Renault India, the Indian subsidiary of the popular French car manufacturer, has come up with the new Second Anniversary Special Edition of the Kwid sub-compact hatchback. As you must have already guessed, the latest limited model commemorates the second anniversary of the budget car. The latest Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition brings along a host of updates that work together to spruce up both the exterior and the interior of this car. Prices of the latest special edition Kwid start at Rs 3,42,800 (ex-showroom). The new model is available with both 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre engine variants. Specifications and mileage remain the same as those of the regular model.
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Like we just told you, the new second Anniversary Special Edition of the Kwid is available with both 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre powertrains. The new limited version is based on the high-end RXL and RXT trims. The special car comes with a manual transmissions (MT) only. The Anniversary editions of the Kwid RXL 0.8-litre and Kwid RXT 0.8-lite have a launch price of Rs 342,800 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and INR 376,400 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) respectively. On the other hand, the RXL 1.0 and RXT 1.0 variants have ex-showroom prices of Rs 364,000 and Rs 397,900 respectively. Here are all the available details of the new 2017 Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition models.
Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition Prices
|Variants||Prices: Ex- Showroom Delhi|
|KWID RXL 0.8L SCe||Rs 342,800|
|KWID RXT 0.8L SCe||Rs 376,400|
|KWID RXL 1.0L SCe||Rs 364,400|
|KWID RXT 1.0L SCe||Rs 397,900|
As you can see above, prices of the second anniversary edition Kwid start at Rs 342,800. Prices of 1.0-litre engine-equipped Anniversary models start at Rs 364,400. Basically, these special models are only INR 15,000 costlier than the regular RXL and RXT trims. However, for the price premium, you end up getting many updates for the enhanced exterior and interior.
Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition Features
|Designer Graphics on Doors with 02 Insignia||New Seat Upholstery with 02 Insignia|
|Graphics on C-Pillar and hood||Dark Ivory Trim on Side Aircon Vents|
|Graphics on Roof||Two-tone Gear Knob|
|Two tone ORVMs||New Floor Mats with 02 Insignia|
|Painted Wheel Caps||Steering wheel cover with 02 Insignia|
|Painted Front & Rear Faux Skid Plate||Dark Ivory Trim for centre console|
The latest special version comes with a host of updates for both the exterior and the interior of the Kwid. All these cosmetic updates work well to enhance the appeal of this entry-level car from the French car company.
Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition Specs
|Configuration||3 cylinder, DOHC 4 valves per cylinder|
|Power||54 bhp@ 5,678 RPM;||68 PS @5500 RPM|
|Torque||72 Nm@ 4386 RPM;||91Nm @ 4250 RPM|
|Tyre size||155/80 R13||155/80 R13|
|Front suspension||Mac Pherson Strut with lower traversing link|
|Rear suspension||Twist beam suspension with coil spring|
|Boot volume||300 litres / 1115 litres when rear seats folded|
|Fuel tank volume||28 litres|
The new Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition is available in both the engine variants that the regular car offers. These include a 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre 3-cylinder units that benefit from a DOHC head with 4 valves per cylinder. While the 0.8-litre outputs a max. power of 54 Bhp and a peak torque of 72 Nm, the 1.0-litre unit outputs 68 PS and 91 Nm. For the latest special model, both the engines come mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The Kwid offers the best-in-class boot space of 300-litres.
Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition Exterior
The Kwid has already impressed many with its crossover-isa design and the resultant bold stance. For the latest Anniversary Special Edition, the exterior of the car comes with two paint options- Red, White. While the red car comes adorned with white accents, the white car gets red accents. You can find these accents on the front faux skid plate, ORVM caps, C-pillars, and wheel caps. Also, you get a ’02’ sticker on the hood. All these cosmetic updates go on to enhance the appeal of Renault’s entry-level car. Also, the latest special edition Kwid, thanks to the cosmetic updates it carries, looks pretty sporty and should appeal to the young and the dynamic.
Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition Interior
Even the interior of the car gets many cosmetic updates. You get new covers for the steering wheel and the gear knob. The centre console and the side aircon vents get Dark Ivory trim. Other than this, even the seat upholstery and the floor mats are new and get the ’02’ insignia. Thanks to all these updates, the cabin goes on to accentuate the vehicle’s exterior. There are no additions to the car’s features list Based on the RXL and RXT trim, the car gets essentials like a power steering, front power windows. and a twin glovebox setup. The car also gets bits like a driver’s side airbag and a MediaNAV touchscreen infotainment unit that offers maps, sat-nav, audio, and telephony options.
With the festive season at our doorstep, the manufacturers have started launching new special variants of their existing cars to benefit from the increased sales during the auspicious time period. Yes, the latest version of the Kwid is one such model that will help its company garner some more sales. What do you think of the new 2017 Renault Kwid Anniversary Special Edition? Do you think it will impress the entry-level car buyers? You can share your views with us by penning them down in the comments section below.
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