Lada Largus

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Lada Largus
Lada Largus in Tomsk.JPG
Also calledDacia Logan MCV
AssemblyRussia: Tolyatti (AvtoVAZ)
Body and chassis
ClassCompact MPV
Body style5-door station wagon
5-door panel van
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
PlatformDacia B0 platform
Engine1.6 L I4 (petrol)
Transmission5-speed manual
Wheelbase2,905 mm (114.4 in)
Length4,470 mm (176.0 in)
Width1,750 mm (68.9 in)
Height1,636 mm (64.4 in)
Curb weight1,260 kg (2,778 lb)
PredecessorLada 2104 / VAZ 2104

The Lada Largus is a compact estate car built by the Russian manufacturer AvtoVAZ since 2012. It is essentially a rebadged version of the Renault-developed first generation Dacia Logan MCV and is produced as a joint project with Renault and Nissan.[1]


After the Lada Riva had been removed from production in December 2010 AvtoVAZ no longer produced any inexpensive and roomy station wagon models. The present model line station wagons Lada Kalina and Lada Priora have a higher completion and much higher price. The Largus is the first joint project between AvtoVAZ and Renault-Nissan (with an investment of $550 million). It is part of a larger common plan of the companies to produce five models in Russia, based on the Dacia B0 platform. The total production in 2012 is expected to reach 27,000 cars (mostly Largus).[2]

The Largus is being produced in a full-cycle production unit. It is equipped with air conditioning, an anti-lock braking system, 2 frontal airbags, 5 or 7 seats, bluetooth hands free and an MP3 player. It is available in two versions: as a passenger MPV and as a high-capacity panel van. Both versions are available with either of the two petrol engine options: a 1.6-litre 8 valve 84 hp or a 1.6-litre 16 valve, capable of producing 103 hp (77 kW). They are associated with a five-speed manual gearbox. The only significant changes from the original model are the grille, front bumper, lining the quarter panel and the headlights.[2]

On 4 April 2012, AvtoVAZ launched Lada Largus production at a ceremony attended by Vladimir Putin. During his visit to Tolyatti, Putin toured the plant and signed the first Lada Largus.[3] Sales were started on 16 July 2012.[4] The panel van version went on sale in August 2012[5] and the Cross version was launched in 2015.[6]

In 2021, an updated Largus[7] was introduced in two passenger versions called the Universal[8] and the Cross,[9] while the van version was renamed the Furgon.[10]

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  1. ^ Anna Sulimina (19 April 2012). "The end of Lada as we know it". The Moscow News. Archived from the original on 19 August 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b Evgeniy Vorotnikov (17 April 2012). "Russia's AvtoVAZ Launches New Lada Largus Flagship". Inside Line.
  3. ^ "Putin Launches Lada Largus Minivan". 6 April 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Новая модель АВТОВАЗа "Лада Ларгус" поступила в розничную продажу". 16 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Lada Largus Van Now on Sale". 27 August 2012. Archived from the original on 21 November 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Lada Largus Cross". Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  7. ^ "New LADA Largus: start of production - Newsroom Renault Group".
  8. ^ "New LADA Largus universal - Review". LADA official website.
  9. ^ "New LADA Largus Cross - Review". LADA official website.
  10. ^ "New LADA Largus furgon - Review". LADA official website.

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