February 25, 2021

Renault unveils compact SUV Kiger, forays into excessive promoting sub four meter section



New Delhi: French auto maker Renault on Thursday unveiled its upcoming compact SUV Kiger in India, which it plans to launch within the nation within the present quarter. After Kwid and Triber, Kiger is the corporate’s third mannequin, which might be launched in India, adopted by different markets.

The mannequin, which might compete with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Nissan Magnite, can be powered by a brand new turbocharged 1 litre petrol engine.

The powertrain generates 100 PS of energy and provides gasoline effectivity of round 20km per litre, the corporate mentioned.

The Kiger comes with 205 mm of floor clearance and 405 litre of boot capability.

It additionally comes with multi-drive modes.

“Kiger is the third international automotive after Kwid and Triber, which might debut in India earlier than some other market. With this, we enter the B-SUV section, which at present accounts for 50 per cent of the trade gross sales proper now,” Renault India Operations Nation CEO and Managing Director Venkatram Mamillapalle mentioned.

The automaker has continued to maneuver ahead within the nation and has navigated the difficult macro-economic setting, bettering the trade traits, he added.

“We now have managed this by our sturdy enterprise technique, which incorporates our thrilling product vary, laser-sharp give attention to high quality and customer-centricity and our aggressive community ramp up throughout the nation,” Mamillapalle mentioned.

The corporate has taken one other important step in India with the worldwide reveal of R Kiger, which is able to stand out as a sporty and engaging providing, he famous.

“Following Duster, which made SUVs accessible to a big set of individuals, not simply in India however internationally, Kiger will as soon as once more make SUV aspirations accessible to an entire new set of consumers and we look ahead to constructing on our rising buyer base with this new game-changer,” Mamillapalle mentioned.

The automaker offered over 80,000 models final 12 months, and its cumulative gross sales have crossed the 7 lakh mark within the nation.

Mamillapalle famous that the corporate is increasing its gross sales community within the nation, and within the final 12 months alone, it has arrange 120 gross sales and repair shops.

The corporate now has over 500 gross sales services and round 475 service touchpoints throughout the nation.