Renault, the French mogul has always struggled to produce quality masterworks in its hub. But on the other hand, one of the vehicle manufacturers that had observed economic slump is Renault. And now when the worst part is over, it seems that French automaker has begun recovering from this crisis and in past few years it has emerged as a major player. Renault’s actions have gone through a modernization of many of its cars and one of them is Laguna which resurfaced in the European market after experiencing a few bad years. The new facelift of Renault Laguna is responsible for providing fresher image of the French automaker and ability to attract the young generation spirit which departed in previous versions. And now, not only scintillating the European market from the latest version of Laguna, Renault is considering to release this prodigy in the Asian markets and especially the Indian market which has got high potential. Laguna, when launched in the Indian market will boast attributes of both grandeur and elegance. The bitter truth is that there are several other models in the segment which include more complete basic equipment besides Laguna such as Audi A4, but it is also true Renault Laguna is offered in more competitive price tag than its counterparts. Thus it has emerged one of the most economical choices in the segment. In India it is expected to be priced around INR 14-15 lakhs and will compete with experienced players like Chevrolet Cruze and Volkswagen Jetta in the segment. Well, the French automaker will be rejuvenating this segment war again and has high aspirations in Asian markets as it has bring forth good results in the European territories so far. Renault Laguna is stylishly designed exquisite sedan that comes with dynamic exteriors. The black painted grille along with the super sensational alloys wheels serves as icing on the cake. Its LED daytime running light and tail light gives a glimpse of its character and strength. Exterior looks matter a lot for every car as these are the ones who hold the responsibility of putting up a fair impression. Hence, in Laguna's case too the exteriors are blended well with the elegance and dynamics so that more customers can be wooed in first sight.
Laguna is being offered with a total 5 type of engine options. It completely depend upon an individual that what kind of engine he tends to buy. A 1.5-litre diesel could be ordered with 110bhp power, while a 2.0-litre diesel got either 130bhp or 150bhp of power output. A 2.0-litre petrol engine came with power output of either 140bhp or 170bhp, and at the top of the range were a 2.0-litre diesel with 180bhp power and a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 205bhp power. Seeing all these engine options, it can be easily declared that there is no scarcity of choice here. People can select any one of the aforementioned engines and get them fitted in it. It is such a great thing that anyone can choose any engine depending upon the budget and choice. Renault Laguna exteriors are undoubtedly jaw dropping. As first glance you will be mesmerized at the beauty and would be wanting for more. The gorgeous eagle eye headlamps have totally increased the charm of the front fascia of the car. These headlamps are coupled with bi-directional Xenon headlamps making it more natural appealing in the daylight and excellent control over the nights. The front fascia is further enhanced by the beautiful circular fog lamps. Renault company badge takes the centre stage on the dazzling and sporty looking bumpers. At the rear end, Laguna is simply wonderful with different tail lamps. The 16inch alloy wheels and panoramic rooftop makes it a complete premium package. Laguna’s interiors are as elegant as exteriors and when we step inside, it can surely be said that the quality is redefined. The interiors consist of totally new and different designed body. The upholstery work is of mixed TEP and dark charcoal fabric along with side bolsters. The multi-adjustable and broad wide seats show true artistry and bring pleasure to the occupants. The instrument panel brags the highly accustomed beauty and technology inside this stylish saloon. There is ample space for the big glove box and other storing areas to fit in the awesome dashboard. The state-of-art centre console is equipped with automatic dual air conditioning system and toxicity sensor too. There is power windows with anti-trap feature, electric mirrors with defrost system and rain sensor for comfort of the passengers. Stereo is equipped with 3D surround sound by Arkmays, Radio, CD and MP3 playback, input jack with 8 speakers and Bluetooth and USB connectivity will ease the job for music on the go. Other than this, safety features will out-rival other sedan in this class like speed limiter, Dynamic stability Control with ESP, energy recovery technology under braking, dual side airbags which are double chambered and double pressurized. Laguna is also the first ever car to gain Euro NCAP five-star rating in crash test.
The Laguna Sedan is offered with almost every sophisticated comfort feature. Dual-zone climate control is one of the finest comfort feature that is being incorporated in the Laguna. It enables every passenger sitting in the car to set the temperature of their choice. Furthermore, the three laws of diffusion (Soft, Auto, Fast) facilitates an individual to choose the speed of reaching the desired temperature. Entertainment quotient remains, as always visible in Renault cars, very high due to the inclusion of Bose Audio System. It feels as if live music performance is being experienced because of the acoustic environment and superior sound quality inside the cabin. Cruise Control and Parking Brake also grace the extended comfort features list of this Sedan. Its immensely large boot space make it a very special vehicle among all. The Laguna has been awarded with a five star Euro NCAP rating. It features an array of some of the most innovative and contemporary safety features available currently. It has Electronic Stability Control, Rear Side Airbags and a premium tyre pressure monitoring system to take care of the occupants. Bi-Xenon lights enhance the visibility during the inclement weather and fog. Active traction control system, helps in every conditions of low grip.