The Renault KWID has been since its launch one of the most sort after vehicles in the country. With its attractive design and a cabin that offers many segment first features, the same has became one of the fastest selling cars of the year 2016. Now according to a study recently released by SilverPush, which collected the data from the months of August to November 2016, the Renault KWID has become the most searched car on the internet with a share of 16.11 percent.
Renault first introduced the KWID with a small and highly fuel efficient 0.8-litre petrol engine which is capable of churning out 54bhp along with 72Nm of peak torque. After receiving a monumental success in this guise and to further heighten its success quotient, Renault introduced a more powerful 1.0-litre engine in the KWID. This motor is capable of churning out 67Bhp along with 91Nm of peak torque. Read Also: Renault Kwid the most successful model for French manufacturer in India
But this was not all, summing it all up, Renault recently introduced and AMT equipped version of the KWID as well. This Automated Manual Transmission unit is only available with the 1.0-litre engine, making the said combination one of the most practical of them all. Read Also: Renault Kwid surpasses 1 lakh sales milestone in India
What makes the KWID a furthermore practical proposition is the best in class fuel efficiency figures. The 0.8-litre engine equipped with the 5-speed manual unit promises a mileage of 25.17kmpl while the 1.0-litre motor is good for 23.01kmpl. Interestingly the AMT equipped version offers better fuel economy of 24.0kmpl.
Also increasing its desirability factor is its feature rich cabin that comes with features like Touchscreen Media-NAV system with Bluetooth, Aux and USB connectivity, power windows, keyless entry, and fully digital instrument cluster. Read Also: Renault KWID and its many iterations expected in India during 2017-18
Another most important factor making the KWID the most searched vehicle on the internet is its highly competitive price. The base variant of the 0.8-litre KWID retails at INR 2.59 lakh (ex-showroom). The base variant of the 1.0-litre KWID retails at INR 3.82 lakh (ex-showroom) while the one of the AMT clocks at INR 4.25 lakh (ex-showroom).