Renault has up to date its India line-up of vehicles — Kwid, Triber, Kiger — to evolve with the upcoming emission norms. All three fashions now additionally get new security and comfort options as customary. In addition, the French automaker has additionally launched a brand new variant of the Kwid. Renault has opened bookings for the up to date Kwid, Triber and Kiger throughout its dealerships and has up to date their costs too.
The three fashions proceed to be powered by their respective petrol engines, which have now been up to date to fulfill the upcoming Real Driving Emission laws. All three fashions shall be geared up with a self-diagnostic gadget that can continuously monitor the car’s emission ranges whereas driving, with different crucial emission units such because the catalytic converter and oxygen sensors.
The Triber is powered by a 72hp, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine that’s supplied with both a 5-speed handbook or AMT gearbox. Meanwhile, the Kiger will also be had with the identical naturally aspirated engine because the Triber that’s solely supplied with a 5-speed handbook. The Kiger additionally will get the choice of the 100hp, 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that’s paired to both a 5-speed handbook or a CVT transmission.
Renault has additionally launched a brand new RXE variant of the Kwid, priced at ₹4.69 lakh (ex-showroom, India), it comes with a 1.0-litre petrol-manual powertrain. This variant now acts because the entry-level model of the Kwid, changing the earlier RXL variant that acquired the 0.8-litre powertrain. Renault has successfully dropped the 800cc engine totally from its line-up on account of low demand.
As a part of the 2023 mannequin yr replace, Renault has additionally made a number of security options customary throughout the three fashions. These embrace Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Traction Control System (TCS) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
The Kwid now will get comfort options like LED flip indicators on the wing mirrors and steering-mounted controls. Meanwhile, the Triber MPV now will get chrome-finished door handles and new seat upholstery.