French automaker Renault on Monday mentioned its SUV Kiger can be priced between Rs 5.45-9.55 lakh (ex-showroom all-India). The corporate additionally introduced bookings for the brand new SUV from Monday. The reserving could be made by means of its in depth dealership community of over 500 gross sales retailers in addition to the corporate’s web site.
Kiger would be the third international automotive from Groupe Renault after Kwid and Triber to debut in India, adopted by different markets.
Designed in collaboration with Indian and French groups, the sub-Four meter SUV has been developed and produced in India for the Indian clients.
“Renault Kiger is a contemporary SUV that may be a excellent match for the Indian market. Kiger has a particular SUV look and its lengthy wheelbase allows nice house and quantity on board. It’s loaded with a number of sensible attributes and can be powered by a sporty, world-class engine.
“Furthermore, the car will exhibit the competence of India’s design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities and highlights Renault’s sturdy dedication to the ‘Make in India’ mission,” Venkatram Mamillapalle, Nation CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations mentioned whereas asserting the costs of the brand new car.
Kiger will include two engine choices — 1-litre Power and 1-litre Turbo with 2 pedal choices on every of the engine– and can be accessible in 4 trims – RXE, RXL, RXT and RXZ, in keeping with the corporate.
With a imaginative and prescient of fulfilling the rising SUV aspirations of a large set of consumers, Renault has ensured that Kiger is attractively priced, he mentioned, including,”we stay up for strengthening our SUV legacy with this new game-changer.”
The mannequin would compete with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Nissan Magnite.
Over the previous few years, India has turned out to be a significant marketplace for Renault for its international operations. The sub-Four meter phase accounts for greater than 50 per cent of whole business gross sales, which is able to allow the corporate to develop its presence throughout the nation, it mentioned.
India performs a key function as part of the ‘Renaulution’ technique, which was just lately introduced by the model, in keeping with the French carmaker.
Renault is anticipated to cross 1-lakh car gross sales milestone this yr which can be 50 per cent excessive in comparison with the volumes clocked final yr, mentioned an organization spokesperson.
There are over 7,00,00zero Renault automobiles within the nation at current, in keeping with the corporate.
With the aggressive pricing of Kiger, Renault will tilt the scales in its favour by disrupting the compact SUV house, he mentioned. Every model of Kiger is constructed preserving in view the client necessities and wishes within the phase and has been attractively priced throughout all trims, it mentioned.
Clients may also have the selection of choosing the fashionable twin tone mixtures, which is accessible at value of over Rs 17,00zero on all variants, it added.
In 2020, Renault added over 120 gross sales and repair touchpoints in India, taking its whole quantity to over 500 gross sales and 475 service touchpoints (together with the workshop on wheels places).
Kiger will include two entrance airbags for the motive force and front-seat passenger, together with the 2 facet airbags. Each entrance seats get seat belt reminder alerts for enhanced security.