Renault India has added a new variant of the Kiger to the market. The new RXT(O) trim is priced at Rs 7.37 lakh for the manual transmission version and Rs 7.87 lakh for the AMT variant. Renault will start accepting the official bookings for the new variant from tomorrow.
Renault announced the new variant to celebrate 10 year anniversary of its operations in India. Renault has also announced various other offers to attract customers. The new schemes and offers will remain valid for the month of August 2021.
Kiger RXT (O)
The new variant will only be available with the 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine. As mentioned above, both transmission types will be available with the car. While it is based on the mid-level RXT trim, Renault has added a few features that were exclusively available with the top-end RXZ trim. It is more than Rs 50,000 cheaper than the top-end variant.
The new RXT(O) variant gets features like full-LED headlamps, 16-inch alloy wheels, an air filter with PM2.5 filter and a wireless smartphone charger. These features were only available with the top-end RXZ trim till now. The infotainment system also gets wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, ambient lighting, Arkamys sound system, drive modes and a few other features.
The exterior changes also make the RXT (O) look very similar to the RXZ. This will also attract a lot of buyers since the full-LED headlamps do look extremely good on the Kiger.
The Kiger RXT (O) comes powered by the 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 72 PS and peak torque of 96 Nm. There is a more powerful 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine too that produces a maximum power of 100 PS and peak torque of 160 Nm. Renault also offers a CVT automatic transmission with the 1,0-litre turbo-petrol engine.
Additional offers and schemes
Renault has also announced the ‘Freedom Carnival’ that will take place from August 6th to 15tth August in India except for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Kerala. Renault has not given out the details of the offer but the customers will get benefits that will be over and above the other offers applicable to the car.
In Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala and Goa, Renault will offer specific Ganesh Chaturthi and Onam offers that will allow the customers to get up to Rs 90,000 benefits on the vehicles. Apart from the announced offers in the form of cash offers and exchange bonuses, the company has also announced the Buy Now, Pay in 2022 scheme on the purchase of Kwid, Triber and Kiger, wherein the buyers can opt for a new Renault vehicle now and start paying EMIs after 6 months.