16 Nov 2020: Renault Kiger's official teaser released, to be launched after Magnite
The company has recently released a teaser for the upcoming SUV on its social media platform.
It will likely be based on the CMF-A+ platform, with a free-standing infotainment system, and two petrol engine options.
Fact: Here's a look at the teaser
Exteriors: Renault Kiger: At a glance
The Renault Kiger will be based on the company's CMF-A+ (Compact Modular Family) platform, featuring a chrome-finished two-slat grille, faux skid plates, shark fin antenna, a rear washer as well as a wiper.
For lighting, it will house split headlamps with boomerang-shaped LED DRLs, and LED taillights.
On the sides, the SUV will be flanked by body-colored ORVMs, wheel cladding, and sporty alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
The Kiger will be offered in two BS6-compliant engine options: a 1.0-liter petrol motor that makes 72hp of power, and a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol unit that generates 95hp. Both the mills will come with a 5-speed manual or an automatic transmission.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The upcoming Renault Kiger will sport a dual-tone cabin with automatic climate control, angular AC vents, cruise control, and a multifunctional steering wheel.
It will also have a digital instrument cluster and a floating 8.0-inch infotainment panel with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
For the safety of passengers, the car should offer multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and rear parking sensors.
Fact: What about the price?
At present, there is no official information on the launch and pricing of the Renault Kiger. However, we expect it to be priced at around Rs. 9 lakh. Once launched, the SUV will offer competition to the Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport, and Kia Sonet.