Renault Triber MPV makes global debut in India; to be launched soon

The much-awaited Renault Triber has made its global debut in India. The compact MPV is the result of a joint project between Renault teams in India and France. The vehicle has been specifically designed for the Indian market and will be manufactured at the Chennai plant and will be launched at a competitive price in the second half of 2019.

Renault Triber Front 2019

The Renault Triber was conceived, developed and will be produced in India for the Indian customers first before it will make its way into other international markets. The MPV has an attractive design and has been designed as a versatile vehicle which is less than 4 meters in length and is still able to accommodate 7 adults.

Built on a modular platform, the Renault Triber will allow the company to make its way into the popular B-segment. The platform has been engineered to provide maximum space inside the passenger cabin along with good comfort and driveability.

The Renault Triber measures 3990 mm in length, 1739 mm in width (without mirrors) and 1643 mm in height (without roof rails). It has a wheelbase of 2636 mm and a ground clearance of 182 mm. The MPV will get a 40-litre fuel tank and the higher end models will ride on 15-inch alloy wheels shod with 185/65 size tyres. The entry level model will get 14-inch wheels with 165/80 size tyres.

Renault Triber Interior Dashboard 2019

Powering the Triber will be Renault’s a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder energy petrol engine. This motor is being used in the international markets in cars like the Clio and Sandero. The engine will produce 72 PS @ 6250 rpm and 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm. It will come with the option of a 5-speed manual transmission or Renault’s 5-speed EASY-R AMT (Automated Manual Transmission).

The Renault Triber gets a robust looking exterior inspired by the brand’s global SUV models. The vehicle gets a vibrant look which is reflected in its sleek and taut lines as well as in its inclined windscreen & rear window along with the slight roof drop. This is further accentuated by the body fold which joins the door handles and extends into the sculpted wing shoulders.

The sculpted hood along with the front and rear faux skid plates, roof rails and black plastic cladding around give the Triber an adventurous look. It also includes LED DRLs and blackened headlamps. The huge Renault logo on the front grill sits between the Triple Edge chrome front grill which extends to the projector headlamps.

At the rear, the Triber gets two-part Eagle beak tail lamp design which extends onto the outside of the wings and taper to a point to the centre of the tailgate giving the MPV a wide look.

2019 Renault Triber 7 Seater mode

Renault claims that the Triber will offer best-in-class second row and third-row legroom. It says even tall passenger will be able to sit in the third row comfortably. The company offers sliding, reclaimable, foldable and tumble second-row seats. It also offers something called EasyFix seats which allows for easy removal and handling of the individual third-row seats. The company claims that the Triber offers more than 100 different seat-configurations.

Feature-wise, the Renault Triber gets MediaNav Evolution system with 8-inch touchscreen, refrigerated central area with cup holders that are accessible to everyone, smart storage solutions for smartphones, digital instrument cluster with a 9.7 cm LCD MID Screen. The MPV also gets keyless entry, start-stop button and AC vents for rear passengers.

The Renault Triber has a boot capacity of just 84 litres when all the 7 seats are up. This can be increased to a whopping 625 litres in the 5-seat configuration. The MPV also gets functional roof rails which have a loading capacity of 50 kg.

The Renault Triber is said to comply with all the safety requirements for the Indan market. It also features 3-point seat belts in all rows. The ones in the first and second row are equipped with a retractor. The driver’s seat belt is also equipped with a pre-tensioner and load limiter. The Triber will be fitted with 4 airbags (driver, passenger and front sides). It will also come with rear parking sensors and reverse camera.

Renault also claims that the Renault Triber will have a low total cost of ownership which will be almost 20% lower than the bestselling B-segment hatchbacks. The MPV is expected to have an ex-showroom starting price of around 5.5-6 Lakh.

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