Muscat: Entering into a partnership with Renault Oman, Oman’s leading car rental company Budget Rent a Car recently added a wide range of Renault models to its fleet. Among the popular models inducted include Renault Duster, Symbol and Koleos.
A spokesperson for Renault Oman said, “We are delighted to supply Renault models to Budget Rent a Car’s fleet. Renault cars have been very popular with the customers of the car rental agency. The models continue to be the most preferred choice for corporate entities, rent-a-car fleets as well as families. Packed with top-notch technology and innovation, Renault vehicles offer performance, significant power, fuel efficiency.”
Budget rent a car has been operational in Oman since 1981 and was the first international car rental company to start operations in Oman. Budget Oman is the only car rental agency in the country that offers a wide range of top branded cars for its valuable customers.
“Renault vehicles are well known for their revolutionary French designs, technologies and affordability which suits our customer profile,” said Fahad Al Balushi, Fleet Manager for Budget Rent a car.
Renault brand’s celebrated model the aspirational SUV Duster, is about strength, functionality, and safety. Consisting of a powerful engine, an attractive modern design, a comfortable and spacious cabin, Renault Duster is available as 1.6 litre 2WD and 2.0 litre 4WD or the Urban and Sports variants. Reflecting Renault’s inherent characteristics of strength and SUV capability, the Duster’s variants feature a powerful engine, an attractive modern design, a comfortable and spacious cabin, in addition to strength, functionality and safety to meet the aspirations of buyers.
The SUV is characterised by powerful engines, 1.6 litre 2WD and 2.0 litre 4WD for off-road enthusiasts. It also has an advanced automatic transmission with outstanding performance and significant fuel economy and carbon dioxide emissions to keep pace with the current trends and needs.
One of Renault's celebrated models characterised by strength, functionality and safety, the new Renault Duster adds more splendour and elegance with its distinctive features. The sports utility vehicle offers a refreshing take on 4WD driving experience, equipped with the same off-road capability and affordability to beat the best in the market.
Renault Duster’s ‘Urban’ and ‘Sports’ editions are loaded with superior SUV capabilities and enhanced features have been designed to make a statement. Equipped with multiple outstanding features and technology enhancements, it is certain to set new benchmarks in Oman. The additional features of Renault Duster’s ‘Urban’ edition, which is a 4x2 model include a door sill, boot sill, 16” alloy wheels and side steps. Renault Duster’s 4x4 model ‘Sports’ edition boasts of wing extension, door moulding, side bar and 16” alloy wheels along with feature of three modes selection.
Comfortable on any terrain, all new Duster features roof bars that meet the highest standards in terms of solidity. On excursions with friends, bulky leisure equipment like surfboards or skis can be transported in complete safety.
With its athletic profile, robust front end, roomy seats, taut lines underscored with chrome, Renault Koleos allows owners to take their journey with confidence.
Renault Koleos LE model has LED fog lamps with chrome borders, new 19-inch Kavea alloy wheels and resplendent new front grill.
The Renault Koleos SE has been augmented with Sand Grey leather seats, tilt adjustment front headrests, one touch easy folding rear seats with two step reclining and power seats, electric power seats for driver and passenger, 18-inch Argonaute two tone alloy wheels, auto folding rear view mirrors with door lock, auto-dimming rear view mirror. It also supports Apple car play and android auto.
Featuring a powerful and efficient engine and more on-board technologies, Renault Koleos fully embodies the values of the top of the Renault line-up. Its high-performance attributes, assertive design and sophisticated interior, makes it one of the most popular vehicles ever. Its elegant appearance, muscular shoulders and stylish bodywork fully meets its customers’ expectations and requirements. The spacious SUV known for its elegant design and unparalleled four-wheel drive technology has been completely structured to offer powerful styling, unique features and full SUV capability.
The all mode 4x4-i transmission available on Koleos features technology has been proved on millions of alliance vehicles worldwide. This all-wheel drive system permanently monitors grip levels to guarantee optimal traction in any condition.
Very easy to use, a control switch situated to the left of the steering wheel enables the driver to select one of the three modes: 2WD, 4WD AUTO or 4WD LOCK. The combination of high ground clearance (210mm) and approach and departure angles of respectively 19 and 26 degrees ensures go-anywhere ability. The stylish body colours and wheel designs selected for Koleos ensure an elegance. It is available in seven metallic body colours.
Koleos benefits from Renault’s vast experience in the realm of safety and targets excellence in the independent NCAP tests.
The following features are standard equipment: Two adaptive front airbags that inflate according to the type of impact and the occupant’s position in the car, two lateral thorax/shoulder airbags for the front occupants, two curtain airbags, anti-whiplash front and rear head rests, anti-submarining front seats, rear ISOFIX anchorage for child seats. All the seat belts are equipped with pretensioners and load limiters.
The compact sedan offers spacious interior with seating for five adults, a 510 litres boot space, and the possibility to increase it up to 1,257 litres with the rear bench seat folded. With its excellent design inside and out, combined with low fuel consumption feature, Renault Symbol is loaded with competitive advantages such as roominess, boot space, advanced equipment, and engine displacement to make the sedan stand out from the crowd.
Renault Symbol also offers plenty of safety features. It is equipped with front driver and passenger airbags, driver seatbelt unlock alarm, ISOFIX attachments for child seats, three points rear seatbelts with three rear headrests in addition to a central locking system and a speed sensitive door lock. It also boasts as standard front fog lights, daytime running lights, and most importantly an Antilock Braking System (ABS).
The front C-shape LED daytime running lights and rear end lighting signature are now expressing the Renault brand identity. Many elements normally associated with vehicles from the upper segment: a glossy black and chrome grille, fog lamps embellishers, side mouldings and strips, B-pillar with shiny black striping, and a new boot door with chrome are part of the Symbol.
It has impeccable finishes, modern upholstery, and redesigned central fascia, plus an ergonomic armrest to make users feel good. Many convenient features are included: inside fuel flap opening, one touch turn indicator, a boot handle, height adjustable driver seat and front seatbelts, radio steering wheel control and chrome interior door handles. The steering wheel comes with an exclusive soft feel cover, in black titane colour and satin chrome.
Featuring the new Media Nav 2.0 multimedia system, an integrated rear-view camera and parking sensors, driver's side one touch electric window, Renault Symbol is redolent of quality and strength, its elegant interior is in perfect harmony with its exterior lines. Renault Symbol has five generous seats to comfortably accommodate passengers. They can enjoy useful and smart new storage areas, including phone, a front passenger-side net, and a new 12 V output in the rear for charging your devices. There is also a 1/3-2/3 rear bench seat and a spacious boot to transport everything ones need in the way that suits them.
The Media Nav multimedia system also gives easy access to highly practical features thanks to its 7” touchscreen: GPS, audio streaming music, as well as access to your phonebook and call history through Bluetooth®.