June 1, 2023

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Renault Triber Easy-R Automatic review

What is it?

The Renault Triber has been very a hit the blend of its great packaging, handsome seems to be and worth-for-funds proposition has enabled Renault to clock above forty,000 units sold considering the fact that its launch very last August. And at a time when practically each auto on sale has a number of powertrains on provide, the Triber has managed this with just a person engine and gearbox blend – a one.-litre petrol with a five-speed handbook gearbox. There are, of program, a lot more to arrive, the initial of which is this AMT. It is paired to the exact same one. engine as the handbook, it is available in 3 of the 4 current variants, and there are no differences in attributes concerning the handbook and the car. Strapping an AMT – gearboxes not recognized for their smoothness – to a compact, 72hp, one.-litre, 3-cylinder, by natural means aspirated engine doesn’t sound very interesting, but as we observed out, there is a compact surprise in retailer as much as driveability is concerned.

What is the Triber AMT like to drive?

The initial factor I preferred was the truth that the Triber AMT has a traditional gear lever that offers you the selection of handbook shifting, should you want it. The Kwid AMT, on the other hand, employs a rotary dial and has no risk of handbook intervention. The gearbox also has a creep functionality, so raise off the brake pedal in D, and the auto will start to move. AMTs, by advantage of getting to engage a frequent mechanical clutch, want the creep functionality to be developed into the management software package, so it is great to see Renault has engineered this into the auto right from the commence the Kwid AMT, at launch, did not have this. The engagement itself is great and smooth, but it is gradual, and that’s very significantly the tone for the gearshifts also.

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The Triber AMT gets a traditional gear lever that offers you the selection of shifting manually as nicely, compared with the Kwid AMT.


In a bid to dampen that common AMT jerkiness, Renault has slowed points down and the gearshifts form of roll into a person other. This is great when you are driving all over at a gingerly speed, but not great when you are in a hurry. This also displays up in the general performance occasions. In our -100kph check, the Triber AMT took a leisurely 22.fourteen seconds (albeit on a damp keep track of) from the manual’s 17.35 seconds. You can shift to handbook method, and though the speed of the shifts continues to be gradual, the ’box allows you rev all the way to the redline. In the Triber’s case, this is a very great factor, as the engine does have some ability at the top rated. 

Renault Triber acceleration (as examined)
Triber MT Triber AMT*
-10kph .67s .69s
-20kph one.26s one.35s
-30kph two.31s two.10s
-40kph 3.54s 4.24s
-50kph 4.94s five.47s
-60kph 6.78s eight.26s
-70kph nine.05s ten.19s
-80kph 11.43s twelve.45s
-90kph thirteen.98s 17.53s
-100kph 17.35s 22.14s
-110kph 21.42s 27.69s
-120kph 26.47s 35.08s
-130kph 35.13s forty five.19s
-140kph 49.11s
twenty-80kph fourteen.30s (in third gear) 11.03s (in kickdown)
forty-100kph 19.49s (in 4th gear) 17.74s (in kickdown)

*Examined in the damp

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At 72hp and 96Nm, ability and torque figures of the Triber’s one.-litre, 3-cylinder, by natural means aspirated engine are identical in the handbook and AMT car variations.


Beyond the benefit, of program, there are other gains above the handbook auto. Thanks to the weak small and mid ranges, you find yourself confronted with a ton of shifting to do in the handbook, and as a final result, you at times get lazy and just stick with a larger gear and test and trip out the unavoidable hold off. In comparison, in the AMT with software package management, you don’t have to worry about how normally shifts happen, and so you are a lot more or significantly less always in the ability band, comparatively speaking.

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The AMT’s selected gear is also revealed on the MID.

The surprise, having said that, is in the engine tuning. Though ability and torque figures are identical in both equally gearbox iterations, the AMT has a a little bit different state of tune with a more powerful mid range. That has actually improved the everyday driveability of the Triber, and at all over 3,000rpm there is a great, a little bit more powerful drive.

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A a little bit altered state of tune of the engine has improved the everyday driveability of the Triber in the AMT edition, compared to the handbook.


This has arrive at a compact charge to gas performance. Most AMTs return the exact same mileage as their handbook counterparts, or in some conditions a a little bit larger figure, thanks to the laptop-managed shifts. However, likely by the revealed ARAI figures of the Triber – 19kpl for the handbook as opposed to eighteen.29kpl for the AMT – the compact fall in gas economic climate is a price tag truly worth spending for the a lot more effortless driving practical experience.

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As with the styling, attributes and packaging, the trip and managing practical experience also continues to be the exact same as the frequent handbook edition and that’s a great factor. Bump absorption is great and the Triber is simply ready soak up the awful bits that our roadways can toss up.      

Should really I obtain a person?

Because the Triber AMT is out there in the exact same top rated 3 variants as the handbook, you don’t compromise on attributes. Additionally, priced from Rs 6.25 to Rs 7.29 lakh (ex-showroom), the AMT variations are Rs forty,000 a lot more than the frequent manuals and that’s very significantly par for the program with this kind of gearbox. You don’t get further attributes, but in addition to the benefit of not getting to modify gears, you incredibly also get a better mid range. 

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Triber AMT is Rs forty,000 dearer than the handbook edition gets the exact same established of attributes though.


Of program, in absolute conditions, ability and general performance are not powerful, and if that’s one thing you can not dwell with no, you will have to hope the turbocharged edition – because of to launch up coming calendar year – will treatment this. Or else you will just have to look at a larger phase. At this price tag level, there is just nothing at all else that can provide you the space, convenience and attributes, together with the adaptability of a 7 seater.

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