2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid- Specification Comparison

The new Santro has been unveiled globally and is all set to launch on 23rd October. Ahead of its launch, we put the 2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid to know which one is the true winner. 

As the launch is near, spy videos and photos of the upcoming Hyundai Santro are all rushing on the internet. It gets features such as rearview camera, touchscreen infotainment, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and more segment first features. You can read more about the Santro here. Back then it competed just with the WagonR but now it has many rivals. With its expected pricing starting from Rs 3.87 Lakhs, it will take on Tiago, Kwid, Wagon R and Celerio. Amongst these rivals, we pick out Renault Kwid. So check out this comparison story of 2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid.

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2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid Price:

Hyundai SantroRenault Kwid
Price (ex-showroom)Rs 2.99 Lakhs to Rs 5.5 LakhsRs 2.66 Lakhs to Rs 4.63 Lakhs

Well, the exact pricing details of the Santro are not out yet. However, it is most likely to start around Rs 2.99 Lakhs. The base variant will start at Rs 2.99 Lakhs and the top of the line AMT will retail around Rs 5.5 Lakhs. 

On the other hand, Kwid starts at Rs 2.66 Lakhs. The 0.8 Litre base variant is priced at Rs 2.66 Lakhs and the top-end Kwid Climber AMT retails at Rs 4.63 Lakhs.

2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid Engine:

Hyundai SantroRenault Kwid
Engine1.1 Litre petrol0.8 Litre/1.0 Litre petrol
Power68 BHP54 BHP/68 BHP
Torque99 Nm72 Nm/99 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT/AMT5-speed MT/AMT

The Santro will come equipped with a 1.1 Litre petrol engine that also powered the original Santro and first generation i10. The petrol engine produces 68 BHP power and 99 Nm torque.

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The Kwid comes with 2 engine options – 0.8 Litre and 1.0 Litre petrol engines. The 0.8 Litre produces 54 BHP power and 72 Nm torque. The 1.0 Litre engine produces 68 BHP power and 99 Nm torque.

The Santro will come equipped with a 5-speed MT with an optional AMT gearbox. The same transmission specs are with the Renault Kwid.

2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid Mileage:

Hyundai SantroRenault Kwid
Mileage20.3 kmpl23 kmpl/21 kmpl

Just a couple of days back, we got hands on the official mileage figure of Santro. The tall boy hatchback will deliver a figure of 20.3 kmpl.

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The Kwid’s 0.8 Litre delivers a mileage of 23 kmpl and the other engine delivers 21 kmpl.

2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid Dimensions:

Kerb WeightHyundai SantroRenault Kwid
Length3610 mm3679 mm
Width1645 mm1579 mm
Height1560 mm1513 mm
Wheelbase2400 mm2422 mm
Ground Clearance160 mm180 mm

Just like we got the mileage details, we also have the official dimension details. The Santro measures 3610 mm long, 1645 mm wide and 1560 mm tall. It gets a wheelbase of 2400 mm and a ground clearance of 160 mm.

The Kwid measures 3679 mm long. 1579 mm wide and 1513 mm tall. Kwid gets a bigger wheelbase of 2422 mm and ground clearance of 180 mm. Now, Kwid’s higher ground clearance is much appreciated.

Also Read: Renault Kwid MPV India Launch, Prices, Mileage, Features And Specifications

2018 Hyundai Santro Vs Renault Kwid Features: 

Following are the features of the upcoming Santro:

  1. Rear AC Vents
  2. Touchscreen Infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  3. Auto AC
  4. Steering mounted Audio controls
  5. Rear Parking Sensors
  6. Rear Parking camera
  7. Electric ORVMs
  8. Tilt Adjustable Steering Wheel
  9. LED DRLs

The safety features of Santro would include:

  1. Dual Airbags (Standard Fitment)
  2. ABS (Standard)
  3. EBD (Standard)
  4. ISOFIX Mounts
  5. Seat-Belt Pretensioners

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Now, moving on to Renault Kwid, it comes with features such as:

  1. Rear Parking Sensors
  2. Reverse Parking Camera
  3. Rear Center Armrest
  4. USB Port in the front and rear
  5. Touchscreen Infotainment System
  6. Digital Instrument Cluster

Safety features onboard the Renault Kwid include:

  1. Engine Immobilizer
  2. Driver Airbag

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So, here we have put the Santro Vs Kwid. We will compare it with other hatchbacks in its segment as well. For more details and official photos, stay tuned to CarBlogIndia.