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BS6 compliant Renault Kwid & Triber launched in India

Written by Nizam Shaikh

European car manufacturer Renault has launched the BSVI compliant variants of the Renault Kwid and Triber in India. The manufacturer will also be introducing the BSVI emission compliant variants of the Duster and Captur before the set BSVI deadline in order to keep their commitment with the Govt of India’s latest emission standards for environmentally friendly vehicles. Both the Kwid and the Triber are now available for sale with the BSVI emission compliant engine across all variants.

The Triber will be powered by the company’s same ‘ENERGY” engine which has now been upgraded to comply with the stringent emission norms. The Triber’s power & torque output remain the same and the vehicle is powered by the same 999cc, three-cylinder engine that produces 72 PS of power and claims to return a fuel efficiency of 19 kmpl. The Triber is an ultra modular sub-4-metre car which can accommodate 7 people and comes with features like projector headlamps, LED instrument cluster, wheel arch cladding, slide/recline/fold and tumble function on the 2nd-row seats and front airbags for driver and passenger. Other safety features on the Triber include ABS+EBD, seat belt reminder, speed alert warning, pedestrian protection and reverse parking sensors. 

The Kwid will also be available with a BSVI engine across the range in both the 0.8-litre and the 1.0-litre engine. The power figures on the Kwid also remain the same, just like the Triber. The Renault Kwid is powered by a 799cc three-cylinder engine that produces 54 PS of power and a 999cc three-cylinder engine that produces 68 PS of power and 98 Nm of torque. Other features on the Kwid include a new grille design, LED daytime running lights, SUV styled headlamps, Grey Melange fabric seat upholstery, stylised gear knob, along with safety features such as ABS+EBD, driver airbag, engine immobiliser, reverse parking sensors, over-speed alert, etc.

The 2020 Renault Triber BSVI pricing starts from INR 4,99,000 ex-showroom, Delhi for the entry-level RXE model and goes up to INR 6,78,000 ex-showroom, Delhi for the RXZ model. The BSVI Triber prices have increased from INR 4,000 to INR 15,000 depending on the model. The 2020 Renault Kwid BSVI pricing starts from INR 2,92,290 ex-showroom, Delhi for the entry-level Standard 0.8-litre model and goes up to INR 5,01,190 ex-showroom, Delhi for the Kwid Climber -O- AMT 1.0-litre model. The Kwid has shown an increase of INR 9,000 across all versions.