The new Renault Trafic has made its debut in society. The long-awaited renovation of the Renault van is already a reality. It has been presented in Combi and SpaceClass versions. Both for the transport of people. In addition to a new design, the renewed Trafic range has other important innovations both at a technological and mechanical level. It will hit dealerships in 2021.
Renault has presented in society the new and very interesting Trafic range for passenger transport. The new Renault Trafic 2021 has debuted in Combi and SpaceClass versions. Two models that bring important novelties that go beyond a simple makeover. Also, this update comes at a key moment. And it is that this year its 40th anniversary is celebrated.
Throughout these four decades of commercial history, more than 2 million copies of the Renault Trafic have been sold in 50 countries. It is one of the most successful vans that we can find in the Renault range. Versions for transporting people have become more important in recent times. And it is that they have subtracted market share from traditional minivans.
The Combi and SpaceClass versions of the new Renault Trafic 2021
The new Renault Trafic Combi is aimed at people transport professionals. Either companies or freelancers. It is also positioned as an interesting mobility option for large families. Its interior, with a high level of modularity, is key to offering significant ride comfort.
When it comes to the new Renault Trafic SpaceClass, it targets the niche of the most demanding drivers and passengers. It offers great versatility, space, and a high level of exclusivity. Within this variant, the Signature version will delight the so-called “VIP transport” specialists. Nor should we lose sight of the Escapade version.
The new design of the Renault Trafic 2021
How has the French van changed? Just take a quick look at the images that accompany this article to discover the main visual novelties of the Trafic 2021. The aesthetic changes are concentrated in the front of the vehicle. There we will find a new horizontal hood and a vertical grille that helps convey a more robust appearance.
The bumpers are new and, if that weren’t enough, some headlights use Full LED technology. They are linked together by a chrome line, which reflects the characteristic light signature in the shape of the letter C. Both the new Trafic Combi and the new Trafic SpaceClass incorporate electrically adjustable exterior rearview mirrors.
As if that weren’t enough, the customization options have been increased thanks to new 17-inch diamond wheels (for SpaceClass models) and newly designed trims. Seven body colors are available. Among them is the new Carmine Red color.
The interior of the new Renault Trafic 2021
Leaving aside the exterior, if we venture inside the new Trafic we will be surrounded by a more technological and comfortable cabin. All this without losing the modularity that has so characterized this model. The new dashboard is highlighted by a horizontal band that is diluted in the door panels. This design detail helps convey a greater sense of spaciousness.
New slides have been added. In this regard, the new Easy Life drawer stands out. The gear lever knob is also new and the number of chrome elements has been increased. The level of customization has also been increased with new colors and materials. Despite all these developments, the cargo volume of up to 1.8 cubic meters and up to nine seats for adult passengers is preserved.
At the technological level, evolution is remarkable. The Renault EASY LINK infotainment system with an eight-inch touch screen makes an appearance. It is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A wireless charger for compatible mobile phones has also been added. Also, the list of driver assistance systems is very extensive and includes, among other technologies, adaptive cruise control, active interurban emergency braking, lane departure warning, and blind-spot warning.
Diesel is the protagonist in the range of engines
About the mechanical section of the new Trafic, everything revolves around diesel. Three engines powered by this fuel are available. The new 150 hp dCi engine that can be associated with a manual gearbox or an EDC automatic transmission stands out.
One step below this new block is a new 110 hp dCi engine available exclusively with a manual gearbox and, one step above, a 170 hp dCi engine associated with the EDC dual-clutch automatic transmission makes an appearance. and six speeds. To comply with the Euro 6D emission regulations, it has opted for Stop & Start technology.
New Renault Trafic 2021 launch date
When will it hit the market? The commercial launch of the new Trafic in Combi and SpaceClass versions will take place at the end of March 2021. At the beginning of next year, Renault is expected to reveal the rest of the details about the new Trafic range for passenger transport.