Renault KWID

Renault KWID

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Car Variant 2023 Renault KWID Climber
Availability Status in India Available
Car Type Hatchback
Fuel Type Petrol
Latest Price in India 2023 Renault KWID Climber price is Rs 5.87 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colour Options Zanskar Blue, Fiery Red, Moonlight Silver, Outback Bronze, ICE Cool White - Dual Tone, Metal Mustard - Dual Tone
Similar Cars Datsun Redi-GO, Maruti Celerio, Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Santro Sportz, Maruti NEXA Ignis, Tata Tiago
ARAI Mileage (Certified) 21.74 kmpl
Top Speed 130+ kmph
Official Tagline Live for More
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Engine cc (Displacement) 999 cc
Gearbox Type Manual
Number of Gears 5-Speed Manual Synchromesh
Maximum Power 68 HP @ 5500 rpm
Maximum Torque 91 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Engine Details 999cc, 1.0 SCe, 3-Cylinder, 12-Valve Petrol Engine
Number of Cylinders 3
No. of Valves 12
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 3731 mm
Overall Width 1579 mm
Overall Height 1474 mm
Wheelbase 2422 mm
Ground Clearance 184 mm
Gross Vehicle Weight 1161 kg
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
Number of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Number of Doors 5 Doors
Boot Space 279 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 28 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut With Lower Transverse Link
Rear Suspension Twist Beam Suspension With Coil Spring
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 165/70-R14
Rear Tyre 165/70-R14
Wheels Volcano Grey Muscular Multi Spoke Wheels
Spare Wheel
Tubeless Tyres
Tyre Size 165/70-R14
Full Wheelcaps Dark Metal GT Full Wheel Cover
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Bottle Holder
Fast Charging Ports
Power Sockets Front & Rear 12 V Power Socket
Cabin Filter
Rear AC Vents Side Air Vents with Chrome Surround
Hands Free Telephone
Power tailgate
Rear Parcel Shelf
Variable Intermittent Wipers Intermittent Front Wiper & Auto Wiping While Washing
Air Conditioner Yes with Heater
Keyless Entry
Power Steering Electric Power Steering
Power Windows Front & Rear Power Windows
HVAC Rear Temperature Control Unit HVAC Control Function - 4 Speed
Grab Rail
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Electrically Adjustable ORVMs
Side Cladding Sporty Orange Side Indicator on Wheel Arch Cladding
Front Radiator Grille Graphite Grille with Chrome Inserts
Skid Plates SUV-Styled Front & Rear Skid Plates with Sporty Orange Inserts
B Pillar Black Out Tape B-Pillar Black Applique
Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Sporty Orange Dual-Tone Glossy Contrast ORVM
Roof Rails Arching Roof Rails with Sporty Orange Inserts
Rear Spoiler Integrated Roof Spoiler
Side Body Decals Stylised Door Decals
INTERIOR FEATURES
Chrome Inner Door Handles
Leather Steering/Gear knob Sporty Steering Wheel with White Stitching and Perforated Leather Wrap
Map Pockets
Side Pillar Air Vents Central Air Vents with Chrome Surround
Integrated Front Headrest
Sunvisor with Ticket Holder
Dual Tone Interiors
Day & Night Inside Rear View Mirror
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Speed Alert System
Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioner Driver Side Pyro & Pre-Tensioner
Rear Seat Belts ELR (Emergency Locking Retractor) Seat Belts
Lane Change Indicator Setting
Airbags Front Airbags - Driver & Passenger Side
Rear View Camera Reverse Parking Camera with Guidelines
Seatbelt Reminder Driver & Passenger
Parking Sensors Reverse Parking Sensors
Rear Cross-traffic Alert Traffic Assistance Mode
BRAKING & TRACTION
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
LOCKS & SECURITY
Engine Immobilizer
Speed Sensitive Door Autolock
Child-Protection Door Locks
Central Locking
INSTRUMENTATION
Instrument Cluster LED Digital Instrument Cluster - White
Dials Mood Lighting Chrome AMT Dial Surround
Trip Distance
Digital Clock
Low Fuel Warning
Tachometer Digital
Gear Shift Indicator
On-Board Trip Computer
LIGHTING
Head Light SUV-Styled Headlamps
Projector Headlamps Yes with Sporty Orange Accents
Front Fog Lights
DRLs (Daytime Running Lights) Silver Streak LED DRL
LED Tail light Tail Lamps with LED Guidelines
Interior Room Lamp Cabin Light with Theatre Dimming
INFOTAINMENT
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Music System 20.32 cm Touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution
Number of Speakers 2
AUX Compatibility
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility Video Playback Via USB
AM/FM Radio
Voice Recognition
Roof Antenna
Bluetooth Compatibility Bluetooth for Audio Streaming & Hands Free Telephone
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Electrically Adjustable Front Seats (Memory Package) Front Seats - Slide & Recline
Folding Rear Seats
Rear Centre Armrest
Fabric Upholstry Sporty Orange & White Fabric Upholstery with Striped Embossing
Rear Seat Adjustment (Memory Package) Rear Seat Integrated Neck Rest
Front Headrest (Adjustable)
Key Features of the Car
List of Features Here is the list of key features of the Renault KWID Climber (O) - Engine Immobilizer, ABS & EBD, Rear Door Child Lock, Digital Tachometer, On-Board Trip Computer, Gear Shift Indicator, Integrated Roof Spoiler, HVAC Control Function - 4 Speed & 5 Position, Bluetooth for Audio Streaming & Handsfree Telephone, Traffic Assistance Mode, Dual Tone Interiors, Reverse Parking Camera with Guidelines, 20.32cm Touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Voice Recognition, Roof MIC, Power Windows, Volcano Grey Muscular Multi-Spoke Wheels, Door Protection Cladding, Sporty Orange Multimedia Surround, Rear Seat Armrest, Driver & Passenger Airbags.
Steering Sporty Orange Climber Insignia on Steering Wheel

