6Renault Koleos

Renault Koleos

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6Renault Koleos
4.0

101 reviews

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Build Quality
4.0
Value for Money
3.9
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.9
Noise Level
4.1
Braking
4.1
Acceleration / Power
3.5
Gear Shifting
4.0
Suspension
4.0
Fuel Efficiency
3.8
Handling
3.9
Interior Design
4.4
Boot Size
4.5
Comfort
4.5
Features
4.4

Reviews

101 reviews
Kelly M.
Kelly M.Perth, WA3 posts
  H45

Blower resistor motor

I have a Renault Koleos (H45 Phase II) 2013 with a faulty air conditioner fan that's only working intermittently. First thing in the morning and in the evening it will kick in and work seems once the engine warms up it seems to cut out. I had the blower resistor replaced but still no luck unfortunately. Should I be checking the fuses? Where abouts would they be? Show details
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James S.
James S.South West, WA2 posts
  HZG Zen
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Bob
BobNorthern Region, NSW
  HZG Life

No issues with mine

Bought my 2019 Koleos new it now has 107000k on the clock and I couldn't be happier with the car overall.I performed the services myself after the first one.Didn't wait until 30000 each time changed oil and filter around every 15000.So far absolutely trouble free motoring. Show details
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Renault
RenaultMid North Coast, NSW4 posts
  H45

Fantastic Car. 13 years old and 230,000km later and never had an issue

Bought our 2011 (MY10) Koleos in early 2016 with 49,000km on the clock. Owned it for over 7 years and now up to 230,000km and this car has not given us a single issue, apart from regular servicing and tyres. This car has been such a reliable commuter, and achieves 7.3L/100km on the highway. Overall, we are very impressed with our Koleos and don't plan on selling of it anytime soon. Show details
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Philip
PhilipBrisbane17 posts
  H45
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Elysia T.
Elysia T.Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  H45

Absolute Money Pit!

We got the Bose premium 4x2 CVT 2012 model and as soon as the warranty ended, the problems began. We had it routinely serviced through Renault and I took it get a service and said I noticed a slight noise - I had the rear diff replaced at 50km on the clock (at a price of $6K) then 2 years later had the whole Air-con system replaced ($3K) and now the transmission has gone and needs replacing - upward of $5K. I have only done 100,00km, needless to say its a massive disappointment! Show details
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time bandit
time bandit15 posts
  HZG Intens 4WD Petrol
Pete G
Pete GMelbourne5 posts
  Fair Incentive HZG S-Edition
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Stephen
StephenNyora20 posts
  Koleos

Great car, loved it so much bought 2

Ok couple of months before 1st lockdown I bought my Koleos Intens 2nd hand, never buy new, learnt my lesson once that was enough. Anyway back to the car, I love it tows a 6 x 4 trailer with 1/2 ton of wood no problems.
Takes unleaded 91, bonus, usual 7.7klm per 100 country running. 30,000 k's between services, no brainer, no turbo, no intercooler (to bust) previous cars- just a straight 4 cyl. Lots of extras in the intens.
Great value for the money.
Wife loved it so much we traded her Honda CRV in and bought another same model. So now we have twins
and both are running with no problems at all.

If your looking have a look at these underrated cars, they are a great buy. Show reply

Paul  Ryan
Paul Ryan Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  Koleos

Happy campers, we love our car

Never missed a beat, fuel economy is spot on, only clocked up 49000kilometres since new in 2015, the dealership has done small oil change services on request due to not achieving high kilometres where big services are due, very happy all-round  Show details
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Garymc
GarymcSouth East Queensland, QLD8 posts
  HZG Intens 4WD Diesel

Great SUV with many standard features

Purchased the vehicle in January 2018 and have had no problems at all. Love the standard features which are options on many of the rivals such as heated and ventilated front seats. The Diesel engine is economical and smooth. Rlink system can be frustrating to use and I’ve had trouble updating the navigation software as my model didn’t come with Apple CarPlay as standard. Show details
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Les
LesWestern Australia4 posts
  HZG Zen

Renault Koleos 2016

This does not happen all the time sometimes goes several weeks before it happens.
But after I stop waitng for traffic when I put my foot down to take off nothing happens appart from the fact it moves forward slowly .
Very dangerous if traffic coming towards you could cause a nasty accident Show details
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Les
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Very happy with my Koleos apart from the occasional fault with loss of power seems to be when turning left when putting foot down on accerater pedal

Clinton
Clinton
  HZG Intens 4WD Petrol

Endless Issues

Was so excited when we purchased this car. Beautiful and full of features. Unfortunately after 19 returns for warranty and over 7 months off the road we fell out of love and found ourselves in a world of hurt trying to get compensation from Renault. Literally writing this review whilst on the phone doing mediation with our dealership trying to get a result. Show details
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Stevenj32
Stevenj32CHADSTONE111 posts
  HZG Zen
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LisaM
LisaMForrest9 posts
  H45

Very disappointed with my koleos

I have had endless problems with my koleos since the first week I bought it from the dealership. Even getting repairs done under warranty were a problem through Renault. Annoying. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Kerryn G.
Kerryn G. · HZG Zen (2016-2024)

I have 2017 koleos and the temperature on the screen won't change whilst turning the knobs. It's stuck on 24 degrees but the temperatures in this car seems to vary whilst the knob is being turned.

The screen still works, but it's like the temperature is stuck

Anyone know what could be causing this?

James S.
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kelocf
kelocf · Koleos

I have a 2016 Renault Koleos.
Does anyone know where the Fuse is for the Media or Control panel???
I’ve lost my radio and reverse camera.
Thank you

Peter C
Peter C · Koleos

I have a Renaul Koleos. Live in Queensland Australia. Hour can I change the volume of the warning messages for school zones? They are very loud. The manual does not even refer to them

Philip
Philip  

Usually on most systems there’s dual volume control: the active volume can be adjusted while speech is in progress. So while it’s giving instructions or going into a school zone quickly turn volume down

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CategoryMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVs
Starting Price $37,990$30,990$47,990$47,990
Warranty Distance Unlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kmsUnlimited kms
TransmissionContinuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrolDiesel
Wheels18" Alloy17" Alloy19" Alloy18" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption8.1 L/100km8.1 L/100km8.3 L/100km6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L60 L60 L60 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.5L4 Cylinder 2.5L4 Cylinder 2.5L4 Cylinder 2.0L
Max Power126kW @ 6000rpm126kW @ 6000rpm126kW @ 6000rpm130kW @ 3750rpm
Max Torque226Nm @ 4400rpm226Nm @ 4400rpm226NM @ 4400rpm380Nm @ 2000rpm
Boot Capacity458 L458 L458 L458 L
Country of ManufactureSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth KoreaSouth Korea
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)2,000 kg2,000 kg2,000 kg1,650 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
Dimensions
Kerb Weight1,558 kg1,558 kg1,626 kg1,626 kg
Ground Clearance210 mm210 mm210 mm210 mm
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