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2018 Renault Kwid Launched With Updated Feature List


The hatchback gets improved rear seat safety, a reversing camera and much-needed creep function in the AMT variants.

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2018 Renault Kwid

Renault has launched an updated version of the Kwid with no hike in prices. Its long lineup of 20 variants has now been simplified to just 8 variants, with some nifty features added to every variant in this revised lineup. Have a look at the prices of all the variants below.

Variant

Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

Standard 0.8L MT

Rs 2.67 Lakh

RXE 0.8L MT

Rs 3.10 Lakh

RXL 0.8L MT

Rs 3.36 Lakh

RXT (O) 0.8L MT

Rs 3.83 Lakh

RXT (O) 1.0L MT

Rs 4.05 Lakh

RXT (O) 1.0L AMT

Rs 4.35 Lakh

Climber 1.0L MT

Rs 4.30 Lakh

Climber 1.0L AMT

Rs 4.60 Lakh

2018 Renault Kwid

But, for the same money, you do get more kit now. Starting from the base variant, you now get retractable rear seatbelts across the range, an essential safety feature which was missing earlier from the entire lineup. The RXL variant gets front power windows, fog lamps and remote central locking, features which were earlier reserved only for the top-spec RXT variant.

2018 Renault Kwid

Moving on to the RXT Optional trim, it now gets a reverse camera with its display on the 7-inch MediaNav touchscreen, a rear 12V socket for charging phones and other accessories, and a chrome element near the gear knob. The Climber variants further get a rear centre armrest.

2018 Renault Kwid

The AMT variants now have the added convenience of a creep function. This lets the car crawl forward without throttle input at a minimal pace. It also stops the car from rolling back on inclines. 

2018 Renault Kwid

Cosmetically, the car also now gets black wheel caps with the white and silver paint, as opposed to the silver ones available earlier, and a new “razor edge chrome front grille" which is slightly different from the accessory that was available before. The hatchback also gets new side moulding graphics.

 

2018 Renault Kwid

Powering the 2018 Kwid is the same set of engines: a 0.8-litre and a 1.0-litre, producing 54PS/72Nm and 68PS/91Nm respectively. Also, the 1.0-litre engine is now no longer available with the RXL variant. These updates are welcome for the Kwid as it becomes the only car in its segment and one above to get a reverse camera and a rear armrest. Moreover, since the price has not been hiked, the Kwid becomes an even better value for money package now.

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Recommended Variant : KWID 1.0 RXT Optional