• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That I am odd and buck the trend and have no badge conscious worries about what I drive. In UK a Renault Trekka is an unknown vehicle and has no image. The down side is that its reasle value plunges.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They are all jealous that Renault UK saw fit to stop importation of the Trekka.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes but why oh why is it hit so hard on emmissions (Class J raoda tax from 2009 so £260 a year road tax. Ridiculous when itys 2-weheel drive siblings are les sthan half this to tax.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    A new Renault Trekka if only Renault imported them into UK

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

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    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    December 2003

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes, traded in our Kangoo 1.9RN which was then just over 3 years old

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Utterly Brilliant Concept, far better than any comparable all-wheel drive vehicle and much cheaper too

    What was the dealer like?

    Brilliant. Purchaased our last three vehicles from them

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Great, highly economical, 42-45mpg, very good in gradients and in wet or slippery conditions.

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  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Just the rear side door rails which were replaced under warranty

    What's most practical about your car?

    It is unique and utterly practical. From it all-wheel drive to its hinged rear door which allows dry access in any wethr thrown at you when loading/unloading

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Totally inclusive specfication but its interior use of space and loadi carrying capacity is unrivalled for its size