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Renault vans get five-year capped-price servicing to match warranty

Renault Australia has announced it will offer five-year capped-price servicing for its Kangoo, Trafic and Master vans, an increase from the three-year plans previously offered. The Kangoo small van – with its 15,000km servicing interval – is covered for 75,000km, while the larger Trafic and Master – with 30,000km intervals – are covered for 150,000km...

Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)

As Australian sales of electric cars continue to rise and industry bodies urge the Federal Government to make charging infrastructure a national priority, it appears EVs (electric vehicles) have progressed beyond buzzword status to present-day reality...

2020 Renault Kangoo pricing and specs

The Renault Kangoo small cargo van has been updated for 2020. The update lineup comprises two variants, both of which now get more creature comforts than before. Both now come standard with glazed 180-degree rear barn doors, a rear-view camera, automatic dusk-sensing headlights, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, and fog lights...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Renault Kangoo and Master hydrogen fuel cell vans unveiled

The Renault Kangoo ZE Hydrogen and Renault Master ZE Hydrogen have been unveiled overnight, and promise more driving range than the pure-electric models they're based on. Both vans use their fuel cells as a range extender, recharging the their already decently-sized battery packs...

Updated Renault Trafic, Master revealed alongside Kangoo EV concept

Renault overhauled its light commercial vehicle range in one fell swoop this week, revealing updated versions of the Trafic and Master, plus a concept 2020 Kangoo EV. Given the Trafic is its top-seller in Australia, we’ll start here. The big news is the addition of new 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engines in place of the current 1...

Renault Kangoo ZE Concept previews next-generation van

The Renault Kangoo ZE Concept was unveiled overnight, and is said to preview the company's next-generation small van. Renault is especially keen to point out the concept's body is "designed like that of a passenger car", and features prominent wheel arches, sculpted flanks and a rounded shoulder line. The concept looks pretty close to being production ready...

Renault boosts LCV warranty to unlimited kilometres

Renault has extended its light-commercial vehicle warranty to unlimited kilometres, instead of the existing 200,000km cap. The new warranty term applies to all new vehicles sold after November 1, 2018. Although the kilometre cap has been lifted, the three-year term remains. It applies to the compact Kangoo, the mid-size Trafic, and the large Master...

CarAdvice podcast 111: Riding in the tiny turbocharged Honda S660

You're joined by Paul Maric, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie this week. Discussing car news, the 2018 BMW 620d GT goes on sale from $99,900, pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Sportage have been announced, the Toyota Supra has been teased once again, and customers with a Sunset Yellow Kia Stinger will be offered a full respray to replace defective paint...

Renault Kangoo ZE: Electric van priced from $52,527 for private buyers

Renault Australia will start selling the Kangoo ZE all-electric van to private buyers, offering it alongside the Zoe city car at a handful of specially-trained dealers. Previously reserved for fleet buyers, the electric load-lugger will be priced from $52,527 drive-away. Power comes from a 33kWh lithium-ion battery pack hooked up to a synchronous electric motor making 44kW and and 226Nm of torque...

Renault Kangoo Maxi EDC arrives from $29,990

The Renault Kangoo Maxi van lineup has been bolstered by the addition of a dual-clutch transmission, with the self-shifting diesel now available from $29,990 plus on-road costs. Available through the company's local dealer network, the Kangoo Maxi EDC joins the petrol-powered Kangoo EDC launched Down Under earlier this year, pairing Renault's Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) shifter with an 81kW/240Nm 1...