Andre De Kock
Motorsport Editor
4 minute read
23 Nov 2021
9:28 am

Renault Koleos a roomy and capable everyday SUV

Andre De Kock

This luxurious ride can house five adults in comfort with 464 litres of boot space for their luggage.

The Koleos can't be mistaken for anything but a Renault.

First impressions, they say, are lasting. That is not always true. In 1994, the entire South African nation thought our new government was going to look after people, what with its slogan “A Better Life For All”. Today, we know the “All” refers to all of the country’s political parasites, with voters and tax payers playing no role in the equation. Disappointing, that is. But, it works the other way around, as well. Eight minutes after taking delivery of the Renault Koleos 2.5 Dynamique, I hated the vehicle. I got in, set the mirrors, figured how the gearbox worked, and...