Latest Renault KWID News

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Renault KWID Review

02 Dec, 2022 12:29 PM

Expert Review by Maxabout

Introduction

The French automaker, Renault, offered the Kwid hatchback in India in September 2015. Initially, the brand intended to sell the car only in India, but it was later expanded to other global markets as well. Produced in our country with 98% local parts, the car was introduced to compete with the other small-segment cars. However, it got some sophisticated features that were not offered by its rivals at that time. The manufacturer debuted the Kwid in India with the hope that it would act as a game-changer for them in the Indian market. Later in October 2019, the brand debuted the facelift model of the Renault Kwid with some cosmetic as well as feature updates.

Renault Kwid Design and Style

In terms of design, the new Renault Kwid hatchback has an entirely redesigned front end. This incorporates a dual headlight configuration, with the LED DRLs and indicators on top and the core headlamp cluster below on the bumper. The enormous blacked-out front bumper has a slim chrome bar that connects the two LED DRLs, with the Renault logo in the midst.

2023 Kwid gets an all-black lip on the bottom of the bumper that is designed to look like a scuff plate. The front appearance of the car is a big strong point, as it looks more stylish than a reasonable price segment vehicle. As for the side profile, the hatch gets matte black elements on the side that add to its beauty. It has cladding on the doors, wheel arches, and roof rails that gives it an impressive look.

The rear design is quite simple, but it doesn’t appear dull. It has Kwid branding along with a camera, and the rear bumper is also finished in matte black. The modest changes from the previous generation include a new illumination design for the tail lamps, which now use LEDs for the stop lighting, while the turn indications and reverse lamps still use halogen bulbs.

Reflectors incorporated into the rear bumper are another addition to the Kwid's makeover. Speaking of the body dimensions, the hatch is 3731mm in overall length, 1579mm in overall width, and 1490mm (with roof rail) in overall height, with a wheelbase of 2422mm.

Renault Kwid Engine and Gearbox

Powering the new Renault Kwid are two engine options, however, both are petrol-powered. The first one is a 799cc, 0.8 SCe, 3-cylinder, 12-valve engine that comes mated with a 5-speed manual synchromesh transmission and churns out 54 HP at 5600 RPM and 72 Nm of torque at 4250 RPM. The other one is 999cc, 1.0 SCe MT & EASY-R, 3-cylinder, 12-valve that is combined with 5-speed manual synchromesh transmission and produces 68 HP at 5500 RPM and a max torque of 91 Nm at 4250 RPM.

Renault Kwid Interior, Instrument Cluster & Boot Space

Renault has designed the new Kwid’s interior in such a way that it looks airy and simple yet classy. The dashboard is totally blacked out, with complementing accents surrounding the AC vents, side door panels, centre console, and seat fabric. The materials used in the interior are of good quality and there is a KWID embedded on the passenger side dashboard. The 7-inch horizontally stacked infotainment screen has been replaced by an 8-inch device. It supports smartphone connectivity via Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

The cabin space in the car is maximised with sufficient storage areas such as mobile and wallet storage in the front console, a glove box, a parcel shelf, and bottle holders on the front doors. Both the front and rear seats are comfortable, but the headrests are fixed. Headroom and knee room are sufficient, and the armrest is also available in the rear seating row. The instrument cluster is likewise based on the Renault Triber and gets two analogue dials with a display in the middle. The hatch comes with a boot space of 279 litres, which is further expandable to 620 litres for carrying a good amount of luggage for your journeys.

Renault Kwid Brakes, Suspension & Tyres

Braking duties in the new Renault Kwid are handled by disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. While the suspension chores are done by Mac Pherson strut with lower Transverse link at the front and Twist beam suspension with coil spring at the rear. The hatchback is offered with 165/70-R14 size radial tubeless tyres.

