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    • Insurance 10,791
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Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid AMT is available on the RXT (O) and RXL variants. Under the hood, it gets the 1.0 litre, SMART CONTROL efficiency petrol engine putting out 67bhp and 91Nm of torque. Mated to the Easy-R gearbox, the petrol engine is claimed to deliver impressive fuel economy of 24.04km/l. Apart from the new AMT unit, it also packs some segment-first features including a 7-inch touchscreen MediaNAV system, digital instrument cluster, one-touch lane change indicator, radio speed dependent volume control, pro-sense seat belt pre-tensioners with load limiters.

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Renault Kwid Key Features

  • Digital Instrument Cluster
    The easy-to-read digital instrument cluster on the Renault KWID.
  • Grille Insert Chrome
    The Renault KWID is designed to turn heads the bold, structured grille design highlights the Renault diamond logo.
  • Large Boot Space 300L
    The Renault KWID's class-leading boot space of 300 L can be extended up to 1115 L, making it the perfect partner for a long road trip.
  • Head lamp chrome
    The headlights incorporate Renault's new lighting signature with a C-shaped chrome trim.
  • Best In Class Ground Clearance 180mm
    High ground clearance of 180mm lets you take on any challenge with ease.
  • Class-Leading Space
    Make the most of your weekends with the Renault KWID's ergo smart cabin. Class-leading space that comfortably seats 5 complements a host of thoughtful features.
  • The KWID’s design strategy symbolizes dynamic performance, robust strength and a taste for adventure.

Renault Kwid Specifications

Petrol AMT 67 BHP Petrol MT 67 BHP Petrol MT 53 BHP
Engine Type 1.0 Litre SCe - Smart Control Efficiency 1.0 Litre SCe - Smart Control Efficiency 0.8 Litre SCe - Smart Control Efficiency
Displacement (CC) 999 CC 999 CC 799 CC
No Of Cylinder 3 3 3
Power 67 bhp@5500 rpm 67 bhp@5500 rpm 53 bhp@5678 rpm
Torque 91 Nm@4250 rpm 91 Nm@4250 rpm 72 Nm@4400 rpm
Drive Train FWD FWD FWD
Length 3679 mm 3679 mm 3679 mm
Width 1579 mm 1579 mm 1579 mm
Height 1478 mm 1478 mm 1478 mm
Wheelbase 2422 mm 2422 mm 2422 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm 180 mm 180 mm
Boot Space 300 L 300 L 300 L
Kerb Weight N/A N/A N/A
Gross Weight 697 Kg 699 Kg 669 Kg
Front Track 1387 mm 1387 mm 1387 mm
Rear Track 1382 mm 1382 mm 1382 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.90 m 4.90 m 4.90 m
No. Of Doors 5 5 5
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
No. of gears 5-Speed Automated Manual Gearbox 5 5
Clutch Type Dry Single Plate Type Actuation By E-motor Dry Single Plate Type Actuation By Cable Dry Single Plate Type Actuation By Cable
Wheels & Tyres
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Alloy Wheels Steel Wheels With Multi Spoke Wheel Cover
Tyre Type Radial Tubeless Radial Tubeless Radial Tubeless
Front Tyre Size 155/80 R13 155/80 R13 155/80 R13
Rear Tyre Size 155/80 R13 155/80 R13 155/80 R13
Braking System
Front Brake Type Disc Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum Drum Drum
Front Suspension Mac Pherson Strut With Lower Transverse Link Mac Pherson Strut With Lower Transverse Link Mac Pherson Strut With Lower Transverse Link
Rear Suspension Twist Beam Suspension With Coil Spring Twist Beam Suspension With Coil Spring Twist Beam Suspension With Coil Spring
Fuel Efficiency
Mileage City N/A N/A 17.10 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/A N/A N/A
Mileage 24.04 Kmpl 23.01 Kmpl 25.17 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 28.0 28.0 28.0
Power Steering Yes Yes Yes
Steering Type Electric Power Steering Electric Power Steering Electric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering No No No
Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A 16.8 seconds 16.8 seconds
Max Speed N/A N/A N/A

