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Particular characteristic: Renault Kiger – 50,000 sturdy and counting | Autocar India

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Renault celebrates the 50,000th Kiger with a brand new Stealth Black color.

Revealed On Jul 13, 2022 04:01:00 PM

It’s exhausting work hitting a milestone. And once you do it within the nation’s best phase — compact SUVs — you must have fun the achievement with one thing particular. That’s precisely what Renault did earlier this month when it rolled out the 50,000th Kiger from its state-of-the-art plant with international requirements in Chennai, with the unleashing of an all-new Stealth Black Kiger. In case you thought the sporty, good, and beautiful Renault Kiger couldn’t get any extra engaging, the 2022 Kiger within the new exterior color supplied the reply. With the Kiger, you get to select from the best-in-class color vary with seven engaging colors and an choice of 4 dual-tone color combos.

Venkatram Mamillapalle, Nation CEO and Managing Director, Renault India, and the management workforce on the rollout of the 50,000th Renault Kiger.

Steady enhancement

The Renault Kiger, which received the Autocar India Compact SUV of the 12 months award earlier this yr, has been praised by each specialists and lovers. What’s additionally noteworthy is that that is the third international automobile Renault launched in India first earlier than introducing it to different markets all over the world. After being broadly accepted in India after its launch in 2021, the Renault Kiger discovered favour with clients in nations as various as Indonesia, South Africa, Mauritius, and Brunei.

Now, the 2022 Kiger appears set to win extra hearts. The Kiger, which featured among the many prime 2 within the JD Energy 2021 India Preliminary High quality Research within the compact SUV phase, is accessible with two engine choices – the 1.0-litre Power Engine, supplied with a handbook transmission or an EASY-R AMT transmission, and a 1.0-litre Turbo out there with a handbook gearbox or an X-TRONIC CVT. 

The Kiger has all the time been often called a easy, refined performer. It accelerates with confidence, responds to faucets on the accelerator briskly, and has numerous low-end grunt to make overtaking or filling gaps in visitors straightforward. The Kiger additionally stands out in its phase for providing three driving modes – Regular, Eco and Sport, chosen by way of a rotary dial. The distinction in every mode may be very noticeable. After all, the Renault Kiger feels very effectively suited to the Sport mode. It manages to be enjoyable whereas boasting of one of many best-in-segment gas effectivity of 20.5kpl. The Kiger’s experience is exemplary as effectively — it feels comfy and sure-footed on the similar time.

Enhanced options

The 2022 Renault Kiger comes filled with options designed to please. Including comfort to the drive are Cruise Management features. Moreover, there’s ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, impact-sensing door unlock, speed-sensing door lock and ISOFIX anchorage for baby seats. Enhancing the expertise is a wi-fi smartphone charger, 60:40 break up rear seat with adjustable headrests, digital instrument cluster, ambient lighting, cooled glovebox, and energy folding mirrors. Different highlights embody an Arkamys 3D sound system and a class-leading 405-litre boot.

Wi-fi charging provides immense comfort.

By way of security, the Kiger has already been awarded a 4-star security ranking for grownup occupant security by International NCAP. Moreover 4 entrance and aspect airbags, the SUV additionally options seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load-limiters for the motive force.

16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels with pink wheel caps amps up Kiger’s appears.

Among the best issues in regards to the Renault Kiger is its visible enchantment. It appears like an SUV-coupe, with its raked rear windscreen, tapering roofline and distinct spoiler. The design is chunky and sharp, with out being boxy. What you’re more likely to love although, is how reasonably priced the Renault Kiger is with all that it provides. It’s a well-rounded bundle that undercuts lots of its rivals and is a compelling proposition. Take a check drive and see for your self.

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