Specs and pricing have been announced for the new Renault Arkana SUV, it’s the first model from the French marque to launch under new distributor Ateco.
The coupe-styled SUV will initially be available in Zen and Interns trim levels priced from $33,990 plus on-road costs.
A flagship R.S. Line variant will join the range early in 2022.
Scroll below for each grade’s equipment highlights.
The Arkana rides on the same platform Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi CMF-B platform as the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur.
Dimensionally, the Arkana comes in at 4568mm long, 2034mm wide and 1674mm tall, with a 2720mm wheelbase.
Boot space is 353L with the rear seats in place and the boot floor in its highest position, climbing to 485L with the floor lowered, and 1268L with the rear seats folded.
Every variant is powered by a 1.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine producing 115kW of power and 262Nm of torque.
Power goes to the front wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Renault claims the 0-100km/h dash takes 9.1 seconds.
The Zen and Intens grades have started arriving in dealerships with the R.S. Line due to join the line-up early in 2022.
2022 Renault Arkana pricing (excludes on-road costs):
Arkana Zen - $33,990
Arkana Intens - $37,490
Arkana R.S. Line - $40,990
2022 Renault Arkana equipment highlights:
Arkana Zen
Adaptive cruise control
Semi-automatic parking assist
Front, rear, side parking sensors
LED headlights
7.0-inch infotainment touchscreen
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
4.2-inch digital driver’s display
Heated leather steering wheel
Black leatherette seat trim
Climate control
17-inch two-tone wheels
Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian/cyclist detection
Lane departure warning
Lane-keep assist
Traffic sign recognition
Safe distance warning
Arkana Intens adds
Rear cross-traffic alert
Auto brake hold
9.3-inch infotainment touchscreen with satellite navigation
7.0-inch driver display
Changeable drive modes
Adjustable ambient lighting
Leather and suede seat trim
Heated, ventilated, electrically-adjustable front seats
18-inch two-tone alloy wheels
Arkana R.S. Line adds
Heated, perforated leather steering wheel
Frameless auto-dimming interior mirror
Wireless phone charging
Red interior stitching
Carbon-style interior trim
Unique R.S. Line exterior
18-inch two-tone alloy wheels with red accents
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