Renault Triber is a joint project between Renault teams in India and France. It has entered production at the company plant in Chennai from today. It will be positioned on a CMF-A+ platform. Inspired by the Renault Kwid, the new Triber will be positioned between the Kwid hatchback and Duster SUV.
The Triber measures 3,990 mm in length, 1,739 mm in width and 1,643 mm in height while wheelbase measures 2,635mm. It is positioned in this sub 4 meter segment so as to save on higher taxes prevalent on vehicles over this 4 meter mark. It gets high ground clearance of 182mm, foldable and removable third row seats and luggage capacities extended from 84 liters in a 7 seater format, 320 liters in 6 seater format and extended upto 626 liters.
Its exteriors are seen with the latest in Renault design language with a U shaped front grille, a distinctive Renault logo, rectangular headlamps and projector beams along with LED DRLs. Interiors, which boast of a 3 row layout, are comfortable for upto 7 adults.
It gets a black and beige color scheme, sliding and reclining third row seats, rear AC and power sockets and infotainment via a large 8” touchscreen system supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with video feedback. There are also three dials on the 3.5” instrument cluster for vital driver information. Safety features include dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, speed alert and ABS which is offered as standard. The top spec model also gets reverse camera and passenger side airbags.
The Renault Triber will be powered by a 1.0 liter SCe naturally aspirated petrol engine which also powers the Renault Kwid. This engine offers 72 hp power at 6,250 rpm and 96 Nm torque at 3,500 rpm mated to a 5 speed manual transmission. Bookings will be accepted at Renault India dealerships from 17th Aug against a sum of Rs 11,000. Bookings can also be made online at https://triber.renault.co.in
Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said, “India is a key market for Groupe Renault. We have a clear objective and strategy to accelerate our expansion in India, by doubling the sales volume to 200,000 units annually over the next three years. Renault TRIBER will play an important role in our expansion plans and will set new benchmarks in terms of space and modularity.
Renault TRIBER is targeted at a wide set of customers across segments, led by the B-segment. Renault TRIBER brings to the fore the expertise of our thorough customer understanding, ingenious engineering capability, deep design expertise and strong manufacturing competencies. Renault TRIBER offers Renault’s contemporary design, modern features, unmatched space, roominess and versatility. With the opening of bookings today, we look forward to welcoming more customers to the Renault family.”