The Renault Kwid 2018 now gets a first in the category warranty, which is 4 years or upto 100,000 kms (whichever is earlier). There will also be free Road Side Assistance on the Kwid. How it adds up is – Standard Warranty of 2 year/50,000 Km and Extended Warranty of 2 year/50,000 kms. Renault is trying to provide its customers a seamless brand ownership experience.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. The hatchback comes with SUV looks, spacious interiors, it is feature loaded and has a big boot. Do read further to know more about the Renault Kwid 2018.

Renault Kwid 2018 Price

VariantPrice (on-road, Delhi)
Std₹ 3.05 lakhs
RXE₹ 3.51 lakhs
RXL₹ 3.79 lakhs
RXL Edition₹ 3.96 lakhs
1.0 RXL₹ 4.03 lakhs
RXT₹ 4.15 lakhs
RXT Edition₹ 4.19 lakhs
RXT Opt₹ 4.29 lakhs
1.0 RXL Edition₹ 4.30 lakhs
1.0 RXL AMT₹ 4.35 lakhs
1.0 RXT₹ 4.39 lakhs
1.0 RXT Opt₹ 4.53 lakhs
1.0 RXT Edition₹ 4.58 lakhs
1.0 Climber₹ 4.84 lakhs
1.0 RXT Opt AMT₹ 4.85 lakhs
1.0 Climber AMT₹ 5.16 lakhs

Renault Kwid Specifications 

Engine799cc  / 1000cc
Power52bhp / 67bhp
Torque72Nm / 91Nm
Transmission5-speed manual / AMT

Renault Kwid 2018 Model Dimensions

Fuel Tank28 litres
Ground Clearance180mm

Renault Kwid 2018 Exterior

The Renault Kwid 2018 looks very beefy. It is a contemporary car and looks that way. The Kwid has tough looks and a tall appearance. High ground clearance is one of its USPs of Renault Kwid 2018 and it also gets matte black body cladding. This makes it look bigger and bulkier as compared to other cars in its segment.

Renault Kwid 2018 has transformed the entire entry level hatchback segment. The Kwid has SUV looks and not typical car looks. The others cars in the segment are compact and basic in styling, while the Kwid feels large enough and rugged with its high ground clearance. The Kwid looks more rugged due to the body cladding. The Renault Kwid 2017 stands out in a crowd with its black grille. From the side it looks seems impressive with a high ground clearance. The tyres are skinny and are the only downside on the Kwid. This is in view of keeping costs low and deriving a higher fuel efficiency. It gets blacked out door pillars and also door handles. The rear profile of the Renault Kwid 2017 is also quite good with small tail lamps and black rear bumper.

Renault Kwid 8

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Renault Kwid 2018 Interiors

The interiors of the Renault Kwid 2018 bring in some freshness in the segment. The interiors are spacious and they look amazing when compared to the competition. The first thing that catches your attention is the touchscreen system. It has bluetooth and navigation too. The competition does not offer this feature, even as an accessory. The instrument cluster is all digital and that stands out. Renault seems to have made the right moves with the Renault Kwid 2018 as it has the most stylish dashboard in its segment.

Renault Kwid 3

The Renault Kwid 2018 has oodles of space too. There is ample of head room and knee room in both the rows. There are a lot of storage spaces that are not found on its rivals. This is where the Kwid shines over the competition. The Renault Kwid 2017 isn’t just spacious but at the same time even practical. This hatchback has a boot space of 300 litres, which is a lot more than that offered on hatchbacks that are a segment above it.


Renault Kwid 2018 Engine

The Renault Kwid 2018 is pleasurable to drive. The three-cylinder unit fires up quickly and settles to a quiet idle. There is decent low end torque and the car pulls off smoothly. There is enough grunt to keep it going and is a breeze to drive in the city. The clutch feels very light, however, the gearshifts feel a little coarse at times, especially while slotting into first gear. The engine becomes audible in the cabin when revved high. The chunky steering wheel seems from a segment above. The centre portion of the steering is the horn button and it also extends to the side spokes making it very convenient to use.

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Renault Kwid 2018 Ride and Handling

Truly, the Renault Kwid 2018 impresses in many ways and that includes the ride and handling. It maintains Renault’s legacy of a fantastic ride quality, similar to what we have seen in the Duster and Lodgy as well. The potholes are not much of a bother when you are behind the wheel of the Kwid. Yes, it glides over them. The handling is something unseen in this segment and the Renault Kwid 2018 can put to shame many a cars from higher segments too. The steering is well weighted, not too light or heavy either and the feedback is quite precise.

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Renault Kwid 2018 Mileage

800Manual25.17 km/l
1.0AMT24.04 km/l
1.0Manual23.01 km/l

This is a fuel efficient car. Both 800 and 1.0 offer good mileage. These figures are claimed ones, however in real driving conditions they will be 10-15 percent lower.

Renault Kwid motion shot

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Renault Kwid 2018 Competition

The Renault Kwid competes with the Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and the Datsun RediGo.

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Renault Kwid 2018 Features (Variant-wise)

STD: This variant gets basic features like black bumpers, wheel arch cladding, tinted glazing, black hub cap for wheels, integrated roof spoiler, single tone dashboard, digital instrument cluster, moon grey upholstery, open storage on the dashboard, gear shift indicator and two year corrosion protection.

RxE: This variant gets STD features and air-conditioner with heater, foldable rear seat backrest, lower glove box and centre fascia with satin silver contour.

RxL: This variant gets body coloured bumpers, electric power steering, multi-spoke wheel cover, single DIN music system with mp3, bluetooth, USB and aux and even 12V connection.

RxT: This variant has front fog lamps, touchscreen system with navigation, on board trip computer, front power windows and the optional package of driver airbag.

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Renault Kwid 2017 Images

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Renault Kwid 2018 Colours

Renault Kwid 2018 comes with five colour options: Bronze, Grey, Silver, White and Red. Red is the communications colour.

Renault Kwid 2018 Warranty

The Kwid 2018 offers many first time features and a two years / 50,000 kms warranty including road side assistance. Coming in five colour options, the Kwid is the first car to offer 60 customization options through their accessories route, which includes decals, claddings, etc to enhance the looks of the car.

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