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2012-2013 Renault Trafic II recalled over possible steering wheel failure

Renault Australia has issued a recall of 409 of its model-year 2012 and 2013 Trafic II vans affected by a faulty steering component. Affected vehicles were sold between 24 September 2012 to 4 November 2012, 10 December 2012 to 20 January 2013, 12 April 2013 to 26 May 2013 and 6 November 2013 to 15 December 2013...

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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...

2020 Renault Trafic automatic now on sale

Renault has finally added an automatic transmission to its big-selling Trafic van, reflecting a growing trend towards commercial buyers ditching three-pedal setups. The six-speed EDC (efficient dual-clutch) transmission is lifted from none other than the Megane RS hot hatch, which seems a counterintuitive choice...

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...

2018 Renault Trafic recalled

Renault Australia has recalled the 2018 Trafic van, over concerns the parking brake cable isn't manufactured to specification. According to the company, the cable could make the parking brake fail. If the issue occurs, it could cause injury to the car's occupants or other road users. A total of 907 vans are affected by the issue – a VIN list is attached here...

Renault Australia: 'every model new or updated by the end of 2020'

French carmaker Renault is about to jump start its Australian operations yet again – but this time the company will be boosted by the newest model range in the industry. In the space of just 12 months Renault’s line-up will be comprised of completely new or updated models. Some will be here before the end of this year...

Mitsubishi to launch Renault-sourced van mid-2020

Mitsubishi will rejoin the commercial van market by the middle of next year after a six-year absence with a vehicle based on the Renault Trafic – however the company claims it won’t compete with its French joint venture partner on price. The opportunity for a van to return to Mitsubishi showrooms came about after the Japanese brand became part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance in 2017...

2019 Renault Trafic Formula Edition revealed

Renault's graphics department has been let loose on the Trafic once again, with the French brand today revealing its latest Trafic Formula Edition. Available in both short- and long-wheelbase guises, the Formula Edition is exclusively offered on higher-spec Trafic models with the 103kW twin-turbo diesel...

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...

2019 Renault Trafic Trader Life arrives at $29,990 d/a

Renault has launched a bargain basement version of the Trafic van in Australia designed for urban delivery drivers, priced at a pretty compelling $29,990 drive-away for ABN holders. This puts it in the same ballpark as the Chinese LDV G10 diesel’s ABN price of $28,990, and undercuts the base Volkswagen Transporter Runner TDI250 model by $5000...

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...