Renault Kwid facelift revealed in new pics

first_imgRenault Kwid is among the French carmaker’s most popular products in India. The hatchback has been a crowd favourite ever since it was launched in 2015 with more than 3 lakh units already sold. While Renault is set to introduce the Kwid facelift in the Indian market, the Climber variant of the updated hatchback has been spotted completely undisguised.The spy-images of the Renault Kwid facelift (Climber trim) have been posted online by AutoPunditz.com. The front fascia of the updated Kwid looks completely different with a new set of split headlamps, triple slat grille in place of the honeycomb design and redesigned bumper. The grille is flanked by LED DRLs, while the headlight is placed on the bumper. The tail-lamps have been redesigned and the reflectors have been vertically stacked. Other features include newly-designed gunmetal grey alloy wheels, skid plates, orange accents and roof rails. Renault Kwid facelift gets newly-designed gunmetal grey alloy wheels. (Image Courtesy – AutoPunditz)Expectations are that the Kwid facelift will come with a host of interior changes. Features like digital instrument cluster, 8-inch MediaNav Evolution touchscreen system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility and multifunction steering wheel might be borrowed from the recently-launched seven-seater Renault Triber. Renault Kwid facelift sports redesigned tail-lamps. (Image Courtesy – AutoPunditz)Renault Kwid facelift is expected to feature the same engines that are available with the outgoing model. At present, the hatchback gets a 0.8-litre petrol motor making 54 bhp and 72 Nm of torque and a 1.0-litre petrol mill delivering 67 bhp and 91 Nm of torque. Both the powertrains get a standard 5-speed manual transmission with the Kwid 1.0-litre having an option for 5-speed automatic transmission.advertisementAt present, Renault Kwid is available in the price range of Rs 2.76 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs 4.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The facelift might be priced a tad higher. It will challenge the likes of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki S-Presso and Datsun redi-GO.ALSO READ | Hyundai Venue, Grand i10 Nios assured of early delivery; benefits enhanced on Creta, Elite i20, SantroALSO READ | GST Council Meet: No respite for ailing auto sector, automobiles still under 28 per cent tax slabALSO READ | Kia Seltos: Get all the details about accessories available with Hyundai Creta-rivallast_img

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