Renault has bolstered its Trafic van lineup with a six-seater Trafic Crew variant.
Available in three versions, priced from $42,990 (plus on-road charges), the Crew is based on the twin-turbocharged long-wheelbase version of the Trafic.
That twin-turbocharged diesel engine is the 103kW/340Nm 1.6-litre which drives the front wheels via a six-speed manual transmission.
The Renault Trafic Crew features three individual second-row seats with three-point seatbelts and underneath are two 49-litre storage boxes, ideal for keeping valuable tools, laptops etc out of sight.
A glazed bulkhead behind the second-row seat separates passengers from cargo and Renault says the six-seat Trafic Crew affords around the same cargo capacity as Renault’s Kangoo Maxi van - the combination of six seats and cargo space seemingly nicely set-up for the likes of tradies, airport transfer companies and large families.
Door and roof lining extends to the second row for a more passenger car-like look and dual sliding doors with windows provide easy access and a light, airy feel in the rear.
“The Trafic has been a great seller for Renault in Australia. Its easy drivability, comfort and high levels of standard equipment deliver on the needs of business customers. With plenty of clever internal features, it’s also a genuine mobile office,” said Renault Australia's senior line manager for light commercial vehicles, Lyndon Healey.
On top of the standard Trafic Crew variant, a Premium version adds extras such as 17-inch alloy wheels, a multimedia system with Arkamys audio, satellite navigation and a seven-inch touchscreen, dark cloth seat trims, a premium dashboard which includes a laptop storage compartment, a leather-trimmed gear lever and some chrome highlights.
Other features includes a heated seat for the driver (and the passenger when you opt for the five-seat configuration with two single front seats), body-colour for the exterior mirrors and bumpers front and rear, plus a heavy-duty 800A battery.
There is also a Trafic Crew Lifestyle model, also based on the standard model but this time adding opening windows to the dual glazed sliding doors, body-colour for the exterior mirrors, rear light surround and sliding door rails, chrome front grille highlights and a gloss black surround for the Renault logo as well as automatic climate-control air-conditioning and hands-free entry with Renault’s card system.
Trafic Crew $42,990
Trafic Crew Premium $45,480
Trafic Crew Lifestyle $46,780
Pricing excludes on-road costs
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