Nairobi, February 27,2018……… Renault Kenya has unveiled the New Koleo SUV to the Market. The French brand's SUV now enters a hotly contested local segment comprising of other brands in its category. The new Renault Koleos comes in a competitive price for cars in its category with outstanding features that will offer best driving experience for car enthusiasts in Kenya.
The New Koleos is a classy looking car, which adopts the latest Renault family face with a broad chrome grille incorporating the central Renault logo and styling cues are lifted from the Megane and the Kadjar, both launched in Kenya last year. The Koleos strengthens the brand’s position where the SUV cars remain the choice amongst motorists looking for a comfortable and spacious vehicle that reflects their social status.
Commenting on the new car, Renault Kenya Brand Manager Jonathan Santos said, the Koleos boast of unique features and aims to uplift the brand perception towards all aspects of the new brand identity with competitive price and unmatched features. We are confident that the Koleos will resonate well with discerning Kenyan." “The car is fit for city use, perfect for road trips and off-road adventures, can be for office daily and family use, it’s an all rounded type of car”, added Mr. Santos.
The Koleos is packed with various unique features:
As standard, all models get Renault’s enhanced driver experience with interior ambient lights and ultimate sound system (Arkamys or Bose®). Naturally safety is also a standard since this model boasts a 5-star ratting in the Euro Ncap crash test as it is equipped with front, side and curtain airbags, Isofix system, Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Blind Spot Warning and Hill Start Assist as well as a rear parking camera with front and rear parking sensors.
Since its entry into Kenya Renault has so far invested over 1.8 M USD in the motor business offering incomparable models at affordable prices in the market. Over 254 units have been sold since 2014. In addition, Renault Kenya has ensured that genuine parts are available at all times and at very competitive prices.
Simba Caetano Formula is the Renault official distributor in Kenya. This arising company is born from two well-established corporate groups that joined their efforts to build the best partnership for business when it comes to mobility: Simba Corporation and Salvador Caetano Group.
With the regional expertise in the automotive sector, the strong team of expertise and the strongly built distribution network coming from Simba Corporation along with the long experience in excellent after-sales service as well as the solid know-how in international commerce of Salvador Caetano, Simba Caetano Formula is here to perpetuate Renault’s footprints in Kenya by driving customers to the best solution in every occasion.
Renault Kenya has branches in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Kisii and will be expanding further in the future.
Founded in 1948 by the late Mr. Abdul Karim Popat as a modest used-car selling enterprise, the Nairobi-headquartered company has grown into a large integrated multi-sector business services group representing international brands and franchises such as Mitsubishi, FUSO, BMW, Mahindra, Renault, AVIS, SAME tractors and AKSA generators.Simba's hospitality properties include the Olare Mara and Villa Rosa managed by world leading hoteliers, Kempinski,as well as Acacia Premier Kisumu.