There's R-Link and Media Nav systems on offer, so Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are now compatible (CarPlay is only offered on Media Nav, though), while an all-grey finish for the plastic trim and additional silver trim on the dashboard give the interior a bit of a lift. They also give them a reliability index of just 89, which is pretty good compared to the industry average of 118 (the lower the score the better). Vehicle's history VIN Check • Renault UK Recalls • Common Problems • Check VIN. That high driving position helps in town, while wide-angle mirrors - including the additional wide-view mirror in the passenger-side sun visor - help you to manoeuvre. In these vehicles, the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) high pressure pipe may crack – this could cause the vehicle to stall, a loss of engine braking assistance and/or fuel leakage. Renault’s medium van took a huge leap in the reliability survey, rising from a mediocre 13 th place in last year’s ranking to a respectable 7 th place. Premium paint available at additional cost. Although the design has changed slightly the new Vauxhall Vivaro B's/Movano, Renault Trafic Mk2/ Master and Nissan models have the same gearbox. On the security front, all models get deadlocks, an immobiliser and an alarm, while Renault offers a number of deadlocks and security add-ons as part of the Trafic's range of accessories. The Renault Trafic models affected by this recall were manufactured between 29. is part of Haymarket Automotive, a division of Haymarket Media Group © Haymarket Media Group 2019. Our verdict. Whichever you choose, Bluetooth is standard on all vans, so connectivity shouldn't be an issue. You can pick between 90PS and 115PS versions of the engine and both are very refined in everyday use with little noise or rowdiness, even when worked hard. The fact that much of the running gear and architecture has been derived from the Transporter (in second place) may serve as a reason why. It's a middle front passenger seat with a fold-down back that reveals a table with detachable clipboard and a laptop storage space. 7 – Renault Trafic. Vauxhall's with as little as 22k miles are needing full bearing replacements as well as replacement gears. 3. The Trafic has a really good reputation and a strong reliability record. New: Reliability by Make and Model. Finally, another great piece of kit that we'd certainly consider from the options list is Renault's hands-free key card. The Renault Trafic is one of the most spacious mid-sized vans on the market, and this remains true with the arrival of the updated model in 2019. 2020. This is Renault's EDC auto, and it really takes the strain out of driving in town. With this drivers can open the Trafic's doors, start the engine and drive away without ever having to take the key out of their pocket. The change from 1.6-litre to 2.0-litre engines hasn’t radically transformed the way that the Renault Trafic performs, but it does bring a slight improvement. The Renault Trafic has been steadily climbing the FN50 reliability rankings over the last three years, and now finds itself ranked a highly impressive fourth. All of these vans have plenty of space and car-like touches in the cabin and are well worth a look. Next up is Business+, which brings manual air conditioning, the wide-angle passenger mirror, rear parking sensors and a mobile office package that includes a smartphone cradle and a fold-down centre seatback with detachable clipboard. Add the dual-clutch auto, and the best combined WLTP figure is 38.7mpg for both power outputs on offer. The 1.6 dCi twin-turbodiesel has been replaced by a larger 2.0 dCi with a single variable-geometry turbocharger and stop-start fitted across the range. Common problems with the Renault Trafic. It shifts smoothly, although it's a bit slow to react when you accelerate, and it does seem keen to kick down whenever you use the throttle, which can send the revs soaring. ... Overview 2. The Renault Trafic is an extremely popular van, but as with any vehicle faults will develop with use. Instead, we’ve brought along our new long-term Renault Trafic. The improvements to the TRAFIC deliver lower emissions, improved fuel consumption and a reduction in service and maintenance costs. The Spanish-built Vito has come a long way since the first-generation models, … Operators may well be casting an anxious eye towards the Trafic's front light clusters (especially the LED ones) and the big painted bumpers on higher-spec vans, but Renault assures us that repair costs on the Trafic have been kept firmly in check. Increased equipment and a new exterior design round off significant updates for the popular TRAFIC model. The Renault TRAFIC has been named Medium Van of the Year 2020 at the annual Fleet World awards ceremony.. Reliability and Safety As standard, the Renault Trafic has a solid safety specification. Again, that's in the short-wheelbase model. Performance 4/5. The best combined WLTP fuel consumption figure for the Trafic is 39.8mpg, which is the same for all three power outputs with the manual gearbox. USB and 12-volt charging sockets also feature, and you can add 12-volt charging to the cargo area, too. Running costs and reliability. The 2019 update added options such as front and rear parking sensors, a rear camera and automatic emergency braking. There's also the luxury seven-seat Trafic Space Class MPV, which takes on the Volkswagen Caravelle and Mercedes V-Class. Last Renault for me The Renault R9M 1.6 dCI 130 is a 1.6 l (1,598 cc, 97.51 cu-in) straight-four 4-stroke turbocharged diesel engine from the new Energy family co-developed by the Renault-Nissan Alliance. “Great ride, good economy, but would I buy another - NO!” Written on: 13/10/2013 by Adrianthejoiner (1 review written) I bought a Renault trafic, long wheelbase, in 2004, brand new. Renault has brought a number of passenger car touches to the interior of the Trafic, but the van's cabin is still designed primarily as a working environment. A stripped out people mover our dedicated van section here, which has become the most in! And specs page still going strong having sold over two million units help draw in buyers. 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