Renault Kwid AMT launched at Rs 4.25 lakh

Words By Yash Sunil

Renault India launched the AMT variant of their their popular hatchback, the Kwid, priced at Rs 4.25 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Kwid AMT is expensive by just Rs 30,000 than the manual Kwid.

Powered by their newly developed 1-litre DOHC engine which makes 67bhp of power and 91Nm of torque, it has been mated to a 5-speed AMT ‘box. Renault has teamed up with Bosch to develop the Easy-R Gear Box. It has a rotary knob that is placed on the dashboard

The exteriors of the car haven’t received any changes on the looks front when compared to the 1-litre variant but it gets an additional Easy-R badge on the boot. The interiors of the AMT will carry the same specifications from the RXT manual variant, which gets a touch screen infotainment system along with Bluetooth connectivity and navigation.

The Kwid AMT is available in the RXT (O) top-spec trim only and will face competition from the likes of Maruti Suzuki Alto VXi AMT, Celerio ZXi AMT, Wagon R VXi AMT and the Tata GENx Nano. The Kwid is cheaper by the Celerio and Wagon R by Rs 86,000 and Rs 58,000 respectively whereas the Alto and Nano are cheaper then the Kwid by Rs 2000 and Rs 1.09 lakh respectively.

Read about our Kwid AMT driven story here.

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