Renault Reviews

Good: Based on Nissan Navara NP300, 3.5 tonne towing capacity, double cab models use five-link rear suspension set-up.
Bad: Unlikely it will ever go on sale in the UK.
Good: Versatile and user-friendly compact van, economical 1.5 dCi engines improved for 2013 with start/stop, Z.E all-electric version available with range of 105 miles.
Bad: Short wheelbase Compact version no longer available.
Good: Comfortable to drive, will cover up to 120 miles in real-world driving conditions, battery can be topped up with 22 miles range in one hour.
Bad: Cabin feels a little dated compared to its rivals, air con isn't fitted as standard, 640kg maximum payload.
Good: Good quality and comfortable medium sized van, makes a very useful nine seater minibus, now has Renault 2.0 chain cam diesel, robotised manual option.
Bad: Only two stars in Euro NCAP crash tests, fuel injectors can fail due to water ingress, common gear linkage problems.
Good: Strong twin-turbo 1.6 diesels, interior that doubles up as a mobile office, L1 capable of carrying three Euro pallets.
Bad: Can't match its key rivals for payload, some minor material issues in the cabin, technically not an all-new van rather a thorough revamp of the old Trafic.
Good: Sleeps up to four adults, can be plugged into the mains, running water and gas hob for comfortable camping.
Bad: Not available until late 2018.
Good: Cheaper to buy new than the previous Master, economical 2.3-litre chain cam dCi diesel engine, good looking front end styling.
Bad: Double passenger seat squabs too short for long distance comfort.
Good: Well-equipped as standard, comfortable transport for up to nine adults, affordable fuel costs.
Bad: Not as good to drive as its rivals, hit-and-miss refinement, some question marks over interior build quality.
 

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