Renault India will expand its product portfolio with the launch of its new subcompact SUV, the Renault Kiger. It will be built on the same platform as Triber. The French carmaker will also introduce an all-new global engine with Renault Kiger.
Renault recently had the global unveil of the Renault Kiger show car, it’s a collaboration between the Corporate design teams in France and Renault India design. Like all Renault cars, the KIGER show car has a distinct, attractive design and showcases both urban modernity and its outdoor ability. Kiger’s body color shows mysteriously changing blue and purple hues, depending on the angle and light. Efficient and compact, the car has sporty inspirations and impressive and impactful two-level lighting.
The production version of the Kiger will have about 80% similarity to the show car in terms of design. The SUV will come loaded with several smart attributes & features which will include some best-in-class offerings that will complement the design and styling of the vehicle. Renault will launch an all-new turbo engine with the Kiger.
“Renault KIGER is our all-new B-SUV which will stand out as an attractive, smart and exciting offering from Groupe Renault. We are delighted to announce that the global launch of Renault KIGER will be in India, after which it will be launched in other markets across the world. After KWID and TRIBER, Renault KIGER is the third global car from Groupe Renault to be launched in India first, followed by other markets. In line with our strategy for India, Renault KIGER will exemplify disruptive innovation. It will be launched in the B-segment, which accounts for more than 50% of the total industry sales, thereby enabling us to grow our presence across the country. In a short span of time, Renault has already crossed the 6,50,000 sales milestone in India and we look forward to continue on this progressive journey with Renault KIGER.”Venkatram Mamillapalle, CEO & Managing Director, Renault India ]
The Kiger is expected to priced in the range of Rs.6 to 8 Lakhs, and the SUV will rival the likes of Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Ford Ecosport and Maruti Brezza