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Renault Kwid 1.0L buying opinion
There can be no question on the success of the Renault Kwid in India at this point; it certainly is a better value-for-money car in its segment, and is ridiculously popular among the Rs. 4 lakh range buyers with more than 80,000 units already sold! Thanks to the SUV-ish syling, spacious and comfortable cabin than its hatchback rivals, and not to forget the car's segment-first 7-inch touchscreen infotainment with navigation! And now Renault has introduced a larger 999cc engine option in the Kwid line-up, with an additional cost of Rs. 22,000 more than the regular 0.8-litre variant. With an added engine output of 14 hp (versus Kwid 0.8), is the new Kwid 1.0L worth the extra cash? Yes, I would say. Here's how.

Price analysis aside, let's see what are all the new additions with the Kwid 1.0L to start with. With a decent 68 hp of power out of a 999cc 3-cylinder petrol motor, the Kwid has now got more pulling strength, is quieter at idling, and significantly smoother to drive. The 800cc Kwid lagged behind in this regard and on-road acceleration was inadequate especially ....

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