Renault India has provided its already rugged looking entry level hatchback, the KWID with a crossover avatar called the Climber. The same features multiple design updates, both on its exterior profile as well as the interior profile. The KWID Climber is offered with the same engine specifications as that of the standard KWID and is priced at INR 4.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), little higher up than what the standard KWID retails at. Here are 10 key facts about this hatchback crossover.
1. Renault KWID Climber: Exterior
The Renault KWID Climber is to come with multiple design updates on its exterior profile. These are to include chunkier bumper which is to come embedded with thick plastic cladding around the fog-lamp housing. Also included are silver skid plates on the front as well as the rear bumpers with contrasting orange colour highlights. Also included in the Climber package are silver roof-rails, dual-tone ORVMS, multi-spoke alloy wheels along with ‘Climber’ body graphics on front doors and rear windshield.
2. Renault KWID Climber: Interior
Coming to the cabin, the Renault KWID Climber is to come with the exact same layout as that of the standard KWID. Here however one is to find a contrasting dual-tone stitching on the fabric upholstery. The colour scheme remains primarily black in nature, that said, the Climber is to come with contrasting orange highlights on the centre console, air-con vents as well as on the gear-knob and door handles. There will also be a Climber Insignia on the steering wheel and on the seat upholstery.
3. Renault KWID Climber: Features
Expected to be offered only on the top-spec RXT and RXT (O) trims, the KWID Climber is to come with, in terms of features, a touchscreen multimedia system, front-power windows, power steering, manual climate control, 12-V power socket, AUX-in and USB Connectivity along with front driver’s side airbag.
4. Renault KWID Climber: Dimensions
Dimensionally, the Renault KWID Climber is to measure 3679mm in length, 1579mm in width, 1471mm in height along with wheelbase of 2422mm and best in class ground clearance of 180mm.
5. Renault KWID Climber: Engine Specifications
The Renault KWID Climber will be offered on the 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder model. This engine is capable of churning out 67Bhp along with 91Nm of peak torque. The transmission responsibilities are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox. Renault is also to introduce the AMT equipped version of the same as well.
6. Renault KWID Climber: Mileage
Talking about mileage, the 1.0-litre petrol engine promises an efficiency figure of 23.01km/l while in the AMT guise, this figure stands as 24.km/l.
7. Renault KWID Climber: Boot Capacity
The Renault KWID Climber boot capacity is to stand at 300-liters which can be increased to 115-litrers with the rear seats folded down.
8. Renault KWID Climber: Colours
The Renault KWID Climber is to be offered in a single dual-tone colour scheme of blue, bronze and silver.
9. Renault KWID Climber: Price
Talking about the prices, the Renault KWID Climber is to retail at INR 4.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the the manual variant while the prices for the AMT equipped version is slotted at INR 4.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
10. Renault KWID Climber: Competition
Just like before, the KWID Climber is to compete against the likes of Maruti Alto 800, Hyundai Eon and Datsun redi-Go.