Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison

by Jatin Chhibber | 22/02/2021
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Our Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison helps you decided between the two sub-compact SUVs on the basis of Design, Specs, Features, Price & more

The sub-4-meter SUV segment is one of the most competitive segments in India. Recently, Renault has added a new car in this segment, which is named Kiger. It is now the most affordable SUV in the sub-4-meter SUV space. It got quite popular among the buyers because of its sporty design language and aggressive price tag.  In its segment, it rivals with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza. Maruti Vitara Brezza is among the top-selling SUVs in its segment. The SUV has helped a lot to keep Maruti at the top of the sales charts. Last year, the automaker introduced the new facelift version of the SUV. So, here’s a detailed Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison to help you pick the right model for yourself.

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Renault Kiger vs Maruti Viatra Brezza- Exterior Design

The front fascia of Renault Kiger gets a smart-looking honeycomb-shaped chrome grille flanked with LED DRLs positioned on the bonnet. The LED projector headlamps are placed on the bumper. The addition of an aggressive-looking front bumper and faux skid plate gives a muscular as well as a taller stance to the SUV. The side profile of the Renault SUV gets sporty-looking 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, two-tone roof, wheel arch cladding and roof rails. At the back, the Renault Kiger employs LED taillights with piano black inserts, which make rear-end of the SUV look quite modern and chic.

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Talking about Maruti Vitara Brezza, the SUV features a boxy tall stance. Upfront, it gets a thick chrome slab, connecting the front projector headlamps. There are also a few bits of chrome inside the headlamp cluster of the car. The fog lamps are positioned separately on the lower part of the front bumper. At the back, the SUV looks modern as it gets wrap-around LED taillights with a thick chrome slat. The rear of the SUV also features a spoiler with a roof rail, which enhance the sporty quotient of the SUV. Both SUVs looks quite smart and are capable of attracting a lot of new buyers.

Renault Kiget vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- Interior Design

The interiors of both SUVs come loaded with all the bells and whistles to offer more convenience to the driver and passengers. The cabin of Renault Kiger gets an all-black theme. It employs a floating 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit. The dashboard layout of Renault Kiger feels quite subtle. It gets a 7-inch all-digital instrument cluster, while the Maruti Vitara Brezza gets a semi-digital instrument panel.

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In Renault Kiger, the AC vents are stacked below the infotainment unit, while in Maruti Vitara Brezza, the AC vents are positioned above the touchscreen display. For the interior theme, both SUVs features a darker colour pallet. The centre console of Maruti Vitara Brezza sits a bit higher as compared to that of the Renault Kiger. Moreover, both SUVs feel adequately spacious. The Renault SUV offers a bigger boot space as compared to Maruti Vitara Brezza. The Renault Kiger offers 405-litres of boot space, while Maruti SUV comes with 328-litre of luggage space.

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Overall, the Maruti Vitara Brezza has a better-built quality. Furthermore, its door lock mechanism feels more modern than Kiger as it is integrated into the door latch. On the other side, the Renault Kiger employs pull-to-open-type stalks. A lot of parts inside the cabin of Renault Kiger will definitely remind you of the Nissan Magnite.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- Features

In the Indian market, the sub-4-meter SUVs are offered with a lot of convenience features. Both SUVs are offered with a lot of advanced features. Starting from Renault Kiger, it comes loaded with features like an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, keyless entry & go, 7-inch TFT display for instrument console, wireless Apple Car Play and Android Auto, air purifier, wireless phone charger, puddle lamps, automatic climate control, puddle lamps, cruise control and much more.

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On the other hand, Maruti Vitara Brezza employs a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with navigation, rain-sensing wipers, steering mounted controls, push-button start, cruise control, smart key entry, voice command, automatic AC, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity and so on. The Renault Kiger offers more feature as compared to Maruti Vitara Brezza. Moreover, it’s substantially lower-priced than the Maruti SUV which makes Kiger a more value for money product.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- Dimensions

In the Indian market, the sub-4-meter SUVs are popular for their compact dimensions and spacious cabin. To see which SUV is spacious from inside, here’s the dimension comparison of both SUVs. In terms of dimensions, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is bigger than the Kiger. The Maruti SUV is 3,995 mm long, 1,790 mm wide and 1,640 mm tall.

