- Renault Kiger boasts a solid 4-star safety rating at the Global NCAP.
- Animals crossing highways is a common phenomenon in our country.
- Kiger comes with a 1.0-litre NA and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine.
In the latest video, a Nilgai hits a Renault Kiger on the road testing its build quality. Kiger is an affordable compact SUV that has garnered a ton of interest from the public. It has single-handedly boosted the sales of Renault in our market. Along with it, the Triber is another 7-seat compact MPV that sells in decent numbers. Let us check the details of this crash here.
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Renault Kiger Build Quality
The video has been uploaded by Raftaar 7811 on his YouTube channel. As per the information in the video, the Kiger was being driven at a speed of around 50-55 km/h. It was one of those roads that pass through the fields in rural parts of the country. 5 people were travelling by the Kiger. Suddenly, a Nilgai appeared on the road. Nilgais are common in many parts of the country. The driver was not able to avoid the animal completely and ended up hitting it.
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The results are evident from the visuals. The left side of the Kiger has suffered some significant damage. It must be understood that these animals are quite sturdy and heavy. They generally cause a lot of damge to cars which are light. The video shows the front bumper, bonnet, side fender, side body panels, doors and rear wheel arch cladding getting damaged quite heavily. Thankfully, no one was injured in this accident.
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The Renault Kiger comes with only a petrol-powered engine option in two states of tune. There is a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated unit making 71 hp and 96 Nm and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol unit making 99 hp and 160 Nm. These engines come with either a 5-speed manual, 5-speed AMT or a CVT automatic transmission. The prices of the Kiger range between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 10.62 lakh, ex-showroom. Make sure to drive safely and follow all the traffic rules.
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