The local units of french automaker Renault India plans to export its sub-4 metre multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Triber to the markets where it exports Kwid, a top company officially told reporters here recently.
Currently, Kwid is exported to Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Mauritius and South Africa.
“After meeting the Indian demand, we are planning to export Triber to the markets where we are exporting Kwid currently” said a company official. The company on Thursday unveiled seven seater MPV Tiber.
Triber comes equipped with 1L petrol engine, 8 inch multimedia touch screen and hands free smart access card. The company has also announced that it will not produce diesel cars from April 2020. So, the Triber will be only available in petrol variant.
According to the company, the MPV offers a total of more than 100 seat configurations and easyfix seats. It also has a cabin under 4m, 625L boot space, and interior storage capacity of upto 31L.
The company claims that Triber will create a new segment. However, it will be Triber will compete with the likes of Datsun Go+ and Maruti Suzuki Ertiga.
In the last fiscal year, the MPV segment has registered a growth of 14% primarily because of rise in demand for inter-city travel and increased acceptance by personal buyers, especially families.