Renault announced that it will raise by 50% the production of the successful Kwid, in function of power to meet the demand, with waiting lists that reach several months.
Andl last September, India was the first market to receive the Renault Kwid, a product developed exclusively for emerging markets, after the start of your marketing, was an instant success with more than 75,000 reservations to the moment.
The event of the Kwid meant in addition to a growth of 144% in the sales of Renault in India during the month of November. With demand overflowing, with waiting times that exceed 10 months, the home of the lozenge announced that will increase by 50% the production of your model more accessible.
In this way, lto production of the Renault Kwid will increase from the current 5,000 to 6,000 units, until you reach the 8.000 or 10,000 units for the month of march 2016.
The Renault Kwid is offered in India in four trim versions called Standard, RxE, RxL and Cxr. Used engine, 3-cylinder, 0.8-liter, which produces 54 HP and 72 Nm of torque, associated to a manual gearbox of 5 speeds.
Until the arrival of the Kwid, which is offered from 3,500 €, the product more accessible that Renault offered in India was the Renault Press based on the old Micra, which was offered from the 6.800 euros, almost the double of what it costs to buy the new Kwid.
The next steps of Renault around the Kwid are related to launch in Iran, in addition to your arrival to South america, where it will serve as a substitute for veteran Clio second-generation, which is still produced and marketed in much of Central and northern South america under the name of Mine, Style, or Campus, depending on the markets.