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Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison

             
 

Length

Width

Height

Wheelbase

Ground clearance

Tyre size

Boot space

Renault Kiger

3,991 mm

1,750 mm

1,600 mm

2,500 mm

205 mm

R16-195/60

405-litres

Maruti Vitara Brezza

3,995 mm

1,790 mm

1,640 mm

2,500 mm

198 mm

R16-215/60

328-litre

 

The Vitara Brezza is longer, wider and taller than Renault Kiger by 4 mm, 40 mm and 33 mm. Both SUVs employ 16-inch alloy wheels, but the tyre sizes are different. The Maruti Vitara Brezza gets a 215/60 section tyre, while the all-new Renault SUV employs 195/60 sections rubber. Talking about the ground clearance, the Maruti SUV stands 198 mm above the ground, while the Renault Kiger offers a ground clearance of 205 mm.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- Specifications

Mechanically, both SUVs are powered by a different engine and drivetrain options. Renault Kiger is propelled by a 1.0-litre NA and 1.0-litre turbocharged gasoline mill. The former develops 72 PS of power and 96 Nm peak torque, while the latter is capable of shredding out power and torque outputs of 100 PS and 160 Nm. Transmission duties are done by a 5-speed MT, 5-speed AMT or a CVT. The same engine options does duties in all-new Nissan Magnite.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison

     

Renault Kiger

     

Engine

Power

Torque

Transmission

1.0-litre NA

72 PS

96 Nm

5-speed MT/ 5-speed AMT

1.0-litre Turbo

100 PS

160 Nm

5-speed MT/ CVT

Maruti Vitara Brezza

     

Engine

Power

Torque

Transmission

1.2-litre NA Petrol

103 PS

138 Nm

5-speed MT/ 4-speed AT

 

On the other hand, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is powered by a 1.2-litre NA petrol unit, which churns out 103bhp of peak power and 138 Nm of twisting force. The engine comes paired with a 5-speed MT or a 4-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The NA unit offered with the Maruti SUV produces more power than the Renault Kiger’s turbocharged gasoline mill, but the latter offers more torque.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- Price

Comparing the prices of both SUVs, the Renault Kiger is the most affordable SUV in its segment. It is offered at a starting price of Rs 5.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base trim and goes all the way up to Rs 9.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top-end variant.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison

       

Renault Kiger Price

       

Engine- gearbox/ trim

1.0-litre NA MT

1.0-litre NA AMT

1.0-litre Turbo MT

1.0-litre Turbo CVT

RXE

Rs 5.45 lakh

Rs 6.14 lakh

Rs 6.60 lakh

Rs 7.55 lakh

RXL

-

Rs 6.59 lakh

Rs 7.05 lakh

Rs 8.00 lakh

RXT

-

Rs 7.14 lakh

Rs 8.60 lakh

Rs 8.55 lakh

RXZ

-

-

 

9.55 lakh

Maruti Vitara Brezza Price

       

Engine- gearbox/ trim

1.2-litre petrol MT

1.2-litre petrol AT

   

LXi

Rs 7.39 lakh

-

   

VXI

Rs 8.45 lakh

-

   

ZXi

Rs 9.20 lakh

-

   

ZXi Plus

Rs 9.80 lakh

-

   

VXi AT

-

Rs 9.85 lakh

   

ZXi AT

-

Rs 10.60 lakh

   

ZXi + AT

-

Rs 11.20 lakh

   

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On the other hand, Maruti Vitara Brezza has priced between Rs 7.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) to Rs 11.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Both SUVs are only offered with a petrol power plant. The pre-facelift model of Vitara Brezza was offered with a diesel engine but got discontinued due to the new emission norms.

Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza- comparison

After comparing both SUVs on a different basis, we can say that the all-new Renault Kiger is a more affordable offering among the two. Moreover, it also offers a better value for money proposition. Nevertheless, the Maruti Vitara Brezza offers better plastic quality inside and has a larger aftersales and dealership network as compared to that of the Renault Kiger. Maruti Vitara Brezza will surely offer you a stress-free ownership experience. Both SUVs are quite capable and justify their price tag, and we are pretty sure that this Renault Kiger vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Comparison will surely help you pick the right car.

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