2019 Renault Koleos vs 2016-2018: Facelift changes & differences

The 2019 Renault Koleos facelift can be hard to pick. To help spot the differences we put the updated model side by side with pre-facelift version.

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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris2016-18
Externally there are veyr changes between the 2019 facelift and original 2016 model. The front bumper is modified ever so slightly with a new chrome bar running the whole width, slightly larger fake air intakes, and a restyled skid plate.
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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris2016-18
Same deal at the rear, there's a full width chrome bar and a slightly altered skid plate. There's also some new alloy wheel designs, and a new Vintage Red paint option.
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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris2016-18
The changes inside are similarly minor with some parts gaining soft touch materials.
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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris2016-18
The Koleos is still available with a 7-inch landscape or 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen. In the larger model, Apple CarPlay now takes up most of the screen instead of only the top portion.
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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris - front and rear seats2016-18
Renault has upgraded the front seats with extendable cushions, messaging on the driver's side, and a reclining rear seat.
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Renault Koleos Initiale Paris2016-18
There are two new diesel engine options: the 1.8L BlueDCi 150 with 110kW (148hp) and 340Nm (251 lb-ft), and 2L BlueDCi 190 with 140kW (188hp) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft).


2019 Renault Koleos facelift



2016-2018 Renault Koleos




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2019 Renault Koleos vs 2016-2018: Facelift changes & differences