Review: Renault Master (2010)


Cheaper to buy new than the previous Master, economical 2.3-litre chain cam dCi diesel engine, good looking front end styling.

Double passenger seat squabs too short for long distance comfort.

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Renault Master (2010): At A Glance

The Master is the largest and most versatile van in the Renault range. Offered in a huge range of bodystyles and load lengths, with front-wheel or rear-wheel drive, the Master will carry up to five Euro pallets, weighing 2.1 tonnes.

Launched in 2010, the Master marked a big leap in terms of quality and refinement compared to the previous model, with higher levels of in-cab comfort and lower running costs. A comprehensive update in 2014 provided lower fuel costs and improved comfort. With a better quality and more comfortable cabin it's now much pleasant for long distance work plus there are more versions than ever, including the first rear-wheel drive version of Master with a monocoque chassis.

With the option of an extended rear overhang and single or twin rear wheels, the new RWD models allow for a longer vehicle length option and hence greater loadspace of up to 22m for the box van or 17m for the panel van. With three wheelbase lengths and three roof heights, the range offers 10 different load capacities.

Like its Vauxhall Movano counterpart, the Master comes with a new 2.3 dCi diesel engine that's been engineered specifically for the Master. It comes in three versions - 100PS, 125PS and 150PS - and is used for both front-wheel and rear-wheel drive models. It's usefully economical too with the front-wheel drive Master panel van returning a claimed 36.2mpg with the dCi 125PS engine.

The sliding side door on the Master has been made 17cm wider than before, making it one of the widest on the market, and left and right-hand sliding doors can be specified to allow loading from either side. The Master also boasts some of the lowest rear sill heights.

What does a Renault Master (2010) cost?

Real MPG average for a Renault Master (2010)

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25–36 mpg

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