2019 Renault Kadjar vs 2015-2018: Facelift differences side by side

The Renault Kadjar has been given a facelift for 2019. See what’s changed with the small SUV in this side by side comparison.

2018 - Nouveau Renault KADJAR2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
Renault has given the Kadjar crossover a subtle, but necessary facelift and update for 2019.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
There are no sheetmetal changes, but the front and rear bumpers have been redesigned. Renault has taken away most of the cheap looking grey plastic, and both ends look more substantial thanks to there being more painted surface area.
2018 - Nouveau Renault KADJAR2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The grille on the facelifted car is deeper, and has standard chrome bars. Extra chrome has been splashed around the fog light pods too.
2018 - Nouveau Renault KADJAR2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar - headlights2015-18
The headlight graphics have also been changed, and now incorporate LED main and high beams.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
Nothing's really changed around the sides, and the profile's exactly the same. So, let's talk about engines. There's a new 1.3-litre petrol engine co-developed with Nissan and Daimler in either 103kW (138hp) / 240Nm, or 118kW (158hp) / 260Nm trims. The diesel engines also gain selective catalytic reduction.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
There are some new alloy wheels designs, which is nice.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The new rear bumper design improves the view at the back.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
Again there's less dowdy grey plastic.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar - rear diffuser2015-18
The reversing light has been moved to the bumper, and no co-habitates with the much smaller reflector unit. A silver plastic faux bash protector is also available, and just makes everything more bearable.
2018 - Nouveau Renault KADJAR2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
While the tail-lights look unchanged, they do have subtle new graphics and LED lights.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The interior has been given a slight upgrade with new satin chrome finishes around the vents and centre console, and on the door handle handles.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The seats look the same, although the fabric is different.
2018 Renault Kadjar facelift2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The infotainment system has been upgraded, and now features capacitive buttons, and a glossy screen. The climate controls have also been redesigned with temperature readouts within the dials.
2018 - Nouveau Renault KADJAR2019 F/L
2015 Renault Kadjar2015-18
The view ahead of the driver looks to be same.






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2019 Renault Kadjar vs 2015-2018: Facelift differences side by side