Renault Kwid Features

  STD RXE RXL 1.0L RXL RXT RXT Driver Airbag Option 1.0L RXL AMT 1.0L RXT 1.0L RXT Optional 1.0L RXT (O) Climber RXT AMT (O) 1.0L RXT (O) Climber AMT
Safety & Security features
Passenger Airbags
Side Airbags
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
Brake Assist
Hill Assist
Electronic Stability Program
Tractional Control
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Power Door Lock
Automatic Headlamps
Cornering Lights
Turn Indicators On ORVM
Rear Wiper
Rain Sensing Wipers
Headlight Washers
Headlamp Beam Adjuster
Designed To Raise Eyebrows
Class-Leading Space
Remote Keyless Entry
Grille Insert Chrome
Digital Instrument Cluster
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner
Steering Adjustment
Steering Mounted Audio
Paddle Shift
Cruise Control
Power Outlets 12V
Rear Parking Sensor
Rear Parking Camera
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror
Push Start Stop Button
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Lumbar Support
Front Armrest
Rear Armrest
Upholstery Moon Grey Moon Grey Intense Red Intense Red Champion Red Champion Red Intense Red Champion Red Champion Red Champion Red Champion Red Champion Red
Front Cup Holders
Keyless Entry
Climate Control
Best In Class Ground Clearance 180mm
Large Boot Space 300L
Muscular Style Wheels
CLIMBER Insignia on Front Doors & Rear Windshield
Orange Perforations on Steering Wheel
Light Type Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen
Front Fog Lamps
Rear Fog Lamps
Head lamp chrome
Fog lamp chrome
Instrumentation & Communication
Distance To Empty
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator
Seat Belt Warning
Low Fuel Warning
Door Ajar Warning
GPS Navigation
Music System
CD/DVD Player
Internal Memory
USB Support
Bluetooth Support

Renault Kwid Price By Variants

Variant Price
Renault Kwid STD 2,88,761 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid RXE 3,34,758 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid RXL 3,61,948 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXL 3,85,774 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid RXT 3,99,056 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid RXT Driver Airbag Option 4,13,135 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXL AMT 4,18,264 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXT 4,22,882 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXT Optional 4,36,961 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXT (O) Climber 4,64,036 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid RXT AMT (O) 4,69,451 (On Road Price New Delhi)
Renault Kwid 1.0L RXT (O) Climber AMT 4,96,526 (On Road Price New Delhi)

