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Renault Kwid clocks 5,195 units in first full month sales

Renault Kwid sales October 2015

Moving forward, Renault India will ramp up the production to decrease the waiting period.

The Renault Kwid has completed its first full months sales this October with an impressive tally of 5,195 units. While it’s just a fraction of Maruti Alto’s 22,861 units, it’s pretty close to Hyundai Eon’s 6,479 units last month. It’s to be noted that Renault India is in the process of ramping up the Kwid’s production rate.

The all-new budget hatchback has garnered over 50,000 bookings since its launch in late September and has a waiting period of around 6 months. The company has assured that the production rate will be increased in the coming months to meet the surging demand. So it’s safe to assume that the Kwid would overtake the Eon, moving forward.

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The Renault Kwid is sitting on over 50,000 confirmed orders.

The SUV-like styling, a mouth watering price tag, an uncluttered and modern interior design, best-in-class space and features, and a high fuel efficiency (25.17 kmpl) are the Kwid’s strong selling points. Based on the new lightweight CMF-A platform, the Kwid is powered by a 0.8-litre three-cylinder petrol engine which is tuned to deliver 54 PS and 72 Nm of torque. The motor is mated only to a 5-speed manual transmission but an AMT could be introduced in the foreseeable feature.

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Renault India is planing to capitalize on the Kwid’s success by steadily expanding its dealership presence across the country throughout the next fiscal.



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Winner of national level automotive quiz competitions, Nithyanandh aka Nithz jumped into the blogosphere right after gaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Love for automobiles and an even greater drive to share his knowledge with the automotive community, Nithz is Deputy Editor at RushLane.

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