deliver a fuel efficiency of 18.03kmpl.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Marc NASSIF, MD of Renault India Pvt Ltd said that “Pulse is a mass market product for India, designed and developed at our design studio in Mumbai, has always been an important product for Renault India. We are highly pleased with the product’s performance and it has been well accepted by the Indian customers. The new PULSE petrol is a product launched for our Indian customers and it will help Renault to broaden its customer base and cater to customers who are looking for a comfortable premium hatch with a competitive price tag.”
Designed at Renault’s studio in Mumbai and manufactured alongside the Micra at the Nissan-Renault alliance near Chennai, the petrol Pulse is available in the three variants. In terms of features, it sports dual front airbags, anti-lock brakes, an illuminated engine start/stop button and automatic climate control.
Renault also offers a Complete Care package, which offers 2+2 year/80,000 km warranty along with other benefits like Concierge services, 24X7 roadside assistance and navigation assistance.