The all-new Renault Kangoo, which forms the base of the all new Mercedes-Benz Citan and Nissan Townstar, has been crowned the International Van of the Year for 2022. This award was bestowed upon it by a jury of 24 European journalists.
During the Solutrans trade fair in Lyon, Mr. Jarlath Sweeney, Chairman of the IVOTY jury, presented Mark Sutcliffe, SVP, LCV Business Unit, Renault Group, with the 2022 International Van of the Year award Renault Kangoo van. The Pan-European jury, of 24 leading journalists specialising in commercial, industrial, and transport vehicles, placed Renault’s latest van in front of the 14 light commercial vehicles from 11 different brands that have also been released in recent months.
For the IVOTY jury, the main criteria for the International Van of the Year Award are the vehicles’ contribution to the efficiency, safety, sustainability, and environmental standards of the light commercial vehicle sector. This is the 4th time that a Renault commercial vehicle has won the IVOTY award: Master (1998), Trafic (2002), and Kangoo Z.E. (2012).
The Renault Kangoo is aimed mainly at corporate fleets, tradespeople, and business owners, looking for a tailor-made vehicle that boasts the latest technology and innovation to suit their business needs. The innovative van, with an athletic and dynamic style, features a ground-breaking innovation known as ‘Open Sesame by Renault’, best-in-class features with standard version boasting up to 3 900 dm3 of storage capacity and other acclaimed aspects.