RENAULT KWID 0.8 and 1.0 Models- 6 Things You Need To Know!


The Renault Kwid was launched at a very attractive price. The latest Renault small car rivals the very popular Maruti Alto and the Hyundai EonThe new model has become the ‘bread and butter’ model for Renault India. The manufacturer seems to have got it pretty right with both the 1000cc and 800cc models of the Kwid. The Kwid offers a really value-for-money package to attract buyers away from the likes of Auto. Read on to find out all you need to know about the Renault Kwid Price in India, Mileage, Review, Specification and other details.renault kwid test-drive-review-imagesAlso See – Kwid 1.0-litre AMT | Kwid Test Drive Review

1. Renault Kwid Price in India

The Renault Kwid India price has been announced and the new car has gone on sale for just INR 2.56 lakhs for the entry-level variant. 

Renault Kwid Model Price
0.8 Standard Rs. 2.57 lakh
0.8 RXE Rs. 2.89 lakh
0.8 RXE (O) Rs. 2.95 lakh
0.8 RXL Rs. 3.11 lakh
0.8 RXT Rs. 3.44 lakh
0.8 RXT (O) Rs. 3.53 lakh
1.0 SCe RxT Rs. 3.83 lakh
1.0 SCe RxT (O) Rs. 3.96 lakh
1.0 RxT AMT Rs. 4.35 lakh (estimated)*
1.0 SCe AMT RxT(O) Rs. 4.50 lakh (estimated)*

All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi, *5-speed AMT variants will be launched by end-2016

Also See – Kwid Design Review

2. Renault Kwid Waiting Period in India

It has emerged that the waiting period for the Kwid will soon reduce to just 1 month. The reduction in waiting period will be courtesy of increased production. Renault India will also soon start exporting the Kwid to Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal and South Africa. The Kwid has been the most successful model from Renault India. It has enabled Renault India to overtake Honda Cars India and become the fourth largest car maker in India. Also, the Kwid has left quite a dent on the sale of Marutl Alto.

Also See- Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 vs Hyundai Eon vs Datsun GO

Renault Kwid 800cc Review Video

Have a look at the Kwid driving on our public roads in our Renault Kwid Video Review here –

Renault Kwid Images

3. Renault Kwid India- Mileage

The Kwid 0.8-litre has an ARAI-certified fuel economy of 25.17 KMPL to become the most fuel-efficient petrol car in the country.

City 19 KMPL (0.8-litre), 17 KMPL (1.0-litre)
Highway 23 KMPL (0.8-litre), 21 KMPL (1.0-litre)
ARAI 25.17 KMPL (0.8-litre), 23 .01KMPL (1.0-litre)

4. Renault Kwid Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement  0.8-litre Petrol, 1.0 L SCe Petrol
Power  53 BHP, 67 BHP
Torque  72 Nm, 91 Nm
Top Speed   –
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)   –
Transmission (Gearbox)  5-Speed Manual
Mileage (ARAI)  25.17 KMPL, 23 .01KMPL

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With a weight of merely 660 kgs, the Kwid 0.8 is the lightest car in the country. Even the 1.0 model is just 40 kgs heavier. The Kwid is 3,679 mm long, 1,579 mm wide, and has a wheelbase of 2,423 mm. It enjoys a great ground clearance of 180 mm and has a bootspace of 300-litres. Powering the Kwid 0.8 is a 799 cc three-cylinder petrol motor that has a max. power of 54 PS and a peak torque of 72 Nm. The 1.0 litre model has a maximum power of 67 BHP and a peak Torque of 91 Nm. Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. AMT for 1.0 model will launch soon.

5. Features

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The top-end trim of the Kwid boasts of fog lamps and wheel covers among other features. The interior gets front power windows and an optional touchscreen MediaNAV system with Bluetooth connectivity. There’s no ABS on offer and even driver-side airbag are optional for the top-end variant.

Renault Kwid 1000cc Review Video

6. Dimensions

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At a length of 3.68 meters and a width of 1.58 meters the Kwid is larger than the Alto 800 and also boasts of a high ground clearance of 180mm. Boot space is generous and Renault claims that the Kwid will offer best in class loading capacity.

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on the Renault Kwid Price in India, Mileage, Review, Specification and other details.

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  1. […] The Renault Kwid has grabbed a lot of attention. Its crossover-like appearance, impressive space and a healthy set of features has everyone talking. Powering the car is a 796cc petrol engine which puts out 54 PS of power and 72 Nm of torque and with a kerb weight of just 660 kgs, Renault has managed to extract a fuel mileage of 25.17 kpl making it the most efficient petrol car in the country. (Read More. . .) […]