Renault has launched its all-new Triber in South Africa with an entry-level price of just R164 900.
The French brand claims it’s a first of its kind mobility solution with practicality and convenience at the core of its design.
The Triber has SUV-inspired design, but it’s the seating arrangement that will really get people talking.
It was designed to offer four seating modes and 100-seating combinations to provide the maximum amount of space at a budget-friendly price.
The modular seating configurations include: Camp Mode [2-seater]; Surf Mode [4-seater]; Life Mode [5-seater] and Tribe Mode [7-seater].
In 5-seater configuration, the Triber offers 625 litres of luggage capacity. The interior of the vehicle is equipped with smart stowage spaces of up to 31 litres, with an innovative cold storage facility within the centre console and lower glove box, and a handy drawer under the driver’s seat.
The interior features dual-tone trim, a centre fascia with chrome edges and a fully digital instrument cluster. Standard features include an eight-inch MediaNav evolution touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. It also has keyless entry and Stop/Start functionality, as well as a reverse parking camera.
The Triber is equipped with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that generates 52kW and 96Nm of torque. Renault claims a combined fuel consumption figure of 5.5 litres/100km.
According to Renault, safety is a key selling point for the Triber. As such, it is equipped with ABS and high passive safety level with equipment such as emergency lock retractor, 3-points front & 2nd-row seat belts (side only) with retractors, 3-points 3rd-row seat belts without retractor, Pyrotechnic pre-tensioner driver seat belt, Load limiter driver + passenger seat belts, driver and passenger airbags across the range, front side airbags on Prestige & reinforced body structure.
The Triber model range comes standard with a 2-year/ 30 000km Service Plan, plus a 5-year/150 000km mechanical warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at 15 000km intervals.
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