Demand for compact SUVs is growing rapidly in the Indian market. Due to low cost, low maintenance and good driving, most people are showing interest in this segment. Reno, France’s leading auto toe manufacturer, is also launching its new compact SUV Kigar in the market here. It is being said that it will be the cheapest SUV once launched.
Currently, the Nissan Magnet is the cheapest SUV, with a starting price of just Rs 4.9999 lakh and is set to go up in price from January. Experts believe that the company could offer Renault Kiger a starting price of Rs 5.50 lakh. However, no official information about its launch date has been shared by the company.
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According to a report published in OcTokar, the company wants to tighten its grip on rural areas of the country by launching this car. Venkataram, managing director of the company, told media that rural areas account for 30 per cent of the company’s total sales. The company is currently expanding its network.
Engine: In this compact SUV, the company is using the same engine used in the Magnet. It is said that the company will use a turbo petrol engine with natural links and a capacity of 1.0.0 liters. Its natural aspirated engine generates 72 PS of power and 96 Nm of torque. At the same time, its turbo engine generates 100 PS of power and 160 Nm of torque. This SUV will be available with both manual and automatic transmission gearbox.
Feature: The company will also include new and modern features in the Renault Keyger. It will feature a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, LED projector headlamps, cruise control, steering mount control, voice recognition technology, push button start and stop and an automatic atmosphere control with an 8-inch touch screen infotainment system. It is believed that the company may launch the new Renault Keeger by March next year. The company can launch this SUV for between Rs 5 to 9 lakh.