The upcoming 2020 Renault Kwid will offer some interesting changes. Whatsoever, Kwid will receive its first significant upgrades. Renault recently introduced the all-new K-ZE electric car. K-ZE and Kwid will be very similar in so many ways.
Whatsoever, K-ZE is based on the Kwid model and the two models will share a lot of cues. New Kwid model will hit the markets later this year. Renault Kwid is an incredibly popular model in India. It comes with a very affordable price and the new model will cost slightly above the current price.
2020 Renault Kwid Rides On The CMF-A Platform
New 2020 Renault Kwid was recently spied during the testing. Kwid model will get its first significant changes and updates since its introduction four years ago. New Renault City K-ZE electric car is the company’s newest model that is based on the Kwid model. Now, Kwid will borrow some modern cues and features from its smaller sibling. The front fascia comes with more upscale materials.
LED daytime running lights are sitting higher than before. On the other hand, LED headlights are moved down below. The new radiator grille is visible on the spy photos. On top of that, bumpers will suffer a redesign too. Taillights in the back are revised, but not drastically. The 2020 Kwid will continue to ride on the same CMF-A platform. However, this architecture is improved in order to meet new crash safety standards.
Just like the exterior, the interior will also borrow plenty of stuff from Renault’s newest K-ZE model. That includes the all-new digital instrument cluster and a new touchscreen. The infotainment system is up to date and automatic climate control comes as standard. Rear air-conditioning is optional. Newest changes on the platform are made for safety reasons. That means the cabin will gain additional safety equipment. There will be plenty of new systems, some of them will be offered as standard.
Kwid will continue to offer four trim levels. Base or standard model comes with black bumpers, steel wheels, cloth upholstery, and a single tone dashboard. RXE trim will offer silver wheels and silver finishes on the dash. Sun visor, technology pack and air conditioning with heater are standard.
The RXL model will get electric power steering. Also, this model comes with piano black accents on the steering wheel. Satin finishes, red leather upholstery, and body-colored bumpers are available. The range-topping RXT trim level will be more luxurious. The 2020 Renault Kwid RXT offers a dual tone dashboard for the start.
Optional airbags are now standard. Piano black finish on the center console and chrome finishes on the dash are visible at first glance. Navigation system, power windows, power mirrors, remote-key, fog lamps, and leather upholstery are all standard.
Under the hood, the 2020 Renault Kwid will come with two engine options. However, there will be no changes in this department. A 0.8-liter three-cylinder is producing 54 horses and 53 lb-ft of torque.
The standard engine is available with a 5-speed manual transmission. Optional 1.0-liter three-cylinder will produce 68 horsepower and 67 lb-ft of torque. The optional unit will offer a 5-speed automatic gearbox.
2020 Renault Kwid Price and Release Date
The 2020 Renault Kwid will most likely arrive this year. Release date is not available yet. However, if this car does not arrive in 2019, Auto Expo 2020 will be its first destination. New Kwid model will keep its existing price and it will remain very affordable.