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A ticket to ride with all-new Renault Trafic and new Master Passenger

12th December 2014 Print
Renault Trafic Passenger

Order books are now open for the All-New Renault Trafic and New Master Passenger multi-seater van ranges, with first deliveries expected in the UK early in 2015. The Trafic Passenger range starts at £20,145 excl. VAT, while pricing for the Master Passenger begins at £22,100 excl. VAT.

The Trafic Passenger is available with short (3098 mm) or long (3498 mm) wheelbases, four 1.6-litre dCi turbodiesel engines – depending on version – and a choice of ‘Business’ or ‘Sport’ trim levels. All versions have three rows of three seats, although buyers have the option of deleting the third row to increase load capacity. Sport models are also available with two individual front seats as a no-cost option.

The Master Passenger is sold as a 6-seat Combi, 9-seat Combi, 17-seat Minibus and Trabus Glazed Panel Van. They are powered by four different versions of the 2.3-litre dCi turbodiesel engine, one of which offers the convenience of Renault’s Quickshift robotised semi-automatic gearbox. ‘Business’ trim is standard on all models, which gives DAB Radio, CD, USB and Bluetooth connectivity as well as ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with Grip Xtend, Hill Start Assist and Trailor Swing Assist. The 6-seat Combi has a 3182 mm wheelbase, for the 9-seat Combi this is extended to 3682 mm, while for the 17-seat Minibus the wheelbase is even longer at 4332 mm. The Trabus Glazed Panel Van is offered in medium- and long-wheelbase formats.

All-New Trafic Passenger

Altogether, there are 17 versions of the All-New Trafic Passenger – 11 with Business trim and six with Sport. Business models are available with 90 hp, 115 hp and ENERGY 120 and 140 hp versions of the 1.6-litre dCi engine, giving fuel economy of between 42.8 and 49.6 mpg (combined cycle), with CO2 emissions ranging from 149 to 174 g/km. All engines apart from the dCi 90 are available with Sport trim.

Standard equipment includes three rows of three seats, with the third row removable; a driver’s seat with armrest and both height and lumbar adjustment; a rake- and reach-adjustable steering wheel; electric front windows, with one-touch operation on the driver’s side; a DAB radio with USB and AUX sockets; a trip computer; electrically adjustable heated door mirrors; two large sliding side doors; heating elements and a wiper for the tailgate glass; Electronic Stability Control with Hill Start Assist and Grip Xtend; anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution; tyre pressure monitoring; and remote locking with deadlocks.

Sport versions add metallic paint; a body-coloured front bumper, door rail, tail-light column and door mirrors; a Brilliant Black logo surround and premium chrome grille; automatic headlights and wipers; the Renault MediaNav 7-inch touchscreen multimedia and navigation system; Bluetooth; manual air conditioning; a premium dashboard with a smartphone dock; a leather-trimmed steering wheel; front fog lights; rear parking sensors; and cruise control with a speed limiter. Business models are trimmed in Muscade upholstery and have 16-inch steel wheels, while Sport versions have Java upholstery and 17-inch Cyclade alloy wheels.

New Master Passenger

The New Master Passenger range consists of three 6-seat Combi models, powered by 110, 125 and ENERGY 135 hp 2.3-litre dCi engines; two 9-seat Combis with the 125 and 135 dCi engines; two versions of the 17-seat Minibus with a 150 hp dCi engine; and two versions of the Trabus Glazed Panel Van, both with the 150 dCi engine. The six-seater Combi 125 dCi is fitted as standard with the Quickshift transmission, which is also available with the 17-seat minibus. Fuel economy is between 34.8 and 44.1 mpg (combined cycle), with CO2 emissions of 166 to 212 g/km.

Standard equipment includes a DAB radio and CD player with Bluetooth and a USB socket; a trip computer; driver’s seat height and lumbar adjustment plus an armrest; steering wheel height adjustment; electric front windows; one sliding side door on the left; electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors; Electronic Stability Control with Hill Start Assist, Trailer Swing Assist and Grip Xtend; anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution; remote locking; and the Renault Anti-Intruder Device (RAID).

Items specific to Combi models are adjustable headrests, deadlocks, six cargo anchorage points and two ISOFIX child-seat mounting points. Minibus variants have an exterior electric side step and side marker lights; a dual split underseat storage compartment and pivoting seatback table; a 12-volt power socket on the D-pillar; a digital tachograph with CAN interface; an engine limiter to restrict speed to 62 mph; a first-aid kit; two 2 kg foam fire extinguishers; an access rail; central overhead lighting and gangway lighting; individual spotlights; and an overhead storage rack above the seats. Trabus models also have deadlocks, rear anchorage points, the speed limiter and side marker lights. Combi and Trabus models have Kaleido dark grey upholstery, while the Minibus has Funaia blue and orange upholstery.

The All-New Trafic and New Master Passenger ranges are covered by Renault’s four-year warranty, which offers unlimited-mileage cover in the first two years and then two further years of protection up to 100,000 miles.

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