Renault Kwid AMT: The cheapest automatic car in India
- Renault Kwid 1.0 RXL is the cheapest automatic model in India
- Renault Kwid gets Easy-R AMT five-speed gearbox
- Renault Kwid AMT claims a consumption of 22 km / l
Automatic vehicles have become more and more popular in India in recent years, as most of the cities in the country face traffic problems every day. If you’re a regular driver, you know the pain of constantly using the clutch and shifting gears in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Replacing a manual vehicle with an automatic car will certainly be a big respite in such conditions. And with advancements in automotive technology, the days are gone when the automatic transmission cost an arm and a leg compared to its manual counterpart. So if you are looking for an automatic car that is light on your pocket then you have a plethora of options. But the cheapest will be Renault Kwid which recently received the automatic transmission option on the RXL variant and the model costs 4.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Renault Kwid 1.0 RXL automatic gets the company’s Easy-R AMT transmission in combination with a 999 cc triple cylinder engine. This powertrain develops 67 hp, 91 Nm of torque and boasts a claimed fuel efficiency of 22 km / l with the automatic gearbox. This also makes it one of the most fuel efficient gasoline cars in the country.
Renault Kwid RXL AMT looks like its manual counterpart, which means the car has split headlights, side cladding, body-colored bumpers, body-colored exterior mirror, hubcaps, a roof spoiler and wraparound tail lights with signature LED. The Kwid RXL AMT model includes provisions such as power steering, front power windows, air conditioning, mono-DIN music system with USB, Bluetooth and Aux connectivity, remote keyless entry with central locking and a panel fully digital on-board. The safety provisions on this model include the driver’s side airbag, ABS, EBD, reversing sensor and speed warning. Renault Kwid also offers the most spacious trunk (279 liters) in the segment, making it a practical vehicle.