Renault Kwid, the affordable
car which marked Renault India’s foray in the compact hatchback segment, is
well on its way to set new benchmarks in the Indian automotive industry.
Renault India has announced that customer orders have crossed over 50,000 in
less than a month of its launch.
Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and
Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said “I thank Indian customers for
their phenomenal response to Renault Kwid and I am grateful for their trust in
the Renault brand. Deliveries have commenced across India to celebrate the
festive season with our customers. We have ramped up the production and are
taking concerted efforts to further accelerate production to enable faster
“The growing acceptance by
first time buyers indicates that Renault Kwid is truly an aspirational product,
offering an outstanding value proposition. Together with first time buyers, we
are also seeing new consumer trends across urban and rural India,” added
Renault KWID was launched on
September 24, 2015 at a starting price of Rs. 2,56,968 (ex- showroom Delhi),
and is India’s most fuel efficient petrol vehicle delivering mileage of 25.17
kmpl. Localisation level in this car is
Renault India is also
substantially increasing its sales and service network reach in India, with an
extensive network of dealers covering over 80pc of the country. This
fast-expanding network increased from 14 sales and service facilities in
mid-2011 to 180 currently, and will reach 280 sales and service facilities by
Source: Renault India
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