Renault Trafic is given a new engine

Renault Trafic is given a new engine

Mid-sized van now comes with more power…

The record selling Renault Trafic has received a new engine and a new price in time for the end of the financial year.

Priced from $34,490 drive-away the commercial vehicle will only be available for that price until June 30.

For that money the Renault Trafic comes with a 85kW/300Nm engine which replaces the turbo diesel engine, delivering more power and 15 percent more torque.

Renault says this will provide better performance under load churning out peak power and torque at identical revs as the less powerful 66kW engine.

So ferrying around the maximum payload of 1235kg or towing capacity of 2 tonnes won’t be a problem.

A three year, 200,000 manufacturer’s warranty is also on offer with 12 month/30,000km service intervals capped at $349 for the first three services.

Renault Senior Model Line Manager Lyndon Healey says the Trafic is value money option both at purchase and in the long run.

“With capped price service costs and an attractive drive-away price, it’s now an even better option for anyone looking for a mid-size can that’s easy, safe and fun to drive.

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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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