Renault has launched the Kwid Climber in India with a price tag of Rs 4.30 lakh for the manual variant and Rs 4.60 lakh for the AMT version (both prices ex-showroom Delhi). The new Renault Kwid Climber is based on the 1.0L RXT (O) version of the standard Kwid and is powered by a 1.0 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 66 hp of power at 5,500 rpm and 91 Nm of torque at 4,250 rpm which is mated to a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) gearbox. The ARAI rated fuel efficiency of the Kwid Climber manual transmission version is 23.01 kmpl, while the AMT variant has a mileage figure of 24.04 kmpl.
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The Kwid Climber is based on the concept model that was showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo. The hatchback is designed by Renault’s design studios in Mumbai and Chennai. The car is offered offered with front and rear skid plates that have orange accents. The car also gets orange painted ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) and portion of the roof rails. The side body cladding is in black and the 'Climber' logo is located on the front doors. The hatchback is available in three exterior colours, Outback Bronze, Planet Grey and an exclusive Electric Blue.
The orange theme has been carried forward inside the cabin as well. There are orange coloured accents on the centre console, gear lever and fabric seats with 'Climber' badging on the front seat headrests. The Climber logo can also be seen painted in orange on the AC vents, steering wheel, floor mats and on all four door trim. In addition to the new colour combination, the Kwid Climber is also offered with a 7-inch MediaNav touchscreen infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, one-touch lane change indicator, speed dependent volume control for audio and pro-sense seat belt pretensioners with load limiters.
In terms of dimensions, the hatchback measures 3,679 mm in length, 1,579 mm in width, 1,513 mm in height with roof rails and has a wheelbase of 2,422 mm. In the entry-level hatchback segment, the Renault Kwid Climber will compete against the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10.