Renault Kwid Key Features

Renault has offered the 2023 Kwid plenty of features that add to the worth of the hatch. Some of the prominent features include SUV-styled headlamps, LED DRLs, taillights with LED light guides, a digital instrument console, floor console-mounted AMT dial, 20.32cm touchscreen MediaNAV with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, four-way adjustable front seats, reverse parking camera with guidelines, fast USB charger, day/night IRVM, 12V charging socket, central air vents with chrome knobs and so on. On the safety front, the car comes fitted with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, speed sensing auto door locking, seat belt reminder, over-speed alert, reverse parking sensors and much more.

Renault Kwid Top Speed, Acceleration & Mileage

2023 Renault Kwid accelerates from 0-100 kmph within 16 seconds and can reach a top speed of 130+ km/h. As far as mileage is concerned, the hatch can offer a fuel efficiency of 20-22 km/l, however, it may vary depending on various factors including terrain, driving style and maintenance.

Renault Kwid Variants & Colour Options

As for variants, there are a total of eight variants on offer. These are RXL 0.8, RXL 1.0, RXL(O) 0.8, and RXL(O) 1.0, RXT 1.0, CLIMBER, RXT 1.0 EASY-R and CLIMBER EASY-R. The rich colour scheme of the Renault Kwid consists of six vibrant shades named Fiery Red, Outback Bronze, Moonlight Silver, Zanskar Blue, Metal Mustard and Ice Cool White. Metal Mustard and Ice Cool White are dual-tone shades with a black roof.

Renault Kwid Ex-showroom Price & On-Road Price

At present, the ex-showroom price for the base RXL 0.8 variant of the new Renault Kwid starts at Rs 4.64 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 5.99 lakh for the top-end CLIMBER EASY-R variant. To distinguish between off-road and on-road pricing, the ex-showroom price of a car is the asking price that does not include the cost of road tax, insurance, or registration. The on-road price, on the other hand, includes all of the aforementioned costs as well as insurance, registration, a one-time road tax, an extended warranty, and all vehicle accessories. It is important to note that on-road prices in our country vary widely from state to state.

Renault Kwid Competitors

In the Indian car market, the Renault Kwid locks horns with Datsun Redi-GO, Maruti Celerio, Maruti Alto 800, Maruti S-Presso, Hyundai Santro, Maruti NEXA Ignis and the Tata Tiago.

Verdict - Should You Buy Renault Kwid or not?

Renault has offered the new Kwid hatch with plenty of features despite its very reasonable price range. The car has good looks, and a good powertrain and the handling is really impressive. However, the engine is a bit noisy and you can even feel it from inside the cabin. But still, we can say that at the price point, the hatchback offers more. So, if you are looking for an affordable hatchback with some advanced features, you should go for it.

Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for Renault KWID
Which one should I buy: Datsun Redi-GO or Renault KWID?
29 December 2022 10:16
Starting from the dimensions, Redi-Go is shorter and narrower but higher than Kwid. Redi-Go has got a world-class ground clearance of 185 mm.
What is the Expected Launch Date and Price of Renault KWID?
29 December 2022 10:16
The Renault KWID is expected to be launched by the month of November, 2015.
Which one should I buy - Renault KWID AMT or Hyundai i10 Automatic?
29 December 2022 06:10
Hyundai i10 is not available in India with an automatic gearbox. The car you need would be the Grand i10, which comes with a 4-speed automatic gearbox. It is actually many times better than the simple AMT unit on the Renault KWID. The gearbox on Renault KWID does not offer hill hold control, making it worse when it comes to riding on slopes and holding in heavy traffic. The creep mode is also missing from the car. Hyundai i10 uses an actual automatic gearbox with all these features and comes out to be more efficient and safe in all cases. Know more about Hyundai Grand i10 here - https://autos.maxabout.com/cars/hyundai/grand-i10
Which car is suitable for village roads- Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, Hyundai Eon, Renault Kwid 1000cc?
29 December 2022 06:09
All the three are good to go and it depends largely on the features you are looking for. The good thing about Maruti is that you will have its showrooms and service points at plenty of places in good numbers. So, in case of any urgency you always have a quick help with you when it comes to Maruti.
What is the minimum space required for parking Renault KWID?
29 December 2022 06:07
Renault Kwid can be parked easily in tight spaces as it has a low turning radius and measures just around 3.6 meters. It has a nominal width and you can easily park the car the car in a 6 foot wide space and come out without knocking the door on the side object. It comes with a 799 cc engine producing 53.2 BHP and 72 Nm. The engine currently has an option of 5-speed manual gearbox only while the bigger 1,000 cc KWID would carry an AMT gearbox in the coming months.

