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2022 Renault Kiger launched in India

Renault has launched the 2022 version of the Kiger in India. The new Kiger, powered by a 1.0L energy/turbocharged engine, gets new styling enhancements, new colour options, and more convenience features. The compact SUV comes in five variants, at a starting price of INR 5.84 lakh and goes up to INR 10.39 lakh.


Design

The new Kiger comes with almost no exterior changes in the standard model; however, the top variant gets some cosmetic changes such as a chrome-inserted tailgate, front skid plate, ‘TURBO’ door decals, and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.

On the inside, the top variant comes with a three-spoke steering wheel, quilted embossed seats, and red fade dashboard accents, as added features. The SUV comes with a 3.5-inch instrument cluster as standard, which is upgraded to 7-inch in the top model.

For infotainment, the SUV comes with an 8-inch floating touchscreen display (compatible with Apple Carplay and Android Auto) for the higher variants.


Engine

The new Kiger, like its older version, is offered with two engine options: a 1.0L turbo and a 1.0L energy. 

The 1.0L turbo engine–mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or an X-TRONIC CVT–generates a maximum power of 98 hp and a torque of 152-160 Nm.

The 1.0L energy engine comes mated to either a five-speed manual or an EASY-R AMT transmission, which generates 71 hp of power and 96 Nm of torque.


Specifications

Engine1.0L turbo1.0L energy
Fuel typePetrolPetrol
Displacement (cc)999999
Transmission5-speed MT / X-TRONIC CVTMT5/ EASY-R AMT 
Drivetrain2 WD2 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)4040
Seating capacity55
Ground clearance (mm)205205
Boot space (l)405405

Features

For comfort, the new Kiger (standard variant) gets a PM2.5 clean air filter (advanced atmospheric particulate filter) and dual-tone horn as newly added features. While most of the other convenience features remain the same, the top variant comes with a cruise control and wireless charger.

Other notable convenience features available are automatic AC, rear AC vents, multi-sense driving modes, rotatory command on centre console, adjustable headrests, electrically adjustable ORVMs, height-adjustable tilt steering, power windsor with anti-pinch, push start/stop, and 60:40 split rear seats, depending on the variant.


2022 Renault Kiger price in Nepal

The new Kiger was launched in India at a starting price of INR 5.84 lakh and it goes up to INR 10.39 lakh. Renault might launch the new Kiger in Nepal within this year, and fans can expect it to cost around Rs 32 lakh for the standard variant.

Renault modelPrice in Nepal (expected)
2022 KigerStarting at Rs 32 lakh

Currently, the Kiger’s outgoing model in Nepal comes at a starting price of Rs 29.99 lakh that goes up to Rs 43.99. 

Kiger modelsTransmissionPrice in Nepal
RXE MT Rs 29.99 lakh
RXLMTRs 31.80 lakh
RXLAMTRs 33.99 lakh
RXL (dual-tone)MTRs 32.15 lakh
RXL (dual-tone)AMTRs 34.34 lakh
RXTMTRs 34.70 lakh
RXTAMTRs 36.39 lakh
RXT (dual-tone)MTRs 35.05 lakh
RXT TurboCVTRs 40.15 lakh
RXT (dual-tone)AMTRs 36.74 lakh
RXT Turbo (dual-tone)CVTRs. 41.49 lakh
RXT+ MTRs 36.49 lakh
RXZ MTRs 38.20 lakh
RXZ AMTRs 39.49 lakh
RXZ (dual-tone)MTRs 38.60 lakh
RXZ TurboCVTRs 43.65 lakh
RXZ (dual-tone)AMTRs 39.84 lakh
RXZ Turbo (dual-tone)CVTRs 43.99  lakh

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