Vans are supposed to be like fridges, right? Not so with the Renault Trafic. Cold, white, fridges have no similarities with the very capable French commercial delivery van. Look at the front to start with. This is a big van with a nose. Appealing on the eye, the Renault Trafic is one of the safest vans on the market, as it comes equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Emergency Brake Assist, a front driver SRS airbag, height adjustable seatbelts with built-in pretensioners and load-limiters, and a ride that is exceptionally surefooted and balanced.
The new Renault Trafic comes with front air-conditioning and heating with a four-speed fan and air recirculation, a height adjustable driver’s seat, tinted front windows, a CD player, a sliding side door that is glazed, and rear glazed doors with a 180º opening capacity.
The storage and loading are facilitated by floor anchoring rings, an extra large glove box with door and light, door and dashboard storage pockets, 2.4m of floor length, 5m³ of loading capacity and up to 1244kg of payload capacity.
Power from the 2.0-litre dCi engine is exceptional – as is economy, and there is a long-wheelbase Trafic available for even greater load capacity, as well.
Looking for an all-round family vehicle? What about a workhorse for your business? If either of these appeal to you, then you must check out the Renault Trafic. The Trafic is a multipurpose van that can easily serve its owner in a wide variety of ways. It can comfortably accommodate 8 people and their luggage. If you are a business-person requiring the best looking van money can buy, then the Renault Trafic is the one for you! It is very cable of carrying massive loads.
Not only is the Trafic a great looking van, but underneath the bonnet is a 2.0 litre turbo-diesel engine delivering 85kW of grunt. A huge 290 Nm of torque is available at just 1600 rpm – wow, this engine is built for the job! On average, a 7.9 litres/100km fuel consumption is attainable. A 6-speed manual gearbox or semi-automatic quickshift can be linked to this sensational motor.
The Trafic is shod with nice wide 205/65 R16 tyres and sits sweetly on the road. A Renault Trafic is composed and very refined, even when pressed hard through corners. Road undulations don’t bother the Trafic, and day to day driving duties are made easy for the driver. The light handling is matched with a steering feel that is neutral and well weighted.
Step inside the Trafic and you will find a beautiful dash that is simple and strikingly stylish. All the switch gear is easy to use and within reach. Driver and passenger comfort is outstanding – a French treat! A CD player, air-conditioning, electric windows and door mirrors, remote central locking, power-assisted steering and tinted side windows and windshield are all standard items. Storage space abounds, with pockets virtually everywhere – from the seats to the dash – so you will have enough room for just about anything. You will also know exactly where you’re going with the optional GPS navigation system. There is a 6-CD changer and the option for satellite radio, with the controls built into the steering wheel. All the wiring for a telephone is ready built into any Renault Trafic. There are also optional heated door mirrors. To monitor those long journeys, an on-board trip computer gives you detailed information on the progress of your vehicle.
Safety features include automatic windscreen wipers and headlamps. At night the front fog lamps are awesome. Lateral and curtain airbags, driver and passenger front SRS airbags, Automatic Brake System (ABS) with EBA (Emergency Brake Assist) are standard. The Renault Trafic has an electronic stability programme for optimum dynamic safety.
Exceptionally stylish, the Renault Trafic is the family or business workhorse everyone has been waiting for.
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