Renault India (Reno India) has finally launched the Kiger SUV in India after a long wait. With this, the booking of a new Reno SUV has also started in India. This SUV is specially designed for the Indian market. If you are interested in purchasing the cheapest SUV car available in the sub-compact SUV segment in India, you can book this car by visiting the official website of the auto manufacturer. With this, customers can also book this affordable SUV by visiting the dealership of Reno India. Customers can book Renault Kiger SUV by paying a token amount of Rs 11,000. If you want to know about this car before booking, then here are all the details about this SUV.
The French automobile giant had claimed that their new sub-compact SUV car would be the cheapest in the Indian market. The Renault Kaigar has an initial ex-showroom price of Rs 5.45 lakh in the Indian market. While the ex-showroom price of the top-end model goes up to Rs 9.55 lakh.
Kiger cheapest SUV
The Nissan Magnite recently launched in this segment was the cheapest of the small SUVs. Nissan Magnate’s starting ex-showroom price is Rs 5.49 lakhs. The Reno Kaigar has been launched in the most competitive segment in the Indian market and the company hopes that the Reno Kaigar will be rocking due to its low price. The company has started mass production of this SUV at its Chennai-based plant. With this, Reno Ki is being dispatched to more than 500 dealerships of the company across the country.
Renault Kiger has two engine options. The first option is a 1.0-liter petrol that generates 72 PS of power and 96 Nm of torque. The other option is a 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine that generates 100 PS of power and 160 Nm of torque. At the same time, with the CVT option, it generates torque of 152 Nm. There is a choice of manual and automatic transmission gearboxes with this engine. A 5 speed manual transmission is standard with the car. A 5-speed EASY-R AMT gearbox with 1.0-liter petrol will be available. While a 5-speed X-TRONIC CVT gearbox with 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine is available. The multisense drive mode feature has been given in Renault Kaigar. This car can be run in Eco, Normal and Sports modes.
Platform and dimension
The Kiger SUV is based on Renault’s modular CMF-A + platform. This platform has been used by the company earlier in Triber. Talking about the size of the SUV, the Kiger SUV has the same size as the Magnite. The Magnite SUV has a length of 3994 mm, width 1758 mm and height 1572 mm. This car gets the highest ground clearance of 205 mm in its segment and its wheelbase is 2500 mm long.
Look and design
The car is very similar to its concept model. Horizontal stacked headlamps and sleek LED DRLs have been given in the front bumper of the car which gives it a very attractive and high bonnet look. Looking at the style of the signature front main grille, it seems to be influenced by the company’s popular entry-level crosshatch car Kwid. The side of the car features beautiful looking alloys with strong arches that add to its bold appeal.
Reno has used black plastic cladding on the doors and wheel arches, which makes the car look aggressive. The car has a roof with dual-tone effect. Which is likely to be limited to only high-spec variants. In the rear of the car, LED tail lamps of inverted C-shape have been given, which look quite sharp and modern.
Interior and features
Speaking of the interior of the Kiger, the cabin of the car is quite attractive. Inside the car is a wireless smartphone replication, wireless smartphone charger, PM 2.5 clean air filter, Apple CarPlay, and a 20.32 cm floating touchscreen infotainment system supporting Android Auto, 7 inch digital instrument cluster, floating rooftop, ARKAMYS 3D sound system, steering mounted controls. , Features like engine start / stop button i.e. keyless access, voice recognition, cruise control are given.
Speaking of safety features, the new SUV Kiger features dual front airbags, 360-degree camera, ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution), reverse parking sensors, surround view mirror, tire pressure monitoring system, ISOFIX child seat. Features like anchor, seat belt reminder, high speed alert system are also given.
According to Reno, the Kiger is being manufactured in India and will be a global product. The new Kiger car will compete with the Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra KUV300 and other SUVs in this segment in the Indian market.