New Delhi, 14th Sept: Renault is all set to launch its much awaited small car, KWID in India in coming weeks. As the launch date comes near, the car has been creating a lot of buzz in the automotive market. Recently a couple of KWID small cars were spotted at a local dealership yard, which only indicates that the launch is close.
The dealers have started accepting booking orders for the vehicle from today itself. The Renault Kwid will be made available in four trim levels – Std, RxE, RxL and RxT – all of which are powered by an all-new 799cc, three-cylinder petrol engine. This power train is capable to deliver a maximum power of 53bhp at 5,678rpm and 72Nm of torque at 4,386rpm. Renault claims that the Kwid returns a class-leading fuel efficiency of 25.17km/l. Transmission option on offer is a five-speed manual.
Based on the CMF-A platform, the Renault Kwid measures 3,679 mm in length, 1,579 mm in width, 2,423 mm in wheelbase and has a 180 mm ground clearance. Manufactured at the Renault-Nissan alliance plant in Oragadam near Chennai, 98 percent of the car has been localized to arrive at an aggressive price.
Renault said that the car would be priced at INR 3-4 lakhs.