Renault Kiger is now available for bookings in Nepal.
Advanced Automobiles Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributors of Renault vehicles in Nepal, has announced pre-bookings for its upcoming SUV.
It might seem a little odd to take bookings before confirming pricing and other important details. However, Renault Nepal might not have any other option, especially with the arrival of its rival, Nissan Magnite.
As fate has it, Renault Kiger is officially confirmed for the Nepali market. Before it arrives in Nepal, let’s take a quick look the everything new in the 2021 Renault Kiger.
2021 Renault Kiger Specifications
- Engine: 1.0L Petrol / 1.0L Turbo Petrol
- Emission Standards: BS6-compliant
- Displacement: 999cc
- Dimension: 3991 x 1750 x 1600 mm
- Wheelbase: 2500 mm
- Max Power: 72 HP (100 HP in Turbo)
- Max Torque: 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm (160 Nm @ 3200 rpm in Turbo)
- Transmission: 5-Speed MT / 5-Speed AMT or CVT
- Drive Type: FWD
- Top Speed: n/a
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 liters
- Mileage: 20 kmpl
- Front Tyre: 195/60R16 – Disc
- Rear Tyre: 195/60R16 – Drum
- Tubeless Tyres: Yes
- Safety System: ABS, EBD
- Suspension Setup: MacPherson Strut and Twist Beam
- Seating: 5-Seater
- Storage Capacity: 405 liters
- Ground Clearance: 205 mm
- Kerb Weight: 1012 kg
- Colors: White, Grey, Moonlight Grey, Brown, Blue, and Red with Black Roof
Renault Kiger Price in Nepal: Rs. 29,99,000 (Expected Starting Price)
Renault Kiger Overview
Renault Kiger will feature a familiar design, might resemble a beefed-up version of the Renault Kwid.
Developed on the CMFA+ platform previously seen in Renault Triber and Nissan Magnite, the Kiger stands out with its eye-catching dual-tone exterior.
Moreover, it comes with a first-in-class tri-octa LED pure vision headlamps along with C-shaped signature LED taillamps.
The overall side profile looks even more stylish and modern with its diamond-cut finishing, shark fin antenna, and sporty rear spoiler.
Furthermore, these aren’t just for show, coming up with more practical features like satin silver roof bars, silver rear SUV skid plate, and high ground clearance.
The same can be said about the interiors. It comes with a reconfigurable TFT cluster, air purifier, floating touchscreen infotainment, steering mounted controls, and so much more!
2021 Renault Kiger features a familiar engine configuration. Derived from Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger comes in two engine variants: 1.0L Petrol and Turbo Petrol.
Talking about the 1.0L Petrol engine, it is a 999cc, 3-cylinder engine which can generate a max power of 72HP and a max torque of 96Nm at 3500rpm. Moreover, it is mated to a 5-speed MT and 5-speed AMT.
Whereas, the 1.0L Turbo Petrol engine can generate a max power of 100HP and a max torque of 160Nm at 3200rpm. It is mated to a 5-speed and 5-speed CVT. Additionally, the Turbo-Petrol engine gets three drive modes: Normal, Eco, and Sports.
Kiger offers best-in-class fuel efficiency of 20Km/l.
The affordable subcompact SUV segment is growing every year. With the launch of Renault Kiger, it adds one more to the ever-increasing list.
Interestingly, Renault Kiger is expected to stand out from the crowd with cool new features. Here are key highlights of features.
2021 Renault Kiger Feature Highlights
- 1.0L Petrol Engine and 1.0L Turbo Petrol Engine
- Tri-octa LED Headlamp with C-shaped Signature LED Tail Lamps
- Diamond-Cut Alloy Wheels
- Chrome Front Grille
- Rear Skid Plate
- Sporty Rear Spoiler
- 17.78cm TFT Cluster
- 20.32cm Floating Infotainment System
- Best-in-Class Storage
- 4 Airbags
- ABS and EBD
- Rear Parking Sensor and Rear View Camera
- Air Purifier and Wireless Phone Charger (Optional)
Renault Kiger Price in Nepal and Availability
Renault Kiger will make an early entry into the Nepali market.
As for the pricing, Renault Kiger will mimic the pricing of Nissan Magnite, especially for the base variant. If that is true, Renault Kiger price in Nepal will start at Rs. 29.99 Lakhs.
Relevant information like the pricing, launch date, and variants detail are still scarce. However, these details will be confirmed in the upcoming month.
With that said, the overall reaction to Renault Kiger has been mixed. While most are praising it for its unique appearances, some are criticizing it for its lack of innovations over other Renault products.
Hence, it will be interesting to see how the market will react.
Moreover, the Renault Kiger will compete against the likes of Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, and Kia Sonet.
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