The Triber from French carmaker Renault has been a likeable car since it was first introduced in India. Many of us have large families and there are times when we have to haul everyone from one place to another. The Triber boasts of a seating capacity of 7 and unlike any other affordable MPVs in its segment, it can ‘comfortably’ accommodate 7 full-grown adults. And now, Renault has launched the 2021 iteration of the popular people carrier.
Starting price is set at ₹ 5.30 lakh for the RXE variant and goes all the way up to ₹ 7.65 lakh for the range-topping RZX AMT trim. Surprisingly, the prices of the new Renault Triber hasn’t increased and they remain similar to the outgoing model.
What’s new for 2021?
While the overall silhouette and design element have remained the same, Renault has added dual tone colour option on all available colours. Price for adding a dual tone to your choice of colour has been kept at Rs 17,000. In addition to this, a new colour has been added – Cedar Brown. There is also the addition of LED Turn indicator on ORVMs. The company says that the all-new Renault Triber has become more flexible and more attractive with new look and features.
Like we mentioned earlier, on the inside, new features have been added. 2021 Renault Triber will now come with Steering Wheel Mounted Audio & Phone Controls along with Driver Seat Height Adjust feature.
The Renault Triber MPV comes with a single powertrain option which is a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder unit. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox as standard along with an optional five-speed AMT transmission. The motor is tuned to churn out 70 bhp of max output and 96 Nm of peak torque.
Later on, Renault could throw in its 1.0-litre turbo petrol unit in the mix too. This mill is good enough for an This unit will be sold alongside the current 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol mill. The new powertrain option is expected to be introduced later this year. The turbo petrol option of the compact MPV was earlier set to be launched earlier this year, however, the Covid-19 pandemic played spoilsport for most parts of the year.