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Renault Kwid Updated With More Features and New Colour Options

Highlights: –

  • The Kwid dropped base-spec RXE, and mid-spec RXT 0.8L and RXL AMT variants.
  • New second-from-the-base RXL (O) trim has been introduced.
  • Prices of select variants have also been revised.
  • Gets two new dual-tone and two new monotone colour options.
  • Cosmetical changes include redesigned flex wheels and new white inserts.
  • Driver’s seat belt pretensioners and load limiter are now standard.

Renault India has updated the Kwid entry-level hatchback for 2022, with added features and new color options. The brand has also rejigged its variant lineup. Here’s a look at its updated variant list and their prices: –

VariantOld Price New PriceDifference
RXERs 4.25 lakhDiscontinued
RXL 0.8Rs 4.58 lakhRs 4.5 lakh-Rs 8,000
RXL 1.0Rs 4.69 lakhRs 4.6 lakh-Rs 9,000
RXL (O) 0.8(NEW)Rs 4.74 lakh
RXL (O) 1.0(NEW)Rs 4.84 lakh
RXT 0.8Rs 4.88 lakhDiscontinued
RXL 1.0 AMTRs 5.09 lakhDiscontinued
RXT 1.0Rs 5.1 lakhRs 5.19 lakh+Rs 9,000
ClimberRs 5.31 lakhRs 5.42 lakh+Rs 11,000
RXT 1.0 AMTRs 5.5 lakhRs 5.61 lakh+Rs 6,000
Climber AMTRs 5.71 lakhRs 5.84 lakh+Rs 13,000
2022 Renault Kwid Price List (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi)

2022 Renault Kwid – What’s New?

Variant Rejig: – As the above table indicates, Renault has discontinued the base-spec RXE, mid-spec RXT 0.8, and RXL 1.0 AMT variants. With this, the RXL has now become the entry-level variant of the Kwid.

The carmaker has also introduced a new RXL (O) trim that is available with both powertrain options.

Prices: – In terms of prices, the new base-spec RXL trim has become cheaper by up to Rs 9,000, whereas the asking rates of RXT and Climber variants have gone up by up to Rs 13,000.

Also Read: Offers On Renault Kwid, Triber, Kiger and Duster In March 2022 (Holi)

New Features: – For 2022, Renault has improved the safety quotient of the hatchback by offering the driver’s seatbelt with pre-tensioner and load limiter as standard fitment across the lineup.

2022 Renault Kwid interior and prices

The top-of-the-line Climber variant has also gotten a new set of 14-inch dual-tone flex wheels. Inside, the orange highlights on the door trim as well as around the 7-inch infotainment system have now been replaced with white, giving a fresh appearance to the cabin. Besides, the black seats get a yellow contrast finish.  

New Colour Options: – Going with the trend, Renault Kwid now gets two new dual-tone paint options: Metal Mustard and Ice cool White with the black roof. In addition, two new monotone shades: Moonlight Silver and Zanskar Blue have also been introduced.

2022 Renault Kwid colour options

Renault hasn’t made any mechanical changes to the car. It continues to be enlisted with the choice of 0.8-litre (54PS/76Nm) and 1.0-liter petrol (68PS/91Nm) engines. Both mills get a 5-speed manual transmission as a standard offering, while the AMT is limited to the 1.0-liter unit.

In the entry-level hatchback segment, the Renault Kwid goes up against the Maruti S-Presso and Datsun Redi-GO.