NEW DELHI: Renault’s TRIBER has obtained a 4-star safety rating for the safety of adult occupants and 3 stars for the safety of child occupants from Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). Triber is also the first seven-seater to achieve four stars in this segment, Renault said.
Launched in August 2019, Renault TRIBER is a seven-seater based on the Renault-Nissan CMF-A + platform which is also shared with Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite. Triber scored 11.6 of 17 for adult safety while Kia Seltos also scored 8.03 of 17. In child safety ratings, Triber scored 27 of 49 while Seltos only scored only 15 points. Both cars were tested with 2 airbags installed. Other cars rated 4 stars for adult safety that will be sold in the Indian market are Maruti Suzuki Brezza, New Mahindra Thar and Tata Tiago / Tigor.
Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and Managing Director of Renault India Operations, said: “Safety is of utmost importance to Renault and our products meet and exceed the required safety standards set by Indian regulatory authorities.
Renault is ready for the future in terms of technology, design and engineering for increased safety of our vehicles and Triber is a testament to this, ”he added. Triber played a key role in Renault’s expansion plans in India. Renault has started TRIBER’s exports to South Africa and the ASACR region and aims to expand TRIBER’s exports to other parts of Africa and the ASACR region,
David Ward, CEO and President of Global NCAP, said: “It is gratifying to see Renault’s safety improvements with the result of the Triber crash test. We encourage them to build on this momentum and set a five-star or Safer Choice rating as a future target for the Indian market. “