Renault New Zealand launches Trafic Trader van variant and larger warranty on all light commercial vehicles

AutoTrader NZ
Published 3 September 2020

Available in either short wheelbase or long wheel based versions, the Trafic Trader comes with a Single Turbo 1.6 Diesel engine producing 85kW and 300Nm.

At $41,990 and $43,990 respectively, these new models command a $8,000 saving over the established twin turbo long wheel base Trafic model. 

The Trafic Trader Short Wheel Base model has a 2.5m load length space and 2.9m load length space for the Long Wheel Base model. Both models come standard with a new tail lift style rear cargo door, twin sliding doors on the sides, ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution, load adaptive ESP, cruise control and speed limiter, hill start assist, dual airbags, Bluetooth functionality, a multifunctional trip computer, reverse camera and reversing sensors are all part of the cabin package, as is a dual passenger bench seat, electric windows, manual air conditioning and a leather wrapped, multifunctional steering wheel.

Warren Willmot, Sales and Marketing Manager for Renault New Zealand says “We are delighted to bring these new Trafic Trader models to the market here. Renault NZ have managed to create great savings for our customers without sacrificing comfort and safety specifications. The Traffic Trader models represent a great quality vehicle at a fair price. It’s the vehicle for honest, hardworking kiwi businesses, whatever their trade might be”.

Coinciding with the Trafic Trader launch Renault New Zealand announces all new Light Commercial Vehicles models now come with a factory backed three year or 350,000 new vehicle warranty.

“Renault Commercials are known for their performance, durability and reliability. With the extended kilometre warranty, we want to show our customers and dealers that Renault as a global manufacturer have absolute trust and confidence in our quality products. The renewed warranty is also a response to the market demand and helps us to deliver on our strategic growth ambitions.”  Willmot adds, “By moving to 350,000kms this arguably makes our warranty the best in the light commercial van class.  Renault is all about passion. Passion for life and Passion for Business.



TRAFIC Trader SWB 85kW 300Nm 6.6 174 Diesel / 6 Speed Manual / FWD $41,990

TRAFIC Trader LWB 85kW 300Nm 6.6 174 Diesel / 6 Speed Manual / FWD $43,990

TRAFIC LWB 103kW 340Nm 6.2 164 Diesel / 6 Speed Manual / FWD $50,990

TRAFIC LWB Black Edition 103kW 340Nm 6.2 164 Diesel / 6 Speed AMT / FWD $53,990