Renault reveals

electric Trafic


Renault Trafic E-Tech, 2024, front
Renault Trafic E-Tech, 2024, side
Renault Trafic E-Tech, 2024, interior
Renault Trafic E-Tech, 2024, interior, mobile office

THE new Renault Trafic E-Tech fully electric van is now available for pre-ordering costing from £34,500 plus VAT after the £5,000 Plug-in Van Grant.

First deliveries expected to begin in September.

The zero-emission van is available in a choice of three versions, including a high roof model.

The new Trafic coms in a choice of two body lengths - 5.08 and 5.48 metres - and two heights of 1.967 and 2.498 metres with a load space that ranges from 5.8 to 8.9 cubic metres.

Loads of up to 4.15 metres in length can be carried in the LWB version thanks to a load-through facility, while up to 920kg of towing capacity and a maximum payload of up to 1,222kg.

In the cabin there is up to 88 litres of storage space on offer with 19.7 litres in the console, 14.6 litres in the doors, and 54 litres in the bench.

With a lithium-ion battery of 52kWh capacity, the new Trafic E-Tech electric can drive for up to 186 miles on a single charge, while rapid DC charging up to 50kW can fully recharge the battery from flat in just an hour.

A single-phase 7kW AC charger works with all types of home outlets, while 22kW AC fast charging at public stations provides a 31-mile top-up in less than 25 minutes.

Top speed is 68mph with a 0 to 62mph acceleration time of 8.4 seconds.

The Trafic comes with an eight-year, 100,000-mile battery warranty and Renault says The batteries will be replaced free of charge should their state of health drop below 70 per cent of the nominal level.

The new Trafic E-Tech electric is powered by a 75hp electric motor providing 210Nm of instantly-available torque. Its conventional hydraulic braking system now includes an Adaptive Regenerative Brake System which maximises opportunities for energy recovery.

The MyRenault smartphone app and the Easy Link multimedia system can schedule battery charging, remote battery status monitoring, and scheduled cab pre-heating. A list of destinations that can be reached with the battery's remaining range and charging points along a route can also be easily identified.

The new Trafic E-Tech electric is exclusively offered in Advance specification which includes such standard features as an Easy Link display with 8-inch touchscreen, wireless smartphone integration with Android Autoand Apple CarPlay, full LED headlights with C-shaped DRLs, heated electrically-adjustable door mirrors, rear parking sensors, cruise control with speed limiter, intelligent speed assist, active emergency braking system, tyre pressure warning, lane departure warning, driver attention alert and drowsiness warning.

Also standard are a premium dashboard with horizontal grain and chrome styling, a seven-inch colour TFT driver information display, height adjustable driver's seat with lumbar adjustment and armrest, electric front windows with one-touch opening on the driver's side, air conditioning with pollen filter, and Renault's Mobile Office with its folding middle passenger seat.


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