Renault Kwid Neotech Special Edition

Renault Launches Kwid Neotech Special Edition

With the launch of the special edition Renault Kwid Neotech, it has become the only car in the segment to get a dual-tone exterior finish. The Kwid Neotech offers the same old 0.8-litre and 1.0-litre engine options, similar to the other variants. For the 1.0-litre model, the company dropped the Kwid RxT variant, while rejigging, in July, the Kwid’s line-up back.

What’s Different With Renault Kwid Neotech?

As opposed to the standard Kwid, the all-new Neotech edition offers two new dual-tone exterior finishes, Zanskar Blue with a Silver roof and vice versa. Some of the other intuitive & unique design touches include:

  • Grey wheel covers,
  • Neotech graphics on the side body moulding, and
  • Decals on the C-pillar

The interior of the Neotech offers highlights and fabric in the Zanskar blue shade.

Features of Kwid Neotech

Renault Kwid Neotech engines

Kwid Neotech offers two engine options:

  • The 0.8-litre petrol engine that produces 54hp power
  • The larger and more powerful, 1.0-litre petrol engine produces 68hp power.

Both engine options are available with a 5-speed manual gearbox, although the 1.0-litre petrol engine is also offered with an AMT option.

Equipment

Apart from the equipment featured in RxL trim, Kwid Neotech additionally gets an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen, similar to the ones available in higher variants of the hatchback. But, unlike Kwid RxT, the Neotech edition does not get a rearview camera and a USB fast charger.

Other Features

Other features include:

  • a driver airbag,
  • ABS,
  • rear parking sensors, and
  • front seat belt reminders

Renault Kwid Rivals

Renault Kwid faces rivalry from:

  • Datsun Redigo,
  • the popular Maruti Alto, and
  • the Maruti S-Presso

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What Is The Price Of Renault Kwid Neotech?

Compared to the RxL edition, Kwid Neotech is around Rs 30,000 more costly. No matter which variant we speak of – 0.8-litre or 1.0-litre engine – the Neotech edition is still costlier.

However, there is not much difference between the Neotech edition & RxT edition. While the 0.8L Kwid Neotech variant is priced at Rs 4.30 lakh, similar to Kwid RxT 0.8-litre, the larger 1.0-litre Neotech variant is around Rs 8000 cheaper than Kwid 1.0-litre RxT variant.

Talking just about Neotech edition, the starting price tag is of Rs 4.3 lakh. The 1.0 Neotech costs Rs 4.53 lakh for the manual and whereas the AMT variant of the same costs Rs 4.84 lakh.

*All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi