Renault Triber has been officially launched in India. It was unveiled in the country on 19th June 2019, opened for bookings from 17th August 2019 and is being rolled out from the company plant in Chennai.
Renault Triber is available in 4 trims. This includes the start of the line RXE for a price of Rs 4.95L. RXl is available at a price of Rs 5.49 lakhs, and RXT for Rs 5.99 lakhs. Top of the line RXZ trim costs Rs 6.49 lakhs. All ex-sh prices are pan India.
Renault Triber is a new first-in-segment 7 seater mini MPV which now enters India to compete against the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Grand i10 Nios and Ford Figo. It is positioned on the Renault Nissan modular CMF-A platform and gets first of its kind modular third row called EasyFix which the automaker claims allows for configuration of the cabin layout in 100 different ways. Seating modularity extends to wide ranging seating combinations. Renault Triber is intended to be a game changer, and addresses the B-segment between Kwid and Duster. The focus has been to generate more space in an under 4-metre car at an affordable price, and for this the company has worked in a new platform for Renault Triber with focus on super spacious and ultra modular.
Dimensions of the new Triber stand at 3,990mm length, 1,730mm width and 1,643mm height. It also gets a 2,636mm long wheelbase, boot space of 625 liters and ground clearance of 182mm along with a fuel tank of 40 liter capacity. Expansion in rural markets planned for growth of Renault India. In September, the company will begin an activation dedicated to this end. Within the almost 4-metre car, there’s almost 3-metre cabin.
Renault Triber gets projector headlamps, LED fog lamps and LED DRLs. Extensive use of chrome is seen throughout its exterior makeup and its sits on 5 spoke dual tone alloy wheels. Roof rails, body cladding and skid plates enhance it sporty stance.
The cabin is spacious and gets features among which are an 8” touchscreen Media Nav Evolution infotainment system offering both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Its interiors also see a fully digital LED instrument cluster, refrigerated lower glove compartment.
In terms of safety, it gets speed alert system, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder and reverse camera. It should be mentioned that the Renault Triber misses out on automatic climate controls, passive entry and steering mounted audio controls.
Engine specifications include a 1.0 liter, 3 cylinder petrol engine offering 72 PS power at 6,250 rpm and 96 Nm torque at 3,500 rpm mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox at launch; while the company could introduce an AMT unit at as later stage. Triber features the brand’s energy engine, which is affordable and high on performance.
It could also be offered with a turbo petrol engine some months down the line, but with the automaker announcing that it will be pulling the plug on its diesel engine lineup, the Triber will be solely powered by a petrol engine lineup. The Renault Triber goes on sale at all of the company’s 350 dealerships across the country.