Renault India has launched the Kwid RXL 1.0. The manual variant is priced at Rs 4.16 lakhs and the AMT is priced at Rs 4.48 lakhs. Why was this car launched later? Know the answers to many such questions in this article.
The Renault Kwid RXL 1.0 was launched as the company sold over 3.5 lakh units of Kwid. There is a strong demand for the small SUV like the car even after one ear of its launch. Also, this car is the main seller for the company.
Renault Kwid RXL 1.0 Features
Having the RXL variant in 0.8 and 1.0 powertrains give more option to the customers. The car features an 8.0-inch touch screen. MediaNAV Evolution. It does get Apple Car Play and Android Auto. The instrument cluster is LED too which is not seen on other cars of this segment. The slight disappointment is the AMT dial. It is a very unconventional way gear selector looks and it does take some time to get used to. There is also 279 litres of boot space on offer in such a small car.
“The global launch of Renault Kwid was in India and showcased the important role of this country in Groupe Renault’s growth ambitions. Kwid has been an important contributor to our progress in India. With more than 3.5 Lakh Kwid families, we are overwhelmed and grateful for the faith that our customers have bestowed in brand Renault. Kwid, which was a breakthrough product in terms of design, innovation and modernity at the time of launch, continues to be a game changer for us,” said Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations.
Renault Kwid RXL Safety
The Renault Kwid RXL gets preventive safety measures like ABS with EBD, seatbelt reminder and speed alert. The car is a budget car is equipped with 2 airbags at the front. There is a compromise on safety but it is good as compared to other cars in the segment.
The Renault Kwid RXL 1.0 is offered in 6 colours. -Zanskar Blue, Fiery Red, Moonlight Silver, Ice Cool White, Outback Bronze, and Electric Blue. There is also an additional warranty offered up to 5 years and 1,00,000 km. The price starts from Rs 2.49 lakhs and goes up to 5.07 lakhs for the top model.
This RXL variant has been launched to tap into the customers who want a lower-priced automatic car. With more people moving towards private transport after Coronavirus crisis it will be necessary to make a lot of budget cars with AMT to be in the market. Renault anticipated that and made their move.
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