Right after the launch of Suzuki S-Presso, we were left with a bad taste in our mouth.
Fortunately, Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 is here. It’s a much-awaited update to Renault’s popular mini-SUV lineup. Furthermore, the overall styling follows the likes of Hyundai Venue and Tata H5. Moreover, the top-mounted LED DRLs along with low-mounted Headlamp suits it far better!
As for the pricing, 2019 Renault Kwid Facelift price in India starts at INRs. 2.83 Lakhs. Moreover, that’s just the base variant. For the more awesome variant aka ‘The Climber’, Renault Kwid Climber price in India starts at Rs. 4.54 Lakhs.
Perhaps for the first time ever, I would totally recommend the top-variant over everything else. Honestly, it just looks so good! Besides, it comes with major visual changes along with many updated features.
PS: Yes. Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 is better than Suzuki S-Presso!
Renault Kwid 2019 Facelift: What’s New?
At first glance, you’ll see everything that’s new. Starting off on the front, you’ll get the new horizontal headlamps, LED DRLs, large central air dam with underbody cladding, and all-new 14-inch multi-spoke wheels.
On the rear, you’ll get redesigned sculpted bumper, new taillamps with C-shaped LED light guides and vertical reflectors.
Likewise, there are few updates on the interior. It comes with a new 8-inch touch infotainment screen (with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay), digital instument cluster, Video Playback and Voice Recognition. Plus, the dual-tone dashboard, leather-wrapped steering wheel are the added bonus.
Moving to the safety features, there aren’t any major changes. You’ll get ABS with EBD, Seat-Belt Reminder, Overspeed Alert, and Dual Airbag. Additionally, you can get the state-of-art reverse parking camera with guidelines.
Renault Kwid 2019 Facelift: What’s Old?
Besides the visual changes and few feature updates, the overall engine remains the same.
Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 is powered by a 0.8L Petrol Engine. Furthermore, it can generate a max power of 53BHP at 5678rpm and max torque of 72Nm at 4386rpm. Moreover, it is mated to either a 5-speed manual or AMT transmission.
Likewise, it is available in the 1.0L Petrol Engine which generates a max power of 67BHP at 5500rpm and max torque of 91Nm at 4250rpm.
Interestingly, Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 comes with the old BS4 compliant engine. Theoretically, we’ll probably see a BS6 compliant engine sometime next year.
Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 Key Specifications
- Engine: 0.8L Petrol / 1.0L Petrol
- Displacement: 799cc / 999cc
- Mileage: 15-20kmpl
- Transmission: 5-speed MT / AMT
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- Max Torque: [email protected] / [email protected]
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 28L
- Ground Clearance: 184mm
- Seating Capacity: 5
- Tires: 165/70 R14
- Kerb Weight: n/a
Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 Price in India: INRs. 2,83,000 (Base Variant)
Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 Price in Nepal: TBA
Will Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 Launch in Nepal?
Okay, Renault has a major market in the Nepali Auto Industry. People usually consider Renault to deliver excellent SUVs at an affordable price. However, affordability does not come at the cost of quality. That’s why Renault is popular in Nepal.
So yes, Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 will launch in Nepal! Honestly, it would be a crime not to launch such a beautiful car in Nepal. We are expecting it in early 2020.
As for the pricing, I’d guess that Renault Kwid Facelift 2019 price in Nepal is expected to be around Rs. 23+ Lakhs, following the previous generation.
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