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Renault Kwid is turning out to be quite a blockbuster in the Indian car market. This small car from Renault has been the buzz since the time it was launched in the last week of September and had crossed 25,000 booking by the first week on October.

Our sources have suggested that the bookings may have now touched around 40,000 and Renault is gearing up to expedite deliveries of the car, for which customers will have to wait for upto six months in certain cities.

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The Kwid was launched at INR 2.85 lakhs (on-road, Delhi)and is the company’s first hatchback for the Indian car market under INR 4 lakhs. The Kwid has been designed  on the CMF-A platform and this will be powered by a 800cc engine. It poses a direct competition to the Alto 800 and the Eon 800cc,  as well as the Tata Nano. 

The Kwid has 98 percent localisation, which is one of the highest a car has ever offered. It has an SUV-ish ground clearance of 180mm and the boot size is also larger than competition at 300 litres, thus adding to a lot of practicality that customers seek.

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Renault Kwid 2018 launched with many first in class features

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The Renault Kwid 2018 has been launched today. The car gets a lot of features and is hence called the Kwid Feature Loaded Range. Available in 8 trims with segment-first features, the new Renault KWID 2018 Feature Loaded Range has been launched at no additional price, further enhancing its value proposition. The Renault Kwid has been a redefining product in its category. The Renault Kwid 2018 is one of the few cars to take on the mighty Maruti Alto 800 and provide some stiff competition to it. The Kwid is not compromised in terms of features as much as others in the segment. Do read further to know more about the Renault Kwid 2018 Feature Loaded variant.

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Renault Kwid Racer coming in 2017

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Renault has plans to make more variants of the Kwid, which will be mostly accessories versions to add some more advantages for the brand, confirms one of our sources. There will get two new variants at least, one will be Renault Kwid Racer, which will be getting some sporty characteristics for the youth. Then there will be a Renault Kwid Climber, which will be of a off-roader, camping kind of a vehicle. These were showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo. Now, these will become reality as well.

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Renault Kwid 1.0 vs Kwid – Comparison

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The Renault Kwid has become one of the best selling cars in India. The Kwid currently comes in a 800cc avatar and soon will be launched with a 1.0-litre engine too. We bring you the comparison of the Renault Kwid 1.0 vs Kwid to help you decide which one is more suitable for you.

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Renault Kwid (CMF-A) platform to spawn a Sedan and Crossover

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Renault will be making a new compact sedan and a crossover on the Kwid platform. Renault first started to work on the CMF (Common Module Family) platform way back in 2009 when the first sketch of the Kwid was made. The Renault-Nissan Alliance later put in all its efforts to develop CMF-A platform, which would cater to the entry level car segments.

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Renault Kwid enters top 10 list of highest selling cars.

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Kwid, the hatchback with SUVish looks, has become one of the 10 best selling cars in India for the first time. According to industry sources the Kwid which was launched on September 24 and by December it has already reached ninth place in the list. (more…)

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Renault Kwid to see price increase in 2016

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The Renault Kwid has been the most sizzling launch of the year and one that has taken the car industry by storm, giving sleepless nights to its competitors. The pricing of the car was an icing on the cake and immediately set the booking charts on fire. Now, Renault plans to increase the prices of the Kwid, in Jan 2016, owing to rising input costs.

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Renault Kwid production to ramp up by 50 percent

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After the runaway success of the Kwid, Renault India was finally getting ready to grab a large portion of the automobile sales pie. But alas, Mother Nature had different plans. Due to the torrential rains and heavy flooding in Chennai, Renault, like all the other manufacturers in the area had to suspend production. As we reported earlier, they were looking at deliveries delays and the waiting period for a newly booked KWID would be around 10 months. (more…)

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Renault Kwid deliveries delayed due to Chennai flood

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Renault India, after the successful launch of the Duster wanted another go at the market with the Kwid. At a launch price of INR 2.95 lakh (on-road Delhi) they are hoping this would help them to achieve a total of 5% of the market share. In a growing economy like India that is no easy task. (more…)

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Renault Kwid 1.0-litre coming next year

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Renault has been developing the 1.0-litre Kwid engine, codenamed as B4D and it is almost ready to be launched. This new engine will help Renault to make the Kwid compete with the Alto K10 and  the Hyundai Eon 1.0 as well. The Renault Kwid is currently powered by a 800cc petrol engine that churns about 52bhp of power and the new engine will be producing about 65bhp of power. (more…)

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Renault Kwid gets 50,000 bookings

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Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive companies in India, has created history with its global car for conquest, Renault KWID. This Attractive, Innovative and Affordable car, which marked Renault India’s foray in the compact hatchback segment, is well on its way to set new benchmarks in the Indian automotive industry. Renault India has announced that customer orders have crossed over 50,000 in less than a month of its launch.  (more…)

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Renault Kwid challenges segment leader Maruti Alto

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The Renault Kwid has recently been launched, to take on the Maruti Alto and Hyundai Eon at an aggressive price of INR 2.85 lakhs (on-road, Delhi). The Maruti Alto also starts at a similar price.

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Renault Kwid launched at INR 2.85 lakhs (on-road)

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Renault is launching the Kwid, its new entry-level hatchback at INR 2.85 lakhs (on-road, Delhi). This is the company’s first hatchback for the Indian car market under INR 4 lakhs. This is a direct competition to the Alto 800 and the Eon 800cc as well. Renault has designed the Kwid on the CMF-A platform and this will be powered by a 800cc engine. (more…)

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Renault Kwid launch on 24th September

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Renault will be launching the Kwid on the 24th of September. This is the company’s new entry-level hatchback. The Renault Kwid has 98 percent localisation and this is one reason why Renault is likely to price it aggressively. (more…)

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Renault Kwid variants explained in detail

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Renault Kwid will be offered with four variants and this hatchback will be priced between INR 3.5lakhs to 4.5 lakhs. This is the company’s new entry-level product and it will be competing with the Maruti Suzuki Alto and the Hyundai Eon. The following are the features that Renault will be offering on the four variants: (more…)

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Renault Kwid – All Details Revealed

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Renault’s new small car, the Kwid, is expected to be priced at about INR 4 Lakhs (on-road), and they have a lot riding on their latest baby. Let’s take a closer look at just how different this all-important car is from what the market is offering.

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