Renault Kwid - In 82 detailed images

20/05/2015 - 16:22 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Launches in India in the second half of this year. 

Renault took the wraps of its all-new small car, the Renault Kwid, in an event in Chennai, India, today. The Kwid will go on sale in India towards the festive season period (September-November period) with prices ranging between INR 3-4 lakhs.

Renault Kwid front India unveiling
A "simple" 800 cc petrol engine will power the Kwid in India.

The technical specifications of the Kwid are still under wraps. Renault has confirmed a new 800 cc petrol engine for the car with "best-in-class" fuel efficiency, and the show cars were paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The French car maker has ruled out a diesel engine though.

Dimension wise, the Kwid measures 3.68 meters in length and 1.58 meters in width, and is claimed to get a boot with "best-in-class" load capacity. The top-end variants of the Kwid will be equipped with features such as foglights, front power windows, an optional airbag and a 7-inch Media NAV system with Bluetooth telephony.

Renault Kwid interior India unveiling
A driver-side airbag will be an optional fitment on the Kwid.

The Kwid is the first car to be built on the CMF-A platform, and will be sold in emerging markets outside India as well. However, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan alliance ruled out the small car for the European market.

The Kwid's biggest competitors in the Indian market are the Maruti Alto 800 and the Hyundai Eon.

Renault Kwid Exterior - Image Gallery

Renault Kwid Interior - Image Gallery

Renault Kwid - Official Image Gallery

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