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With a style inspired
by a desire to achieve a dynamic, fluid and elegant appearance, New
Laguna also boasts high quality levels, in keeping with its target of
being in the top three in its segment for product quality, as outlined
in Renault Commitment 2009.
Everything about New
Laguna has been designed for genuine driving pleasure, combining
outstanding ride quality and comfort with top-class handling
performance. Among its key features are an impressively light chassis,
precise steering and a wide range of engines and gearboxes, offering the
perfect blend of high performance and fuel economy.
engine line-up in New Laguna offers power between 110hp and 175hp,
including three new engines: 1.5 dCi 110, 2.0 dCi 130 and 2.0 16V 140.
With the 2.0 dCi 150 mated to the new Renault-Nissan Alliance six-speed
automatic gearbox, which has already received considerable acclaim from
the media in the Mégane range, it is both flexible and efficient. The
new economical and ecological 1.5 dCi 110 version of New Laguna, offers
the finest possible balance between emissions, fuel economy and
performance in its segment with 55.4 mpg on a combined cycle and only
136 grams of CO 2 per km. Completing the additions, is the new smooth
and responsive 140hp two-litre 16V petrol engine, developed jointly
again by Renault and Nissan, which runs silently under the bonnet of New
The petrol range will
appear on the market gradually, starting with the dynamic, smooth and
silent 140hp two-litre 16V engine (M4R). With verve and torque even at
the lowest engine speeds, power at high speed and smooth soundproofing
at all times, this engine, provides impressive acoustic performance and
driving comfort. The 170hp two-litre 16V Turbo petrol engine with its
six-speed pro-active gearbox completes the petrol range.
The diesel range is
based around Renault’s highly acclaimed 1.5 and 2.0 dCi engines. The
former offers the best balance between performance and fuel consumption
in this segment, with special eco-leader status (136 grams CO 2 /km).
Then, there is the 2.0 dCi, which is available in three different
versions: 130, 150 and 175hp, and for the first time, will feature a
six-speed proactive automatic gearbox on the 150hp version.
New engines will be
added gradually after launch, to give one of the most comprehensive
line-ups in the upper-medium class. As part of Renault Commitment 2009,
New Laguna will make a major contribution to Renault’s ‘eco²’
environmental initiative with engines which are already designed to
comply with the forthcoming Euro5 standard. The first of these at launch
will be the 2.0 dCi 175 FAP (particulate filter).
1.5 dCi engine:
indisputable market eco-leader
The new 110hp diesel
engine in New Laguna sips fuel at a rate of just 55.4 mpg (with
emissions of 136 grams CO 2 per kilometre), while its oil change
interval has increased to 18,000 miles due to its new OCS (Oil Control
System) which debuts across the range . This powerful yet economical
engine is suitable for tough use, particularly high mileage customers.
respect the environment
The Renault ‘eco²’
initiative is a sign of Renault’s work to protect the environment,
designating the vehicles which meet a specified set of both ecological
and economical criteria: manufactured in an ISO 14001- certified plant,
with CO 2 emissions of less than 140 g/km (or running on E85 bioethanol
or B30 biodiesel, and with at least 5% of plastics used sourced from
recycling. The 110hp diesel version of New Laguna meets all the
conditions required to receive the Renault ‘eco²’ label. It has been
designed to comply with quotas of 85% recyclability and 95% recovery by
2015, using more than 35kg of recycled plastic and more than 15kg of
New Laguna makes its
world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September before going on
sale in the UK on October 12.