If there's one word that you have to use first when describing the Koleos' interior, that's practicality. Let's take the seats, for example. The front ones come with foldable tables fitted to their backs, while te ones in the rear use a clever folding system: using a lever located on the sides of the hatchback to fold the two sides of the 60/40 split top perfectly, which allows you to enjoy a flat floor. For those of you who want even more, the upper side of the front passenger seat can also be folded.
Speaking of the seats, we have to tell you that the most important changes brought by the revamp inside the car targeted the front seats and the trimming.
Well, the front seats may be more comfortable now, but the position is still incredibly high. While the driver cand adjust this, the passenger is forced sit there with his or her hair almost touching the roof liner.
One could be tempted to say that this is useful offroad and this is true, but how many people buy a Koleos to take it that far off the road? And when you do that, you'll be a bit worried about the front passenger hitting his or her head against the roof when you perform certain maneuvers.
The new trimming is extremely nice, as it somehow manages to imitate carbon fiber in an honest way, one that tells you you're not dealing with the wonder material and is very pleasant to look at. What can we say? This matches the car's no-fuss atitude.
We really hope that Renault didn't force a couple of employees to live inside the prototype for a few months while they were building the car. This is the impression you get when sitting in the Koleos, as the interior is perfectly tailored to the needs of a group of people.
To be more specific, the cabin is very generous when it comes to allowing you to stretch your extremities, as well as when it comes to let the natural light come in. Still, we have to mention that the large sunroof would need two improvements. First of all, it would be pleasant to have a solid cover that doesn't allow any ligt to come in when this is desired and secondly its opening is less than impressive when compared to its overall size, even if the margin we're talking about is limited.
The entire Koleos range is well-equipped and our test car, which prided itself with the best equipment level, excelled at this game, but we'll cover this in the "Gadgets
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