New exterior paint shade options and a few cosmetic updates are seen on the 2022 Renault Kwid.
Renault has refreshed the Kwid line-up for 2022. The current Kwid was originally unveiled back in 2015 and was given a major facelift in 2019. Made in the Renault-Nissan alliance plant near Chennai, the Kwid is exported to multiple countries. The 2022 version of the Kwid has been given mild cosmetic updates, as the model continues to rival the likes of the Alto and the S-Presso in India.
Here’s a look at the updated price list of the 2022 Renault Kwid:
|2022 RENAULT KWID PRICE (EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI)|
|RXL 0.8||Rs 4.49 lakh|
|RXL 1.0||Rs 4.59 lakh|
|RXL(O) 0.8||Rs 4.74 lakh|
|RXL(O) 1.0||Rs 4.84 lakh|
|RXT 1.0||Rs 5.19 lakh|
|Climber||Rs 5.41 lakh|
|RXT 1.0 AMT||Rs 5.61 lakh|
|Climber AMT||Rs 5.83 lakh|
- 2022 Kwid Climber gets new dual-tone colour options
- Available with 800cc or 1.0-litre petrol engine options
- 2022 update also adds more safety features as standard
2022 Renault Kwid: new RXL(O) variant introduced
While most of the Kwid line-up remains the same, Renault has added a new RXL (O) variant that sits between the base-spec RXL and mid-spec RXT. Compared to the RXL variant, RXL (O) additionally gets new door decals, new wheel covers, grey fabric upholstery with contrasting white stitching, and LED tail-lights.
On the equipment front, the RXL(O) gets front power windows, rear parcel shelf, ‘intermittent’ setting for the front wiper with auto wiping while washing, a single-DIN stereo system with Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity, along with two front speakers. Offering a few more features than the base variant for a little premium, RXL(O) bridges the gap between RXL and RXT variants.
2022 Renault Kwid Climber: new colour options
The Climber range has also been updated with two new dual-tone colour options – Metal Mustard and Ice Cool White, both with a contrasting black roof. This is in addition to the existing Moonlight Silver and Zanskar Blue monotone colour options. The Climber Edition also gets new white accents around the touchscreen on the interior, as well as new dual-tone flex wheels.
2022 Renault Kwid: features on offer
Part of the 2022 update also includes new safety features such as driver side seat belt pre-tensioner and load limiter as standard. The Kwid comes with features like an 8.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, voice commands, LED DRLs, electrically folding ORVMs, reverse parking camera and more. Other safety features include dual front airbags, ABS and EBD, seat belt reminder and reverse parking sensors.
2022 Renault Kwid: engine and gearbox options
The Kwid continues to be offered with the same three-cylinder petrol engines – a 54hp, 72Nm 0.8-litre and a 68hp, 91Nm 1.0-litre. The 800cc Kwid comes with a 5-speed manual only, while the 1.0-litre variant also gets an optional 5-speed AMT gearbox.
2022 Renault Kwid: rivals in India
The Renault Kwid continues its rivalry with the likes of the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Alto, and the Hyundai Santro in the entry-level hatchback segment.