The new 2017 Renault Alaskan finally coming soon! The Renault has been well-recognized and lauded in the global light commercial vehicle (LCV) market for nearly two decades now. It has definitely become the authority in that landscape. As this feat matures, Renault is more than ready to take its game to a whole new level and explore new grounds in the automobile industry.
Pick-ups are a favourite among American consumers, which is exactly why Renault is hoping to tap this significant market for by launching the 2017 Renault Alaskan, which is deeply inspired from the high-performing Nissan Navara. With it, the carmaker seeks to break barriers by offering a pick-up segment that can meet the needs of leisure, business, and everyday use.
2017 Renault Alaskan – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
Both the exterior and the interior of the 2017 Renault Alaskan are truly defining. With a huge chrome grille, a sturdy-looking trim, and a riser bar installed between the bumper and the grille, the front-end of the new pick-up emphasises boldness. The 2017 Renault Alaskan offering also comes with C-shaped full-LED lighting signature that further accentuates its sporty appeal. Its alloy wheels also add up to its overall robust stance. The new Renault Alaskan has also been equipped with a five-link rear suspension that guarantees superior road handling. With a spacious load bed, the new pickup can carry various equipment— be it for work or for leisure trips.
Inside the vehicle are seats featuring lumbar support, which distributes body weight evenly for unparalleled comfort. The seats are also adjustable to minimise fatigue, making the vehicle an outstanding pick for long drives. The 2017 Renault Alaskan comes with a spacious cabin to optimise convenience and comfort while on the go. Moreover, it is built with automatic air conditioning with dual-zone climate control. To ensure a more enjoyable experience, rear passengers can adjust rear air conditioning with their own respective events.
In terms of advanced technology, the 2017 Alaskan also boasts with prominence. Some of the most advanced features integrated into this vehicle include Antilock Braking System (ABS); Brake Assist (BA); Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD); Electronic Stability Program (ESP); Hill Descent Control (HDC), which is beneficial when going down slopes; Hill Start Assist (HSA), a technology that briefly activates the brakes while going up slopes; rear-locking differential, which comes in handy during extremely challenging situations; among others.
2017 Renault Alaskan – What’s Under the Hood?
The new Renault Alaskan is thoroughly engineered with a 2.3-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine that can produce up to 158 hp or 187 hp in two states of tune. It can be availed in either a rear-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive. For a wider variety of options, 2.5-liter diesel and gas engines are also offered globally. On the other hand, transmission options include a seven-speed automatic transmission and a six-speed manual transmission. Taking pride in fuel efficiency, this five-seater vehicle is ideal for everyday use. With powerful components under the hood, this vehicle will surely take driving experience to a whole new level of excitement.
2017 Renault Alaskan – Price and Release Date
Accordingly, the Renault Alaskan 2017 will commercially be available in the UK sometime during the first half of the year. Since it is inspired from the Nissan Navara, it is widely expected to come in the similar price range, starting at about £23,000.