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Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Optional

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Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Optional Overview

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

Renault India, the fully owned subsidiary of the French automaker has introduced the 2014 version of Pulse hatchback in the market. The car maker has given major updates to the interiors, while retaining its exteriors and internal features. At present, this model series is available with both petrol and diesel engine options out of which, the Renault Pulse RXL Optional is the mid range variant. It sports a 1.5-litre K9K in-line diesel power plant that produces 63.12bhp in combination with a peak torque output of 160Nm, which results in a maximum mileage of 23.08 Kmpl. The manufacturer has not made any changes to the engine as the changes were purely regarding interiors. This latest version is all about interior updates with new color scheme, revoked design and repositioned equipments. This changed the attributes inside the cabin and created a plush environment. Also the car maker is offering an advanced 2-DIN music system that is now available with Bluetooth and AUX-In connectivity. Apart from this, the car maker is also offering a new Cosmo Blue body paint option for the buyers to choose from. It is placed against the likes of Nissan Micra, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Hyundai i20 and Ford Figo in the Indian car bazaar.




This hatchback has a sleek body structure equipped with ruggedly designed cosmetics. To start with its front, it comes with a distinctly designed radiator grille with chrome perforation and a thick chrome underline. This grille is accompanied with the prominent company's insignia that gives it a magnificent look. The front profile comes with a hexagonal design that includes the grille and air dam, which are separated by a black colored strip. The front bumper has a modernistic design and is fitted with a pair of fog lamps, which enhances the visibility ahead. The best part about the front is its large oval shaped headlight cluster that is powered by high intensity halogen headlamps. Its side profile has a lustrous body design that is equipped with stylish cosmetics. Its door handles and the ORVM caps are in body color, while the B pillars gets the glossy black finish. The car maker has fitted its wheel arches with a set of 14-inch steel wheels in combination with full wheel covers, which makes it look elegant. Coming to the rear, it has a distinct body structure with expressive tailgate and curvy tail light cluster. The rear bumper has a masculine structure and it gets a black colored license plate console, which gives a two tone look.




The all new Renault Pulse RxL Optional trim gets a new piano black color scheme that is accentuated by metallic inserts. The dashboard has a trendy design with a dual color scheme, while its central console has as beautiful structure. The AC vents on central console gets a rectangular design with a chrome surround, while equipments have been positioned nicely, which gives a fresh new look to the interiors. The seats are wide and well cushioned that are integrated with headrests and have been covered with premium quality fabric upholstery. There is a lot of leg space inside, especially in the cockpit as the manufacturer has built this vehicle with a large wheelbase of 2450mm. Also, it has an impressive boot compartment with a 251 litre storage capacity, which is huge. The car maker has equipped several important utility aspects including front cabin lamp, trunk room light, fabric door trims, cup holders, door pockets, day/night inside rear view mirrors, three assist grips, accessory power sockets and several other such aspects.


Engine and Performance:


The company has equipped this premium hatch with an In-line, 1.5-litre, K9K diesel engine that is incorporated with a common rail direct fuel injection system. It has 4-cylinders, 8-valves and is based on a single overhead camshaft valve configuration. It can produce a maximum power output of 63.12bhp at 4000rpm that results in generating a peak torque output of 160Nm at just 2000rpm . The car maker has coupled this engine with a sophisticated 5-speed manual transmission gearbox that transmits the torque output to the front wheels and produces a maximum mileage of about 23.08 Kmpl, which is good.


Braking and Handling:


The company is offering this premium hatch with a sophisticated disc and drum braking mechanism, which is highly reliable. Its front wheels are paired with high performance ventilated disc brakes, while the rear ones have been coupled with drum brakes. In addition to these, the car maker has also equipped it with anti lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution and brake assist system as optional feature, which reinforces the braking mechanism. Its front axle is fitted with McPherson Strut suspension system , while the rear axle is coupled with a torsion beam type of suspension system, which is further accompanied with coil springs. On the other hand, the car maker is also offering a highly responsive power steering system, which minimizes the the efforts required by driver.


Comfort Features:


The Renault Pulse RXL Optional is the mid range trim and it is equipped with a few advanced comfort features. It comes with a list of features including electric power assisted steering system with tilt adjustment , all four power windows with driver's side one touch up and down function, follow-me home headlamps, electrically adjustable external wing mirrors, on-board trip computer and many other such features. This trim is also blessed with advanced aspects like central locking system, key less entry, automatic climate control system, roof antenna, tachometer, door ajar warning, headlamp on and key off reminder.


Safety Features:


The car maker is offering this trim with some of the most important protective aspects that takes care of safety of passengers and to the car as well. The list includes a driver airbag, anti-pinch safety function on driver side door, child proof rear door locks, head restraints and other advanced features. The car maker is also offering engine immobilizer, high mounted stop lamp and a speed sensing auto door lock . Apart from these, this optional trim also gets passenger air bag, anti lock braking system, brake assist function and electronic brake force distribution system as optional features.



1. Spacious Interiors with good comfort features.

2. Lustrous body design with bold cosmetics adds to its advantage.



1. Fuel economy can be better.

2. Cost of ownership can be competitive.

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Key Specifications of Renault Pulse 2012-2014 RxL Optional

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 Optional

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
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 Optional 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 Optional 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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