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2019 Renault Kwid facelift launched in India for INR 2.83 lakh

Written by Parichay Malvankar

In response to the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Renault has launched the 2019 Kwid facelift at a super attractive price tag starting from iNR 2.83 lakh ex-showroom. The Renault Kwid with this update is by far the best looking A-segment hatchback to be on sale. So far, Renault has had more than 3 lakh customers for the Kwid and this hatchback has provided the French manufacturer a good grip in the Indian market after the success of the Duster SUV.

The Renault Kwid is a budget hatchback with SUV-like design traits which makes it a very good looking small crossover. It was the first such car in the segment, and still remains the best looking model.

2019 Renault Kwid facelift prices:

Variants PRICING in INR (ex-showroom, Delhi)
KWID STD Petrol MT 0.8L SCe 2,83,290
KWID RXE Petrol MT 0.8L SCe 3,53,290
KWID RXL Petrol MT 0.8L SCe 3,83,290
KWID RXT Petrol MT 0.8L SCe 4,13,290
KWID RXT Petrol MT 1.0L SCe 4,33,290
KWID Climber Petrol MT 1.0L SCe 4,54,490
KWID RXT Petrol EASY-R 1.0L SCe 4,63,290
KWID Climber Petrol EASY-R 1.0L SCe 4,84,490

The 2019 Renault Kwid continues with the same engine options which includes a 0.8L & 1.0L SCe Smart Control Efficiency motor, both of which have a 3-cylinder layout. The 799cc, DOHC motor produces 54 PS of power @ 5678 RPM and 72 Nm of torque @ 4386 RPM matched to a 5-speed gearbox. The 999cc motor produces 68 PS of power @ 5500 RPM and 91 Nm of torque @ 4250 RPM matched to a 5-speed gearbox. The Kwid also comes with an Easy-R AMT automatic gearbox which allows for a relaxed 2-pedal drive with the clutch control happening in an automatic fashion.

The 2019 Renault Kwid comes with an all-new Zanskar Blue body colour along with other options which include red, silver, white, bronze and blue. Customers can also decide between a range of accessories sold as an essential, SUV, chrome or urban pack.

The 2019 Renault Kwid comes with an all-new front fascia with LED DRLs, split-design headlamps, main headlamp, projector headlamp on higher variants, placed on the bumper, 14″ multi-spoke wheels, 184mm of ground clearance, side body decals, dual tone ORVM casing, faux skid plate effect, roof rails, integrated spoiler, new chrome grille, C-shaped LED light guide in the tail lamp, orange accents on the Kwid Climber variant, etc.

Inside, you get dual-tone dashboard colour scheme with chrome accents, interior upholstery options between orange + white fabric or crossway fabric with red outline, leather wrapped steering wheel with contrast stitching, piano black accents, orange accents in the Kwid Climber, digital instrument cluster with LED illumination, 20.32 cm touchscreen infotainment with MediaNAV, reverse parking camera, 2.4A power output USB port, rear 12V power outlet, gear shift indicator, etc.

For luggage, the Renault Kwid offers 279L of boot space capacity expandable to 620L with the rear seats folded.

Safety features include dual front airbags, ABS, EBD, seat belt reminder, speed alert system, reverse parking sensors, speed sensing auto door lock, traffic assist for crawl function in AMT variants, etc.

The 2019 Renault Kwid comes with 4 year / 1 lakh km warranty and 24×7 RSA.