A month ago Renault unveiled the Kadjar online and now the compact crossover has arrived at the Geneva Motor Show.

A month ago Renault unveiled the Kadjar online and now the compact crossover has arrived at the Geneva Motor Show.

Riding on the CMF platform co-developed with Nissan, the Renault Kadjar seems to blend design influences from the Captur subcompact crossover and Clio supermini. It will be offered with both front- and all-wheel drive systems while the 19cm ground clearance should be enough to handle bumpy roads. The Kadjar has also received front and rear skid plates and a stainless steel sill guard for extra protection necessary when tackling rough terrain.

It's a little bit larger than the Qashqai as Renault's version is 4.45 meters long, 1.84 meters wide and 1.6 meters tall. The increased dimensions help the Kadjar offer a 472-liter trunk capacity which is 42 liters bigger than on its Nissan counterpart while around the cabin there's an extra 30-liter capacity to store your belongings. On the inside it can get the R-Link 2 infotainment system with TomTom navigation while on the safety side there are numerous systems such as lane departure warning, blind spot warning, active emergency braking, easy park assist and a rear-view camera, just to name a few.

The engine lineup will include a 108 bhp 1.5-liter turbodiesel and a beefier 128 bhp 1.6-liter while a 128 bhp 1.2-liter turbocharged gasoline motor will also be available. Depending on engine choice, Renault is providing a six-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed automatic EDC transmission.

The Kadjar is scheduled to go on sale this summer initially in Europe, followed by African and Mediterranean Basin countries and then in UK and China.

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