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Expected Price:

5.00 – 9.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Feb 2019 - Jul 2019

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Renault Kwid EV Preview

Renault first launched Kwid hatchback in India in 2015 and it has recently received an upgrade. In between, the company has launched several special editions and derivatives of the hatchback. With India moving towards electrified vehicles, Renault is planning to the launch electric version of the hatchback sometime soon. Renault will first introduce Kwid electric in China, followed by India. Featuring an electric system underneath, Renault Kwid Electric price in India is estimated to fall between Rs. 5 to 7 Lakh.
Renault Kwid EV Preview

Renault Kwid EV Exterior

Currently, Renault Kwid Electric images are not available, though it is likely to remain unchanged in terms of design, carrying the same SUV-ish silhouette and nuances. The standard petrol version features a bold grille at the front, which is flanked by petal-shaped headlamps and it gets round fog lamps on the lower bumper, enclosed by black housings. At the side, it gets cladding around the wheels and sharp creases that enhance its rugged look.
Renault Kwid EV Exterior

Renault Kwid EV Interior

On the inside, Renault’s small hatchback gets a bunch of features including a segment first touchscreen system, rear camera on the top-spec variant etc. There is a centre armrest at the rear and while the hatchback looks small it offers decent space for the occupants. As for the Renault Kwid electric interiors, it is likely to mirror styling of the standard version in terms of design and feature list.

Renault Kwid EV Engine & Transmission

Currently, there is no information on the Renault Kwid electric specifications.As for the current model, it is available with two engine options including an 800 cc and a 1000 cc petrol units. These engines come with a standard five-speed manual transmission and an optional AMT gearbox which is offered only with the 1000 cc engine.

Renault Kwid EV Mileage

The Renault Kwid electric mileage is unknown at this point in time, though expectations are that it could offer an impressive range of up to 200 kms on a full charge.

Renault Kwid EV Braking and Safety

The Renault Kwid electric features list is expected to include almost all the tech that comes with the standard version. That said, we expect it to get airbags, engine immobilizer, central locking and seat belt, etc. Since ABS and EBD are going to mandatory in all four-wheelers in India, it is also likely to get these.

Renault Kwid EV Performance and Handling

Since there is yet no information on the engine set-up on the upcoming Renault Kwid Electric, it is therefore a bit premature to comment on the same.

What do we think about Renault Kwid EV?

The Renault Kwid Electric is expected to return an impressive mileage and will be the one of the cheapest electric offering not only from Renault but in the segment as it is likely to be priced competitively.

Renault Kwid EV Competitors

The Renault Kwid electric is unlikely to have a direct competitor, the small hatchback will however go up against electrified Tata Tiago and other electric versions of models from Maruti Suzuki in the future.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch

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  • Besides Kwid what other models are expected to receive an electric system in the segment?

    Om Singh    2018-03-02

    India is slowly moving towards electric mobility and while carmakers showcased their offerings at the 2018 Auto Expo, India is likely to get EVs for private use by 2020. In this segment, Tata Tiago EV will compete with the Renault Kwid and we hope more cars in this space will receive electrification...  Read More

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  • Any idea on the range of the Renault Kwid?

    Vinod Kumar    2018-03-02

    The Renault e-Kwid or the electric version of Kwid is expected to offer 140 km range on a single charge.   Read More

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