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Booking Process

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  • Book Now
    Select the variant and color and book your vehicle online at www.carandbike.com by paying a booking amount of Rs 10,000. All you have to do is type the city or pincode where you want the delivery and select the nearest and convenient dealership for yourself.
  • Complete the Formalities at Chosen Dealership
    As per your convenience and within 3 to 5 business days, you can visit the dealership for experiencing the new Renault Kwid. Please ensure that the booking confirmation voucher is with you when you interact with the dealer.
  • Documentation and Payment
    You will have to provide all supporting documents to the dealer for the finance / documentation / registration process. You will also have to pay the balance amount (Total Amount minus Booking Amount), insurance premium, RTO registration charges and taxes as well as local levies, if any, to the dealer directly.
  • Delivery of Vehicle
    After the documentation is processed and post all the RTO formalities are taken care of, dealership will call you to fix an appointment and to schedule your vehicle delivery. The vehicle will be handed over to you in the time slot confirmed by you to the dealership.
  • I booked the vehicle using my name - However, I need the vehicle to be registered in someone else's name. Is that possible? t
    No. The vehicle will ONLY be registered in the name provided during your booking on CarAndBike.com (KYC). During booking, please ensure you use the correct name under which you want the vehicle to be registered.
  • I booked the vehicle using a particular address - However, I need the vehicle to be registered on another address. Is that possible? t
    Yes. It is possible. However you will have to use the same name under which booking is done and there are appropriate supporting document for new address proof.
  • What are the mandatory documents I have to provide at the dealership during the purchase of the vehicle? t
    • Address proof of the customer as mentioned during booking on CarAndBike.com website.
      This is required for vehicle registration
    • Booking confirmation voucher e-mail
    • Income Tax PAN number or Form 60 or Form 61
    • Identity proof (Driving License, PAN card etc. mentioned in KYC)
    • Other documents as requested at the dealership
  • Can I book the car for another person? t
    Yes. However please make sure that you provide the same name during booking on which you want to register the car. Other terms and conditions required for booking and registration of the vehicle will remain same.
  • Can I get delivery in a city other than what I indicated during booking? t
    No. since we will be using your billing address provided during the booking process for registration of the vehicle this is not possible.
  • Can I get delivery of vehicle in any city of India? t
    No. since we will be using your billing address provided during the booking process for registration of the vehicle this is not possible.
  • Can I transfer the booking on other person’s name? t
    No. It is not possible. Post booking you can either go ahead and take the delivery in your name or cancel the booking and re-book it on the other person’s name. You will lose the status of your prior booking and the new order will be treated as fresh.
  • Is there any option to exchange my old car? t
    Yes. Renault dealers are equipped to help you exchange your old car. However you will have to visit Renault dealerships to get the process done
  • I can’t see the dealer from my city. What should I do? t
    Please select the dealer nearest to your location. The rest of the process and documentation remains same.
  • Can I change the model / color / city / name on which vehicle to be registered now i.e. post booking t
    You can only change the color /variant of the Model (Kwid) booked by you. If you want to change city / name on which vehicle to be registered, then you need to cancel the current order and you need to place a new order. Any change in the order will lose its current priority. Dealership would inform the customer about the new delivery date. The tentative delivery date provided by CarAndBike.com would be annulled in case any change in the order is being made.
  • Do you have any financing option? t
    Yes. All Renault dealers are equipped to help you get easy and attractive financing options. When you interact with Renault dealer please mention about your financing needs and they will help you set the ball rolling.
  • When can I get the delivery? t
    Renault dealers can deliver the vehicle within 45 days subject to availability of stock and customer completing the formalities at the preferred Renault dealership within 3 to 5 business days of booking of the vehicle.
  • Is there any cancellation charge for canceling the booking? t
    No, there is no cancellation charges what-so-ever for online booking
  • Till what stage can I cancel my booking order? t
    You can cancel your online booking order any time before the dealer invoices the vehicle. Once the vehicle has been invoiced, no cancellations shall be entertained under any circumstances.
  • I have cancelled my booking. When will I get the refund? t
    Order cancellation and refund will be processed by the dealer to whom money has been remitted by CarAndBike.com. No refunds will be processed by CarAndBike.com. For any queries please email support@carandbike.com

To be eligible for making booking on CarAndBike.com website, following should be complied with:

