Renault lifts the veil on the new generation of its famous Kangoo, available as a private vehicle. Discover the combispace from all angles with the prices offered for France.
A few days after the utility version, Renault reveals the variant of his Kangoo for individuals. After 14 years without real significant developments, one of the flagship models of the diamond, sold more than 4 million copies since 1997, offers a relifting at all levels with five seats, more comfort and equipment, and a exterior design revisited.
Between utility and private
Ribbed horizontal hood, vertical front face and marked shoulder: the Kangoo version 2021 goes upmarket in terms of style with new finishes like the technologie Full LED, available for conventional and fog lights with a “cornering light” function at night.
The front shows the visual identity of Renault with its light signature in C shape, also visible at the rear, and a grille in the shape of a handlebar. Stylistic break also on the side with its marked shoulders, what “Break” the cubic format specific to minivans derivatives and bring it closer to a particular vehicle.
The Kangoo is customizable in nine body colors, including the new Brun Terracotta (see slideshow) and its five metallic shades: Highland Gray, Metallic Black, Carmine Red, Cassiope Gray, Cavansite Blue (available in a few months), as well as two opaque shades: Urban Gray and Mineral White.
Everything for comfort
Just like the exterior, the interior design is transformed. Its new dashboard is presented with a dark brushed wood color strip, as well as chrome inserts in various places such as the air conditioning controls, the aerators or the gear lever ring.. The steering wheel is both height and depth adjustable. As for the driver’s seat, lumbar adjustment is added for more comfort on long journeys.
Two types of dashboards, digital color, are available at 4.2 or 7 inches (available end of 2021). In the front, thermal comfort is improved thanks to the heated seats, available as an option. The air conditioning is automated with the two-zone function, allowing temperature control to be dissociated between the driver and passenger side.
Even more technology on board
Connectivity is at the heart of the Kangoo’s concerns for its occupants. It thus integrates a wireless charger as well as the new Renaut multimedia system. “Easy Link” on an 8-inch screen. Five USB sockets are scattered throughout the passenger compartment: two above the steering wheel, one on the center console, one on the front of the radio or the “Easy Link” system and two on the back of the center console. Add to this four 12 V outlets located in the front and in the trunk.
15% more storage space
Designed primarily as a family utility vehicle, the Kangoo offers 775 liters of space storage in 5-seater configuration. With the 2/3-1 / 3 bench seat folded down and the front passenger seat retracted, the volume increases to 3500 liters. His roof bars make it possible to switch from a longitudinal to transverse position effortlessly for a maximum load of 80 kg.
14 driving aids
One of the big novelties of the Kangoo 2021 is its driver assistance catalog, considerably enriched. 14 new driving aids are thus available, from the safety distance warning to the speed limiter, including the motorway and traffic assistant and the parking system.
A new engine range before electric
Under the hood, the 2021 Kangoo is equipped with 1.3 TCe FAP petrol engine (100 and 130 hp) and 1.5 Blue dCi Diesel engine (75, 95, 115 hp) with a 7-speed EDC automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission. In 2022, the range will offer a 100% electric motor. Fuel consumption is intended to be limited for both specifications with a rate starting at 5.3 l / 100 km (i.e. 141 g CO2 / km) for Diesel engines, and 6.2 l / 100 km (i.e. 149 g CO2 / km) for gasoline engines (WLTP cycle).
Orders opened on April 1
The new Renault Kangoo is produced in the Maubeuge plant, in France, where 450 million euros have been invested to facilitate its production in utility and private versions. Note that to prepare for the arrival of new Kangoo E-TECH Electric current 2022, a battery assembly workshop was built near the plant.
If he will be marketed from June 2021, in Europe and internationally, the new Kangoo will already be available at the order from April 1st. Discover his pricing below :
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