By now the Renault Kwid has turn into one of the crucial profitable vehicles within the entry-level market. True, the Kwid is but to out-perform the Alto on the gross sales charts however the price range automotive from the French automaker has efficiently created a distinct segment for itself. This doesn’t come throughout as a shock because the Kwid is one automotive that has managed to mix all of the traits of a small hatchback with these of a crossover. Nevertheless, the corporate is unquestionably not the one to relaxation on its laurels. Lately, we informed you that it plans to launch a Renault Kwid-based Compact SUV in close to future. As we speak, it has come to gentle that the French carmaker even plans to give you a compact MPV primarily based on its price range hatchback. The upcoming Renault Kwid MPV will supply 7 seats and doubtless value lower than the Maruti Ertiga
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There may be, at current, fairly a large hole between the Kwid and the Duster. The upcoming Renault Kwid MPV and compact SUV will plug these gaps to boost the corporate’s market presence. Presently, the small MPV phase contains of two fashions – the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and the Mahindra Xylo. There are good probabilities that costs of the upcoming Kwid-based MPV will undercut these of each these fashions. This could assist the upcoming MPV get pleasure from a free run of kinds Particulars are fairly scarce in the mean time. Nevertheless, we have now tried to place collectively all of the obtainable data on the upcoming mannequin in our report right here.
Effectively, it’s actually a bit too early to invest on a precise launch date. We’re but to listen to an official phrase from the corporate on the launch timeline. Nevertheless, many speculations that abound the net house state that the brand new mannequin is round a yr away from its market debut. That stated, the carmaker would possibly resolve to showcase a prototype of its upcoming MPV on the Auto Expo 2018. Nevertheless, nothing is official in the mean time. That stated, you may safely watch this house for official particulars on the Renault Kwid MPV automotive launch date.
|Base Mannequin||Rs Four.Four Lakh|
|Prime Mannequin||Rs 6.Zero Lakh|
The Kwid MPV will likely be cheaper than each the Ignis and the KUV 100. Costs of the brand new MPV will begin round Rs Four.Four lakh mark. The highest-end mannequin will value roughly Rs 6 lakh. A aggressive pricing like this will likely be achieved via a excessive quantity of elements sharing with the Kwid. Will probably be primarily based on the identical low-cast CMF-A modular platform that underpins the favored sub-compact hatchback.
|Engine Kind/ Displacement||1.Zero L SCe Petrol|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed Handbook Transmission; 5-speed AMT|
|Mileage||23.01 KMPL/24.04 KMPL|
Powering the upcoming Kwid MPV would be the identical 1.Zero-litre SCe three-cylinder petrol engine that powers the 1.Zero-litre variants of the entry-level hatchback. We really feel that there received’t be an enormous weight distinction between the upcoming SUV and the donor hatchback. Therefore, the present three-pot motor ought to suffice. There are probabilities that Renault Malaysia would possibly re-tune the engine to make up for the slight acquire in weight. Presently, for the Kwid 1.Zero-litre mannequin, this low-displacement engine produces a most energy of 67 BHP together with a peak torque of 91 Nm. Akin to the hatchback, even the upcoming Kwid SUV will supply two transmission choices – 5-speed Handbook and 5-speed AMT.
|Metropolis||17 KMPL (MT)/17.5 KMPL (AMT)|
|Freeway||21 KMPL (MT)/21.6 KMPL (AMT)|
|ARAI||23.01 KMPL (MT)/24.04 KMPL (AMT)|
Because the specs will likely be extremely just like the Kwid 1.Zero, even the mileage will likely be largely the identical. A fairly excessive gasoline mileage is unquestionably one of many greatest USPs of the Kwid and even its MPV model will likely be frugal sufficient. Whie the addition of weight could have a detrimental impact on the mileage, there received’t be an enormous lower within the effectivity. Presently, the Kwid 1.Zero provides an ARAI-certified mileage of 23.01 kmpl with a handbook transmission and 24.04 kmpl with an AMT.
The upcoming Renault Kwid MPV automotive will likely be a low-cost, low-frills mannequin. Therefore, it received’t be a fantastic thought to anticipate a very lengthy checklist of options. That stated, the upcoming mannequin will supply all of the consolation and comfort options which are obtainable on the highest trims of the Kwid 1.Zero. Additionally, security options are prone to embrace ABS and entrance airbags.
The brand new sub-Four metre MPV will look quite a bit like a barely bigger Kwid. The truth is, the front-end may very well be lavatory related. The side-profile, nonetheless, will look considerably completely different, primarily after the B-pillar. This will likely be owing to the elevated total size and an MPV physique type. Very similar to the Kwid, the upcoming MPV will get pleasure from a significantly excessive floor clearance. The rear-end be additionally considerably completely different. Whereas bits just like the rear windscreen and tailgate is perhaps carried over from the hatchback, there will likely be sufficient newness on supply.
Very similar to the outside, even the inside will look just like that of the Kwid. It’s very prone to have the same dashboard with an all-digital speedo cluster. For the Kwid MPV, the corporate will supply a tachometer. The centre-console will sport a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The centre stash could have piano-black trim. Additional making the inside look extra premium will likely be chrome garnishing across the aircon vents. The steering wheel would be the identical sporty unit that the Kwid provides. The seats will get pleasure from a better high quality material.
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The upcoming new Renault Kwid MPV automotive could have the identical 1.Zero-litre three-cylinder, naturally-aspirated petrol engine that powers the Kwid. This DOHC engine produces a most energy of 67 BHP together with a peak torque of 91 Nm. There will likely be two transmission choices – a 5-speed Handbook and a 5-speed AMT. The engine would possibly see a re-tune for the brand new MPV model. This will likely be finished to make up for the slight addition in weight.
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