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Renault Kangoo
aka Nissan Kubistar
Production 1997 - present
Class Panel van / leisure activity vehicle / Mini MPV
Body Style 5 door 5 seat combi van
Length length - type here
Width Width - type here
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission transmission + drive
Engine 1.0 litre D-series petrol, 59 bhp (8v) / 68 bhp (16v)
1.2 litre D-series petrol, 60 bhp (8v) / 75 bhp (16v)
1.4 litre 8v Energy petrol, 75 bhp
1.6 litre 16v K-series petrol, 95 bhp
1.5 litre dCi turbodiesel, 57/65/68/82/88 bhp
1.9 litre F-series D diesel, 55/65 bhp (normally aspirated, indirect injection)
1.9 litre F-series dTi turbodiesel, 80 bhp (direct injection)
1.9 litre F-series dCi turbodiesel, 80/85 bhp
Electric Electri'cité (limited edition)
Plug-in Hybrid Elect'road (limited edition)
Power 75 hp @ 5500 rpm
78 lb-ft of torque @ 3500 rpm
Similar Citroën Berlingo
Fiat Doblò
Ford Transit Connect
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Renault Kangoo and Kangoo Express are panel vans that have been produced by Renault since 1997. This is the most popular panel van in Europe and Latin America. It's mainly produced in Maubeuge, France and in Santa Isabel, Argentina. The Kangoo is the first panel van to exclusively use the chassis from a family car (the first combi vans where conversions of cars).It is also sold by Nissan in Latin America and Europe as the Kubistar. When the windows and rear seats are removed it can be used as a van. It can be converted for wheelchair access. Both models of the kangoo are sold with four wheel drive, raised ride height and altered styling . A lengthened version is also sold, with more space , as well a pickup version . In some parts of the world the Kangoo is made in Nissan plants.

See Autopedia's comprehensive Renault Kangoo Review.

See Autopedia's comprehensive Nissan Kubistar Review.

Recent Changes

  • On February 8, 2010, Renault unveiled an extended wheelbase version of the Kangoo called, Kangoo Maxi.[1]

Styles and Major Options

  • Authentique dCi 68
  • Expression dCi 68
  • Expression dCi 84


driving & safety
  • Increased Payload Capacity - 740 Kg
  • Extra airbags
exterior equipment
  • Roof Bars
  • Rear Roof Flap with 180° Opening Boot Doors
  • 14" Alloy wheels
  • Rear tail gate
heating and ventilation
  • Air Conditioning with Pollen Filter
  • 4 x 15W Single-CD RDS Radio with 4 Speakers & Fingertip Remote Control

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1.2 16V 75 dCi 68 1.6 16V Auto
$19,102.75 $21,392.77 $21,851.17
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1.2 16V 75 1.6 16V 95 dCi 68 1.6 16V Auto dCi 84
$20,278.21 $21,203.73 $22,592.02 $22,592.02 $12,705.00
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Gas Mileage

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Engine and Transmission

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"Kangoo is no fire-breather, but it performs well in the city and can cruise on motorways without feeling too strained. When it's not fully loaded[2]".

Most people would complain this car is too slow but it would be more than enough for most . The speed depends on which engine you have, you can go up to 101mph with the V4 petrol engine in the 1.6 16v Auto 5 door model.


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[Euro NCAP] results are

  • ADULT: 4 stars score 26
  • CHILD: 2 stars 23
  • PEDESTRIAN: 1 star



Kangoo Be Bop

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  • Aqua
  • Chery red
  • Citrus Green
  • cosmic gray
  • Giverny Green
  • Intense Blue
  • red
  • white
  • lemon yellow
  • solent green

Main Competitors

Hybrid Models

Renault made by owner Electric Kangoo in two versions:

Kangoo Elect' Road in 2003,2004 year. It is an hybrid plug-in version. (limited version in 2 places or 5 places) Average consumption 0,4 l gazoline SP95 per 100 kilometers more electric charge (100 Wh/km) Range 1-170 km. Day record 600 km. Work also in full EV for 80 kilometer, It is conductor choice by a buttom on dash bord.

Kangoo Electri Cité beetween 2001 and 2004. It is a full EV version (limited version) in 2 places or 5 places (Average consumption 140 Wh/km) More information here on this two versions

After 2004, Both an electric and a plugin hybrid model was produced also for a limited time by Cleanova

Unique Attributes

  • Small size
  • Tons of space for it's size
  • Price


The interior is very gray and the plastics are very poor for a European car . The main selling point of the kangoo is it's practicality , being a van with seats it has tons of room , for more room just fold the seats .

In the 2008 Gray interior of the first model was replaced by a more cream interior .

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Current Generation: (2008–present)

The 2008 kangoo is based on theRenault Kangoo Compact Concept

First Generation/Origins (1997–2008)


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Design quirks and oddities

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