Dacia Lodgy – roomy minivan

Dacia Lodgy was presented in Geneva in , and became yet another confirmation of the pricing policy of the Franco – Romanian Group: to create the highest quality low cost cars for the lowest cost. Sales of new cars in Europe began in the summer of fully confirmed the company’s intention to replace the data of old cars majority of European cars. The place of manufacture Dacia Logie Moroccan city of Tangier was chosen. Note cars will be produced under the 2018-2019 Renault name, which is also practiced for a long time now.

Outside of the car, despite belonging to the budget segment, it is quite acceptable, especially considering the price.


Photo Dacia Logie front

Front end Lodges attracted the attention of major original headlights, massive false radiator grille and air inlet located at the bottom.

Photo Dacia Logie side

The side of the car is nothing remarkable not stand out, but the sidewall, despite its simplicity, looks quite modern. All other elements of the side of the Lodgy – subtle wheel arches, high line of glazing, some roll back the roof, unpretentious thresholds – fully correspond to the image of the car.

Photo rear of the 2018-2019 Renault Lodgy

Forage is allocated huge tailgate as well as a fancy form of lampshades lighting – in spite of the original design, there are questions regarding the practicality of their operation.

Photos 2018-2019 Renault Logie

In general, 2018-2019 Renault Lodgy appearance is on quite acceptable level – despite the obvious cost, the designers managed to make the car an attractive appearance, for this price segment.

The interior is almost entirely borrowed from the Duster, which, however, does not appear on its quality – all controls are ergonomic enough, build quality at an acceptable level. Pleasantly pleased with the fact that in spite of the utmost simplicity of design, the interior still can not be called “cheap” – in the bad sense of the word. In other words – of all the materials that were available for fiscal cost, the creators have chosen the best quality.

Photo salon Dacia Lodgi

Some elements of the interior, for example, multimedia system, can not be counted among the cheapest things – it is available in most “equipped” version of the car, in-house options only option of a given system – for the sum of 430 euros. Of course, it is difficult to surprise someone in the presence of modern cars, climate control and electro – but not the case for such a budget-costs!

Special attention is given and what to Logie considered the possibility of developing a sports package with new bumpers, alloy wheels, a new grille and Lowdown – Do a lot of budget cars can boast of that? Called sports modification is unpretentious – Lodgy DS (Dacia Sport).

Price and equipment

There are two complete Lodgi: 5 and 7-seater. At the same time, despite the rather modest parameters of cars – 4.5 m in length, even in the 7-seater configuration two rear rows of seats can quite comfortably accommodate passengers. This proves once again the full compliance of the car claimed the family class. Referring to the figures, the free space is 144 mm rear legroom, for the body – 866 mm, which displays Lodge leaders in terms of space among budget 7-seater MPV. Note easy access to the 3rd row, and can be installed on the back row of seats for children, for which the corresponding fastening intended.

Photo salon 5 local Dacia Logie

Sufficient free in the cabin significantly affected the boot volume – for 7 local variant it is only 207 liters. However, already for the 5-seater version of the volume increases to 827 liters, which puts Lodgi on the level of roominess roomy crossover. When folded, the 2nd number of the free space increases to 2617 liters of fantastic figures.!

Manufacturer several times alluded to the possibility of supply 2018-2019 Renault Logie Russia, but on the statements is not going down.

To date, the price of Dacia Lodgy in Europe starts at 9,990 euros for the basic equipment with a gasoline power unit volume of 1.6 liters. (85 hp). For the most advanced version of the Prestige is asked of 16 290 euros, while in order to get the 7-seater complete set, you have to add an additional 590 euros.

Specifications

Specifications Lodgy , built on the basis of 2018-2019 Renault Logan, and all deserve respect – independent front suspension (MacPherson), rear – semi-dependent girder, brakes ABC, EBD, and Brake Assist is already in the basic version.

The range offered for kompaktvena powertrain includes a 2-diesel and two petrol engine, teamed with a 5-speed manual transmission.

  • Diesel engine of 1.5 liter. (90 hp) accelerates the car up to the first 100 km / h in 12.4 sec., At “maximum speed” of 169 km / h. Claimed consumption is 3,8-5 liter.
  • Another diesel engine for Dacia Logie is 1.5 liters. (110 hp), which allows to reach 100 km / h in 11.6 sec., And provides a top speed of 175 km / h, with fuel consumption at the level of 4-5.5 liters.
  • First of gasoline – 1.6 liter. motor (85 hp), cars will drive up to the mark of 100 km / h in 14.5 sec., at a maximum speed of 160 km / h. Flow rate is 5.7 – 9.4 liters.
  • The most powerful petrol engine 1.2 liter 2018-2019 Renault Logie. (115 hp), providing dynamic acceleration to 100 km / h in 10,6sek., At the maximum speed of 179 km / h. In this fuel consumption is 5.3 – 7.3 liter.