The new Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH Electric, which replaces the original Kangoo ZE, has recently been introduced by the French manufacturer. The new Renault Kangoo Van e-Tech Electric is a natural replacement for the more efficient commercial debuted 14 years ago at the French manufacturer. The Kangoo ZE, the first electric vehicle designed by Renault, was introduced in 2007. The Renault Kangoo van has stayed on the market despite cosmetic but no mechanical changes.
The new Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH Electric, which will be available this spring, is part of the foundation of the new Renault Kangoo generation, which is built on the new CMF-B platform. The electric van will be available in two lengths: a short one with a 2,812-millimeter wheelbase and a long one with an 860-millimeter side sliding door, for a total wheelbase of 3,672 millimeters. In addition, some specifications will allow them to have an internal cargo length of up to 3,548 millimeters and a cargo volume of between 4.2 and 4.9 cubic meters.
Aesthetically, there are no variations between the electric and combustion versions of the Kangoo, with the thinner headlamps, the sharper new grille, and thin chrome trim that integrates with the LED headlights keeping the beautiful look. The Kangoo E-Tech Electric battery charging socket is behind the front logo. The LED lights are located at the back in a lower position.
The new Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH Electric features a new electric motor with a maximum power of 75 kW (102 hp) and 245 Nm. The new electric van uses a system powered by a new lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 44 kWh and a range of up to 265 kilometers. In addition, Renault has added an energy management system with six operating modes to make the most of the battery capacity. Highlights the "ECO" mode, which reduces the electric motor's output to 55 kW (75 hp).
A 22 kW charger can charge the battery to 80 percent in 42 minutes. The new Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH electric van will have the same dashboard and instrument cluster as the standard Kangoo but with an electric engine. In addition, the «EASY Link» multimedia system will offer a variety of choices, including battery charging programming, interior pre-air conditioning, and looking for charging spots along the road.