Pulse Petrol RxZ Review
This Renault Pulse Petrol RxZ is the top end version, which is making its way onto the roads to unleash the combo of style with performance. This hatch is designed to hit its target customer base of pure commuters, who have a certain definite list of features that they expect from a vehicle. The company has taken good care of this and have addressed almost all of them along with a few more added aspects. Numerous functions have been integrated to this hatchback that make this the best available car in its category. Very precise finishing went into making its cabin a place to dwell in comfort and joy, which can be estimated by just looking at the seating it has been boasting inside. Especially when it comes to the infotainment, this car has got all that is needed for a fun drive that has everything to keep you going. The robust braking system that is equipped with, which consists of ABS and EBD along with braking system would make sure you stay in control of your car. Whereas the powerful mill that made its way into this, will show itself through the great performance. Furthermore, with a mileage of approximately 18.06 kmpl, what else could one ask for? And hey, it is very affordable for one who wants huge returns with a little investment.
This hatchback has an impressive design as well as a longer durability. It is available in six various colors of which each has its own place in the heart of the choice makers. The bumpers are in body color that gives the car a uniform look. Furthermore, the outside rear view mirrors as well as the door pull type door handles are also in the color of the body. The wide frontage has a great look with the radiator grille layered in chrome. Towards the rear, there is a defogger fitted which has a timer mechanism to it. Then the windshield is fitted with a set of wipers and washer at the rear (single) end as well as at the front. The B-pillars are in black standing, giving a diverse style to the side profile. To regulate the cabin temperature, green tinted glasses are fixed. On the roof there is a spoiler that has a high mount stop lamp that alerts the vehicles from a far distance too. With a built that conveys itself of what it possesses, this variant is one in a million option.
The car is so well furnished inside that one would not believe what they get for such affordable price. All the features in this variant contribute in making the driver as well as all the other occupants feel at ease and the entire drive would be an experience that is cherished. There is ample lighting offered in this trim, of which there are a pair of reading lamps in the front cabin as a standard feature and there is also a cabin lamp. The gear shift knob is in leather, which is highlighted in a special finish, whereas the front door trims are covered in fabric. A piano black finish is given to the already styled central console. Adding to the theme of the other components, the steering wheel has a premium leather. There storage capacity consists of lot of cup holders, where 2 are in the front and 1 is at the rear part of the cabin. Furthermore, there are dual bottle holders. Additionally, there are front door trim pockets. As a standard feature, the day/night inside rear view mirror is also fitted. There are sun visors to both driver and passenger seats that have got vanity mirrors with a lid fitted to them. The front and rear sides of the cabin have 3 assist grips. To charge the gadgets, there is a 12V charge socket. There is a manually operated lever for an internal release for fuel. Furthermore, there is a key answer back function as well.
Engine and Performance:
This Renault Pulse Petrol RxZ is equipped with a 3-cylinder based in-line mill, which has a DOHC based 12-Valve configuration. It has the potential to displace about 1198cc. It generates an impressive maximum power of 75bhp at 6000rpm and produces a peak torque output of 104Nm at 4000rpm. It has a 5-speed manual transmission and an electronic fuel injection control fuel system to further enhance its performance.
Braking and Handling:
This variant is integrated with anti lock braking system and electronic brake force distribution along with brake assist that boosts a great deal of performance. The front wheels are fitted with ventilated discs and the rear wheels are teamed with drum brakes. To better the flexibility of the driver's convenience, it is given a turning radius of 4.65 meters.
This trim features a lot of features that are purely comfort centric for the occupants. One amongst them points at making the driver's job much easier by providing an electric power steering that lends control to handle the vehicle better. Additionally, the tilt adjustable steering wheel is there that will add to the convenience of the driver. Power windows to all the four is an add on. The window one-touch up and down function that is offered on the driver side is an automated factor that is comfort oriented. For engine start/stop button, there is an illumination. There is a remote sensing automated folding and unfolding of external mirrors that lets one to decide what to do with the ORVMs from sitting inside itself. The follow-me home headlamps offered to this car is a relief in the latter hours of the day. Furthermore, the outside rear view mirrors are electrically adjustable. An on-board trip computer measures the distance of the trip that you would want to know of. There is a smart key access as well as a central locking system to all the 5 doors. The cabin temperature is taken care by the automatic climate control function. It has been incorporated with an audio system that supports CD, MP3, FM/AM tuner and Aux-in player. To ensure that the sound distribution is spread uniformly, a set of four speakers are offered of which 2 speakers are fitted in the front and 2 speakers are fitted on the rear cabin. A roof antenna is fitted as a standard feature. The instrument panel displays notifications of functions like the door ajar warning lamp, a headlamp-on and a key-off reminder etc. There is a USB and a Bluetooth connectivity too.
This trim, the Renault Pulse Petrol RxZ, is immensely decked with a protection that would not affect its body under any circumstances. With a keen designing, the manufacturers have made sure that it is scratch proof to any intrusion or possibilities of one by integrating this vehicle with advanced braking system like anti lock braking system jetted with the electronic brake force distribution along with brake assist that gives a better control over the drive. And then there are two air bags provided for the driver as well as the co-driver. The anti-pinch safety function on the driver side door is offered as well. The child safety is built into the rear doors to avoid the kid the unauthorized access off the car.
1. Bestowed with a lot of safety.
2. The price tag is very reasonable.
1. Smaller boot compartment is a disadvantage.
2. There is scope to improvise its mileage.