revealed its all new global project, Renault Triber MPV in India today. The seven-seater
sub 4 metre vehicle is designed on a unique and latest-generation modular
platform created by the Alliance. Renault Triber is the outcome of a joint
project between Renault teams in India and France and is a world first vehicle
specifically designed for the Indian market.
vehicle was unveiled in the presence of Thierry Bollore, CEO of Groupe Renault
and other senior officials including Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and
MD, Renault India Operations.
sub 4 metre Renault Triber is a sturdy,
compact, roomy and modular vehicle which accommodates one to seven adults in
comfort. The MPV has the largest boot capacity of its category in five seater
Renault aims to increase sales by over 40%, with a target of more than 5
million vehicles by 2022 and aims to double the sales volume to 200,000 units
annually over the next three years in India. Renault Triber will be
manufactured at the Chennai plant and sold at a competitive price in the Indian
market in the second half of 2019. The price of the vehicle will be disclosed
Smart design and styling
Renault Triber has a sleek design with its inclined windscreen and rear window
and slight roof drop. This is further accentuated by the body-fold which joins
the door handles and extends onto the sculpted wing shoulders.
Triber has a smart new front-bumper and features like sculpted bonnet, front
and rear SUV skid plates, roof bars, and black plastic wheel arch protections
and lower protective door panels. It has a ground clearance of 182 mm.
has LED daytime running lights circled in chrome and black headlamp masks. The
Renault logo is highlighted on a Triple Edge Chrome front grille which extends
to the projector headlamps.
two-part rear Eagle beak tail lamps extend onto the outside of the wings and
taper to point to the center of the tailgate, making the vehicle seem wider.
interiors come in two-tone colors, from deep black for the upper part of the
dashboard to a beige and white tone for the lower part and door trims. Details
such as the chrome trim on air vents, air-conditioning dials, the start/stop
button, silver accents on the dashboard and the feel of the silver door handle
and door armrests covered with pleasant-to-the-touch fabric, add to the overall
visual appeal of the car.
vehicle has a refrigerated central storage area and cup holders are accessible
to everyone between the first and second seats. In addition to the lower glove
compartment, which is also refrigerated, there is an upper glove compartment
with a capacity of more than 4 liters. Renault Triber has a storage compartment
of upto 31liters, more than double of what is usually available on similar-size
Triber’s 8 inch multimedia touch screen features the MediaNav Evolution
connected multimedia system. With its smartphone replication feature, it is
compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and their numerous driving and
entertainment apps. The multimedia system also allows videos to be played
through USB plug.
horizontal lines that make it look wider, the dashboard features a multimedia
touch screen for greater comfort. The fully digital LED instrument cluster (a
first in this segment) comes with an 3.5 inches LCD screen framed by three
virtual gauges for the tachometer, fuel level,and engine temperature.
the convenient hands-free card, doors can be opened and closed and the engine
started with a smart start stop button, without making any physical contact
with the key. The sensors in the card mean that the doors can be locked and
unlocked without having to take the card out of a pocket or bag or pressing a
button. The hands-free system includes an auto-lock function when drivers walk
away from the vehicle.
Triber has a smart packaged twin Air conditioning system ensuring cooling
comfort across the rows. The second row customers get dedicated vents on Center
pillars and the third row has specific air vents located on the ceiling.
Everyone gets the option to adjust the air flow as they wish.
vehicle provides the best-in-class front seat couple distance (710 mm), the
best second-row leg room (up to 200 mm) and the best third-row leg-room (91
mm). All rows are equally comfortable, with 12V charging sockets and
air-conditioning for all passengers. Even tall passengers can comfortably sit
in the two independent third-row seats which provide best-in-class roof height
(834 mm) and include armrests fitted in the body panels.
vehicle offers sliding, reclinable, foldable and tumble second-row seats along
with the large door opening angles (74° on rear doors) which provide the best
level ingress and egress of its segment. The industry first EasyFix seats allow
for easy handling and removal of third-row independent seats. Renault Triber offers
a total of more than 100 different seat-configurations.
are different Seating Modes like Life Mode, Tribe Mode, Surfing Mode, and Camping Mode. These modes offer different
MPV offers the best storage compartment (up to 31 liters) and best-in-class
boot capacity (625 liters) in the five-seater configuration. Boot capacity
remains 320 liters in six-seater configuration and 84 liters in the
seven-seater configuration. Renault Triber also comes with functional roof
rails with a load carrying capacity of 50 kg.
Engine and powertrain
Triber is fitted with a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder petrol energy engine generating 71hp
with 96Nm torque. It can be paired with
five-speed manual transmission or five speed EASY-R AMT. It is a global
powertrain already used on Groupe Renault’s B-Segment cars in Europe and South
America like Clio and Sandero. Equipped with modern technology like a dual VVT
system, the engine delivers optimum response at all revs. Torque is available
from low revs which ensures optimum acceleration, ideal for driving conditions
vehicle comes with rear parking sensors and reverse camera . It complies with
all the safety requirements for the Indian market. Active safety is ensured by
3-point belts in all rows, with those in rows 1 and side seats in row 2
equipped with a retractor. The driver's belt is also equipped with a
pretensioner and load limiter. Renault Triber is fitted with 4 airbags: driver,
passenger, and front sides.
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