Renault is expanding its range of SUV options with the launch of the Triber as a 7-seater (easily convertible to five) with a 1,0-litre petrol engine – the base version tickling the wallet for R164 900 inclusive of a 2-year / 30 000 km Service Plan and 5-year / 150 000 km Warranty.
The Triber has ground clearance of 182 mm and offers 100 possible seating configurations along with 625-litres of boot space (in 5-seater mode).
The ultra-modular seating configurations include: CAMP MODE [2-seater]; SURF MODE [4-seater]; LIFE MODE [5-seater] and TRIBE MODE [7-seater] and the EasyFix seats allow for the two rear seats within the third row to be completely removed with ease to allow for optimised space.
It features projector headlights, roof rails (with a load capacity of 50 kg), LED daylight running lights and Eagle beak tail lamps – prominent horizontally designed lights that overflow onto the tailgate.
Inside is a modern interior with dual-tone trim, a dual-tone dashboard with silver accents and a digital instrument cluster with LED illumination and sportier graphics. The ergonomically designed power steering wheel with thumb contours further complements the well-considered interior, ensuring less effort to turn the wheel for a sharper turning angle.
The 8-inch MediaNav Evolution touchscreen comes integrated with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Voice Command button and video playback on the screen, while a Smart Access Card for Keyless Entry and Stop/ Start functionality enable an easier driving experience.
The 1,0-litre 3-cylinder petrol Energy Engine with a dual VVT system generates 52 kW with 96 Nm torque and offers a claimed fuel consumption of only 5,5 l/ 100 km.
The Triber is equipped with anti-lock braking and high passive safety level with equipment such as: emergency lock retractor, 3-point front and second row seat belts (side only) with retractors, 3-point third row seat belts without retractor, Pyrotechnic pre-tensioner driver seat belt, Load limiter driver and passenger seat belts, driver and passenger crash bags across the range, front side crash bags on Prestige and reinforced body structure.
The model range comes standard with a 2-year/ 30 000 km Service Plan, plus a 5-year/150 000 km mechanical warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at15 000 km intervals.
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