Maruti Suzuki launched its fame model Maruti S Presso priced at Rs. 3.70 lakh (excluding showroom price) and the next day Renault launched its debut Kwid facelift with its price starting from Rs 2.8 lakh (ex-showroom price). Both the cars as prime rivals fall under each other’s crosshairs. Maruti S-Presso undercuts its price by Rs 3000 when compared to the Alto K10 model, and confirmed that it will not obstruct the latter future. On the other hand, Renault Kwid facelift with a new classic design is similar to their electric models that were launched recently in China.
Now, we can discuss the spec comparison about Renault Kwid facelift 2019 vs. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso car models:
Renault Kwid RXT facelift variant comes with all-black interiors & crossway fabric upholstery along with the red outline. Renault Kwid Climber comes with all-black treatment, orange highlights on door pads, seats & dash to look very funky. The leather-wrapped steering wheel and the central console will get the best piano black touches. The all-new Kwid facelift provides the best-in-class boot space of 280 liters and can be expanded up to a maximum of 620 liters.
Maruti tried his best to design the S-Presso model fancier within interiors and also replicate similar to Mini Cooper layout in terms of Central console. The layout comes with an all-black color theme to look quite smart and take away the space sense or fairly spacious cabin. Air-con vents and central console touches with orange trims to look very funky.
The cabin is overall practical and offers numerous pockets to place so many pieces of stuff like wallets, mobile phones within the central console and also on passenger’s dash side. Even front doors include pockets to fill enough water bottles. Maruti also provides a similar utilization at the rear side and tab with more boot space.
Renault Kwid facelift utilizes the similar aspects with regards to the mechanical part to delivery torque of 72 Nm & power of 54 bhp with the 800-cc unit, also torque of 91 Nm and power of 68 bhp with 1.0-liter block.
Maruti S-Presso is also powered with a similar K10 model engine to power the K10 Alto car. It includes a BS-VI compliance engine to produce a torque of 90 Nm & power of 64 bhp with the help of manual transmission of 5-speed.
Renault RXT Kwid facelift is fully equipped with numerous features such as Voice Recognition, Video Playback, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It also includes a quick charging USB port to provide 2.4A power outlet and rear side with a 12v power outlet.
Maruti S-Presso utilizes the same set of the 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system of SmartPlay 2.0 version (the similar one used in Baleno & all-new WagonR models), that is comparatively smaller than Renault Kwid. It also includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, rear parcel trays, 12v power outlet, HVAC, front power windows, Steering mounted Bluetooth & audio controls, phone assistance, and many more.
Renault Kwid facelift includes various features like Overspeed alert, seat belt reminder for both driver & co-driver, EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), passenger side airbags along with driver-side airbag, and many standards across each variant. The optional feature is a reverse parking camera with first-in-class guidelines.
Maruti S-Presso top trims provide various safety features like standard driver-side airbag, speed-sensing door locks, rear parking sensors, and dual airbags that are provided on the entire base models. It is optional to choose the passenger side airbag for utilization by the users. Make use of this valuable safety features to make your journey safe and entertained.