Renault India has finally launched the much-anticipated Kwid hatchback at a starting price of Rs. 2.56 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country. The hatch comes in six variants: STD, RXE, RXE (O), RXL, RXT, RXT (O). With over 98 percent of local content, the Renault Kwid is India's most fuel efficient petrol car with a mileage of 25.17kmpl. In addition, there are several other features in form of 7-inch touchscreen Media Nay System, digital instrument cluster and 300-litres boot space, which puts it ages ahead of its contemporaries.
Mr. Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations, shared, "With Renault KWid, we offer our customers the best compact hatchback which has been designed and developed by Renault's global teams including India, making it a truly international car. We have completely reinvented the conventional expectations and notions associated with the mini car segment in India with an Attractive, Innovative and Affordable product. Renault Kwid is astutely designed, loaded with class leading features and comes at a compelling price point, offering customers the best from the world of Renault. With Renault Kwid, we have taken the localization level to 98 percent, the highest ever by an auto manufacturer in India at the onset of launch, which will enable customers to enjoy an unmatched ownership experience."
Renault Kwid comes with a best-in-segment ground clearance of 180mm. Under the hood, it has the French automajor's newly developed 0.8L, 3-cylinder petrol motor which develops a maximum power of 53bhp at 5678rpm and peak torque of 72Nm at 4386rpm. It is linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The company is offering 50000 kms/ 2year warranty, which is extendable upto 80000 kms/ 4 years. In addition, complimentary road side assistance is also on offer for 2 years. Renault Kwid is available with over 60 accessories with 6 packs: Basic Pack, Essential Pack, Smart Chrome Pack, Intense Chrome Pack, Luxury Pack and Outdoor Pack.