Thursday, September 17, 2015
By CarKhabri Team
Renault KWID: An Overview
Recent years have witnessed dynamic shift towards the hatchback segment, especially among the generation next buyers who prefer to buy cars that are blessed with luxurious and comfort features, fuel efficient and also carry sportier look that enhances their personality. Going through these requirements of generation next car enthusiasts car makers are also emphasizing on developing hatchback cars that are able to satisfy various needs of buyers at an affordable prices.
In this series, Renault KWID is one of the highly awaited hatchback from French car maker, which has strengthened its position in Indian car market with launch of compact sedan Duster four years back in Indian car market. Developed in joint venture of Nissan and Renault the new hatchback is developed on CMF-A platform. It would be interested to know that hatchback carries most of its look similar to its elder sibling Duster and therefore at first instance it look like a SUV given a hatchback shape. This could be witnessed from rectangular plats offered at front grille.
To be energized with 799cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine boosting the power of 54 bhp and torque of 72 Nm, the hatchback would be mated with five speed manual gear transmission system. It is endorsed that it would be one of the most fuel efficient petrol hatchbacks in country that will deliver an impressive average of 25.17 kmpl. With ground clearance of 180mm the hatchback will offer comfort driving to buyers, especially in rural areas who have to drive regularly on rugged and bumpy roads.
It is reported to be offered in four variants namely Std, RxE, RxL and RxT. Inside the cabin it will be carry remarkable and contemporary features like enlarged boot space of 300 litres, digital instrumental cluster, 7 inch touchscreen media navigation system and many more. The bookings of hatchback have been commenced by car maker at the down payment of Rs. 25, 000 and therefore it is speculated that the hatchback might make its entry in Indian car market at any time.