Renault Kwid vs Honda Brio - A fight of the two unique cars in this segment, which offer more to customer, but in different ways\r\nThe entry-level hatchback market in India is one of the largest markets in the world. Everyone wants a piece of it. Renault is the latest entrant. Kwid has been the talk of the town lately because it aces every single hurdle you throw at it. Pricing is yet to come, but it is being promised by Renault that the Kwid will deliver the intense amount of value to its customer despite being loaded to the gills in every department.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe Kwid isn't the only one with that promise as there is the favorite of the masses Honda Brio. Despite not a successful innings in India it continues to do decent numbers and hence we compare them for you to tell you which you should put your money on\r\nDesign\r\n\r\n\r\nDesign wise the Kwid is smallest crossover over the lot. Raised stance helps it get that SUV look, meanwhile, at the same time it is a small car which manages to be under the 3.7 meter mark. Brio on the other hand has similar dimension, but is a proper car which sits lower than the Kwid.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBrio is a 'cute' car while the Kwid is a man's car with a heart of a boy, thanks to the typical quirky design of the french manufacturer. Brio still stands out in the market and so does the new kid when it comes comparing to other competitors in this category.\r\nInterior\r\n\r\n\r\nQuality wise, both interior is good enough at this price point. The Fit-finish is also quite impressive and so is the build quality. Features wise both offer things which are unique to each other. While Brio gets steering mounted and controls and CD player. Kwid only gets touchscreen which has Bluetooth and satellite navigation and along with.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBrio still has more space on the inside in the front and the rear with properly reclined seats, meanwhile Kwid back bench feels like bench itself because it positioned low and flat. However Kwid has more boot space at 300 litres while Brio struggles around at 180 litres.\r\n\r\n\r\nSpecifications\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTechnical Comparison\r\nRenault Kwid\r\nHonda Brio\r\n\r\n\r\nEngine Capacity\r\n799cc Petrol Engine\r\n1198cc Petrol Engine\r\n\r\n\r\nPower in Bhp\/RPM\r\n53 BHP @ 5678 RPM\r\n88 BHP @ 6000 RPM\r\n\r\n\r\nTorque in Nm\/RPM\r\n72 Nm @ 4386 RPM\r\n109 Nm @ 4500 RPM\r\n\r\n\r\nGears\r\n5-MT\r\n5-MT\r\n\r\n\r\nLength\r\n3679 mm\r\n3610\u00a0mm\r\n\r\n\r\nWidth\r\n1579 mm\r\n1680\u00a0mm\r\n\r\n\r\nHeight\r\n1478 mm\r\n1500\u00a0mm\r\n\r\n\r\nWheel base\r\n2422 mm\r\n2345\u00a0mm\r\n\r\n\r\nKerb Weight\r\n660 kg\r\n925 kg\r\n\r\n\r\nGround clearance\r\n180 mm\r\n165 mm\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAgain the 1.2 petrol mill equipped has more power and torque from the engine and is clearly quicker and faster and delivers 18 km\/l meanwhile the petrol engine on the Kwid is an 800cc unit which makes less power than the Brio, but delivers a staggering 25 km\/l in overall test conditions claimed by ARAI.\r\n\r\nDynamic wise both cars are good in respect category, both are nimble and agile in the city and have good grip in the corners with good highway stability as both top out at 140 km\/hr.\r\nVerdict\r\n\r\n\r\nBoth cars are equally one gives you performance and space, while Kwid gives you the space and the mileage along with the promise of low-cost of ownership. Pricing will be lower than the Brio for sure. Kwid makes thing clear that, it will turn out to be a superior product, as an overall package. Brio styling is a miss and it isn't premium, prices are bit high as well. Kwid wins the test for the requirements of most buyers out there.