Renault Unveils Kwid, One of the Most Fuel Effective Cars In Kenya For Young Achievers

French multinational automobile manufacturer Renault has unveiled a new car in the market, the Kwid Climber. The new car is an upgraded version of the Kwid which was launched a couple of years ago.

The Kwid Climber will come with a 68 horsepower 1000cc engine with a three-year/100,000 km warranty and it gives an estimated 24 kilometers to the litre fuel efficiency. The new model comes at  time Simba Corp with its Renault partners is strategically considering local assembly for some of the Renault Models.

Jonathan Dos Santos, Renault Brand Manager, says that the car is most suitable for young achievers, manageable at low costs.

“The Renault KWID Climber has been developed keeping in mind specific customer needs and caters to diverse audiences, becoming the perfect offering for young achievers who are moving up places steadfastly,” notes Santos

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The KWID Climber has received a host of cosmetic upgrades, primarily the bumper over-riders, front and rear terrain protectors with orange accents, two tone arching roof bars, muscular style wheels and a solid side profile with door protection cladding, two tone orange Outer Rear View Mirrors painted in glossy orange.

The New Kwid Car

The electric blue body colour is also a new offering. The interior of the car also gets some upgrades like the new orange energy upholstery with “Climber” Insignia, new vibrant orange accents on the AC vents and on the centre fascia, a two-tone orange gear knob and decorative orange door trim accents on the front and rear doors.

“These upgrades are fitted in the factory, by the manufacturer, you cannot get these deals anywhere else. For the competitive price of less than Ksh1.5 million inclusive of vat for such a modified car, I can bet, you will not get it anywhere else,” added Mr. Santos.

Since Introducing the KWID model in Kenya, Renault has sold more than 100 units of Kwid in Kenya creating a competitive position for the brand in the market in Kenya. The entry of the Renault KWID Climber into the market is set to consolidate Renault’s position as the best value for money offer at the top of the A-Entry segment, by offer customers a brand-new car with unprecedented features for this segment at an affordable price.

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Written by Robert

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