Renault Kiger Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Mileage

Renault Kiger Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Mileage

The Renault Kiger is a sub-4m SUV. It takes on the likes of the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Nissan Magnite and Ford EcoSport. This article will give you a perspective of its engine specs and mileage.

 

Renault Kiger

What Is The Power & Torque Of Renault Kiger?

RENAULT KIGER ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Engine Type

1.0-litre petrol

1.0-litre turbo petrol

Displacement

999cc

999cc

Cylinder

3

3

Power

72PS

100PS

Torque

96Nm

160Nm

Transmission

5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

5-speed MT/CVT


The Renault Kiger is available with two petrol engines. It gets a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine making 72PS and 96Nm and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine making 100PS and 160Nm. Both the engines are mated to 5-speed MT as standard. While the naturally aspirated petrol engine gets a 5-speed AMT as optional, the 1.0-litre turbo is available with an optional CVT. 

Is Renault Kiger Underpowered?

The Kiger with the 1.0L normal petrol engine may feel underpowered on the highways considering its modest torque output. However, for city driving, it has sufficient torque. The 1.0L turbo petrol engine of the Kiger has a better torque output and a wide torque band. This engine with the manual or CVT automatic will offer far better performance on the highways and easy drivability in the city.

How Many Cylinders Does The Renault Kiger Have?

The Renault Kiger petrol gets a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, naturally aspirated engine and a 1.0L, 3-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine. 

What Is The Mileage Of Renault Kiger?

Renault has not yet revealed fuel economy figures of the Kiger but they are expected to be similar to Nissan Magnite. Here the fuel economy figures of the Nissan Magnite for reference.

Nissan Magnite Fuel Efficiency

Engine

1.0-litre petrol

1.0-litre turbo petrol

Transmission

5-speed MT

5-speed MT/CVT

Claimed FE

18.75kmpl

20kmpl/17.7kmpl


It is to be noted that while the Magnite is offered only with a 5-speed MT with the 1.0-litre naturally aspirated engine, the Kiger gets an option of 5-speed AMT as well. 

Is Renault Kiger Good For Long Drives?

The Renault Kiger with the 1.0-litre normal petrol engine is expected to feel underpowered when attempting to maintain expressway speeds. If you intend to drive the Kiger for longer distances on highways and expressways, then you should consider buying the Kiger with the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Saransh Goyal

He is an automobile engineer who likes to write. A born Tifosi, he follows Formula 1 and likes to keep up with upcoming technologies in the world of cars.

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