Renault KWID Prices Hiked; Cost Goes Up by Up to ₹ 11,000

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Earlier we had reported that Renault India will be increasing the price of its small car Kwid in India in January 2016. Confirming the report, the French carmaker recently revealed the new prices for the popular entry level car, which has now gone up by ₹ 11,000. According to the revised prices, the Renault Kwid will now be retailed starting at ₹ 2.60 lakh to ₹ 3.64 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Renault Kwid
2.89 Lakh * On Road Price (New Delhi)
Renault Kwid

The Renault Kwid has been one of the most important car launches in 2015, mainly considering the fact that the car set a new benchmark in the small car segment. With its class-leading feature and highly aggressive pricing, the Renault Kwid became an instant success, especially for its low price point, starting at ₹ 2.56 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). But the prices were introductory and Renault had announced that it would later be increasing the price of the car.

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Based on the new prices, the base variant of the Renault Kwid has gone up by nearly ₹ 4000, whereas the price for the top-of-the-line RXT Option variant has been increased by ₹ 11,000. That being said, one cannot deny the fact that the Renault Kwid is still a value for money car. The Kwid is still undoubtedly one of the best looking cars in its segment, offering some class-leading features like spacious cabin, touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and Bluetooth & AUX connectivity. The car also offers a best-in-class boot space of 300-litres and ground clearance of 180mm. Renault also offers an array of optional exterior features and interior trim choices for customers to choose from.

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Under the hood the Renault Kwid comes with a 799 cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine that efficiently churns out 53.2bhp and develops a peak torque of 72Nm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and returns a striking mileage of 25.17Km/l, making it the most fuel efficient petrol car in the country. Moreover, the Renault also plans to introduce a powerful 1.0-litre petrol engine along with an AMT unit, which will be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016.

Here's a Detail Price Distribution for The Renault Kwid (ex-showroom, Delhi) -

Model

Launch Price

Current Price

Difference

Base

₹ 2.56 Lakh

₹ 2.60 Lakh

₹ 4,000

RXE

₹ 2.88 Lakh

₹ 2.95 Lakh

₹ 7,000

RXE (O)

₹ 2.94 Lakh

₹ 3.03 Lakh

₹ 9,000

RXL

₹ 3.11 Lakh

₹ 3.20 Lakh

₹ 9,000

RXT

₹ 3.44 Lakh

₹ 3.54 Lakh

₹ 10,000

RXT (O)

₹ 3.53 Lakh

₹ 3.64 Lakh

₹ 11,000

 

 

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