Thanks to its introductory pricing, the Renault Kiger has become the most affordable sub-4m SUV in the Indian market
The sub-4m SUV segment is one of the hottest spaces in the Indian car industry right now, and the competition became even more interesting with the launch of the Kia Sonet and the Nissan Magnite last year. Well, another brand has now joined the race. Renault has officially revealed the production-ready version of the Kiger, the newest entrant in the busy segment.
We already know that the Renault Kiger shares its underpinnings with the Nissan Magnite, but are the cars any different apart from the styling? Here is a detailed feature & price comparison between the two sub-4m SUVs to help you find just that –
On the feature front, the Nissan Magnite has been equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, puddle lamps, ambient lighting, rear armrest with cupholder and mobile holder, wireless charging, rear AC vents, air purifier, an 8-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, 6-speaker system from JBL, driving modes, a 7-inch fully digital instrument cluster, auto climate control, cruise control, connected car tech, and push button start/stop.
On the contrary, the Renault Kiger gets a first-in-segment configurable 7-inch TFT instrument cluster, three drive modes, diamond-cut alloy wheels, an 8-inch floating touchscreen system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless phone charger, an air purifier, triple-LED headlamps with LED DRLs, LED tail lights, ambient lighting, electrically adjustable and retractable wing mirrors, a 4-speaker and 4-tweeter system by Arkamys, cruise control, auto climate control and so on.
|Renault Kiger Variants||Price*||Nissan Magnite Variants||Price*|
|RXE 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 5.45 lakh||XE 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 5.49 lakh|
|RXL 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 6.14 lakh||XL 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 5.99 lakh|
|RXL 1.0-litre NA petrol AMT||Rs 6.59 lakh||XV 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 6.68 lakh|
|RXT 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 6.60 lakh||XL 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT||Rs 6.99 lakh|
|RXT 1.0-litre NA petrol AMT||Rs 7.05 lakh||XV Premium 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 7.55 lakh|
|RXL 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT||Rs 7.14 lakh||XV 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT||Rs 7.68 lakh|
|RXZ 1.0-litre NA petrol MT||Rs 7.55 lakh||XL 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 7.89 lakh|
|RXT 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT||Rs 7.60 lakh||XV Premium 1.0-litre turbo- petrol MT||Rs 8.45 lakh|
|RXZ 1.0-litre NA petrol AMT||Rs 8 lakh||XV Premium (O) 1.0-litre turbo- petrol MT||Rs 8.55 lakh|
|RXZ 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT||Rs 8.55 lakh||XV 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 8.58 lakh|
|RXT 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 8.60 lakh||XV Premium 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 9.35 lakh|
|RXZ 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 9.55 lakh||XV Premium (O) 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT||Rs 9.45 lakh|
*All prices, ex-showroom, New Delhi
The new Renault Kiger has been launched at an introductory starting price of Rs 5.45 lakh for the entry-level 1.0-litre NA petrol MT trim and Rs 7.14 lakh for the entry-level turbo-petrol MT variant. Prices for the AMT version of the former starts from Rs 6.59 lakh, while the two 1.0-litre turbo-petrol CVT variants are priced at Rs 8.60 lakh and Rs 9.55 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).
On the contrary, the Nissan Magnite has already received a price hike after its arrival last year. The Magnite has currently priced from Rs 5.49 lakh for the base 1.0-litre NA petrol MT variant and Rs 6.99 lakh for the entry-level 1.0-litre turbo-petrol MT trim. If you want the Nissan Magnite CVT, be ready to shell out anywhere between Rs 7.89 lakh to Rs 9.45 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom), depending on the variant chosen. It should be noted that the dual-tone variants of the Nissan Magnite have not been included in this price list.