With the official launch it on its venture, some unveiled spy shots of the facelifted Renault Kwid has been leaked online. There are several changes that are implemented in the new upcoming model. Is it going to be better than the previous one? Before understanding the same, let’s delve into the features and specifications of the Renault Kwid that is already in the market.
Acquiring an SUV-inspired outlook, you will get to see digital dials and touchscreen infotainment system. This further has made Renault Kwid, a successful budget hatchback. This compact brand car is mainly available with 2 different petrol engines. The larger one could to owned with AMT. Coming to the climber editions, they wear bolder colours, quite eye-catchy. And the sporting detailing is featured inside. The one update that this car has in it’s 2019’s edition is a basic driver’s airbag. Not to forget, it also has Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto functionality, especially for the touchscreen enhanced versions.
As a result of the inspired SUV look, this mini-duster is making rounds to be nonpareil. The inside has digital speedometer along with 7.0 touchscreen that further makes the cabin delve in. However, the quality is not that great. We review it average as the structure is quite light. Renault Kwid offers you with a notable standard space when it comes to meeting budget hatchbacks. This engine is nearly 300-litre boot. So, you can expect is to be large.
Reviewing of the engine, it acquires 0.8 litre of petrol unit which makes way for a dull engine. The performance is quite average having an entry-level of 54hp. Driving fits better as te sprightlier is 68hp. The manual’s clutch and gearbox, bother are quite lighter. In comparison to the other AMTs, Renault’s unit is way better to gentle throttle inputs. You know about the creep mode. It actually helps in crawling traffic but does not have any manual mode feature. To conclude on the review, Renault Kwid is easier when it comes to steering and parking. Riding this car is ecstatic for the price.
If you are ready to venture through the changes, here are some of the information to note. The leaked images are talking of the car fanatics. There are a sporting number of changes. This further includes the new grille, split headlamps, revised bumper. It kind of mimics the Renault K-ZE EV.
So what do the leaked images portray? Well, the new images give a glimpse right from the plant. It is of the revamped Kwid facelift which might make its launch during the festive season. This updated edition is already taking a big leap of the newest launch in the segment – Maruti Suzuki S-Presso which is slated to launch on September 30, 2019.
There are bulk of changes implemented in the Renault Kwid facelift. The car gets split headlamps with LED daytime running lights. They are positioned right beside the front grille along with the main headlamp unit which is placed lower down on the front bumper. So mainly, the revised grille features with triple slats and not with honeycomb mesh.
The bumper is modified with sporty outlook. There is the addition of a faux skid plate with the Climber edition along with orange accents covering all over. While you get to the rear, the facelifted model has incorporated little changes. They have brought to light with revised tail lights featuring vertically-stacked reflectors. The alloy wheels are properly covered in gunmetal grey and strive to showcase three lug nuts.
This mini-duster gets body cladding and roof rails which are an exclusive offering to the Climber variant. Speaking of the dimensions, the Kiwd facelift is likely to measure nearly 3,735mm in length and might be around 56mm longer in comparison to its predecessor.
Speaking of the outside, here are some of the information gained regarding the insides. The Kwid facelift is supposed
to take some of the factors from the newly launched Renault Triber, keeping the cost in mind. Mainly, it is going to be an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with a parking camera.
Not only this, it will get the digital instrument cluster which is supposed to be the top variant. And this care is going to be gifted with the new steering wheel like from Renault’s seven-seater. Apart from the above-mentioned feature, a larger part of the inside remains unchanged.
Let’s head to the other mode. Well, the Kwid Facelift is going to remain the mirror image of the outgoing model. It will have the same power as 54hp, 0.8 litres and the 68hp. It still will have the 1.0 litre 3 cylinder petrol engines. You will be able to see the gearbox options. This will have a 5-speed manual or you can find 5 speed AMT just like the present model. Initially, the Kwid’s engines will have BS4 complaint. This will be done for making the model competitive. This BS4 compliant version is slated to appear with the brand nearly around April 2020.
The Renault facelift Kwid features a great way of pacing with the tough competitor making the rounds this year which is Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. It is one of the other competitive budget hatchbacks that will mimic the SUV-like outlook. The mirroring of these models is now becoming the segment of the micro-SUV in the present times.
Speaking of that, the Renault Kwid Facelift is all set to make its debut. It is expected to go on sale offer by earlier next month. It is going to be a productive marketing strategy for the brand. Prices might have a marginal hike on the new enhanced model in comparison to the present edition. It starts with 2.66 lakh ex-showroom as per in Delhi, prices might vary in different locations.
As you have already known that the engine states lack of power, it also has flat spots across the rev range. Thus, if you are on a very tight budget, Kwid 0.8 could be the only option. Again, the Kwid 1.0 is better and compiled with the AMT gearbox making it an efficient city out tour. Having the two AMT variants on sale, the more affordable could the RxT.
Utsha Roy is an aspiring writer who has been gaining knowledge on various genres. Delving into the different cars and gadget news, she has also engaged herself into showcasing latest vehicles and gadgets news and reviews over Autonmobiles.com
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