Successfully running the Duster, Renault this time comes with the Renault Kwid, which has been priced at an amazingly affordable Rs 2.57 lakh and which packs lots of top-end features that are seen in much bigger cars, the French automaker has proved in India that they can also capture a very lucrative auto segment in India a compelling price. The arrival of Renault Kwid is threatening to upstage the norms and trends of the small car segment like Maruti Alto and Hyundai I10 Variants, and raise expectations of consumers. Now the fact much is that, whether Renault Kwid will allow the French carmaker into the common Indian homes and hearts, the way the Duster gave it an entry into the upper middle class ones. If that happens, Renault will ride easy in India for a long, long time indeed. Renault Kwid launch date is expected to be around 15th of October which means there are only 3 weeks to go before the highly anticipated small car is out there for the world to see. Further more interestingly , Renault Kwid bookings are already open via a new mobile app. We take look here at the top 5 standout points about the car
1. Renault Kwid Std
This version has Renault Kwid has a manual steering, two years corrosion warranty, integrated roof spoiler, steel wheels, black bumpers, internal boot and fuel release system, grey upholstery with a single tone dashboard, open glovebox, digital instrument cluster with gearshift indicator and a heater
2. Renault Kwid RxE
The RxE brings along an airconditioner, lockable lower glove box, optional stereo with Bluetooth and handsfree telephony which includes the 12v charging socket, engine immobiliser, foldable back seat, passenger side sun visor, dashboard with a silver satin finish and steel wheels painted in silver.
3. Renault Kwid RxL
Here Kwid gets body coloured bumpers, wheel covers, B-pillar black applique, black painted steel wheels, tinted glazing, passenger-side ORVM, intense red upholstery, auto on-off cabin light, assist grips for rear passengers, single din audio with Bluetooth and telephony, front speakers and a 12V power socket and electric power steering.
4. Renault Kwid RxT
with this the Kwid gets front fog lamps, chrome contour instrument cluster, leather wrapped steering wheel, optional driver airbag, chrome knobbed air vents, champion red upholstery, on-board trip computer, rear parcel tray, cabin dimming with fade out, media navigation pack, roof mic, remote keyless entry with central locking and front wiper with washer.