Renault Kiger The Game Changer Suv Launched in India Review

It is very hard to explain about all new Renault Kiger. Because it is one of the most awaited compact SUV in the Indian market. The Kiger is the new avatar of Renault group in India which will in future improve the market hold. The Rivals of Renault Kiger are Maruti Suzuki Vitara, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue and Kia Sonet. Like the Nissan Magnite, Kiger is also going to give a hard competition to its rivals.

At front you will notice that most of the design elements are inspire from the successor Kwid like Daytime Running Light with Turn Light indicator and headlight design. On the side of door panels the engraved design with stickers give a feel of Kwid in a bigger size. The starting ex-showroom price of Kiger is 5.45 Lakhs and Top variant price is 9.72 Lakhs.

On the front end the most attractive part is the new headlight design Renault call it Tri-Octa Pure Vision LED Headlamps. These new designs of headlight offer much better visibility in night and fog. Most interesting part is that these LED headlamps also perform the task of fog lamps which means there is no requirement of fog lights. On the front you will notice Renault signature grill with Chrome insert and Renault logo. On the lower section of the bumper you will notice that the Air Splitter and Skid Plate are unify together which makes the whole front end look more impressive than any other compact Suv.

The dual tone finish diamond cut alloy wheels come fitted with tire size of 195/60 R16. At front stopping power comes from the disc and on the rear from the drum brakes. From the side you’ll also notice that like any other car company Renault also used cladding which protects the lower section of the vehicle, muscular design on front and rear wheel arches give it more attractive design.  

The hidden key feature in Kiger is that whenever the smart key comes closer to it the vehicle will automatically unlock and when you leave the vehicle without locking. Kiger will automatically lock all the doors by her self. That is the reason behind the driver and Co driver door panel handle did not comes with a request button.

ORVM comes fitted with piano finish, LED turn light indicators, electronically adjustable and retractable function. On the roof you will notice a  Shark fin antenna, Roof rails and carry upto 50 kg of weight safely with the roof carrier. 

The rear end is attractive like front end and come fitted with Led C shaped Tail lights with light glossy black finish, reverse parking camera, Defogger wiper washer and high mounted stop light. The rear bumper Comes with triple tone finish, Rear skid plate, Reverse Parking Sensor and Reflector.

 All new Renault Kiger is power by two petrol engines 1 litre Turbo and non turbo.  The 1 Litre non turbo 3 cylinder petrol engine produces 71 BHP and 96 nm torque. The more powerful 1 litre turbo 3 cylinder petrol engine produces 99 BHP and 160 nm of torque. Both engines are available with 5 speed manual gearbox. The turbo petrol engine is also available with CVT gearbox. The non turbo petrol engine is available with an AMT gearbox. You can Also select the 3 different power modes in the Turbo model which are Eco, Normal and Sports.

Whenever you get inside the Kiger You will notice plenty of luxurious features like 8 inch touch screen infotainment system, Fully digital MID with 7 inch display, Ambient Light at front row, Front and rear armrest, Cup holder space on both row, Two 12 volts power point, Title and telescope adjustable steering wheel column, steering wheel mounted controls, Auto Climate Control, multi-layer dashboard and door panel and front seats design are inspire from the sports vehicle seats which offer better comfort.  The driver and Co-driver seat come with 6 way manually adjustment function.

The instrument cluster shows all kinds of upto date required information like Average Fuel Consumption, Power Modes, Average Speed, Distance to Empty, Low Fuel Level Warning, Door Ajar Warning, speed, time and temperature.

The 8 inch touch screen infotainment system comes with all kinds of up to date connectivity features like Usb, Bluetooth, smartphone connectivity and Radio. The premium surround sound quality comes from Arkamys 8 speakers.

Safety Features are 4 Airbags, ABS, EBD, Rear Parking Sensors and parking Camera.

Renault Offer 6 color option and standard 2 Years/ 50 Kilometer Warranty.