Renaut India has achieved a brand new milestone with its best-seller – the Kwid – crossing the three lakh gross sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing providing from the French automaker, taking in the marketplace chief Maruti Suzuki’s Alto within the section. Through the years, the Renault Kwid has been appreciated for its novel design, segment-first options and roomy cabin, whereas the automaker again and again launched updates to maintain the mannequin recent amidst competitors.
The Renault Kwid’s three lakh gross sales milestone is actually spectacular and interprets to a mean of about 10,000 items each month. It additionally helps that the hatchback is totally localised in India with 98 per cent native content material entering into, which makes for a extremely aggressive price ticket. With respect to options, the Kwid was the primary mannequin in its house to get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and was later up to date with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It additionally will get a segment-first all-digital instrument console, speed-sensitive quantity management, one contact lane indicators and extra.
The Renault Kwid although has been broadly appreciated for its SUV-inspired design that makes it appear to be an apt sibling to the Duster within the firm’s secure. The tall driving stance not solely presents higher highway presence to the motive force but in addition opened extra space within the cabin. With respect to engine choices, the automobile makes use of Zero.Eight-litre motor with 53 bhp and 1.Zero-litre motor with 67 bhp underneath the hood, paired with a 5-speed guide or AMT unit.
As well as, the Kwid is now compliant with the brand new security norms and comes with a driver’s facet airbag, ABS with EBD, pace alert system, passenger seatbelt reminder and ISOFIX for youngster seats as a part of the usual package. A complete facelift to the Kwid can also be anticipated to reach later within the 12 months.
The Renault Kwid relies on the CMF-A platform and the automaker shall be introducing a brand new seven-seater providing based mostly on the platform. The Renault Triber has been teased already and is about for an unveil later this month. The launch slated for July this 12 months. As well as, the Renault line-up shall be getting the BS6 upgrades forward of the April 2020 deadline.