The Renault Arkana is based on the Alliance’s CMF-B modular platform which was also featured on the latest generations of Clio and Captur. Arkana will be made at the Busan plant (South Korea). It brings to Europe, a new generation SUV with a highly advanced hybrid technology.
The New Renault Arkana is designed to meet the very diverse expectations of international markets. It illustrates the Groupe Renault’s global approach and its capacity to conquer new markets. This is a worldwide vehicle, with technical features tailored to each market.
Renault Arkana measures 4568mm in length, It is 1820mm wide and has a wide wheelbase of 2720mm. Having a coupe like styling, the overall height is limited to 1576mm.
At the front Arkana carries over family look from Captur and Clio. The grille and the all-LED headlights with the
C-shaped lighting signature both resemble Renault Captur. Below, the very expressive front bumper enhances the dynamic design while the skid plate gives the car a more robust look. . The back of the car also displays the C-shaped lighting signature with a strip extending over the whole width of the tailgate.
The front and rear skid plates and the wheel arch protections enhance the SUV look, while the plunging roofline and window line both create an agile and slender curved design that extends to the rear window and enhances the car’s dynamic look, thereby capturing the features of ‘SUV-coupé’ models. The profile is enhanced with 17 and 18 inch alloy wheels.
On the inside, the driver is greeted with sporty black interiors and an elevated seating position. The upper
part of the instrument panel is covered with a soft feel foam lining, and each trim level boasts its own exclusive lining strip. The New Arkana has a digital dashboard, featuring a 4.2-, 7- or 10.2-inch coloured screen, offering a personalised, intuitive driving experience. Complemented by the 7- or 9.3- inch centre screen.
The New Arkana offers unprecedented levels of roominess for a sporty model, especially at the back with 211 mm of knee room – the most in its category. The 305 mm foot space is also a benchmark in the market, as is the headroom in the back, which is 862 mm.
Renault Arkana is powered by a 4-cylinder 1.6 petrol engine with Hybrid Technology. Its power output is 69 kW (91 hp) and it is backed by two electric motors – an ‘e-engine’ (36 kW) and a 15 kW HSG (HighVoltage Starter Generator) type high-voltage starter.
With its 1.2 kWh (230V) lithium-ion battery located in the boot, In all-electric mode, the New Arkana E-TECH Hybrid can travel at speeds of up to 75 kph. The New Arkana E-TECH Hybrid boasts a combined fuel consumption of 4.9 l/100 km.
The New Arkana is also available with the 4-cylinder turbocharged direct-injection 1.3 TCe petrol engine. Combined with a 7-speed EDC double-clutch automatic transmission, it is available in two versions: 140 hp (at launch) and 160 hp (as of the fourth quarter of 2021).
In terms of features, Renault Arkana is equipped with
- ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (WITH STOP & GO)
- AUTOMATIC SWITCH BETWEEN MAINAND DIPPED-BEAM HEADLIGHTS
- ACTIVE EMERGENCY BRAKING SYSTEM
- BLIND SPOT WARNING
- TRAFFIC SIGN RECOGNITION WITH EXCESS SPEED WARNING
- LANE DEPARTURE WARNING AND LANE GUARD SYSTEM
- 360-DEGREE CAMERA
- REAR CROSS TRAFFIC
- FRONT, REAR AND SIDE PARKING SENSORS
- EASY PARK ASSIST
- EASY LINK CONNECTED CAR TECH