2017 Renault Alaskan Review, Engine, Release Date

New car release is coming from Renault. The car that this french manufacturer has prepared for the upcoming release is 2017 Renault Alaskan. This pick-up that will have a weight greater than one thousand killograms will be a nice addition to the lineup of Renault’s models. This concept was recently revealed and it is a preview of the upcoming release. This concept is due until 2017 when the final product should be delivered and hit the roads.

This car will be the first pick-up model coming from this manufacturer that will be made for global market. It will face a tough competition on the growing market. That is why this producer based their model on Nissan’s and Mercedes-Benz’s pick-up cars that are also said to be refreshed in the next few years. This vehicle will be very attractive and even though it will be a new generation car it will not be so expensive. One very interesting note: this car will be sold all over the world – except in Alaska.

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2017 Renault Alaskan Engine

As for the powertrain compartment of this car. This 2017 Alaskan will most likely come with one engine option. Even though there was a lot of small talk about possible second option that is not yeat confirmed. The engine that will most likely find its way under the hood of this 2017 Renault Alaskan will be a 2.3 liter diesel engine. It will be a twin turbo diesel engine that will be able to produce 163 horsepower and that will most likely have four cylinders. It will come with four wheel drive system. The second option that was said to be a part of this pick-up is a 1.6 liter TDI engine but this one is not so likely. However, we will have to wait for official info to have better insight on this topic. The engine in this car will come in pair with a 7 speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is unknown for now but it is said to be around 30 mpg.

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2017 Renault Alaskan Design

This pick-up will be attractive and well designed. On the outside it will feature attractive grille that will be divided into 2 parts. It will have LED lights and nice final polish done on the metal pieces for a futuristic look. Its tires will be 21 inches in big and this car will have well organized weight. Interior will be focused on the passsengers and their leisure and it will be roomy enough to sit five people with decent level of comfort. It will have an inside camera positioned in the door mirror that will record outside of the car. It will also probably have a big screen positioned in the center console, as well as Wi-Fi, USB, Navigation, leather upholstery etc.

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2017 Renault Alaskan Release date and Price

As for the release date, we do not have clear info about it but it should be somewhere towards the end of 2016 or start of 2017. The price should be somewhere around $35,000 but we will wait for official confirmation on this.

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