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Renault has ultimately launched the Kiger in India, it was one of the most awaited cars and has finally been launched. This new SUV is going to compete against the Hyundai Venue, Nissan Magnite, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV 300, and even the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
In terms of the aesthetics of this car, it accomplishes with split LED headlamps in the front with the DRLs on top. As far as tail-light is concerned, it provides a C-shaped LED to highlight the width of the car with 16-inch alloys or steel wheels depending on the variant users chooses.
On the interior, it gets an 8-inch touch screen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There is support for Bluetooth and WIFI connection as well. The car moreover gets Multi-sense settings that would authorize the driver to choose different driving modes. There is a sound setup by Arkamys audio system present inside of the car. For the rearview now, a camera with guidance lines for parking is present.
This new SUV by Renault would gaze something similar to the Nissan Magnite. There would be a choice to purchase either a 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine. Or even a 1.0-liter three-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine. The turbocharged variant of the car will be able to generate 98bhp of power and 160Nm of peak torque. Meanwhile, the naturally aspirated engine will put out just 71bhp of power along with 96Nm of peak torque. Apart from the 5-speed manual transmission, the company will also offer both AMT and CVT variants.
Now boils down to price, the new Renault Kiger will start at a price of Rs. 5.45 lakh for the base variant. Whereas the top variant of the car would be priced at Rs. 9.55 lakh. It puts it to a price that is relatively similar to the Nissan Magnite.
This SUV is available in Caspian Blue, Radiant Red, Moonlight Silver, Planet Grey, Ice Cool White, Mahogany Brown colors. With the option for dual-tone options across the range as well. The different choices of dual-tone are also available at an additional Rs. 17,000 on all variants.
The car comes in 3 transmission options – MT, AMT, and CVT and 4 trim options RXE, RXL, RXT, RXZ. The prices start from 5.45L and goes up to 9.55L (ex-showroom).