  • Customer should be an Indian resident. 'Customer' means a prospective buyer interested in online booking of a car, including any Individual / Firm / Proprietorship / Company etc. if individual, should be aged 18 years and above.
  • The customer needs to provide accurate information while filling the form online and will be required to submit documents as required by the dealer including PAN card, Address proof, Driving license and other documents as specified by the dealer for completing the booking / subsequent sale / cancellation / refund of the booking amount.
  • The vehicle invoicing at the selected dealership shall be strictly as per the specifications filled in by the customer at the time of online booking. The booking amount paid by the customer at the time of booking on this website will be adjusted against the purchase price of the vehicle, payable by the customer to the concerned selected authorized dealership.
  • Offers & discounts (dealer/OEM) are subjected to customer's eligibility and offer availability at the time of delivery which shall be confirmed by dealer. Neither Renault nor dealer guarantees any offer or discounts. The latest offers if available can be read on www.renault.co.in.
  • Payments made by the customer for online booking of the vehicle through PayU will be subject to the terms and condition as applicable at the respective payment gateway.
  • After online submission of the form and a valid online payment transaction, the system will generate a Booking Confirmation Voucher for the receipt of payment towards the booking amount. The customer shall use the booking reference number to communicate with the dealership and Renault for any future communication.
  • The amount paid online by the customer will be transferred to the Dealer as confirmed by the customer within 72 working hours from the receipt of the online payment. The customer may make further enquiries if any, with the selected dealer, post 72 hours of the online transaction or call/email the number/email provided on the e-receipt
  • For cancellation, customer needs to contact the selected Dealer with the assigned unique code, booking details and valid ID proofs from the app.
  • Note: Once the booking amount is transferred to the dealer, the customer can claim the refund of the transacted amount Rs.10,000 only from the selected dealership. The customer agrees that the dealer shall not be deemed to have accepted the booking or be bound by the booking until dealership notifies the customer of its acceptance of the booking.
  • Delivery of the variant, or colour preference given by the customer may be affected by production constraints. In case the dealership is not able to match the preference of the customer, The Dealer will alternatively OFFER to the Customer other available variant or color. Any differential amount applicable thereof will have to be borne by the customer. The dealer will make reasonable efforts to keep the customer informed before the completion of the sales process.
  • The booking under CarAndBike.com cannot be treated as a confirmed order by Renault/ dealer until and unless the transaction of the remainder amount is completed along with the delivery of the car.
  • Renault or dealership will not be responsible for any delay, loss or non- receipt of online booking information or any other form of submission not contemplated herein.
  • Renault, dealerships and their partners will not assume any liability for any inability or failure on their part in executing any order registered by any customer on account of any causes, constituting a force majeure or otherwise, which are beyond their control.
  • The customer is requested to thoroughly read and understand updated specifications, features of all the cars posted in the official website www.renault.co.in before making their choice. Further, Renault will not be responsible.
  • All original documents will be required to be produced at the time of taking delivery of cars from the authorized dealer. In case the customer cannot produce any of the above-mentioned proofs, they should submit copy of any other valid photo identity proof duly attested by a gazetted officer and mention the details of the same on the form. For online payment, the details are to be filled at the relevant section and will have to be produced at the time of delivery. If the customer fails to comply with these conditions, the dealer with whom the order is placed reserves the right to deny the delivery of the car.
  • The displayed price of the car is tentative, henceforth any final price difference during purchase will be borne by the customer, and the rest will depend upon the dealers what final price they will mark. Ex-Showroom price of the cars will vary depending upon the variant and color choice and the city where the delivery is to be made. The ex-showroom prices applicable in your city on the date of booking will be available with the dealership where delivery is intended to be taken. On Road price displayed includes basic components only any other additional component or service if mandate for purchase as per dealer shall be borne by customer.
  • Renault reserves the right to change the dealership for the purpose of the delivery of the car, after the consent of the customer, before transferring the booking amount to the dealership.
  • Renault and its dealers or partners may contact customer regarding cancellation request or booking via email/SMS/call.
  • Renault has the right to change the terms and conditions of the offer without prior notice. Renault reserves the right to alter any terms and conditions or the process itself at its sole discretion as and when considered necessary. Reasonable efforts will be made to keep customer informed as soon as possible.
  • In an event of the demise of the customer, the Booking / Allotment / Retention stands cancelled and will be refunded as per refund terms mentioned, to the nominee on the production of original documents as stated by dealership post request from nominee.
  • In case of any dispute, inconvenience or loss, the customer agrees to indemnify Renault, its partners and dealerships.
  • Renault, their directors, employees, consultants, assume no liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from applicants applying for purchase of the car as per the terms and conditions stated herein. Renault may terminate or withdraw the offer, change the terms & conditions for any loss or damage, howsoever arising.
  • By choosing to pay online towards the booking of the car the customer agrees to abide by the local laws governing sale of cars.
  • In the event of any unforeseen circumstance, acts of god or force majeure, delivery period may be subject to change. This will be informed to the customer directly by the dealership or it's representing agency. In such an event, customer will not be eligible for any interest on the amount paid to the dealership during the online booking. The customer shall be free to cancel the booking upon receiving such intimation by the dealer.
  • There will be no commitment on delivery period and no priority delivery for online bookings. Deliveries will be subject to demand of colour, variant & model in respective dealership.

