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Renault reveals Triber Easy-R AMT at Auto Expo 2020

Nizam Shaikh
Written by Nizam Shaikh

European car manufacturer Renault has revealed the Renault Triber Easy-R AMT at the Auto Expo 2020 in India. The manufacturer has also confirmed that the Renault Triber Easy-R AMT variant will be launched in the first half of this year. 

The company claims that the Triber Easy-R AMT is an ultra modular sub-4-metre car that can accommodate upto 7 people and comes with more than 30 class-leading features such as Easy FIX seats with slide/recline/fold and tumble function on the 2nd-row seats, twin air-conditioning vents on the 2nd and 3rd row, LED instrument cluster, styled flex wheels, projector headlamps, wheel arch claddings and an 8-inch MediaNav Evolution touchscreen infotainment system. The Triber Easy-R AMT also comes with 182mm high ground clearance. The safety features on the Triber Easy-R AMT include ABS+EBD, seat belt reminder, speed alert warning, pedestrian protection, reverse parking sensors and class-leading offering of 4 airbags. 

In the engine department, the Triber Easy-R AMT comes with a 1.0-litre ‘Energy’ engine which is a 999cc, three-cylinder, petrol motor that produces 72 PS of power and claims to return a fuel efficiency of 19 kmpl. The engine claims to have a balance of both performance and fuel economy with a low cost of maintenance. 

Renault has already sold 28,000 units of the Renault Triber in India and the company has also commenced export of the Renault Triber to South Africa and the SAARC region. The company is also looking forward to expanding its growth and reach in terms of export to Africa. Despite the economic downtrend in the auto industry, Renault claims to have progressed with a growth of 7.9% with 88,869 units sold over the last calendar year and credits it to the launch of the Renault Triber, along with the Renault Duster and the Renault Kwid. The brand also exported more than 13,500 cars in 2019.

Renault India cars are manufactured at the company’s manufacturing facility near Chennai which has an annual capacity of 480,000 units. Renault also has a network of 370 sales and 450 service touchpoints and plans to expand further into the rural areas.