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Ashok K
6 years ago

Kwid is game changer in Indian car market. It suv inspired design harbours great features like built in navigation system, digital instrument display, good ground clearance, mighty boot space. Thus kwid in my opinion is the most brilliant hatchback in its segment.

Sarvesh Nalawade
6 years ago

Kwid quickly and willingly responds to the throttle inputs which is the highlighting aspect of kwid cars.

swarmay sonwane
6 years ago

Many comment that kwid is just a fancy good looking car, nothing more than it, but trust me I am driving kwid from past one year and if my opinion counts, kwid is a great car in every sense. Best-in-class mileage, superb performance and of course great exteriors.

aryan girdhari
6 years ago

With a few minor compromises which too feels insignificant at a low price tag, kwid is the best entry-level crossover in the indian market.

Amol Mishra
6 years ago

I planning to buy kwid for one prominent reason and that is it has a 25 kmpl of best-in-class mileage!

Rishi Sarda
6 years ago

KWID creates its own space in the segment of entry-level cars in India through a range of features melded in a sporty design.

Aditya M
6 years ago

At a low price tag Renault KWID is the most suitable family car available in the Indian markets currently!

Sunny Boy
6 years ago

My dad asked me to google in a car that suits our budget i.e. around 2-3L. I started looking for a car which can land down in our budget and should have a flashy outlook and then my eyes got stuck on Renault KWID. Googling further confirmed its price that was fortunately in our budget. And thus with a convenience of finance we bought Renault KWID!

Abhishek Jain
6 years ago

I was highly obsessed for buying Renault KWID as it was having a decent price label and sweet set of features like good mileage, sport-look and an unmatched dimensions.

Girish Joshi
6 years ago

Bahot he badhiya car hai. Dekhne mein kafi acchi hai lekin usse badi baat yeh hai ki jitne paise yeh car faydemand saabit hoti hai utne paise mein shayad he koi car hogi market mein.

Mohan Srivastav
6 years ago

I feel absolutely contented after buying a new Renault KWID 999cc variant complemented with bunch of features such as Media NAV, large bootspace, AMT dial, Digital instrument cluster and the list goes on!

Ajay Varma
6 years ago

Renault KWID is sure to overtake the other budget friendly cars in the segment. Indian car market is currently ruled by Suzuki Maruti, but since 2010 Renault is rising up to become the largest manufacturers of entry-level cars in India tagged with a descent price label and nice out-design.

Jai Raj
6 years ago

An irrestible design, impressive features, low price tag, sumsup why I chose to buy Renault KWID without looking further.

Arpit Kumar
6 years ago

Superb car at an amazing budget friendly price tag. From interior to exterior it is loaded with excellent features making Renault KWID the best car to buy.

Harish Shashtri
6 years ago

Sometimes its just the first impression that makes you buy something, but sensibly we don't rely on instincts in case of cars. So I made a serious inquiry of a car in the range of 2-3 lakh. Thankfully the first impression I had of Renault KWID coincided within my budget with a power-packed performance.

Karan Verma
6 years ago

What I really liked after owning Renault KWID is that the car has an amazing combination of Performance and looks!

Raghav Joshi
7 years ago

Really nice car in this price range and the other cars in the segment seem really boring after Kwid's launch because none of them have good looks and features like Kwid.

Vekusuyi
7 years ago

The worst car ever built by a vehicle company. Money oriented view with the roughest body unfunished paint's and irregullarities in the engine.

S Sailo
7 years ago

I have own this car for a month and I fell in love with it

anil kumar
7 years ago

I m using this is good car.........Drop back point it's engine sound is load like diesel car.... should rectify .

Kumar Deep
8 years ago

I love this car

Amit
8 years ago

Book Renault KWID at just Rs 5000 + 100% Refund on Booking Cancellation - Limited time Offer - Book ?#?kwid? ?#?liveformore?

Shamit Mukherjee
8 years ago

what will be the ex-showroom price in Pune for top end model (RXT) ??

Amit
8 years ago

The most awaited car of the year – Renault KWID. Get ready to Live For More.Booking Open ?#?KWID?

Vasiullah Khan
8 years ago

Top class design at affordable price... going to give a run for their money to competitors in this segment.

sm
8 years ago

It seems that the length of kwid is to much

venu gopal Chelikani
8 years ago

Iam Waiting for this

GaadiKey
8 years ago

Kwid shall not immediately replace Maruti Suzuki Alto like cars... But definitely attracts people who love SUV like styling at an affordable price.

Manudeep Kaur
8 years ago

And when will Renault launch the 1000cc and automatic version of KWID?

Manudeep Kaur
8 years ago

What are exact power & torque figures of this car?

Manudeep Kaur
8 years ago

What a Car! KWID can easily beat the Alto 800 and Eon 0.8 in terms of sales, finally a good-looking small car by Ranault India.


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