Renault has introduced the Kwid 1.0 engine in 2 variants RxT and RxT Option.
Renault India introduced the new variant of the Kwid hatchback in the Indian market. The Kwid 1.0 is powered by a 1.0 petrol engine and was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo.
The new engine option is available on the RxT and RxT (O) grades and prices start from INR 3,82,776 and INR 3,95,776 (ex-showroom Delhi), respectively. Renault has priced the 1.0 version by only Rs. 22,000 over the 800cc version.
The Kwid 1.0 will expand the product range further and is targeted at buyers who want a small hatch but is high on performance.
The Kwid 1.0 is powered by an all new 999cc three cylinder SCe engine producing 68 PS and 91 Nm mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 1.0 engine offers best in class power-to-weight ratio of 97 PS/tonne and an average fuel efficiency of 23.01 km/L.
Renault will launch the Kwid AMT in a couple of months before Diwali festive season.
The 1.0 engine gets minimal changes over the 800cc which includes black and white chequered decal with a ‘1.0’ lettering on doors giving an illusion of side moulding and ORVMs in gloss grey.
The company continues to offer a wide range of accessories and claims the Kwid is one of the highest personalised car in India considering the number of accessories the sold at the time of deliver.
In terms of equipment the car comes with a 7-inch MEDIANAV touchscreen display with Bluetooth connectivity and GPS navigation, new fabric seat upholstery with red inserts, optional driver’s airbag and front seat-belt pretensioners and remote central locking.
As reported earlier, there is no new color option and the car continues to be offered in the same colors available on the 800cc engine.
Kwid 1.0 colors
The Kwid has been a very successful model and has received 1.65 lakhs booking across India and the company has managed to sell around 1 lakhs cars so far.