Renault Pulse

The Renault Pulse is a hatchback with an attitude. This car was launched around a year back and it has been doing quite well in the Indian market. The starting price of the car is around 4.25 lakh, which makes it accessible for almost all the sections of the population. The Renault Pulse comes in seven variants-three are petrol and four are diesel.

Specifications Summary

Engines
  • 1198 cc, Petrol, 74 bhp @ 6000 RPM power
  • 1461 cc, Diesel, 63 bhp @ 4000 RPM power
Gearboxes
  • 5-speed, Manual, FWD
Seating Capacity
  • 5 seater
Steering
  • Power steering

Engine & Performance

The Renault Pulse is a really good car for those who are in search of a light, small car that can get them to places quite car and provide them with good mileage. The car can provide around 23.08 kmpl of mileage on highways. The best part about the car’s engine is the fact that it borrows a lot of elements from the Formula 1 engineers as well. As a result of this, the engine’s technology has been improved, along with the power train and the fuel efficiency. The friction in the car engine has also been reduced a lot. The car comes with a 4 cylinder K9K diesel engine that is capable of producing a displacement of around 1461 cc. The engine can produce a maximum power of 63 bhp of peak power and it can also produce around 160 Nm of torque at 2000 rpm. The petrol variant of the car has a displacement of 1198 cc and it can produce around 75 bhp of power at 6000 rpm. The maximum torque the car can generate is 104 Nm at 4000 rpm. The 1.2 L DOHC engine is quite strong.

Exteriors

The car comes in the following colours- pearl white, metallic silver, metallic grey, champagne gold, metallic red and solid black. The car is a compact car that has been designed with utmost dynamism as well. The V platform of the car has ensured that the price of the car has been reduced. The front end of the car is actually quite sharp- it has H4-follow me headlights, hexagonal black coloured grille and a matt black section in the centre. There is chrome lining under the grille. The bumpers of the car are body coloured, as are the outside rear view mirrors. The bonnet and the windshield of the car are quite small, so as to fit the frame of the small car. The side profile is quite good looking, for it comes with graphics on the doors. There are green tinted glass marks on the side profile, on the red model of the cars, which is absolutely stunning. The rear spoiler of the car comes with high mount stop, a small windshield with a defogger and a washer as well. The spoiler actually helps with the aerodynamics of the car.

Interiors

The interiors of the car are mind blowing. There are intelligent interiors in the car. The car has an arched roof and the cabin is quite roomy for a car that small. The interiors of the car are done in two different themes as well, so as to mark the difference between top- end variant and the base end variant. Both the models come with a dual tone dash, HVAC controls, four AC vents, integrated CD player, leather power steering, glove box, ample boot space, leg space, etc. This certainly makes the interiors of the car quite stunning to look at and to sit in.

Features & Specifications

The car comes with a lot of good features. Tachometers, keyless entry, chrome handlebars, two cup holders in front and the in the rear, folding rear seats, power windows, adjustable head rests for the passengers in the front, etc. The car has automatic climate control, the steering wheel is tiltable and adjustable as well. The engine off and on button comes with illumination, which is certainly a huge plus. Dual front vanity mirror, 3 assist grips and a 12 V power outlet makes the car feel quite a bit like a luxury hatchback as well.

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