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Renault Symbioz: another SUV from Renault! What does it look like ?

The range of Renault SUVs, already well stocked, is enriched with a new model: the Symbioz. Versatile and compact, the newborn The diamond brand will have to make a name for itself in a very competitive segment.

It's not called Grand Captur but Symbioz, nevertheless the new model from Renault, presented this Thursday, May 2, 2024, is indeed the big brother of the Captur which received a facelift last month with an in-depth restyling. The newborn of the diamond brand is therefore a new SUV and it will have to find a place between the Arkana (doomed to disappear), the Captur, the Austral and the Sénic. The French manufacturer, comforté off to a very good start to the year, describes his new car as attractive, practical, compact, & economical and equipped with useful technologies.  The Symbioz benefits from the latest new products from Renault, both in in terms of design and equipment, and displays a natural connection with the Captur. Let's go à the discovery of this SUV which will arrive on our roads before the end of the year.

The main news

  • The Renault Symbioz strengthens the already existing range. well-stocked brand in the C segment. Measured é &agrav; 4m41, the SUV fits between the Captur (4m23) and the Scenic (4m47) while approaching the size of the Austral (4.51m) and Arkana (4.56 m). Its weight, around 1,400 kilos, allows it to avoid the ecological penalty.

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  • Unsurprisingly, the front of the Symbioz looks like two drops of water. that of the new Captur, as he rode; on the platform (CMF-B). Optics, grille, shield, air inlets, Renault logo, the design is similar to that of the Renault logo. with the exception of the patterns on the grille with 3D effects and the shape of the ribs on the hood. 

Renault Symbioz: another SUV from Renault! What does it look like ?

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  • The rear of the Symbioz, however, differs from that of the Captur and is similar to that of the Scenic, with a more vertical cut. However, it stands out with new, rather discreet, square-shaped optical units (boomerang-shaped on the Scenic). The brand's new diamond logo is inserted in the center of the tailgate, which is motorized. and controllable from inside the vehicle, the hands-free card or by a simple gesture of the foot under the shield. 

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  • The Renault Symbioz will be available in seven colors including the new exclusive Mercury Blue shade. The six other colors will be Pearl White, CassiopĂ©e Gray, Star Black, Rafale Gray, Iron Blue and Flame Red, the latter being the only purpose for free.

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  • Inside, the dashboard is that of the Renault Captur, quite pure, with the instrument panel. 10.3-inch digital display behind the steering wheel and touch screen, vertical, 10.4 inches, standard on the Symbioz. The multimedia part benefits from the OpenR Link system and in terms of security, it benefits from the OpenR Link system. the SUV is gone with no less than 29 helpers à driving in the premium Iconic trim. Finally, unlike the Captur, the Symbioz can benefit as an option (1,500 euros) from the Solarbay opacifying panoramic roof seen on the Rafale and the Scenic.

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The engines of the Renault Symbioz 

The first buyers of the Symbioz will necessarily have been seduced by the full hybrid since it is the only engine that will be available at the same time. its launch. The crossover will be propelled by a 94-horsepower 1.6 four-cylinder engine and by a 49-horsepower electric motor powered by a 49-horsepower electric motor. by a 1.2 kWh battery, all for a power of 145 horsepower. Renault promises a range of more than 1,000 kilometers and promising WLTP combined consumption with only 4.6 liters per 100 kilometers.

Furthermore, and this is a new feature, the manufacturer has added: an "e-Save" which forces the vehicle to maintain a minimum of 40% battery. Other engines were to be added to the catalog subsequently, with certainly mild hybridization or even gasoline-LPG dual fueling. The 100% electric is, on the other hand, less expensive. exclude, remaining for the moment the prerogative of the Megane and the Scenic at Renault.

When will Renault's new SUV be released ?

You won't have to wait very long before you can place an order to acquire the Renault Symbioz. Customers will be able to order the all-new SUV from June while the first arrivals at dealerships are expected in June. next school year.

What will be the price of the Renault Symbioz ?

It's à the opening of orders, in June, that the diamond brand will communicate on the prices of Symbioz. Available only in full hybrid at the moment, the SUV will be available in three finishes: Techno, Esprit Alpine and Iconiq. According to an indiscretion from largus.fr, Renault would market its new 3000 model at 3,500 euros more expensive than the new Captur, which starts at 28,900 euros in full hybrid. We can therefore expect ' a price around 32,500 euros at entry level. For comparison, the new Dacia Duster, which will undoubtedly be the Symbioz's n°1 rival, is available & from 28,100 euros with the hybrid engine. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116