• Renault Kangoo

The Renault Kangoo is the manufacturer Renault, which came on the market in August 1998 as a successor to the Renault Rapid, and is built in Maubeuge in northern France near the Belgian border by the company Maubeuge Construction Automobile an MPV. He is, like its predecessor, a spacious vehicle with low acquisition and maintenance costs.

In January 2008, the Kangoo went into the second generation. 2012 was the Kangoo Z.E. Van of the Year award.

The Renault Kangoo was after the come on the market in autumn 1996 Citroen Berlingo MPV, the second and the first with, and later with two sliding side doors. Since these contributed decisive for the establishment of this class, many see him as their founder. The Kangoo has a rear torsion bar suspension, as it rarely applies today.

Basis of the Kangoo was the Renault Clio. The first generation was produced from August 1998 to January 2008. During this time he has been modified twice. In the spring of 2003 came with the Kangoo Phase II, a revised model on the market, the front part was visually aligned with the other Renault models. In October 2005, again a slight facelift was performed.

In the car-Edition there were different equipment lines. These included Germany in the equipment line Privilege and the Campus Edition or RT, RXE and RTE. It was the latter, the cheaper version. In Austria there were Authentique, Expression, Privilege. Furthermore, there were several special models (Tahiti, for you, Montana, Oasis, Pampa, ice, Alizé, etc.).

In early 2008 the production of the Kangoo was relocated from the French Maubeuge to Morocco. In addition, the product range has been reduced to two models: the Kangoo 1.2 16V Campus Edition 75 as a gasoline engine and the Kangoo 1.5 dCi 70 Edition than diesel. The move to Morocco, however, was overshadowed by technical difficulties, which after eleven years of production of this type the final cessation of production carried out in late 2009.

Currently, the first generation Kangoo still in northern Africa from the SOMACA is made parallel to the current generation, which is therefore called Kangoo evolution.

The Kangoo was also sold as Nissan Kubistar in the van version from August 2003 to January 2009 and replaced with the Nissan Nissan Vanette. The Kubistar in turn was replaced by the Nissan NV200.

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The Renault Kangoo Electri ‘Cité was only sold in France. It is purely electrically powered by nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries of juice with a 25 kW electric motor over the front wheels. It reaches a speed up to 110km/h, the range is 80 to 100km, the consumption from outlet about 25 kWh per 100km. One charger for 230 V, 50 Hz is installed, and can vary between 2.2 kW (10 A fuse) or 3.5 kW (16 A fuse) are switched.

The Renault Kangoo Elect’road RE (RE stands for Range Extender) was sold exclusively in France. It is driven as a serial hybrid-electric nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries of juice with a 25 kW electric motor over the front wheels. It reaches a speed up to 110km/h and the range is all-electric 80 to 100km, the power consumption of approximately 25 kWh per 100km. The generator for increasing the range is from a Two-cylinder gasoline engine driven power of 16 kW. This invites necessary, the traction battery back up. With a full tank of 11 liters of petrol so the range increased to over 200km. This car is one of the few available plug-in hybrids, the vehicle batteries, also known as traction batteries can be supplied with power from the AC outlet.

There are now with the Cleanova II a significantly improved plug-in hybrid vehicle. This was exhibited among other things, the Ever Monaco in 2007 and could be driven by trade visitors sample manner. A 60 kW electric motor and a 40 kW 750cc two-cylinder four-stroke big motor for each mixture of ethanol and gasoline (Weber motor) form a completely newly developed drive unit via two electronically controlled clutches a Serial hybrid drive below 80km/h and a parallel hybrid drive over 80km/h in a drive unit unite. A 24 kWh recapitulative lithium iron phosphate battery not only provides more range, but because of the better efficiency and for considerably lower energy consumption. The standard consumption is 14.4 kWh per 100km in town and out of town 19.6 kWh per 100km.

The Kangoo was available from late 2001 to mid-2007 as a model with all-wheel drive, this 4 × 4 was also available as a diesel by the end of 2005.

After the Renault Kangoo has sold more than 2.2 million times, Renault presented at the IAA 2007 the new version of the Kangoo ago. This is available since 2008 at the dealership. The X61 platform is no longer based on a small car platform, but on that of the Mégane Scénic and. The Kangoo was longer by 178 mm and 4,214 mm now measures, mainly the interior benefits. New features included a height adjustable seat and a tilt steering wheel, and electrically retractable side windows in the sliding doors. First time, the Kangoo is also available with FAP (particulate filter) and six gears. It is available in different versions:

Furthermore, there are two short versions: the short VU (Vehicle of Utilitaire/utility vehicle) from the summer of 2008 and the short VP (Vehicle of Particuliaire/passenger vehicle) from 2009.

As part of a facelift, which celebrates its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013, the front of the Kangoo is also revised as the tail lights and the interior.

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Concept of the short version

Kangoo as short truck version

Kangoo as long truck version

In addition to the conventional model with five doors, Renault since the spring of 2009 to the three-door Kangoo be bop. This only 3.87 meters long version of the Kangoo is marketed as a lifestyle vehicle with a glass roof, four individual seats, and two-tone body. Furthermore, it provides the basis for electric vehicle Renault ZE Concept dar.

End of 2011, the sale of the Kangoo began Z.E. (For "Zero Emission") in Germany at a price of 23,800 euros including VAT – without batteries. The batteries are also rented, for example, for 89.25 euros per month, with an annual mileage of 15,000 kilometers.

In 2013, the Kangoo was given a facelift, which celebrates its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013, the front of the Kangoo was revised as the tail lights and the interior.

As a commercial vehicle, there is the Kangoo in three lengths: as Kangoo Express Compact (3829 mm), Kangoo (4213 mm) and Kangoo Express Maxi (4597 mm, double cabin possible) offer by the box width between wheel arches of 1218 mm. both the Rapid and the Rapid Maxi accommodate two Euro pallets.

Mercedes-Benz Citan (since 2012)

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Based on the Kangoo also a model for Mercedes-Benz is manufactured at the French plant, which came in October 2012 when Mercedes-Benz Citan on the market. It differs from the Kangoo externally and internally.

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