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EDC available in Renault Kangoo

Auto transmission offered in diesel models

Renault has recently introduced the Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) into their Kangoo models in the UK for the first time, now it’s coming to Australia.

The new auto transmission was offered in the Kangoo dCi 90 and dCi 110 and from the end of the year will be available in Australian turbo diesel models including the Kangoo Maxi and Crew.

Related: Renault Kangoo gains EDC in the UK

This will match the EDC released with the 1.2 litre Kangoo Compact launched earlier this year which is available in manual or the new transmission.

Renault Kangoo EDCWith 81kW of power and 240Nm of torque, Renault tell us the 1.5 litre diesel cuts fuel consumption by 10 percent with the use of an ECO mode.

While the EDC is said to provide smooth gear changes with an ultrafast shift time of 290ms.

In Australia, the Renault Kangoo range come with a 3 year/200,000km warranty, 3 year Roadside Assistance, and Renault’s Capped Price Servicing.

Full specifications will be released when the new models go on sale later this year and we will bring you those details as they come to hand.

Related: Renault begins search for new Aussie boss

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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