August 4, 2020

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Renault kiger Compact SUV

The Renault Kiger HBC compact SUV will be based on the CMF-A + standard and supportive Tribar MPV platform. A French operator, Renault is preparing for the introduction of the Duster and Captur facelifts of the Indian market.

Engine & performance

The new models will feature a new 154bhp, 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. A French operator, Renault is preparing for the introduction of the Duster and Captur facelifts of the Indian market. The new models will feature a new 154bhp, 1.5-liter turbocharged engine powered by the Nissan Kick. The company is studying for a new 4-inch, 4-inch SUV, likely to be launch by the end of this year or early 2021.

Illuminate for the Renault Kiger, the upcoming 4-meter SUV was pilot for the first time in space shuttle. The upcoming compact SUV has been spot when test alongside the BSVI Tribre MPV. The upcoming model will be develop and upgrade to Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF-A + modular, which will also support Nissan Magnite’s compact SUV.

Exterior Design

Renault is testing the first compact SUV model, as the Renault Kiger test race is wearing large beads. Other highlights of the design include large multi-room amplifiers, a ‘Renault grille’ signature, functional roof rails, integrated roof tile and large conveyors.

Features

The Renault Kiger HBC compact SUV may have shared the interior and components from the Triber MPV. The compact SUV will get a great interior touchscreen system with the support of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, multi-function steering wheel, LED headlights, etc. Recent media reports say that Kiger could acquire technology for connected cars and a solar-powered factory.

Launch Timing

Renault is studying a new, four-meter, compact SUV, label insid as the Renault HBC. If media reports are available, the small SUV may be called the Renault Kiger. The company has begun testing the new compact SUV, which is expect to be launch by the end of this year or early 2021.

Similar product

New renderings from Digital artist Kleber Silva show the possible design of the upcoming SUV. At this time, the new Kiger compact SUV was thought of as a Mini Captur with some design shared with the Kwid hatchback. The front grille, LED headlights with running daylight and a low air pool look similar to the Renault Kwid.

The translation painted a bonnet indicating that it was also shared with the Kwid hatchback. The rest of the car looks like the Captur with a slightly more crossover-ish profile than the SUV-squarish design. Black plastic shading can be seen around the body, while the circular wheels are covered with diamond-cut alloys.

Rear view

The rear looks exactly like the Captur, which has a flat profile. However, the tail lamp design looks similar to the Renault Megane hatchback. The two-tone bumper plate and silver skid were also shared with the Captur crossover.

The Renault Kiger compact SUV will be upgrad on the CMF-A Renault-Nissan Alliance’s CMF-A Modular platform that supports the Trbit MPV. Nissan will also introduce a Magnite sub-4 meters SUV based on the same base. The Kiger will be boosted by a 1.0 liter petrol engine that produces about 96bhp and closer to 160Nm. Both manual and CVT versions may be provided. The company can also add the 1.0L naturally aspirated petrol engine, producing 71bhp and 96Nm.

Pricing

The upcoming Renault Kiger compact SUV is expect to be offer at a price of Rs 6 lakh – Rs 8.5 lakh. It will be one of the cheapest SUVs in its category.

It is no secret that Renault India is all set to assemble a four-meter SUV space in the coming months. The engine maker has been testing the Renault HBC (codename) compact SUV for a while. While its official name is yet to come, it may be called the Renault Kiger. According to a new press release, Renault’s new SCV will see the release ahead of the 2020 festive season. It is very possible to hit shows in the month of October.

Competition

Kiger will face the challenge of many vehicles including Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and the upcoming Nissan Magnite. Model prices are likely to start from Rs 6 lakh and then increase to Rs 8.5 lakh. It will be the smallest Renault SUV in the country. The compact SUV will compete with the petrol models of Hyundai venue, Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza and others.The total height, width and height of the compact SUV can range from 3995mm, 1750mm and 1600mm respectively.

platform

The new Renault compact SUV will be built on the CMF-A + platform as well as supporting the upcoming Renault Triber and Nissan Magnite. The official details of the car are yet to be reveal. It may have come with a touchscreen infotainment system that supports smartphone communication and features such as automatic climate control and audio audio control.

Reports suggest that the cart controller can also provide factory-installed solar and vehicle features that are connect to the model line. The compact SUV will carry a signature grille and bumper mounted with LED headlamps at the rear end. Other essentials will include roof rails, large fenders, integrated roof spoiler and Taillamp LED.

In addition to the platform, Renault Kiger will share its Powertrain with the Triber compact MPV. That said, it will extract power from a 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that delivers power near 95bhp. The compact SUV lineup will be offer with a 5-speed manual and CVT automatic gearbox option.

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