Renault India has announced that it has commenced the mass production of its brand new compact SUV Renault KIGER at its manufacturing facility in Chennai. Dispatches have also started to Renault’s network of more than 500 dealerships across India.
Renault KIGER is the latest in the line of revolutionary products to be first launched in India, followed by other markets. After the initial exhilaration created by the reveal of its show car, Groupe Renault globally premiered the eagerly awaited Renault KIGER in India recently.
Renault KIGER has already made a striking presence thanks to its stunning design, which depicts a powerful personality. The vehicle has been designed with a host of sporty and muscular elements and stands out as a true SUV. On the inside, it’s smart cabin combines technology, functionality and roominess.
Powered by a new turbocharged 1.0L petrol engine the vehicle ensures a sporty drive and will be complemented by multi-sense drive modes which offer the flexibility to best suit the customers driving preferences.
“After Duster, Kwid and Triber, we are now preparing for the launch of Renault KIGER, a modern SUV that is a perfect fit for the Indian market. KIGER combines the best Renault has to offer: our expertise in innovative cars with the creativity and in-depth knowledge of customer needs. A strong proof that Renault really is a game-changer,” shared Fabrice Cambolive, SVP, Renault Brand, Sales & Operations. True to the promise of the show-car, Renault KIGER is a robust, dynamic and generous SUV. Armed for travel in the urban jungle, we also designed it for the outdoors and to easily navigate any type of road conditions. KIGER has a distinctive SUV look and its long wheelbase enables great space and volume on board. Its ‘smart cabin’ has been specially designed to encourage sharing and convenience,” added Laurens van den Acker, EVP, Head of Design, Groupe Renault.
Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations, shared, “Renault has continued to move forward in India and has navigated the challenging macro-economic environment, bettering the industry trends. We have managed this by our robust business strategy, which includes our exciting product range, laser-sharp focus on quality and customer centricity and our aggressive network ramp up across the country. Today, we take another major step in India with the global reveal of Renault KIGER, our all-new B-SUV which will stand out as an excitingly sporty, super smart and attractively stunning offering. Following Duster, which made SUVs accessible to a large set of people, not just in India but across the world, Renault KIGER will once again make SUV aspirations accessible to a whole new set of customers and we look forward to building on our increasing customer base with this new game-changer.”