30 Jul '12, 9am

Renault Kangoo crushes emissions: Renault’s Kangoo and Kangoo Express models are to offer emissions as low as 11...

Renault Kangoo crushes emissions: Renault’s Kangoo and Kangoo Express models are to offer emissions as low as 11...

The new Kangoo passenger vehicle and Kangoo Express van both emit as little as 112g/km CO2 with the new Energy DCi 90 engine option or 129g/km CO2 with the new Energy dCi 75. Each model features Stop&Start and an Energy Smart Management system to help the models achieve class-leading fuel economy. The efficient 1.5 litre, four cylinder, turbocharged engine is complimented by the use of ESM braking/deceleration energy recovery, EGR low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation, DLC-coated (Diamond Like Carbon) cam followers and ANI fuel injection nozzles (with individualised spray cone angle), which all help make the new models offer lower emissions. This new, lower emission levels mean both models attract lower VED, lower company car tax and lower their cost in use by 12 per cent compared to the regular dCi 90 and dCi 75 models. This figure includes savings on fuel economy and an...

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