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    Awesome Renault KWID

    monika Mar 28, 2017 04:45 PM
    Renault kwid car is awsome car. I took a test drive of it from trident renault at bellary road, bangalore. Really confortable car and mindblowing interiors and exteriors.
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    RXE (Petrol)

    Value forr money

    Sarathi Jan 03, 2017 05:45 PM
    Its good car for price wise as well as maintenance cost.
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    RXL (Petrol)

    Very nice car.......

    Devang Dec 26, 2016 12:01 AM
    Awsome car in budget.....
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    Good performance

    Sumiy Dec 06, 2016 08:02 PM
    Really Good vehicle. Really Good vehicle.Really Good vehicle
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    AMT (Petrol)

    If it had ABS and passenger airbag. Would have bought

    NC Nov 28, 2016 11:09 AM
    If it had ABS and passenger airbag. Would have bought it. Its not even given as an option :( Safety of people along with you is also important.
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    Not worth as a Top Variant.

    Joy T Nov 26, 2016 11:19 PM
    Not worth as a top variant, It does not have a rear wiper nor a defogger, it has no electric ORVMs, forget that it doesnt even have a joy stick in cabin to adjust the ORVMs, how is the driver expected to adjust the left and right outer mirrors, by going outta cabin ? it has no steering mount controlls for music and for receiving phone, might be a product with good engine and transmission, but very Poor features compared to Suzuki celerio, available at same price.
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    Best in the small car

    Vijay Singh solanki Nov 06, 2016 10:38 PM
    Best for the small family you feel nice
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    Best Car in Small Segment

    Sandeep Oct 29, 2016 11:49 AM
    It is Stylish, Comfort & Sedan Look of Duster.. Spacious as compare to Alto K10, wagon R & Swift.
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    1.0L RXT Optional (Petrol)

    Good car but no safety

    Amito100 Sep 29, 2016 05:18 PM
    This car failed in Global NCAP safety test including other models. Very weak body structure. Will kill all the occupants even if accident happens at the speed of only 60 Kmph.
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    • Sandeep 6 months ago
      There are many cars that fails NCAP safety test. Swift, Wagon R, Alto K10, Volkswagen, Celerio, i10 & i10 Grand. However, i am a Swift Owner & still believe Crash Tests are conducted not as per Indian Road Safety Standards. And these tests are failed as per overseas locations & not for INDIA. In India you will not get chance to drive more than 50-60kmph.
    1.0L RXT (Petrol)

    Renault Kwid is an awesome car

    Vinoth Sep 02, 2016 12:31 PM
    Have test driven this new Kwid. Great Value for money!!! Getting a lot of features in this price range. Good mileage and nice performance.
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    An excellent car in the segment

    Viraj Kamat Aug 19, 2016 06:37 PM
    The Renault Kwid does a great job in the compact car segment. I have driven the car for over 3000kms and it does justice in every way for the price one pays. To begin with, the car is very spacious with a very good boot space of 300L. The interiors have been very well thought of with space to store items being easy with two compartments along with a smaller compartment wedged in between on the dash. The infotainment system is excellent with just above average speakers that do the job just fine. The seats are comfortable and the ride quality isn't something that is easy to complain about. The looks as every one must be aware of now are stunning for a car in the A-segment. It is beasty which would make one question whether it is indeed a sub 5 lac car. The well thought of front grille and headlamps make the car remind you of the duster; it really could be called the baby duster. With the ground clearance at 180mm the car stands out tall with the reminiscence of an SUV. Coming to main part - drive quality, engine, gearbox & mileage. I have been able to get a good mileage of 19 km/l on the highway with in-city mileage dropping noticeably. With the A/C off I have managed to drive the car at about 21-22 km/l on the highways. The 800cc engine does justice to the car, its good though not great producing noise a bit more than what one would anticipate. It has been designed in a way such as too maintain a good balance between power and mileage which it does well. You would feel the lack of power when you need it most especially while overtaking, that's when you would need to floor the pedal to get the maximum out of the engine. The gearbox is a bit hard though not something to be bothered about, if used right it is something you would get used to soon. The steering is light, maybe a bit more than needed with little feedback available. Lastly the driver in all feels comfortable knowing that a car such as this is being driven by a miniature 800cc engine. In all this car has been developed with cost effectiveness in mind. It delivers in every way possible and as a consumer one should know what to expect and what not to when you're paying such a low price. This car is definitely a winner in the A-segment
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    RXT (Petrol)

