Renault has launched Kwid 1.0 RXL at a price of Rs 4.16 lakh (ex-showroom) with the manual transmission. Previously, RXL variant was available with the 0.8-litre engine only. Kwid 1.0 RXL is also available with an AMT, priced at Rs 4.48 lakh (ex-showroom). RXL is now the most affordable variant with the 1.0-litre engine.
Renault Kwid’s prices now start from Rs. 2.94 lakh and it rivals the Maruti Suzuki Alto and Datsun redi-GO in the A-segment. Kwid’s prices have increased in the range of Rs 2,000 - Rs 14,800, with the steepest increase in the cost for the top Climber (O) variant.
The update to the hatchback also includes discontinuation of the RXT and Climber variants, both with the manual transmission and AMT. The complete price list of the petrol-powered Kwid with the updated prices is as follows:
Renault Kwid is available with 2 petrol engine options - a 0.8-litre and a 1.0-litre unit. Both are available with a 5-speed manual transmission. The more powerful, 1.0-litre engine is also available with a 5-speed AMT-type automatic transmission. The smaller, 0.8-litre petrol engine of the Kwid makes 54PS of power and 72Nm of torque while the 1.0-litre engine makes 68PS of power and 91Nm of torque.
With the manual transmission, Renault Kwid 0.8 has the fuel-efficiency figure of 20.71kmpl.
With the manual transmission, Renault Kwid 1.0 has the fuel-efficiency figure of 21.7kmpl.
With the automatic transmission, Renault Kwid 1.0 has the fuel-efficiency figure of 22.0kmpl.