Renault Kwid clocks 1.5 lakh bookings

Aravind

Aravind Jayachandran, I'm a huge petrolhead, an automobile engineer, a massive fan of Ferrari, and loves collecting die-cast models for inspiration.

Priced from INR 2.68 Lakhs (ex-showroom) in India.

ET Auto reports that Renault has received 150,000 bookings for the Renault Kwid from local and export markets, since it was launched in September last year. Its sales performance in the market has raised Renault India’s market share from 2.3 percent to 3.8 percent in H1 2016.

Renault Kwid custom front three quarters at Auto Expo 2016
The Kwid’s sales performance in the market has raised Renault India’s market share to 3.8 percent in H1 2016.

Renault has increased the production rate of the Kwid to 10,000 units per month, so as to reduce the waiting period for prospective customers in the local market as well as meet the demand from export markets. Renault India will soon commence export of Kwid CKD kits to Brazil, where it’s expected to launch later this year.

In the second half of the year, Renault will introduce 1L and 1L AMT variants, which will likely come equipped with features like dual airbags and ABS. The company has not divulged the performance figures of the Renault Kwid 1.0L, and could do so closer to its launch date.

Renault Kwid 1.0 at the Auto Expo 2016
In the second half of the year, Renault will introduce 1L and 1L AMT variants.

Also Read: Prices of Renault Lodgy slashed by nearly INR 1 Lakh

The Renault Kwid’s success in the market can be attributed to its rugged look and highly competitive price, thanks to the CMF platform’s 98 percent localization (which is one of the highest for a new car). It features a digital instrument cluster and a 7-inch MEDIANAV touchscreen system.

Renault Kwid – Image Gallery

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Renault KWID News & Updates

LHD Renault Kwid spied testing in Iran

LHD Renault Kwid spied testing in Iran

Renault Kwid Brazilian spec front three quarter angle

Renault Kwid gets 7,000 bookings in Brazil – Report

Renault Kwid (accessorised) body graphics at Surat International Auto Expo 2017

Renault Kwid electric version coming to China – Report

2016 Renault Duster facelift AMT front quarters Review

Post-GST, Renault India reduces prices by up to 7%

Renault Kwid Brazilian spec front three quarter angle

Production-spec Renault Kwid for Latin America – In Images [Update]

Renault Kwid 'Live for More Collection'

Renault Kwid ‘Live for More Collection’ launched in India [Update]