Renault has introduced its much loved Triber MPV in AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) avatar. The Triber MPV is available in a total of 7 variants with the AMT (Renault calls it Easy-R) option available in 3; RXL Easy-R, RXT Easy-R and RXZ Easy-R. The AMT upgrade will now cost Rs. 40,000 more compared to the manual option. Prices for the Renault Triber AMT starts at ₹6.18 Lakh (ex-showroom, India). Let’s take an in-depth insight into the Triber AMT.
Renault Triber AMT Variant-Wise Prices
The Renault Triber MPV is available in a total of 7 variants with the RXE, RXL, RXT and the RXZ available only with a 5-speed manual transmission. The rest three are Easy-R variants which get a conventional Automated Manual Transmission. The base model priced at 4.9 lakhs doesn’t get an Easy-R AMT option. Here is a variant-wise price break-up of the Triber MPV:
|Renault Triber MPV|
|RXL (Easy-R) AMT||6,18,000|
|RXT (Easy-R) AMT||6,68,000|
|RXZ (Easy-R) AMT||7,22,000|
Renault Triber AMT Engine & Performance
The Renault Triber AMT and MT are powered by a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder naturally aspirated BS6 Compliant petrol engine (BR10) which is good for a rather underpowered 72 PS and 96 Nm of peak torque. The Triber has an ARAI-verified mileage of 20kmpl.
It is to be noted that Renault Indian is working on a 1.0-litre turbocharged version of the Triber MPV which produces an impressive 95 bhp.
Renault Triber AMT Features
Coming to the features, the Triber MPV is not any different than the standard Manual Transmission Triber. The top-of-the-line RXZ variant gets projector headlamps, LED DRLs, electric boot release, 15-inch wheels, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay with phone-based navigation, keyless entry and go and power-adjustable wing mirrors. smart-looking wheels, functional roof rails and more.
A highlight of the Triber AMT is the floor gear-type AMT rather than a Dial-type which is available on the Kwid hatchback.
The Renault Triber is the company’s first sub-4 metre 7-seater and is based on the modified version of the CMF-A platform which also underpins the Renault Kwid. The Triber gets a highly customizable ultra-modular three-row seating which comes with 4 exciting modes and 100+ seating combinations
Additional Safety features on the Triber MPV include – dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, load limiter plus a pre-tensioner (driver only), speed alert warning, seat belt reminder – driver + passenger, rear parking sensor, pedestrian protection and also standard. The top-end model gets 4 airbags. The Renault Triber rivals the Datsun GO+ which gets a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations, on the launch of the Triber AMT said, “With the AMT version of Triber, we will further enhance the USPs of Triber – Flexible, Attractive & Affordable. Looking at the evolving customer preferences, the AMT technology is becoming a popular choice across segments and we are happy to build on our portfolio with the Renault Triber EASY-R AMT. It is very motivating to see the outstanding response from customers and today we will take another step forward in the Triber journey with the launch of the Renault Trier Easy-R AMT”0