    All windows are not power

    Shrikant dubey Aug 13, 2016 01:13 AM
    Renault should have provided an all power windows option too. Everything else is great.
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    Is this FWD or RWD?

    Janu Jul 26, 2016 05:12 PM
    Is this Front Wheel Drive or Rear Wheel Drive?
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    • Sasi 9 months ago
      I think the steering in the front. There is no space for confusion its "Front wheel Drive".

    Good for a long drive - say 300 KMS non stop.

    Georgekutty Devasia Jun 04, 2016 11:08 AM
    Kwid RXT had a run for about 300 kms in Kerala roads. Straight drive non stop except for a few coffee breaks. In medium rain, wet road, large un visible humps + pot holes, all managed well with no tiring mood. A good and reliable car for a couple of people to travel comfortably and economically - especially in small village roads - where traffic is hectic. The clutch pedal seems to be bit tough and upper glove box lock shows NOT good. It opens up in small jerks and does not lock back in normal flap.
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Renault Kwid Preview

Budget-hatchbacks are stereotyped to be petite vehicles adorned by elementary design; Kwid on the other hand breaks this assumption. The square-shaped SUV like stance can give hatchback based crossovers a run for their money. Dimensionally, Kwid is the largest of its rivals measuring 3,679 mm long and 1579 mm wide. Moreover, 180 mm of ground clearance vouches for a better performance while on the go. The aggressive front profile is highlighted by C-shaped signature head lamps and bold structured front grille. Chunky fog lamp housings sit on the lower bumper. Body cladding on wheel arch and thick black side panels lend rugged look to the sides. Rear has been styled impressively featuring integrated roof spoiler and distinctively designed tail lights. The 1.0 litre version is largely same as the 800cc variant except for the chequered flag pattern on the side decals, slightly larger ORVMs with dual tone colour and SCe badge on the tailgate.  

Renault Kwid Interior

Space is the upmost concern while talking about cabins and Kwid offers a comfortable space to passengers sitting in front. There is enough space at rear too, but the thigh support isn’t as good as it should have been. The dashboard and instrument cluster has been carved contemporarily. Cabin gets dual glovebox and cup-holders along with other cubby holes for storage purpose. Plastic quality could have been better; but nothing unusual for a mini hatchback belonging to budget segment. 

Engine Specifications & Transmission

Renault has launched Kwid in petrol variants only with a choice 800cc and 1000cc units. The low capacity 800cc, petrol engine features three cylinders and 12 valves. Power and torque output for the 799cc petrol engine is 54 PS at 5678 RPM and 72 Nm at 4386 RPM respectively. The 1.0 litre engine puts out 67bhp and 91Nm torque and has improved NVH levels that in turn offer better ride quality. Both the engines come mated to the conventional five-speed manual gearbox and five-speed AMT unit is available on the range topping variant featuring 1.0 litre engine. 

Renault Kwid Features

It might not be packed with features, but it gets most of the features that are available in entry level B segment cars and some of the segment first features absent in rivals. Alloy wheels are missing on the outside, but it gets front fog lamps. Outside rear view mirror on the passenger side comes bereft of power adjusting and folding functions. Cabin features digital instrument cluster, sporty three-spoke steering wheel and dash-mounted AC vents in centre and side. 

