Renault is all set to launch the Kwid small car in the Indian market soon. During the media drive briefing the French Auto maker shared some important information about the Renault Kwid and the company strategy to make this game changer as they call it a bug success.
Renault Kwid, an innovative, hatchback for conquest to be launched in India first, reflecting the importance of India in Renault’s global expansion plans. The small smart car will play a pivotal role in Renault’s aim of achieving a 5% market share in India
Will redefine the conventional notions of the mini car segment in India with an Attractive styling led by its unique SUV design cues, Innovative and segment-leading technology, superior driving dynamics and optimal fuel efficiency, offered at an Affordable price, enabling an outstanding value proposition
The first Alliance model to use the all-new international CMF-A platform
A new 3 cylinder 0.8 litre SCe – Smart Control Efficiency petrol engine created to achieve the ambitions and goals of the Alliance
Best-in-class features: Fuel efficiency of 25.17 km per litre
India led the way in the designing and engineering of this truly global car with significant contribution from the Design and Engineering teams of Renault India
Renault KWID will sell at a price of between 3 and 4 lakhs. Renault has made efforts to take the localisation level to 98%, which will positively influence the overall cost of ownership.
Bookings to open on September 15, 2015 across all dealerships and one can book the car in just 10 mins from the app
Renault KWID is manufactured and assembled in the Chennai Alliance plant located in Oragadam, Tamil Nadu.
Going forward, Renault KWID will be manufactured and sold in other world markets as well, putting India on the global automotive map
First-in-segment features: SUV inspired design, 7 inch touchscreen Media Nav system, digital Instrument cluster, one-touch lane change indicator, radio speed dependent volume control
Best-in-class features: Fuel efficiency of 25.17 km per litre*, ground clearance of 180 mm, boot capacity of 300 litres, rear knee room of 116 mm, multiple storage space, upper sized body dimensions, roomy interior space, service parts maintenance cost, ride & handling quality
The Kwid boasts of incredible interior space, class leading wheelbase of 2422 mm. Renault KWID has the best-in-class boot space of 300 litres, extendable to 1115 litres, which offers superb flexibility & convenience
The car will offer Bluetooth Connectivity – Hands-free phone & audio streaming, Satellite Navigation – 2D/3D view with one year free map update, iPhone and iPod™ operations – Charging through USB, Audio content display and navigation of iPod™ through MediaNAV
USB, AUX-IN, SDVC – Audio playback through flash drive & phone and Speed Dependent Volume Control to be available on top variants
All digital instrument cluster features an onboard digital trip computer that highlights gear shift indicator, distance to empty average fuel consumption, etc.
Standard warranty of 50,000 kms / 2 Year Maintenance Policy, which is extendable up to 80,000 km/ 4 years
Renault will also offer complementary Road Side Assistance for 2 years.
Unique Offering Of Accessories
Renault Kwid Specifications
|Configuration||3 cylinders, DOHC 4 valves per cylinder|
|Power||54 Ps @5678 RPM|
|Torque||72Nm @ 4386 RPM|
|Front suspension||Mac Pherson Strut with lower traversing link|
|Rear suspension||Twist beam suspension with coil spring|
|Boot volume||300 litres / 1115 litres when rear seats folded|
|Fuel tank volume||28 litres|