The Trafic comes with an entirely refreshed interior, a wide range of new Euro 6D-Full compliant engines, better infotainment systems and the latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). You will find both long and short wheelbases, plus a choice of roof heights, with four trim levels – Business, Business+, Sport and Sport+.
There is also a long wheelbase Crew van available as is a six-speed EDC dual-clutch automatic transmission with certain engines.
Fleets will have a choice of 44 versions in total, and customisation options to build their New Trafic as desired with a range of options, accessories, tailor-made modifications and multiple conversion options. The Trafic is available to order now priced from £25,700, plus VAT.
The updated Trafic has new front-end design, with full LED lighting and C-shaped running lights and a redesigned bumper for the upright grille with chrome detailing.
The LED lights offer a 15 metre greater range when compared to the previous lights, enhancing visibility by 20% and manoeuvres are made easier thanks to 30% larger electric folding door mirrors.
New 17-inch ‘Avens’ alloy wheels are available on Sport van models (diamond-cut on Sport+ models) with new 16-inch ’Siras’ wheel covers on Business and Business+ variants.
The interior is home to a new instrument panel housing a 4.2-inch TFT colour display and clear dials on Sport and Sport+ variants (3.5-inch monochrome display on Business and Business+ specification), while, depending on the version, a new 8-inch EASY LINK display sits in the driver’s eye line for greater ease of use.
There is also a Mobile Office feature that comes as standard on Business+ and upwards.
Upgraded storage sees a fold down middle passenger seat, with detachable A4 clipboard, plus laptop and smartphone cradles. The rear load area has a load length of 4.15 metres and using the load-through bulkhead underneath the passenger seat, offers a total capacity of up to 8.9 cubic metres and a payload of as much as 1,166kg.
The Crew van, in Business or Business+ specification, also brings a second row of seats with a bench seat that can accommodate three passengers.The front passenger bench seat gains underseat storage and the rear interior side panels stretch up to the windows.
Upwards of Sport trim, the second row consists of three individual passenger seats, all of which have adjustable headrests, two armrests and underseat storage. The outer two seats also have ISOFIX fittings.
The Crew van,also features the latest infotainment technology as well as the most up-to-date Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) available across the Renault PRO+ line-up.
The new 8.0-inch EASY LINK display located on the dashboard is a significant upgrade, offering the latest in connectivity and usability to New Trafic Business+ customers.
The new touchscreen system supports full smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus the full selection of DAB, Bluetooth and USB connectivity options that are available on Business models.
In the Sport and Sport+, the EASY LINK system features SATNAV with connected navigation services for three years, and includes Google search for places of interest, live traffic information and weather forecasts.
In terms of engines there are now four different versions of the 2.0-litre Blue dCi diesel engine available, with customers able to choose from dCi 110, dCi 130, dCi 150 and dCi 170 variants. Each version is front-wheel drive and features the latest fuel-saving Stop & Start functionality.
New to the Renault Vans range is the dCi 110 engine, which produces 110hp and 300Nm of torque, returning up to 40.9mpg (WLTP) and emitting as little as 182g/km of CO2. This engine is paired to a six-speed manual gearbox and is available specifically for Business trim.
Available in Business, Business+ and Sport trim levels, the dCi 130 is now 10hp more powerful than in the previous Trafic. Paired to a six-speed manual transmission, it has peak power of 130hp yet can return up to 40.9mpg (WLTP) with CO2 emissions of just 182g/km.
The dCi 150 engine is available with the six-speed manual or six-speed EDC dual-clutch automatic transmissions. The manual variant also returns up to 40.9mpg (WLTP) and 182g/km of CO2 emissions, while the smooth-shifting EDC dual-clutch automatic returns 39.8mpg and 185g/km of CO2.
The most powerful dCi 170 engine is specifically for Sport and Sport+ versions, offering the option of both manual and automatic transmission. Mated to the six-speed manual, the 170hp engine is capable of 40.4mpg (WLTP) with CO2 emissions of only 184g/km.
When paired with the automatic gearbox, it returns up to 39.8mpg and emits as little as 186g/km CO2. Performance is strong with a 115mph top speed and 0-62mph covered in only 10.6 seconds.This is a different gearbox to the New Renault Master.
The Sport+ also offers keyless entry, and an optional wireless smartphone charger is available for the first time.
The latest generation of driver aids and safety systems are also available, including adaptive cruise control that safely maintains the distance to the car in front and an Active Emergency Braking System (AEBS).
Further safety features include Blind Spot Monitoring and Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist and Traffic Sign Recognition.
There is also an innovative new passenger airbag that has been optimised to protect two passengers occupying the two front passenger seats alongside the driver, while a parking assist system aids manoeuvres together with a reversing camera that also appears in the Renault Master Low Loader.