Mahindra-Renault Logan [2007-2011] in India – Prices, Reviews & Photos – CarWale

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Mahindra-Renault Logan Review

In 1999, Renault the Logan was the final product the ProjectX90, after the French giant purchased the Romanian manufacturer Dacia in 1998. The was designed with the view of an affordable car and some simple reduced the cost. The Logan its way to India in June 2007, in with Mahindra Mahindra helped them reduce costs.

This was the first drive Logan to go into The Mahindra-Renault Logan has a few cosmetic changes that it a sporty look and has been the Logan Play. . read review

In 1999, Renault the Logan was the final product the ProjectX90, after the French giant purchased the Romanian manufacturer Dacia in 1998. The Logan was designed with the of selling an affordable car and some features reduced the cost. The made its way to India in June in collaboration with Mahindra which helped them production costs.

This was the first right-hand Logan to go into production. The Renault Logan has undergone a few changes that give it a look and has been rebadged the Play.


The Mahindra is a three-box sedan with a simplified design. The façade the sculptured bonnet with a chrome diamond logo separates the two horizontal chrome on the front grille; circular fog and a honeycomb mesh grille for air The simple design flows to the with flared wheel and large greenhouse, with the Play sporting graphics on its and red alloys, with the suitability of add-ons being debatable.

The are also available in silver. The end of the Logan looks bland tall rear lamp and the Logan Play features a integrated rear spoiler.


The Renault Logan was for European families that own a single car, and the idea was to a compact but spacious sedan. Get the Mahindra Logan and you won’t be with the exceptional space it and it can comfortably seat five adults. The interiors are designed but the fit and finish of the beige interiors have been a lot better.

The instrument cluster of the Logan of two dials with a display in the two. This shows such as the odometer and tripmeter time, fuel and temperature Oddly enough, the distance-to-empty doesn’t work when the level drops into which is the one time a driver really need the readout.

The console of the Logan has circular vents above the single-CD system with remote and found three-knob controls for the air

The driver’s seat is comfortable but the of steering wheel adjustment have gone a long way in a driver more comfortable. The windshield area increases the visibility; however, the right rear-view mirror doesn’t go far outward for some drivers – the edge of the mirror shows the flank.

Climb into the seats of Mahindra Logan and you be let down when it comes to The seats are inclined at a good and feel comfortable. The Logan has 510 of boot space with access to the boot.

Talking safety, the Logan has a single SRP for the driver.

Engine, Transmission:

The Logan is available with and diesel motor options power the front wheels a 5-speed manual transmission. The engine is Renault’s K7J engine, an 1.4-litre engine that a power of 75bhp@5500rpm and a maximum of 110Nm@3000rpm.

The diesel powerplant is a 8-valve dCi engine (code name and is Renault’s top selling engine almost 900,000 units in 2008 (only in Spain and and this engine is available several power ratings to 110bhp) in other markets. claims the engine design to be low friction and have a superior ratio. The Logan dCi engine the Mahindra Renault churns out and a torque of 160Nm@2000rpm.

The 5-speed on the Logan is a part of Renault’s JH series. The gear ratios are for city and highway driving and some other turbocharged we’ve driven recently, the never feels completely below the 2000rpm mark. The knob on the Logan is short and to engage.

The Logan diesel is highly and returns a fuel efficiency of During our fuel efficiency which is mostly pedal-to-metal of driving, the Logan returned an of 12.4kpl.

Driving Dynamics:

The of the Renault engineers was to make the X90 an sedan, so the design of the car was simple; no compromise was made on the ride and of the car. The ride compliance of the is adequate at low and high speeds.

The engineers have tweaked the set-up to make Logan a handling sedan. The car feels and inspires confidence in the driver on or winding roads. Our team had of fun in the Logan on hilly sections.

The car is always on the go and not much sign of roll thanks to the stiffened and the front anti-roll bars.

The steering is accurate at low to medium However, at higher speeds it that the steering overdoes the command and requires some Once used to it, the steering precise even at higher and responsive.

Overall Evaluation:

The is undeniably a lot of car for the price. The red wheels be too loud for some people, but manage to look good on the car. Mahindra has moved by adding a music system, fog and graphics on the Logan Play.

they might find it a hard to shake off the ‘taxi’ which the Logan has garnered its launch.

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