The Monaquatre was assembled between 1931 and 1936. It was a family car built conventionally with a front-mounted engine and rear-wheel drive. Launched in October 1931, the Monaquatre was similar in design to the larger Primaquatre with which it shared its 2,650 mm (104.3 in) wheelbase.
At the 1932 Paris Motor Show the new Type YN1 version appeared, and afterwards the YN 2 and the engine increased from 1289 cc to 1463 cc. The YN2 was produced during 3 months only before it was replaced by the YN3 in 1934. In September 1935 the production of the final version, the Type YN4, ceased like models 1936 Type YN4. The Monaquatre was replaced by the Renault Celtaquatre.