Renault India launched the Kwid 1.0-L SCe that offers a more powerful option to customers looking to purchase cars in the compact hatchback segment. The model has been launched at an introductory price of INR 22,000 more than the 0.8L variant. This variant of the Kwid will be powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine that is tuned to produce a maximum power output of 68 PS @5500 RPM and maximum torque of 91Nm @ 4250 RPM.
The Kwid 1.0-L SCe comes equipped with a 7 inch touchscreen Media Nav system, digital instrument cluster, remote keyless entry with central locking, one-touch lane change indicator, and front fog lamps. Also on offer is bluetooth connectivity, satellite navigation – 2D/3D view, iPhone and iPod operations – Charging through USB, Audio content display and navigation of iPod through MediaNAV, USB and Aux-in. The Renault Kwid already comes with the option of the driver airbag. With the introduction of the model, the company now offers pro-sense seat belt pre-tensioners with load limiters.
Speaking on the occasion, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said that the Renault Kwid has revolutionized the compact hatchback segment in India, delivering our promise of creating a new era in automotive history. It has generated unprecedented success in its category and has won the hearts of customers’ and automotive experts alike. He further went on to add that at Renault, they are committed to continuous innovation and they are happy to launch the Renault Kwid 1.0L SCe today. With this launch, they look forward to welcoming more customers into the Renault family as they endeavor to aggressively build their presence in India.
The Renault Kwid 1.0L SCe will be available in the following variants:
|RXT 1.0||INR 382,776|
|RXT 1.0 (O)||INR 395,776|
Renault Kwid 1.0L SCe specifications:
|RENAULT KWID 1.0L SCe|
|Engine capacity||1.0 litre|
|Configuration||3 cylinders, DOHC 4 valves per cylinder|
|Power||68 PS @5500 RPM|
|Torque||91Nm @ 4250 RPM|
|Tyre size||155/80 R13|
|Front suspension||Mac Pherson Strut with lower traversing link|
|Rear suspension||Twist beam suspension with coil spring|
|Boot volume||300 litres / 1115 litres when rear seats folded|
|Fuel tank volume||28 litres|