Renault Triber: Which variant to buy

Renault Triber is the carmaker’s second ‘made for India’ product after the Kwid and therefore quite an important car for Renault. It is an MPV that, miraculously, packs three rows of seats within is a sub 4-meter length and comes for a starting price of Rs. 4.95 lakh, ex-showroom.

Renault Triber: Which variant to buy

The Triber is based on the CMF-A platforms that underpins the much smaller Kwid. It is a good-looking MPV which emphasises space and flexibility within a small footprint.

Mechanically, all variants are identical and are powered by a 1.0-litre, naturally-aspirated, 3-cylinder petrol engine which cranks out 72 HP and 92 Nm of torque. This is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox. There is no AMT option yet but one is expected in the future. Space is optimised with 100+ seating configurations and the main seat combinations feature four modes –. It can be configured in the 5-seater Life Mode, the 7-seater Tribe Mode, the 4-seater Surf Mode and the 2-seater Camp Mode. In 5-seater configuration—which you get by removing the last row of seats—Triber offers a very impressive 625 litres of space. Triber has a good fuel economy rated at 20 km/l by ARAI.

Prices start at Rs. 4.95 lakh for the entry level model with the top end variant costing Rs. 6.49 lakh. These are strictly hatchback category prices making the Triber a strong value-for-money offering.

There are four variants:

Features Dual front airbags
ABS with EBD
Load limiter and pre-tensioner (driver only)
Speed alert warning
Seat belt reminder (driver and co-passenger)
Rear parking sensor
Projector Headlamps
Wheel arch cladding
Body-coloured bumpers
Wheel capsBlack ORVMs and door handles
Dual-tone dashboard
LED instrument cluster with amber colour
Black fabric upholsteryElectric power steering
Front power windows
AC vents for the first row only
Slide, recline, fold and tumble function for second-row seats
Easy fix seats with fold and tumble function
60:40 split second-row seats
An electric tailgate release button on the centre console
12V power socket for the first row
Renault Triber RxL INR 5.49  Lakh
Features In Addition to features on the RxE
Body-coloured door handle*
Full plastic wheel cover*
A black decal on the doors*
Black coloured B and C-pillar*
Body-coloured ORVMs*
Front grille with chrome insert*
Dual-tone dashboard with Piano Black finish*
White LED-lit instrument cluster*
HVAC knobs with chrome ring*
Side air vents with a satin outline*
Instrument cluster with a satin outline*
Height adjustable tilt steering*
Twin AC vents for second and third row with independent control*
Rear assist grips for the second and third-row*
Cooled storage in centre console*
Remote central locking*
Manually adjustable ORVMs*
R&GO music system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity*
Dual front speakers*
Speed-sensing door lock*
Impact sensing door unlock*
Renault Triber RxT INR 5.99 Lakh
Features In Addition to features on the RxL
Eight-inch Media-Nav touchscreen infotainment system*
2 rear speakers*
Day and night adjustable IRVM*
Rear cabin lighting*
Upper glove box*
Cooled lower glove box*
Seat drawer under the driver seat*
Passenger side vanity mirror*
12V socket for the second row*Triple edge chrome front grille
Roof rails with load-carrying capacity (50 kgs)*
Front and rear skid plates*
Front side air vents with chrome*
LED instrument cluster with chrome semi outline*
Fabric upholstery*
Electrically adjustable ORVMs*
Rear power windows*
enault Triber RxZ INR 6.49 Lakh
Features In Addition to features on the RxT
2 front tweeters
Smart access card
Push-button start/stop
Rear washer, wiper and defogger
Auto up/down driver window
Rearview camera
Driver side vanity mirror
2V socket for the third row
4 Airbags
Alloy wheels
Dual-tone dashboard with silver accents
Chrome finished parking brake button, knobs on front air vents and push-button surround
Piano black finish around the infotainment system
Silver finish for inner door handles, gear knob and steering wheel
3D spacer fabric upholstery


What are the variants on offer?

The Triber variant line-up is simple with four variants with each priced about Rs. 50,000 higher than the preceding one. However, the entry level RXE and the one above it, the RXL are fairly barebones though they are priced attractively.

For Rs. 5.99 lakh, ex-showroom, you get the Triber RXT, which packs in front and rear skid plates, roof rails, electrically adjustable outside mirrors, rear power windows, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, two additional speakers, a cooled lower glove box and a 12-volt accessory socket for the second row in addition to what you get with RXL. That is quite a decent list of useful features for a very reasonable sum. And this makes the Renault Triber RXT our variant of choice.