RENAULT KWID QUICK REVIEW
The all-new Renault Kwid is loaded with features and innovative styles. It has a sporty look along with a super SUV class interior and comfort inside. The mini-duster looks go a long way in making the Kwid stand out.
The dashboard provides lots of upgraded technologies like a tachometer, digital clock, and digital odometer. The steering wheel is leather-covered for a firm grip.
The LED cum DRL’s headlights are adjustable, but the car has no fog light. The wheel does have a cover, and a power antenna is installed. The car does have a roof rail to store extra or big luggage.
The tyre is radial and tubeless with a size of 165/70 R14, and the wheel size is 14. There is a radio option available in the dashboard and fitted two speakers in front.
The dashboard looks gorgeous with an 8″ informative touch screen that connects with android audio and Apple Car Play. This car is a small bundle of joy and happiness for a small family.
Dimensions and capacity:
Renault Kwid is 1490mm in height, 3731mm in length, 1579mm in width with a wheelbase of 2422mm. The car has a turning radius of 4.9 meters and a ground clearance of 184mm. Kwid’s Kerb weight is 775kg, whereas the gross weight is between 1144-1166kg.
The car has quite a decent boot capacity of 279 liters—this car design with a seating capacity of 5 with five doors.
Engine and transmission:
The Renault Kwid’s engine is a petrol engine with a displacement of 999cc. The max power is 67bhp @5500rpm, and Max torque is 91Nm @4250rpm. The engine has 3cylinders, and each cylinder has 4 DOHC valves. The car is an auto transmission type with an MPFi fuel supply system.
Renault Kwid has a gearbox of 5 speeds. The car drives on FWD drive type.
Fuel and performance:
The Kwid comes with a petrol engine and has a mileage of 22.0kmpl as per ARAI. The fuel tank has a capacity of 28 liters. With BS-VI emission norm compliance, the car is designed to hit a 135km/hr top speed.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
Mac Pherson Strut’s front suspension with a lower transverse link and the rear is twisting beam suspension with coil spring. The front tire has a disc brake, whereas the rear tire has a drum brake. The car drives on electric steering. Kwid’s steering gear is Rack and Pinion. The engine accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 16 seconds.
This car has an anti-lock brake system with no brake assist. The car’s doors have a power lock, and the central locking system is available in the dashboard. The doors are also secured for the child with child safety locks. The passenger’s safety is kept in mind with two airbags to prevent severe injuries during the sudden collision.
The driver’s rearview mirror works well during both day and night. The front passenger does have a rearview mirror. Along with the driver and the front passenger, there are seat belts for the rear passengers too. The dashboard has a seat belt warning light which sends an indication to the driver if the belts are not properly worn.
The driver’s seat is adjustable. The car is secure with front and rear impact beams. Other key safety measures include engine immobilizer, crash sensor, centrally mounted fuel tank, engine check warning.
Renault Kwid has a rear camera that helps in parking and a speed alert indicator.
Comfort and convenience:
Renault Kwid does have a power steering, and the front and rear windows are power controlled. The air conditioning is a surrounding system, and there is a heater option available for winter days.
The low fuel indicator is present on the dashboard, allowing you to go out of fuel and accessory power outlets.
The rear-seat passengers can enjoy a rear seat headrest and a rear center armrest. Cup holders are present in front to hold our favorite drinks and do not allow them to spill while the car is on the move.
Kwid has rear parking sensors and a well-designed navigation system. A feature like keyless entry is not to be ignored. There is a USB charger in front and a voice control facility for uninterrupted driving.
Renault Kwid comes at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 3,12,800.
Renault Kwid is available in 8 different colors: Moonlight Silver with Zanskar Blue, Electric Blue, Fiery Red, Moonlight Silver, Zanskar Blue, Zanskar Blue with Moonlight Silver, Outback Bronze, and cool White.