Sabtu, 23 Mei 2015
New Car: 2016 Renault Kwid
Renault revealed a new vehicle titled Kwid in India which is the latest budget car from French company. Actually, it’s a small-hatchback with an SUV styling, so it comes up just like a small-crossover. Even though it has the same name like Kwid Concept that was shown at 2014 New Delhi Auto Show, the production form of Kwid is totally different. No more scissor doors and futuristic design. At a glance, the Kwid is look like its bigger bro, Duster. Up front, the car features elegant headlights integrated with Renault’s latest signature of sign lights. Grille with boxy motives and plastic molding under the front bumper make the car looked tough.
From side, we can see the black molding over the wheels, a unique line design on the doors, and a little bit of Captur’s design. And at the rear, Renault designer put a simple exterior design features nice taillights. Kwid is the perfect match for city driving because of its dimension 3,68 meters long and 1,58 meter wide. Meanwhile its ground clearance is 180 mm is another advantage if you drive on the road with potholes.
The car which is the first vehicle uses all-new CMF-A platform has good and simple interior design. Renault says that its interior is roomy enough for 5 people and has the best load capacity in its segment. Moreover, Renault offers digital instrument, 7-inch screen in the center cockpit that’s shown navigation system and multimedia features, and Bluetooth connectivity. Under the hood, it has 0.8 liter petrol engine mated to 5-speed manual transmission.
2016 Renault Kwid will go on sale in India in second half of 2015 with price between $4,700 – $ 6,275. Renault hasn’t confirmed yet for other markets availability, including European markets.