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Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL

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Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Overview

  • Mileage [upto]
    23.08 kmpl
  • Engine [upto]
    1461 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space
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Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Review

Renault is a renowed company of France and is in auto manufacturing since 1899. The joint venture of Mahindra and Renault was ceased in 2010 and since then Renault is trying to bring in action its strategies for establishing its presence in the Indian car market. Renault Pulse has been launched in the Indian car market to increase the market of the company in India, as the company wants to be present in the competitive car market of India. The Pulse was unveiled at the time of Formula 1 racing held in 2011 at Noida. Renault Pulse was officially launched at the Auto Expo, 2012. The diesel version of the vehcile was launched at this grand occasion and the petrol versio of the vehcile was launched later in 2012. Renault Pulse RxL is a part of the top- down strategy of the company to establish the brand in the Indian car market. The entry level hatchback car of Renault will be launched in India for the first time. The Renault Pulse RxL has a Renault K9K dCi engine that is quite efficient and is meant to enhance the performance of the car. The diesel version of the car was launched first because of the rising demand of the diesel vehicles in the Indian car market due to increase in the price of the petrol. Renault specially devised the rate of the Pulse for the Indian market so that the car is affordable for India. The new vehcile of Renault is packed with the all the necessary and luxury features to suit the requirements of the Indian audience. Renault Pulse is basically a small hatchback car by built. Although the car is small in size, yet it is spacious and roomy from inside. Renault India is eyeing big business through this small car in India. This hatchback car has been specially designed for the Indian market by Renault’s Design Center in Mumbai. The project of the designing of the car was completely handled by 11 Indian designer's team who worked on this project for two-and-a-half years.


The Renault Pulse RxL offers all the features of a premium compact car. The Renault's Design Center in Mumbai involved 11 members team to do a reserach on the requirement and needs of the Indian customers and that was how Pulse came out. The car has apt features looking at the rapidly growing Indian premium compact car market. However, Nisaan's existing V platform is used by Renault to produce Pulse that has reduced the development cost of the vehcile for the company. The front of the Renault Pulse RxL is much sharper with the elevated crisply styled beam H4 follow-me-headlights. The front grille are hexagonal and in black color that comes with typical Renault matt black center section. The body colored bumpers are something that makes the passerby's to glare at the vehicle. The door mirrors of the vehicle along with the pull type door handles with green tinted glass mark the side profile of the Pulse. Even the wheels, of the car steal the show with the sporty appearance. The rear end of the car is more intresting with curvy and wavy looks. The rear spoiler of the car comes with the high-mount stop lamp that protects the small rear windshield which comes along wiper and washer. The vehicle comes with the sufficient boot space of 251 litres. The kerb weight of the car is 970kgs. The complete length of the car is 3805mm, complete width of the car is 1665mm and the complete height of the car is 1525mm. The wheel base of the Renault Pulse RxL is of 2450mm.


Renault Pulse RxL comes with all smart and intelligent interior features that helps position Pulse at the top - end of the A-B segment of the car. The Pulse has arched roof and big and roomy cabin. The Renault Pulse RxL is a five seater hatchback with a plum and black dashboard that gives the vehicle a posh feel . The dash board of the vehcile looks decent with the HVAC controls, completely foldable four AC vents (two in centre, two in sides), integrated CD player and a happening unique circular control looks amazing on central console. The Renault Pulse RxL comes with a diamond shaped Renault logo on the Leather power steering along with a steeply placed glove box that completes the look of the dashboard. The wide legroom space and headroom space of the cabin of the vehcile, gives it the extra looks to the Renault Pulse. The drivers seat is manualy adjustable in the Renault Pulse RxL. The five speed manual gearbox comes wrapped in leather. The Renault Pulse RxL also has additional features like power steering with electric power assistance, tilt adjustable steering, front and rear power windows, folow me home headlamps, electrically adjustable ORVM, central locking for five doors, integrated audio system with four speakers, etc. The legroom of the car is exceptional and has a 251 litres of boot space.

Engine and Performance

The Renault Pulse RxL has a Renault K9K dCi engine that is quite efficient and is meant to enhance the performance of the car. The engine is capable to churn out an output of 63bhp at 4000rpm, along with the maximum torque of 160Nm at 2000rpm. The K9K dCi in line engine of the Renault Pulse RxL has 4 cylinder, 8V SOHC configuration which is efficient to push the car . The Renault Pulse RxL has a common rail diesel fuel system. The vehcile has the fuel tank capacity of 41 litres. The Renault Pulse RxL gives a mileage of 19.4kmpl on the city roads and 23.8kmpl of mileage is provided by the car when it is being used on highways. The Renault Pulse RxL has a top speed of 158kmph and the car engine can achieve this speed in just 16.27 seconds which is quite coomendable. The Renault Pulse RxL complies the BS IV emission norms of the country.

Braking and Handling

The Renault Pulse RxL comes with the ventilated disk brakes in front and drum brakes on the rear end of the vehicle. The diesel variant has a 14 inch steel wheels that comes in a size of 165/70 R14 radial tyre . The Renault Pulse RxL has McPherson Strut as the front suspension and comes with torsion beam as the rear suspension.

Safety Features

The Renault Pulse RxL has a good number of safety features like Front drivers air bag, anti- pinch safety function on the driver side window, child proof rear door locks, etc. Engine immobilizer, head restraints are present at both, front and rear, high mounted stop lamp and speed sensing auto door lock functions are there for the protection of the passengers of the car.

Comfort Features

The Renault Pulse RxL comes with a top notch music system with four speakers. The other comfort features of the vehicle are: roof antena, on board trip computer, key less entry, tacho meter, door ajar warning, key off reminder, etc.


2+2 year warranty, frugal k9k engine


Identical to Micra; lack of service centers; Bluetooth, aux-in absent; ABS, EBD missing.

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Key Specifications of Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL

ARAI Mileage23.08 kmpl
City Mileage20.04 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)1461
Max Power (bhp@rpm)63.12bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)160Nm@2000rpm
Seating Capacity5
Boot Space (Litres)251re
Fuel Tank Capacity41
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features of Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversYes
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeK9K In-Line Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)1461
Max Power63.12bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque160Nm@2000rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder2
Valve ConfigurationSOHC
Fuel Supply SystemCommon Rail Injection
Bore X Stroke76 X 80.5mm
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)23.08
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)41
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionCoil Springs
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt Adjustable
Turning Radius (Metres)4.65 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)3805
Width (mm)1665
Height (mm)1525
Boot Space (Litres)251re
Seating Capacity5
Wheel Base (mm)2450
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
KeyLess Entry
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheels
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Alloy Wheel Size14
Tyre Size165/70 R14
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
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Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Colours

Renault Pulse 2012-2014 is available in 7 different colours - Pearl White, Metallic Grey, Cosmos Blue, Mettalic Silver, Solid Black, Metallic Red and Champagne Gold.

  • Pearl White
    Pearl White
  • Metallic Grey
    Metallic Grey
  • Metallic Red
    Metallic Red
  • Mettalic Silver
    Mettalic Silver
  • Solid Black
    Solid Black
  • Cosmos Blue
    Cosmos Blue

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