Renault India’s sub-Four meter compact SUV ‘Kiger’: Launch timeline revealed

Renault has been engaged on their sub-Four meter compact SUV for fairly a while. The upcoming SUV is thought by the identify HBC and has been noticed testing right here on our roads many instances. This would be the first sub-Four meter SUV from the producer, and now in accordance with a report Renault is all set to launch the upcoming compact SUV out there round October this yr. The brand new sub-Four meter SUV is prone to be referred to as Kiger out there.

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In accordance with Autocar India, Renault will likely be launching the SUV round October to utilize the festive season. The upcoming compact SUV will compete with automobiles like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport within the section. It’s based mostly on CMF A+ platform which is similar platform utilized in Renault’s just lately launched compact MPV Triber. Identical to Triber, it’s anticipated to supply first rate quantity of area on the within.

The upcoming HBC SUV or Kiger will likely be a characteristic loaded SUV. It would provide options like touchscreen infotainment display screen supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, steering mounted controls, computerized local weather management and may also provide linked automotive options. Renault Kiger’s sibling Nissan Magnite can also be based mostly on the identical platform and is predicted to supply related options when launched. Nissan has nevertheless delayed the launch of Magnite SUV and will likely be launching it early subsequent yr.

When it comes to design, the upcoming Kiger SUV is prone to get a Triber-like entrance grille with Kwid-like headlights positioned on the decrease a part of the bumper. It would additionally get black claddings over the wheel arches and across the automotive. it may also have a fake skid plate and roof rail to offer it a SUV stance.

The engine is the following vital factor in upcoming Kiger SUV. It is going to be powered by the identical litre naturally aspirated engine which is seen in Triber. The Kiger can also be anticipated to get a litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine which is able to generate a most of 95 Bhp. Kiger will get a 5-speed guide and a CVT gearbox choice. The identical engine will likely be out there in Triber in addition to Nissan Magnite at a later stage. The Kiger is predicted to undercut the Hyundai Venue when it comes to pricing, with a beginning value of beneath Rs. 6 lakh.