Reporting "Asre Khodro", Negin Khodro unveiled Renault Symbol on August 9, in ceremony in their head quarter to extend Renault brand lineup in Iran CBU market.
“Symbol will fill the gap of European economic sedan in Iran market”, Jamshid Hosseini, president of Negin Khodro said in the ceremony.
“Renault Symbol launched 2013 and now competes with Toyota Yaris Sedan, Honda City and Hyundai Accent in Persian Gulf countries. Symbol offers high level of options with lower price than competitors and welcomed by buyers in the countries”, he added.
Symbol, powered by 1.6 liter 105hp engine that coupled with 4 speed automatic gearbox is based on Renault/Dacia Logan modified platform. Renault try to position Symbol above regular Logan by offering some options include cruise control, speed limiter, rear parking sensors, 7-inch touchscreen LCD, radio with CD/MP3/USB, Bluetooth, steering wheel mounted controls, automatic A/C. Safety features include front driver and passenger airbags, and ABS.
The price is not finalized yet but Symbol will launched to the market with 700 million IRR (21.000 USD with current exchange rate), a source in Negin Khodro said. First Symbol will be delivered to customers in next 3 months, the source said but pre-order will be open next week.