Renault India has launched a new 1.0-litre variant of the Kwid. The new Renault kwid 1.0 SCe will offer a manual gearbox at a starting price of Rs. 3.83 Lakhs. The Kwid 1.0 SCe will benefit from a bigger engine, AMT. However, it will also boast the rugged SUV-ish design of the original Kwid. The 1000cc Kwid will offer a manual transmission initially. The AMT model will follow in a few months. Read on to find more on the Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT Price in India, Mileage and Specifications.
The new Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe AMT Automatic and Manual models could help Renault India bring in even more customers. Already the burgeoning demand for Kwid has helped Renault India overtake Honda Cars India to become the 4th largest selling car manufacturer in India. Now, the new 1000cc Kwid could help it further consolidate its foothold in Indian market.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Launch Date
|Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Manual||22nd August, 2016|
|Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe AMT||October, 2016|
The new Kwid 1.0-litre model was launched on 22nd August. Deliveries of the new model could start only by the end of this month. Dealerships have already started accepting the bookings of the 1.0 Kwid. The booking can also be made on Amazon.in.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Price in India
|Variant||Ex-Showroom New Delhi Price|
|Renault Kwid 1000cc RxT||Rs. 3.83 lakhs|
|Renault Kwid 1000cc RxT(O)||Rs. 3.96 lakhs|
|Renault Kwid 1000cc RxT AMT||Rs. 4.50 lakhs (estimated)|
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Specifications
|Length x Width x Height||3679 x 1579 x 1478 mm|
|Kerb Weight (estimated)||700 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||13” Steel Rims|
|Boot Space||300 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||28 litres|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.0 L SCe Petrol|
|Power (estimated)||67 bhp @ 5,500 RPM|
|Torque (estimated)||91 Nm @ 4,250 RPM|
|Top Speed (estimated)||140 KMPH|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual/5-speed AMT|
|Mileage (Claimed)||23.01 KMPL|
Powering the Kwid 1.0 AMT and Manual Transmission models is a new 1000cc engine. This engine will offer 67 bhp and 91 Nm. The Kwid 1.0 will come with the same 13-inch steel wheels.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Mileage
|Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Manual Transmission||23.01 km/l|
|Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe AMT Automatic||23.01 km/l (estimated)|
The above mileage figures are claimed figures. Actual Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT and MT mileage figures will be calculated when we review the car. Both the Kwid 1.0 models could have very similar fuel efficiency. It maybe noted that AMTs aren’t really fuel sapping.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Dimensions
|Boot Space||300 litres|
|Ground Clearance||180 mm|
As the new 1.0 model will be just an engine variant, dimensions of the 1.0-litre Kwid will be same as 0.8-litre model.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe AMT Review Video-
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Features
Most of the features will be same as the ones on current model. We were hoping to see a new RxZ trim with additional features like dual front airbags, 14-inch alloys and steering mounted audio controls. But that has not been the case. Highlights of the Renault Kwid 1.0 features list are-.
- Clear-lens Headlights
- Body-colored Bumpers
- Vinyl Rub Strip
- Side decals
- Silver finish ORVMs
- Optional Chrome Package
- Remote Central Locking
- 2 Power Windows
- Touchscreen Infotainment System
- Driver’s side front airbag
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Competition
The 1000cc Kwid will basically rival 1.0-litre models of the Alto and Eon. However, it could also leave a dent on the sales of the Datsun Redi Go and Chevy Spark.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Exterior Design
The new 1.0 model of Kwid looks almost the same as the current 0.8-litre model. However, it does get new side decals and silver finish ORVMs. The AMT models will also get an ‘Easy-R’ badge. Indian car buyers seem to have loved the SUV-like styling of the Kwid. The macho stance, the SUV-ish design, the slight resemblance to the Duster- the Kwid has enough to stand out amongst a crowd of hatchbacks.
Renault Kwid 1.0 SCe Interior Design
The Kwid 1.0 is the same as the current version on the inside. It gets a neatly designed dashboard that has a Duster-like touchscreen AVN. Automatic AMT models will get a rotary gear selector. The selector knob will be positioned below the AC vents. The boot space is also the same impressive 300 litres. The Kwid can easily seat 4 adults and a kid.
Renault Kwid Images
Stay tuned for more on the Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT Price, Mileage, Specifications, Test Drive Review. Watch this space for Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT and Manual Model’s Test Drive Review.