Renault Alaskan (2017–)

Last updated 18 July 2018

Based on Nissan Navara NP300, 3.5 tonne towing capacity, double cab models use five-link rear suspension set-up.
Unlikely it will ever go on sale in the UK.

Introduction

The Alaskan is based on the Nissan Navara NP300 and sold across Europe and South America. Capable of towing 3.5 tonnes, Renault's first ever one-tonne pick-up mirrors the specification of the impressive Nissan Navara.

All double cab models using a five-link rear suspension set-up with coil springs instead of the leaf sprung cart suspension that is used by the Mitsubishi L200 and Ford Ranger. As a result the Alaskan boasts SUV-rivalling ride quality, which makes it comfortable over long distance drives. 

Like the Navara, the Alaskan is powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.3-litre dCi engine, with 160PS or 190PS. Two additional powertrains are also available - a 2.5-litre petrol engine and 2.5-litre diesel engine.

The Alaskan is available with two-wheel or four-wheel drive and power is distributed via a six-speed manual gearbox, while a seven-speed is available as an option. Four-wheel drive versions feature a rotary dial on the dashboard to select off-road modes. 

 

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