Renault Fluence

Renault Fluence Variants

Diesel Variants
Renault Fluence E2
1461 cc Diesel, 20.4 kmpl
Rs. 14,12,990
Renault Fluence E4
1461 cc Diesel, 20.4 kmpl
Rs. 15,64,490

Editorial Test Drive Review of Renault Fluence

Comfort
Looks
Engine
Interiors
Safety
Mileage

The Renault Fluence was the French car-makers first launch in India. However despite it attractive styling, factors like lack of promotion and a small dealer network meant that the car never took off in India. That is a pity as the Fluence is a good car that oozes style. However now Renault wants to take another shot with the Fluence and this time it is the facelifted version. The facelifted Renault Fluence takes a more aggressive approach and looks more sharp than its curvy predecessor. The changes have been mostly to the exterior of the car while retaining the most of the old looks but with a twist. New Renault Fluence now has the new Renault front which means a bigger and a more aggressive grille. Its front end now has the vertically-set logo at the centre of a broad black strip. You would also have noticed the LED daytime running lights. At the rear the changes are not that major but overall the Fluence now has more presence. The cabin has remained more or less the same save for minor tweaks. There is now digital instrumentation for all versions plus there is choice of new upholsteries. From the basic model, all versions now have Bluetooth radios equipped with USB. The New Renault Fluence also has the Renault R-Link multimedia system which will provide connected services. Renault R-Link incorporates the navigation system and telephony function and can be connected to portable music players. Some things however remain which is good. The rear seats are vey comfortable and great for owners who would want to be sitting at the back. It has soft seat fabric which feels luxurious. Renault Fluence brings adjustable seats and it has good ergonomics. It brings powerful air conditions with dual-zone climate control and rear AC vents. The engine options are unaltered. enault Fluence is available in two different engine options. The diesel variant is a 1.5 liter unit which produces 108 BHP of maximum power at 4000 RPM and maximum torque at 240 NM at 2000 RPM. It brings plenty of low end torque which makes it easy to drive in the city. The Fluence wasn’t built to serve an enthusiast but performs well when driven in a spirited manner. It has a well weighted steering which gives good feedback. It brings disk brake setup on all four wheels and the braking is sharp as it comes with ABS and EBD which enhances its stopping capabilities. The handling overall is soft thanks to the suspension set-up but does the job. Renault Fluence brings a comfortable ride owing to its well tuned suspension setup and cushions out all the bumps and undulations on the road. The suspension on the Fluence has been tuned to be on the softer side. Compared to its rivals it rides very well and just absorbs the potholes.

Renault Fluence Interiors

The cabin has remained more or less the same save for minor tweaks. There is now digital instrumentation for all versions plus there is choice of new upholsteries. From the basic model, all versions now have Bluetooth radios equipped with USB. The New Renault Fluence also has the Renault R-Link multimedia system which will provide connected services. Renault R-Link incorporates the navigation system and telephony function and can be connected to portable music players. Some things however remain which is good. The rear seats are vey comfortable and great for owners who would want to be sitting at the back. It has soft seat fabric which feels luxurious. Renault Fluence brings adjustable seats and it has good ergonomics. It brings powerful air conditions with dual-zone climate control and rear AC vents.

What we like
Good build quality and material
What we don't like
No rear ac vent

Renault Fluence Interiors Details

Renault Fluence Boot space

The Renault Fluence has a spacious boot

Renault Fluence Speedometer

The Renault Fluence has a digital speedometer

Renault Fluence Gear lever

The Renault Fluence comes with a leather wrapped gear lever

Renault Fluence Cup holders

The Renault Fluence comes with front and rear cup holders

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Renault Fluence Exteriors

The facelifted Renault Fluence takes a more aggressive approach and looks more sharp than its curvy predecessor. The changes have been mostly to the exterior of the car while retaining the most of the old looks but with a twist. New Renault Fluence now has the new Renault front which means a bigger and a more aggressive grille. Its front end now has the vertically-set logo at the centre of a broad black strip. You would also have noticed the LED daytime running lights. At the rear the changes are not that major but overall the Fluence now has more presence.

What we like
Subtle design cues give it a stately appeal
What we don't like
Rear design could have been more interesting

Renault Fluence Engine & Performance

The engine options are unaltered. enault Fluence is available in two different engine options. The diesel variant is a 1.5 liter unit which produces 108 BHP of maximum power at 4000 RPM and maximum torque at 240 NM at 2000 RPM. It brings plenty of low end torque which makes it easy to drive in the city.

What we like
Economy from diesel engine
What we don't like
Diesel engine feels sluggish

Renault Fluence Mileage and Running Costs

Renault Fluence Diesel Mileage 20.4 kmpl

The Renault Fluence has an ARAI claimed fuel efficiency figure of 20.40 km/l

Renault Fluence Mileage View full detail

Renault Fluence Diesel Variants
Renault Fluence E2 20.4 kmpl
Renault Fluence E4 20.4 kmpl

Renault Fluence Diesel Mileage

 The Renault Fluence has an ARAI claimed fuel efficiency figure of 20.40 kml.

Renault Fluence Handling Braking & Safety

The Fluence wasn’t built to serve an enthusiast but performs well when driven in a spirited manner. It has a well weighted steering which gives good feedback. It brings disk brake setup on all four wheels and the braking is sharp as it comes with ABS and EBD which enhances its stopping capabilities. The handling overall is soft thanks to the suspension set-up but does the job.

What we like
Easy to drive and light but precise steering
What we don't like
Suspension is too soft

Renault Fluence Comfort & Suspension

Renault Fluence brings a comfortable ride owing to its well tuned suspension setup and cushions out all the bumps and undulations on the road. The suspension on the Fluence has been tuned to be on the softer side. Compared to its rivals it rides very well and just absorbs the potholes.

What we like
Has a brilliant ride
What we don't like
NVH of diesel engine

Renault Fluence Specifications and Features

Dimension & Weights

Overall Length 4618 mm
Overall Width 1813 mm
Overall Height 1488 mm
Ground Clearance 168 mm

Engine

Torque 240
Displacement 1461 cc
Power 110
No of Cylinders 4

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage Highway --
Mileage City --
Mileage Overall --

Wheels & Tyres

Tyres 205/60
Wheel Size 16 inch
Wheel Type Alloy

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Renault Fluence Colors

  • Glacier White
  • Pearl Black
  • Ash Beige
  • Platinum

Renault Fluence Price

Renault Fluence Price in New Delhi

Rs 14.13 L - 15.64 L
ex-showroom price in New Delhi
Check On Road Price

The ex showroom price of Renault Fluence ranges from Rs 14.13 Lakh to Rs 15.64 Lakh. Renault Fluence is available in 2 variants. To find the on road price of Renault Fluence you need to click on the check on road price.

Renault Fluence has 2 Diesel variant(s), the cheapest variant is Renault Fluence E2 which has a Diesel engine, and starts at Rs 14.13 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Renault Fluence E4 which has a Diesel engine and is for Rs 15.64 Lakh .

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