Renault Kwid Performance & Mileage

The 660 kg kerb weight is the lowest in the segment. The power to weight ratio stands at 80.75 bhp/ton which hints at adept performance. The 0 to 100 kmph speed is achieved within 16.80 second (approximate figure) which may not be imposing but is fairly good as compared to arch rival Hyundai Eon. Fuel economy is promising especially for a petrol powered vehicle; the claimed mileage figure for Kwid is 25.17 kms in a litre. The AMT equipped 1.0 litre variant delivers 24.04km/l. 

Renault Kwid Accessories & Infotainment

Renault gives an option of personalising Kwid as per the taste of owner. There are various packages on offer including smart chrome package, intense chrome package, luxury pack, outdoor pack, basic pack and essential pack. Starting with the chrome pack it comprises of chrome tailgate, front grille chrome garnish and gear shift chrome bezel. Intense chrome pack includes chrome work around fog lamps, weather deflector, head lamp eyeliner, bumper, bumper corner protector and tail lamps. Features like illuminated sill plate, designer cabin floor mat, front grille chrome garnish, gear shift chrome bezel, ambient light and designer car cover can be availed in the luxury pack. Outdoor pack on the other hand offers illuminated sill plate, roof rails, body side cladding, finisher on rear/front bumper, weather deflector and bumper corner protector. The basic pack as the name suggests has silver car cover, mud flaps and black cabin floor mat carpet on offing. And the essential pack comes with silver car cover, mud flaps, sill plates, roof rails, body side cladding and black cabin floor mat carpet. From the entertainment section, Kwid features a MediaNAV with segment first seven inch touchscreen display and roof mic exclusive to the range topping variant. Besides, the hatch comes with single DIN stereo with radio AM/FM, MP3 (available in trims positioned below top-spec variant), Bluetooth audio streaming & handsfree telephony, USB port, AUX-in port and a 12 V power socket among others. 

Renault Kwid Braking & Handling

For retarding power, it uses disc brakes at front axle and drum brakes at rear axle. The engine feels sluggish initially but picks pace, supply of torque and power is fair, however one might encounter disparity in power delivery. Overall, the new 799cc, three cylinder aluminium petrol engine yields decent performance by all standards. Ride quality is in line with rest of the Renault cars; body roll is insignificant thanks to the suspension set up that works in the favour of Kwid. The 1.0 litre engine equipped with manual and AMT unit is tuned to deliver descent performance. 

Renault Kwid Safety & Security

Being a budget car, the vehicle misses out on a number of safety equipment such as anti-lock-braking system along with electronic brakeforce distribution. Driver airbag is offered as optional on the top-spec variant, fog lamps are provided in front only. The hatch comes with remote keyless entry with central locking. Other safety features on board are engine immobilizer, intermittent front wiper and auto wiping while washing, seat belts in front and rear and high mounted stop lamp among others. 

Renault Kwid Comfort & Convenience

In terms of comfort and convenience, Kwid gets almost all the fitments that are usually available in budget cars such as power windows are available in front missing out on the rear windows. There is an air conditioner along with heater.  Front seats features reclining and longitudinal adjust functions. On board trip meter, rear parcel tray and cabin lighting with timer and fade out function are available in top-spec variant only. Electric power steering is again present on the high end trims only. 

Renault Kwid Wheels & Tyres

Alloy wheels are missing, instead the hatch features black painted steel wheels mounted on the R13 155/80 radial tubeless tyres. 

Renault Kwid Competition

A segment might have petite offerings, but this is a highly contested space in India roping in high volumes. The biggest challenge for Kwid is Maruti’s new Alto 800 which has been altered in terms of design. What works for Maruti despite the fundamental styling and minimal feature list is the service it provides post sales and easy maintenance. Next in line comes Hyundai’s Eon which was the first car in the segment to defy the elementary styling. But Kwid has various other parameters that make it a desirable hatch in its space. 

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