Renault Launches Kwid Easy-R AMT, Priced INR 4.25 Lakh ex-Delhi [Introductory Price]

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Renault India has launched the new KWID Easy-R AMT today, at an introductory price of INR 4.25 lakh ex-Delhi, only INR. 30,000 more than the KWID 1 – litre MT version. The Easy-R features a 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission (AMT). The drive modes on the KWID AMT are controlled through the new Shift Control Dial with three modes Reverse – Neutral – Drive. A control unit automatically optimizes gear shifts according to throttle input and engine speed.

Powering the KWID AMT the one litre Smart Control Efficiency (SCe) engine with 68PS of maximum power and peak torque of [email protected],250rpm. Fuel efficiency for the AMT variant is rated at 24.04  kmpl by ARAI.

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Renault KWID comes with driver airbag as standard, while the KWID AMT is also offering the seat-belt pretensioners with load limiters as a first in class feature. The Renault KWID AMT will be available in the top-end RXT variant with five colour options- Fiery Red, Ice Cool White, Moon Light Silver, Outback Bronze and Planet Grey. Bookings have commenced across all Renault dealerships in India. Bookings can be made either at the dealerships or through the Renault KWID App, which could be easily downloaded from the Google Playstore or Apple Store.

Salient features of the KWID AMT include a 7 inch touchscreen MediaNAV system, digital instrument cluster, remote keyless entry with central locking, one-touch lane change indicator, and front fog lamps. The infotainment system on the KWID AMT features a first in class touch screen media-nav system, Bluetooth Connectivity and Satellite Navigation,

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iPhone and iPod operations on the KWID include Charging through USB, Audio content display and navigation of iPod through MediaNAVand smart phone voice recognition (SIRI). The KWID gets USB, AUX-IN and SDVC – Audio playback through flash drive & phone and has Speed Dependent Volume Control. The digital instrument cluster features an onboard digital trip computer that highlights gear shift indicator, distance to empty average fuel consumption etc.

In addition to its low price, the KWID AMT is also offering a 50,000 km/2 years warranty policy, extendable up to 80,000 km/4 years. Renault is also offering complementary Road Side Assistance for 2 years.

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Speaking on the launch of KWID AMT, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said “Our roadmap for India is very clear, with an immediate goal of achieving a market share of over 5 per cent. We will continue with our product offensive strategy in India, as is reinforced by the KWID AMT launch, to substantially grow the Renault brand in India. These efforts are matched by a clear strategy to enhance the customer brand experience, with several unique and pioneering initiatives already underway to ensure that customers’ have an unmatched and superlative association with the Renault brand,” concluded Mr. Sawhney.

Renault KWID AMT technical Specifications are provided below followed by an image gallery

RENAULT KWID AMT
Length3679mm
Width1579mm
Height1478mm
Wheelbase2422mm
Engine capacity1.0 litre
Configuration3 cylinders, DOHC 4 valves per cylinder
Power68 PS @5500 RPM
Torque91Nm @ 4250 RPM
Tyre size155/80 R13
Ground clearance180 mm
Front suspensionMac Pherson Strut with lower traversing link
Rear suspensionTwist beam suspension with coil spring
Boot volume300 litres / 1115 litres when rear seats folded
Fuel tank volume28 litres

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