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Mahindra Renault Logan – Launched in India

Mahindra Renault Logan is a sports utility vehicle (SUV) launched in India by the joint venture between the Indian auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra and French auto maker Renault. Logan is not performing up to the expectation level of the company Mahindra Renault. Recently the two partners were engaged in discussions to change the strategy with regard to Logan in the country. The collaboration may go through some changes in coming days.

It has launched Logan in India in several variants. These include Logan, Logan Edge, Edge Connect, and Play. The versions of it available in the country nclude Ma.4 GL Petrol, 1.4 GLE Petrol, 1.6 GLX Petrol, 1.6 GLS Petrol, 1.5 DLE Diesel, 1.5 DLX Diesel and Mahindra Renault Logan 1.5 DLS Diesel.

It has overall length of 4250 mm, overall width of 1740 mm and overall height of 1525 mm. The car, with ground clearance of 172 mm, has boot space of 510 liter. The 4 door SUV can sit 5 persons. The 1461 cc engine of the vehicle delivers maximum torque of 16@2,000 (kgm@rpm).

It offers mileage of 19.2 km/liter on high ways, 13.8 km/liter in city and overall its offers mileage of 15.3 km/liter. The SUV can deliver the maximum speed of 142 km/hour. The high-end 1.5 DLS Diesel has features like air conditioner, power windows, power door locks, power steering, driver air-bags, central locking, tachometer, child safety locks, front fog lights, rear defroster, FM radio and CD player.

The French auto company Renault manufactures cars, tractors and trucks. The company has an alliance with the Japanese auto maker Nissan. It has ownership of Automobile Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors.

Mahindra & Mahindra is a leading sports utility vehicle maker of India. The company is part of the Mahindra Group, one of the major corporate houses of India. Mahindra Group has presence in various sectors like automotive, financial services, IT and infrastructure.

Mahindra & Mahindra has launched many successful SUVs in the Indian auto market. These include Bolero, Xylo and the best seller of its segment Scorpio. The company launched Logan in collaboration with Renault.