The Renault Kiger recently achieved the production milestone of 50,000 units. The Kiger has also played a big role in making Renault the number one European brand in India. Furthermore, the compact SUV also helped India in becoming among Renault’s top five global markets. To celebrate this, Renault has introduced the MY22 Kiger with more features and a new colour option.
After its successful launch in the Indian market in 2021, the sub-4-metre Kiger is now also available to customers in various other markets. These include South Africa, Indonesia, Mauritius, Nepal, Bhutan and more.
MY22 Renault Kiger – What Has Changed?
As a part of the MY22 update and celebration of the production milestone, Renault has introduced an all-new Stealth Black exterior colour option. However, that’s not all. Renault has also added a new tailgate chrome insert at the back and a new front skid plate. Furthermore, it also gets TURBO door decals and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels with red wheel caps.
Renault has made changes to the interior and also added some new features. The MY22 Kiger will now come with a wireless smartphone charger and cruise control. In addition to this, Renault also added a Red Fade Dashboard Accent and Red Stitching.
MY22 Renault Kiger – Variants, Colour Options & Pricing
The MY22 Renault Kiger is available in a total of 5 variants. These are – RXE, RXL, RXT, RXT (O) and RXZ. Additionally, the RXT (O) and RXZ variants are also available with Dual-Tone colour options.
Renault claims the Kiger boasts of a best-in-class colour range, offering 7 Single-Tone and 4 Dual-Tone colour options. The Single-Tone colour options are – Stealth Black, Radiant Red, Metal Mustard, Moonlight Silver, Caspian Blue, Ice Cool White and Mahogany Brown. The Dual-Tone colour options are – Radiant Red/Black, Metal Mustard/Black, Moonlight Silver/Black, and Caspian Blue/Black.
The Renault Kiger is also one of the most affordable offerings in the B-SUV segment. The pricing for the MY22 Renault Kiger starts at INR 5.99 lakh ex-showroom for the RXE 1.0-litre Energy MT. On the other hand, the fully-loaded RXZ X-Tronic (CVT) 1.0-litre Turbo Dual Tone costs INR 10.62 lakh ex-showroom.
Here’s the detailed pricing for the MY22 Renault Kiger –
|MY22 Renault Kiger|
|RXE 1.0L ENERGY MT||INR 5,99,000|
|RXL 1.0L ENERGY MT||INR 6,95,000|
|RXT 1.0L ENERGY MT||INR 7,49,500|
|RXT(O) 1.0L ENERGY MT||INR 7,82,000|
|RXT EASY-R AMT 1.0L ENERGY||INR 8,04,500|
|RXT(O) 1.0L ENERGY MT DUAL TONE||INR 8,05,000|
|RXT(O) EASY-R AMT 1.0L ENERGY||INR 8,37,000|
|RXZ 1.0L ENERGY MT||INR 8,39,400|
|RXT(O) EASY-R AMT 1.0L ENERGY DUAL TONE||INR 8,60,000|
|RXZ 1.0L ENERGY MT DUAL TONE||INR 8,62,400|
|RXT(O) 1.0L TURBO MT||INR 8,92,000|
|RXZ EASY-R AMT 1.0L ENERGY||INR 8,94,400|
|RXT(O) 1.0L TURBO MT DUAL TONE||INR 9,15,000|
|RXZ EASY-R AMT 1.0L ENERGY DUAL TONE||INR 9,17,400|
|RXZ 1.0L TURBO MT||INR 9,49,400|
|RXZ 1.0L TURBO MT DUAL TONE||INR 9,72,400|
|RXT(O) X-TRONIC (CVT) 1.0L TURBO||INR 9,82,000|
|RXT(O) X-TRONIC (CVT) 1.0L TURBO DUAL TONE||INR 9,99,990|
|RXZ X-TRONIC (CVT) 1.0L TURBO||INR 10,39,400|
|RXZ X-TRONIC (CVT) 1.0L TURBO DUAL TONE||INR 10,62,400|
MY22 Renault Kiger – Powertrain
The MY22 Kiger gets no mechanical changes. Thus, it continues to use the same engine and gearbox combinations. The Kiger is available with two petrol engine options. Both the engines have a displacement of 1.0-litre. However, the ‘1.0L ENERGY’ is a naturally aspirated motor while the other gets a TURBO, as the name suggests.
The 999cc naturally aspirated 3-cylinder motor makes 72 PS of power at 6,250 rpm and 96 Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm. It comes mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed EASY-R AMT gearbox. On the other hand, is the TURBO. The 999cc 3-cylinder engine gets a turbocharger which helps it make 100 PS of power at 5,000 rpm and peak torque of 160 Nm from 2,800 to 3,600 rpm. Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual and an X-TRONIC CVT gearbox. With the CVT gearbox, the max torque output drops to 152 Nm. However, it makes that torque from 2,200 rpm to 4,400 rpm.
MY22 Renault Kiger – Dimensions
The Renault Kiger measures 3,991 mm in length, 1,750 mm in width and 1,600 mm in height. The Kiger’s wheelbase measures 2,500 mm. The compact SUV rides on 16-inch wheels with 195/60-section tyres. To tackle our Indian road conditions, the Kiger offers a ground clearance of 205 mm. Meanwhile, the boot and fuel tank capacities are 405 litres and 45 litres, respectively.