Renault India on Thursday launched the Renault Kwid at a starting price of Rs 2.56 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The most expensive variant of the car costs Rs 3.53 lakh. It is based on the CMF-A or Common Module Family platform jointly developed by Nissan and Renault.
The Kwid measures 3,679 mm in length, 1,579 mm in width, 1,478 mm in height and 2,422 mm in wheelbase. It has a ground clearance of 180 mm and a fuel tank capacity of 28 litre. On the front fascia, the car gets a dual-slat grille, sweptback headlights and stylish fog lamps on the lower bumpers with wheel covers. The side profile features black plastic cladding alongside rectangular-shaped wheel arches and manually-operated outside rear view mirrors.
The interior of the the hatchback hosts several segment features – a digital console that includes the speedometer and the fuel gauge while the top of the line variants even get a 4.1-inch touchscreen infotainment setup.The Kwid will also feature central-locking, 7-inch Media Navigation Pack, front wiper and washer.
The Kwid comes with a 800cc 3-cylinder engine that gets 54 Ps of peak power and a maximum torque of 72Nm . The new engine from Renault gets mated to a five speed manual gearbox with an ARAI-rated fuel efficiency of 25.17 km/l. Moreover we expect that there will also be an AMT model for the Kwid sometime in the near future.
Safety features hold by the new hatchback are passenger side airbag and anti-lock braking system (ABS), only the top-of-the-line variant gets an airbag and that too as an option.
The new Renault Kwid hatchback will be available in five different shades – Fiery Red, Ice Cool White, Planet Grey, Moonlight Silver and Outback Bronze.
Renault Kwid Full Price List (ex-showroom, Delhi)
STD – Rs 2.56 lakhs
RXE – Rs 2.88 lakhs
RXE(O) – Rs 2.94 lakhs
RXL – Rs 3.11 lakhs
RXT – Rs 3.44 lakhs
RXT (O) – Rs 3.53 lakhs
Engine Type – BR-8, 3-cylinder, DOHC petrol
Displacement – 799cc
Power – 53.2bhp @ 5678rpm
Torque – 72Nm @ 4386rpm
Transmission – 5-speed manual
Length – 3680mm
Width – 1580mm
Height – 1471mm
Wheelbase – 2422mm
Ground Clearance – 180mm