Geneva: Dacia Lodgy starts at EUR9,500 image

The Romanian based automaker Dacia has recently announced the starting price of the Lodgy MPV, which has been set at 9,500 euros, during the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

After making its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, the Dacia Lodgy is already available for its future customers and the company’s officials have chosen the Swiss automotive event for promoting the MPV and announcing its starting price. The all-new Dacia Lodgy is 4.5 meters long and 1.75 meters tall, which means that the model is quite spacious, and in the five-seat version, it’s offering 827 liters of space in the trunk, but on the seven-seat variant, this figure drops to 207 liters. If future customers of the Lodgy will decide to remove the second and third rows of seats, the total space goes up to 2,617 liters, which will be more than enough to place a comfy bed when your wife will kick you out of the house for spending your money on the Romanian car.

The cabin design on the Dacia Lodgy has been significantly upgraded compared to other models in the range, like the Sandero hatchback, Logan sedan or even the Duster SUV, and in another premiere, the MPV is coming with a 7-inch touch screen navigation system, Bluetooth, radio, USB, AUX connectivity, steering wheel controls for the audio system and many other interesting things. Dacia is also offering, for an extra 300 euros, the MEDIA NAV multimedia and navigation system.

Under the hood, the Dacia Lodgy MPV will come, in a third premiere, with a turbocharged petrol engine, a 1.2 liter unit which will generate 115 horsepower, which will be offered along with the 1.6 liter 85 HP version. Diesel lovers will have to choose from the 1.5 dCi unit in two outputs, 90 HP and 110 HP. Whether or not this is will be the end of the Renault Scenic and if Dacia will bury a model made by its mother brand, we will have to wait and see.