Renault Kiger, Kwid, Triber get RDE-compliant engines; updated safety features

    All three models now get new safety features as standard; Kwid gets a new variant.

    Published On Feb 02, 2023 04:57:00 PM


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    Renault has updated its entire India line-up of cars  Kwid, Triber, Kiger – to conform with the upcoming emission norms. All three models now also get new safety and convenience features as standard. In addition to these updates, the French automaker has also introduced a new variant of the Kwid. Renault has not only opened bookings for the updated Kwid, Triber and Kiger across its dealerships, but has also updated their prices.

    1. Renault Kwid, Triber, Kiger are BS6 stage 2, RDE compliant
    2. All models now get ESP and TPMS as standard
    3. 800cc engine from Kwid discontinued

    Here are the detailed prices of the Kiger, Triber and Kwid.

    Renault Kiger prices (ex-showroom, India)
    RXE 1.0 NA MTRs 6.5 lakh
    RXT 1.0 NA MTRs 7.92 lakh
    RXT(O) 1.0 NA MTRs 8.25 lakh
    RXT 1.0 NA AMTRs 8.47 lakh
    RXZ 1.0 NA MTRs 8.80 lakh
    RXT(O) 1.0 NA AMTRs 8.80 lakh
    RXZ 1.0 NA AMTRs 9.35 lakh
    RXT(O) 1.0 Turbo MTRs 9.45 lakh
    RXZ 1.0 Turbo MTRs 10 lakh
    RXT(O) 1.0 Turbo CVTRs 10.45 lakh
    RXZ 1.0 Turbo CVTRs 11 lakh

    Renault Triber prices (ex-showroom, India)
    RXE MTRs 6.34 lakh
    RXL MTRs 7.06 lakh
    RXT MTRs 7.61 lakh
    RXT AMTRs 8.13 lakh
    RXZ MTRs 8.23 lakh
    RXZ AMTRs 8.75 lakh

    Renault Kwid prices (ex-showroom, India)
    RXE 1.0 MTRs 4.70 lakh
    RXL 1.0 MTRs 5 lakh
    RXL(O) 1.0 MTRs 5.22 lakh
    RXT 1.0 MTRs 5.68 lakh
    Climber MTRs 5.88 lakh
    RXT 1.0 AMTRs 6.13 lakh
    Climber AMTRs 6.33 lakh

    Renault Kwid, Triber, Kiger: get RDE-compliant engines

    The three models continue to be powered by their respective petrol engines, which have now been updated to meet the upcoming Real Driving Emission regulations. All three models will be equipped with a self-diagnostic device that will constantly monitor the vehicle’s emission levels while driving, along with other critical emission devices such as the catalytic converter and oxygen sensors. 

    The Triber is powered by a 72hp, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine that’s offered with either a 5-speed manual or AMT gearbox. Meanwhile, the Kiger can also be had with the same naturally aspirated engine as the Triber that’s only offered with a 5-speed manual. The Kiger also gets the option of the 100hp, 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that’s paired to either a 5-speed manual or a CVT transmission.

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    Interestingly, Renault has also introduced a new RXE variant of the Kwid which is priced at Rs 4.69 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and gets the 1.0-litre petrol-manual powertrain. This variant now acts as the entry-level version of the Kwid, replacing the previous RXL variant that got the 0.8-litre powertrain. Therefore, Renault has effectively dropped the 800cc engine entirely from its line-up due to low demand.

    Renault Kwid, Triber, Kiger: more standard safety features

    As part of the 2023 model year update, Renault has also made several safety features standard across the three models. These include Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Traction Control System (TCS) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

    Moreover, the Kwid now gets convenience features like LED turn indicators on the wing mirrors and steering-mounted controls. Meanwhile, the Triber MPV now gets chrome-finished door handles and new seat upholstery.

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