Renault Triber is a 7-seater MPV based on the Renault Kwid. The vehicle has recently been unveiled in New Delhi and is expected to be launched in the second half of 2019. It will be placed between the Kwid and the Duster in Renault’s Indian lineup. It will get detachable third-row seats which can be taken out to optimize the cargo space, makes it different from the rivals in the segment like Maruti Suzuki Ertiga.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is currently ruling the MPV segment in the Indian market. Available in four variants L, V, Z and Z+, the Maruti Suzuki has sold over four Lakh units of the Ertiga in the last six years of its launch. The MPV received its last update in 2018 and is now in its second generation in India. The existing Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gets an all-new design language and is based on the all-new Heartect platform.
Let’s compare the upcoming Renault Triber and Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in terms of dimension, powertrain, and pricing.
In terms of dimension, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga measures 4395 mm in length, 1735 mm in width, 1690 mm in height, 2740 mm in wheelbase and 185 mm in ground clearance. The upcoming Renault Triber, on the other hand, measures 3990 mm in length, 1739 mm in width, 1643 mm in height, 2636 mm in wheelbase and 182 mm in terms of ground clearance. This makes the Ertiga longer, taller with more ground clearance and longer wheelbase compared to Renault Triber. However, creating more space inside, the Triber is wider than the Ertiga by 4 mm.
The current-gen Ertiga is powered by a brand new 1.5-liter petrol engine that produces 103 bhp of max power and 138 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version has also been upgraded to the new 1.5-liter engine that produces 93 bhp of power and 225 Nm of torque. While the petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual, the diesel engine is paired with a 6-speed manual. The petrol engine is available with a 4-speed automatic transmission as well.
On the other hand, the upcoming Renault Triber is expected to feature a 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder petrol engine which will churn out 71 bhp of power and 96 Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual as well as a 5-speed AMT. However, to date, there is no update about the French automaker offering any diesel engine option on the MPV.
Renault Triber vs Maruti Ertiga Video Comparison
Renault Triber vs Maruti Ertiga: Pricing
Rs 5.50 Lakh - Rs 7.0 Lakh (Expected Price)
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
Rs 7.44 Lakh - Rs 11.20 Lakh
Talking about the price, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga comes priced between Rs 7.44 Lakh to Rs 11.20 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). However, the new Renault Triber is expected to be priced somewhere between Rs 5.50 Lakh to Rs 7.0 Lakh (ex-showroom). Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.