Renault KWID – User’s Asked Questions

Renault Kwid FAQ

1. What is the current status of Renault KWID?

Renault has launched its entry level hatchback ‘KWID’ in India on 24th September 2015 which taken the segment by storm and has managed 1.65 lakh bookings so far. Now to up the ante, Renault introduces the more powerful version of the hatchback with 1.0 litre petrol engine. Just after the 1.0 Kwid launch, Renault has introduced Kwid climber in range topping variants.

2. When did Renault KWID launch?

Renault introduced the KWID in the country on September 24, 2015 with Duster SUV inspired styling and plethora of first in segment features. To crack the entry level segment bigger Kwid 1.0 has been launched in India on 22nd August 2016.

3. In which category Renault KWID falls?

Renault KWID/1.0 falls in entry level hatchback category.

4. The available color options for Renault KWID are?

The Renault KWID & Kwid 1.0l is available in five different exterior paint shades in India- Ice Cool White, Fiery Red, Planet Grey, Moonlight Silver and Outback Bronze. Kwid Climber is available in Electric blue, outback bronze and planet grey colors.

5. How many types of fuel units are available in Renault KWID?

The Entry level hatchback is available only with one fuel unit as per now i.e. Petrol.

6. Is there an automatic transmission in Renault KWID?

No, KWID is available in manual version only. Renault KWID is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. However, Renault is working on the AMT version and it will be soon launched most probably by the upcoming festive season.

7. What are the specifications of engine equipped in Renault KWID?

 Renault KWID
 Engine Type: 0.8L, 3 Cylinder 12V dCI petrol engine
Engine Size: 799cc
Max. Power: 53.3bhp @5678rpm
Max. Torque: [email protected]
Transmission Type: 5 Speed Manual (MT) 


 Renault KWID 1.0 Litre
 Engine Type: 1.0L, 3 Cylinder 12V DOHC petrol engine
Engine Size: 999cc
Max. Power: 67bhp @5500rpm
Max. Torque: [email protected]
Transmission Type: 5 Speed Manual (MT)


 Renault KWID 1.0 Litre
 Engine Type: 1.0L, 3 Cylinder 12V DOHC petrol engine
Engine Size: 999cc
Max. Power: 67bhp @5500rpm
Max. Torque: [email protected]
Transmission Type: 5 Speed Easy R-AMT


Renault Kwid 1.0L AMT Back

8. The exact price tags of Renault KWID’s all variants are?

Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi):
All Variants:
Renault KWID Std Rs. 2,64,734
Renault KWID RXE Rs. 3,07,206
Renault KWID  RXL Rs. 3,32,312
Renault KWID  RXT Rs. 3,66,576
Renault KWID  RXT (O) Rs. 3,79,576
Renault KWID 1.0L RXL Rs. 3,54,312
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT Rs  3,88,576
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT(O) Rs. 4,01,576
Renault KWID 1.0L RXL AMT Rs. 3,84,312
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT AMT Rs. 4,31,576
Renault KWID 1.0 Climber MT Rs. 4,30,376
Renault KWID 1.0 Climber AMT Rs  4,60,376


9. What is the on-road price of Renault KWID?

Pricing (On-road Delhi):
All Variants:
Renault KWID Std Rs. 3,03,153
Renault KWID RXE Rs. 3,48,775
Renault KWID  RXL Rs. 3,75,742
Renault KWID  RXT Rs. 4,12,549
Renault KWID  RXT (O) Rs. 4,26,512
Renault KWID 1.0L RXL Rs. 3,88,232
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT Rs  4,36,479
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT(O) Rs. 4,50,444
Renault KWID 1.0L RXL AMT Rs. 4,20,257
Renault KWID 1.0L RXT AMT Rs. 4,82,669
Renault KWID 1.0 Climber MT Rs. 4,72,272
Renault KWID 1.0 Climber AMT Rs  5,04,497


10. Please tell the mileage figure of Renault KWID – ARAI-certified, highway and city-road?

The mileage of car depends on multiple factors like road condition, driving style, maintenance of the car. Renault KWID mileage is decent in road conditions, cities and highways.

  Engine type ARAI/Highway Kmpl City Kmpl
Renault KWID  25.17 22.9
Renault KWID 1.0L 23.01 20.1
Renault KWID 1.0L AMT 24.01 21.1

11. Can I get the width of tyres fixed in Renault KWID?

Front: 155/80 R13 (Radial tubeless)
Rear: 155/80 R13 (Radial tubeless)


12. How long ground clearance Renault KWID carries?

Renault KWID carries best in class ground clearance of 180 mm which is more than enough to absorb the potholes of Indian roads.

13. What type of suspension system fixed in Renault KWID?

Renault KWID comprises of McPherson Strut with lower transverse link in the front.

At rear, Twist beam suspension with coil spring imparts precise handling and ride comfort even on bumpy roads.

14. Acceleration and top speed of Renault KWID?

The 799cc engine propels KWID to attain 0-100 km in 17 seconds with the top speed of 130kmph which is decent enough considering the specs. The bigger 1.0l engine can achieve the same in just 15 seconds by whacking the top speed of 150km/hr. Whereas Kwid AMT can perform the same in just 14 seconds while offering 155km/hr as top speed.

15. Which general safety features Renault KWID has?

Being an entry level hatchback it loses out on even basic safety features like airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake force distribution). Even the top variant does not get an airbag though it is available as optional equipment. Besides it, KWID comes with features like remote keyless entry, central locking, front-rear seat belts, engine immobilizer and high mounted stop lamps. Renault should have provided the airbags, ABS and EBD on KWID as an option if not as standard.

16. Is cruise control available in Renault KWID?

No, cruise control is not available in any of the variants of Renault KWID.

17. Seating capacity of Renault KWID is?

Renault KWID comes with a seating capacity of 5 persons and the longer wheelbase is good enough to provide plenty of legroom and shoulder space.

18. What is the boot size of Renault KWID?

The boot size of Renault KWID is 300 liters which is more than its competitors and it can be further expanded up to 1100 liters with last row folded down.

19. What common & unique interior features Renault KWID get?

The Renault KWID is bejeweled with dual tone grey interior theme which looks dull on the outset but piano black finish at the central console; sporty red-black seat upholstery makes cabin a decent place to sit in. In terms of equipments it comes loaded with first in segment 7 inch MediaNAV touchscreen infotainment system which supports navigation with turn by turn voice guidance, USB, AUX-in, bluetooth audio streaming. In addition, it also comes with single DIN audio system with two speakers, radio, FM and MP3, 12V power socket, AC, twin glove boxes, cabin lighting with timer etc.


There is also a segment first digital driver instrument cluster which displays useful info including gearshift indicator, trip metre, distance to empty and average speed. Apart from few minor changes outside and new engine, Kwid 1.0 is identical to standard version in almost every aspect.


20. In Indian car market, which are the main competitors of Renault KWID?

Renault KWID competes with Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Datsun Redi-Go.


21. What is Renault Kwid estimated maintenance/ repair cost?

Renault Kwid petrol Cars Maintenance Charges

Service KM Months Free/Paid Price (in Rs.)
1 2000 2 Free 0
2 10000 12 Free 1300
3 20000 24 Free 1580
4 30000 36 Paid 3690
5 40000 48 Paid 3520
6 50000 60 Paid 3040
7 60000 72 Paid 4530
6 years Total Cost Rs. 17,660