Renault Logan: to take or not to take?
The first generation of the Renault Logan sedans was introduced in 2004, and a year later the serial assembly of these cars began. In 2006, the presentation of the “Logan” in the station wagon, but in our country, this model was named LADA Largus. From December 2009, production of an updated version of Logan began in Russia. From its predecessor, this modification is characterized by the presence of larger blocks of head light, a redesigned bumper and grille.
The second generation Renault Logan saw the light in 2012, in our country this version of the car has been implemented since 2014. In 2018, the car was restyled, according to the results of which changes were made in the design of the head optics, radiator grille, there were some improvements in the interior.
Compared with the first generation Renault Logan 2 looks more attractive and stylish, especially if you focus more on the front. It attracts the attention of the grille, which has received a corporate design, decorated with inserts “chrome” and a large logo of the automaker. Large blocks of the main light are equipped with LED running lights. The entire lower part of the bumper is occupied by elements of the air intake system and pentagonal niches with fog lights.
The trunk lid, like the first “Logan”, looks massive, the volumetric rear lights capture part of the wing surface, and there are reflective elements in the lower part of the bumper. The body has overall dimensions of 4346х1733х1517 mm, wheelbase – 2634 mm.
In the cabin of the Renault Logan 2, as in the appearance, significant changes are observed, due to which the interior has acquired a more modern appearance. The front panel expands to its central part, where large adjustable blower vents are installed, and the IRS display is located below them. Below are the controls of the air conditioner and several control buttons for the onboard systems.
The low wedge-shaped lateral console is equipped with a pair of coasters and a transmission selector. The front seats are provided with well-perceptible lateral support; on the armrests of the units there are blocks with servo control buttons for windows.
Under the hood, Renault Logan 2 is installed 1.6-liter engine volume 1598 cm3, which can have a capacity of 82, 102 and 113 liters. forces This unit is able to function with a manual 5-speed, automatic 4-speed or robotic 5-speed transmission. The torque of the motor with the increase of its power is 134, 145 and 152 Nm, respectively, the average level of fuel consumption is 7.1 liters.
Among the advantages of Renault Logan 2, its owners note the following:
– reliable “not killed” suspension;
– excellent work of head light;
– with proper tuning of the side mirrors, there are practically no “dead zones”;
– high ground clearance;
– A large amount of luggage;
– spacious interior, and there is a lot of space for rear passengers;
– high survivability of the main units;
– easy, predictable control;
The owners of Renault Logan 2 most often pay attention to the following disadvantages of this car:
– short first gear, difficulties with the inclusion of reverse gear;
– insufficient level of noise insulation of the cabin;
– in the trunk interfere with the arc, when folding the back of the sofa forms a large height difference;
– creaking plastic in the cabin, especially in the winter period of operation;
– noisy heater;
– windshield body;
– slow set speed.
Renault Logan: to take or not to take?
Prices, composition of optional equipment
Renault Logan 2 is available in Access, Confort, Privilege, Luxe Privilege. The basic version of the Access car with an 82-horsepower engine and manual transmission will cost 449 thousand rubles. The optional equipment includes anti-lock brakes, electronic anti-theft device, power steering, heated rear window. The car at the production stage passes anti-corrosion treatment and engine adaptation to operation in cold climates.
In the maximum equipment of Luxe Privilege, a 102-horsepower engine is installed under the Logan’s hood, paired with an automatic transmission. The composition of the options is complemented by side airbags, power mirrors, heated front seats, cruise control, heated windshield. All windows are equipped with servo, installed in the cabin on-board computer, the system of remote start motor Renault Start and central locking.