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Renault Kwid is a very popular small family hatchback in the Indian market. The Renault Kwid was introduced for the first time in India in the year 2015. Over the years, the Kwid has got a host of updates, including a major facelift in 2019. Recently, the French carmaker has launched the updated new 2022 Renault Kwid in India. Here we have mentioned what’s new in this hatchback.
New Cosmetic Updates:
The new 2022 Renault Kwid gets a host of cosmetic updates for its top-spec Climber version. For instance, it gets two new dual-tone colours, namely Metal Mustard and Ice Cool White, both with a glossy black roof. They get Moonlight Silver and Zanskar Blue monotone colours as well. The Climber Edition of the Kwid also gets new dual-tone flex wheels.
New Variant in the line-up:
Renault has introduced a new RXL (O) variant in Kwid’s line-up. It has been positioned between the base RXL and mid-spec RXT variants of the car. Moreover, when compared to the base RXL variant, the new RXL (O) variant gets new door decals, new wheel covers, grey-coloured fabric upholstery, front power windows, a single-din stereo audio system, and LED tail-lights.
The new Renault Kwid is available with two engine options. It gets an 800cc engine that develops 54 hp and 72 Nm. The company also offers a 1.0-litre petrol engine that churns out 68 hp of power and 91 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox only while the 1.0-litre variant also gets an optional 5-speed AMT on some variants.
The variant-wise prices of the new Renault Kwid are mentioned below:
|Variant Name||Price (ex-showroom)|
|KWID RXE 0.8L||4,06,500|
|KWID RXL 0.8L||4,36,500|
|KWID RXT 0.8L||4,66,500|
|KWID RXL 1.0L MT||4,53,600|
|KWID RXL 1.0L EASY-R||4,93,600|
|KWID RXT 1.0L MT OPTION||4,90,300|
|KWID CLIMBER 1.0L MT OPTION||5,11,500|
|KWID RXT 1.0L EASY- R OPTION||5,30,300|
|KWID CLIMBER 1.0L EASY-R OPTION||5,51,500|
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