Renault Kiger will derive power from a 1.0-litre petrol and turbo petrol mill. It is expected to hit the Indian shores in the coming months.
The local subsidiary ofFrench automaker Renault has finally revealed the production-spec version of Kiger in India. This simply shows that the official launch of the company’s all-new sub-4-meter SUV is not that far. The automaker has unveiled its specs, features to be offered in top-end variant, design, interiors, engine and transmission options. The carmaker revealed the concept version of the SUV last year, which gave us a fair amount of idea like what to expect from the production-spec version. Moreover, Renault also said that the production-spec model of the SUV will be 80 per cent identical to that of the prototype version.
The front fascia of Kiger looks quite identical to that of the concept model. It gets a sculpted bonnet, split headlamp setup, large front grille with honeycomb-shaped chrome elements. Furthermore, like the concept model, the production-spec version of Renault Kiger has an overall SUV-coupe-esque silhouette. At the back, it gets a unique C-shaped LED taillights, and the addition of faux skid plate makes the SUV look rugged. The Renault Kiger that will go on sale will be 205mm above the ground and will get 16-inch alloy wheels shod with 195/65 R16 tyres. Inside, it will come loaded with features like an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and voice commands, which allows up to 5 devices to be connected via Bluetooth, PM2.5 air filter, top-spec trim to be offered with 4-speaker and 4-tweeter by Arkamys audio system.
Moreover, the top-spec variants will also come loaded with convenience features like keyless entry, ambient lighting, push-button start and automatic climate control. Mechanically, it will get propelled by a 1.0-litre petrol and turbo petrol mill. The former puts out 72bhp of power 96 Nm of torque, while the latter shreds out power and torque outputs of 100bhp and 160Nm. Transmission duties will be done by a 5-speed MT or a CVT. Once launched, it will rub shoulders with the likes of Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300.