To complement the Losange SUV offer, the 2021 Renault Arkana is inserted between Kadjar and Koleos, with the uniqueness of offering a more sporty profile. If he is the first to invest in this compact segment, in Europe, he could quickly join the Volkswagen Tiguan X, temporarily reserved for the Chinese market.
In general, for Renault and Volkswagen, it is a question of offering the market a more affordable alternative to the Audi Q3 Sportback, BMW X4 and Mercedes GLC Coupé.
The sharp appearance of the 2021 Renault Arkana, combined with the sleek interior, as well as a variety of modern engines can produce the ideal combination to worry the Peugeot 3008, which Kadjar failed to. Facing Sochalien, Arkana also enjoys superior occupancy, thanks to its 4.57 m length, greater than 12 cm.
A size equal to the past DS7 Crossback, in front of which he will not feel embarrassed at the completion of the Initiale Paris. But before the arrival of this hypothetical luxury variant, the Arkana will focus more on dynamism by adopting the RS Line badge, testifying to the special armor and sportiness of the aircraft.
2021 Renault Arkana Colors
This is the available 2021 Renault Arkana exterior color options, check the colours list below:
- Opaque White Colors
- Pearl White Colors
- Metal Black Colors
- Metallic Grey Colors
- Zanzibar Blue Colors
- Fire Red Colors
- Valencia Orange Colors
Regardless of the version, the passenger compartment will be able to take advantage of the center touch screen with diagonals extending more than 7 or 9.3 “, when the panel positioned behind the steering wheel measures up to 10” 2, to convey navigation information.
Overall, 2021 Renault Arkana inherits the latest generation of multimedia equipment from Captur. This definitely makes a difference in terms of spaciousness, promising the best value for knee space in its class (211 mm). Regarding the volume of the trunk, however, it slows down, compared to the Crossback DS 7 (555 l), with only 513 l, from which we have to reduce 75 l in the PHEV configuration.
It has been more than two years since a coupe SUV was unexpectedly wanted in France. The drawbacks in our latitudes are due to us indebted to the simplicity of the version, which has been marketed so far in Russia, and which is based on the vintage Dacia Duster platform. In order to integrate the French market, 2021 Renault Arkana has revised its copy in depth, and adapted it to the modern CMF-B base from Renault Captur.
From the latter, it also takes the dashboard, with a few details, as well as some of its engines. And more specifically the 160 hp plug-in hybrid unit, which will offer a significantly lower entry ticket than the expensive 225 hp Peugeot 3008 PHEV. Better yet, the Arkana will also receive the classic 140 hp (non-rechargeable) hybridization. from Clio, as well as the 140 and 160 hp petrol units adopt the 12 V micro-hybridization. The first in the 1.3 TCe unit. On the other hand, newcomers completely ignore diesel engines.
Price for Renault Arkana
The new 2021 Renault Arkana will enter dealerships in the first quarter of 2021, with a base price estimated at around € 30,000. What about future developments, especially under the hood. It’s no wonder that the true RS variant will face its appearance, in the coming years, with a plug-in hybrid engine.