Renault Kiger production begins in India

Dealer dispatches of the Renault Kiger have also commenced.

The first Kiger crossover has rolled out of Renault’s manufacturing facility in Chennai. The carmaker has also announced that it has started dispatching the first lot of the new crossover to dealerships across India.

The Kiger is based on the CMF-A+ platform, which is shared with the Nissan Magnite. The crossover is equipped with a V-shaped grille flanked by LED daytime running lights, while the triple pod LED headlamps are positioned lower down on the front bumper.

On the inside, the Kiger comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit that has voice recognition and is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The car also gets a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, automatic climate control, ambient lighting, PM 2.5 air filter, hands-free smart access card and a rear view camera.

The Kiger is powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that produces 99 BHP and 160 Nm @ 3,200 rpm. It will also be offered with a naturally aspirated 1.0-litre petrol motor producing 71 BHP and 96 Nm @ 3,500 rpm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual, 5-speed CVT (Turbo-Petrol only) and a 5-speed AMT (NA Petrol only).

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