All-New Renault Arkana achieves maximum five stars in Euro NCAP Safety Tests

The All-New Renault Arkana has been famed for its safety technologies after being awarded the maximum five-star crash safety rating by experts at Euro NCAP.

A sophisticated suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) the All-New Arkana re-emphasises Renault’s commitment to manufacturing the safest vehicles for as many customers as possible.

The new model which is based on the advanced CMF-B modular platform which is seen in the All-New Clio and Captur, the All-New Arkana benefits from an optimised body structure and safety built-in. This is due to a redesigned seat composition, seatbelt fasteners with pyrotechnic pre-tensioners and load limiters, which offers optimal support for all occupants inside the vehicle.

As well as the robust and powerful CMF-B modular platform, the All-New Arkana is completed with most recent ADAS technology with a plethora of safety aids to ensure maximum safe driving. Features include Motorway and Traffic Assistant that includes Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go and the ability to keep the car centred in its lane, including on some curved roads. In addition to this it also includes Traffic Sign Recognition, Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist will also all be available bringing added convenience, safety and reassurance to drivers.

Active Emergency Braking System (AEBS) also comes as standard which alerts driver to a dangerous situation as well as vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists ahead. If the driver does not take action the AEBS will initiate braking force.

The enhanced safety systems provide greater peace of mind, occupants and other road users, and are augmented by the All-New Arkana’s extensive equipment list which includes 100 per cent LED lighting with automatic activation – fitted as standard – enhancing forward visibility. A 360-degree camera and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror also assist with visibility all around the car.

The combination of eye-catching coupe silhouette, striking design and assertive front end offer a unique new SUV model in the Renault which features the latest technology, advanced powertrains and upmarket interior.

Available with a fully electrified range of powertrains, including the latest E-TECH hybrid option with capacity of travelling 80 per cent of urban journeys in electric mode, and consumes up to 40 per cent less fuel compared to an equivalent petrol engine. The All-New Arkana also comes in 1.3-litre TCe engine that features mild-hybrid technology which provides lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, plus greater driving pleasure and flexibility paired with a smooth and responsive EDC automatic transmission.

A strong personality embraces the interior with a stand out design and premium materials, highlighted by the 10-inch TFT Driver Information Display and 9.3-inch EASY LINK infotainment display, both of which can be personalised and used to conveniently control the vehicles range of driver assistance and safety systems, as well as core vehicle functions and multimedia settings.

The All-New Arkana will be arriving soon to Shelbourne Motors Renault.

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