Renault Kwid 1.0-Litre: All You Need To Know

Modified On Jan 18, 2018 05:01 PM By CarDekho for Renault KWID 2015-2019

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The Renault Kwid with two engine options - an 800cc or a 1.0-litre petrol motor. The latter can be had in two variants with either a manual or an automated manual transmission (AMT) as well!

Renault Kwid 1.0-litre

The Renault Kwid is gradually becoming the defacto choice in the hatchback segment. Not only does it outperform its peers in almost every imaginable front, but with the addition of a more powerful 1.0-litre engine and an AMT option in 2016, the Kwid has also bettered itself with time! Let us take a look at what the Kwid 1.0L packs.

Variants and Prices 

The Renault Kwid 1.0L is available in two variants with either a manual or an automated manual transmission (AMT). Then, there are also the standard and RXE variants of the Kwid, which are available with the 0.8-litre version. Further, the Kwid 1.0L also comes in the rugged-looking Climber Edition avatar with two transmission options as well. Overall, there are six variants to go for with the Kwid 1.0L. Here are the prices:  

Renault Kwid 1.0-litre

Price (ex-showroom New Delhi)

RXL 1.0

Rs 3.53 lakh

RXT 1.0/ RXT 1.0 (Option)

Rs 3.86 lakh/ Rs 3.99 lakh  


Rs 3.83 lakh

RXT 1.0 AMT (Option)

Rs 4.29 lakh

Climber MT

Rs 4.24 lakh

Climber AMT

Rs 4.52 lakh

Renault recently introduced the limited edition 02 Anniversary pack for the Kwid to commemorate two years of the hatchback's presence in the Indian market. It is essentially an economically priced accessory pack available with both the RXL and the RXT variants. Check out the details here: Renault Kwid 2nd Anniversary Special Edition Launched 


Renault Kwid 1.0-litre

Engine and Transmission 

  • Engine: 1.0-litre SCe 
  • Displacement: 999c (3-cylinder)
  • Power: 68PS @ 5500rpm
  • Torque: 91Nm @ 4250rpm
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual/automated manual transmission (AMT)

Also read: Renault Kwid AMT - All You Need To Know

Renault kwid 1.0-litre AMT

Renault Kwid RXL 1.0-litre 

Audio system 

  • Offers an audio system with Bluetooth phone integration and a tuner, along with USB and AUX-in connectivity. The unit is coupled to a two-speaker system placed on top of the dashboard 


  • Body-coloured bumper and racy decals on the sides 
  • Dual-tone glossy grey finished outside rearview mirrors (ORVMs) for the passenger side as well
  • Full wheel cover 


  • Satin silver finish on the air vents, all-digital instrument cluster and central console 
  • Comes with relatively bolstered front seats compared to the low-spec variants and also features Intense Red upholstery 
  • Steering wheel gets a glossy black highlight 

Creature comfort  

  • Electronic power steering 
  • HVAC unit (heating, ventilation and air conditioning)
  • Automatic cabin lights 

Check out: Renault Kwid Design – SUV Inspired Styling

Renault Kwid RXT 1.0-litre 

Audio system 

  • A 7-inch MediaNav touchscreen infotainment system with built-in navigation and Bluetooth phone integration along with a tuner, USB and AUX-in. Like the RXL, the RXT also comes with a two-speaker system 


  • Exclusive front fog lamps  


  • Dual-tone dashboard with chrome inserts on AC vents and knobs, instrument cluster along with the central console
  • All Digital Instrument Cluster with an On-Board Trip Computer
  • Partial leather-wrapped steering wheel (driver airbag-equipped version)
  • Comes upholstered in Champion Red upholstery

Creature comfort 

  • Central locking with remote keyless entry 
  • Front power windows 
  • The HVAC unit (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) features up to four blower speeds and up to five airflow settings 
  • Detailed multi-information driver display 
  • An extra upper glove box
  • A rear parcel tray 
  • Theatrically dimming cabin lights 


  • Optional driver airbag variant, which also comes with a segment-first driver seatbelt with pretensioner and load limiter 

Renault Kwid Climber 

  • The Kwid Climber is a spruced up version of the regular model and comes with rugged and flashy aesthetic additions to its exterior and interior. It is based on the top-spec RXT variant, the one with the optional driver airbag and Front seatbelt pre-tensioners with load limiters

Renault Kwid Climber

  • On the outside, the Renault Kwid Climber sports front bumper overriders, front and rear terrain protectors, glossy orange ORVMs, thick door protection cladding, ‘Climber’ decals , arching dual tone roof bars and a new set of Muscular Style wheels. Apart from this, it comes in an exclusive 'Electric Blue’ shade along with the two other  colour options – Outback Bronze and Planet Grey 
  • Inside the cabin, it gets orange trims on AC vents, central console and gearshift knob. It also comes with ‘Orange Energy’ upholstery with ‘Climber’ embossed on the headrests. The steering wheel also features ‘Climber’ insignia

The Renault Kwid comes with tonnes of customisation options. Check out the entire list here: Renault Kwid Accessories: Personalise Your Hatch

Here's what else makes the Renault Kwid 1.0L an enticing prospect in the hatchback segment. Apart from the all the features mentioned above, Renault's vast service network comprising of over 270 service centres and more than 50 Workshop on Wheels (WoW) mobile service units provide Kwid owners across 350+ cities peace of mind. The French carmaker even offers great EMI options for the Kwid. Check them out here.

  Ex-Showroom Price Delhi Down-Payment EMI
0.8 (STD) 266,700 12,999 5,286
1.0L (RXL) 357,900 17,895 7,054
AMT (RXL) 387,900 19,395 7,677
Climber MT 4,29,500 21,475 8,501

Moreover, the low maintenance cost of the Renault Kwid makes owning the hatchback light on the pocket as well. And when the time comes to sell your car, the Renault Kwid pays you back like no other car in its segment. 

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