Renault Kardian SUV unveiled - Gets a Powerful engine

 Kardian SUV unveiled - Gets a powerful engine

Key Highlights:

  • Kardian SUV makes Global debut in the international market
  • Gets numerous features like ADAS and an 8-inches touchscreen
  • Available with a 1-liter turbo petrol engine with 125 BHP of power

Renault has unveiled the Kardian SUV, with a primary emphasis on emerging markets. This Renault vehicle sits above the sub-compact SUV category, where Indian consumers have the Kiger. Let’s delve more into details to know more about the SUV and details related to features and expectations for its launch.

Details of the Renault Kardian SUV

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Kardian made its global debut in the international market

Renault employs the CMF modular platform in the SUV. This model shares some similarities with the Kiger but possesses a distinctive profile. The Kardian features stylish elements like split headlamps with LED and a shark fin antenna. These elements give it a striking appearance that would have commanded significant attention in India. Additionally, it boasts C-shaped LED taillamps and 17-inch alloy wheels, further enhancing the SUV's aesthetics.

Interior of the Kardian SUV

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Kardian features a modern interior with a plethora of premium features

The Kardian offers a multitude of features, such as an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a fully digital instrument cluster. Renault also provides various ADAS features in international markets, along with an automatic shifter inspired by Volvo cars. The interior is redesigned to offer some distinction from the Kiger. Unique to the Kardian is the Electronic parking brake, a feature not found in any other Renault car in India. Keyless entry and ambient lighting are among the other impressive features of this SUV.

Performance and Specifications of the SUV

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The C-shaped taillamps look stellar on the car

The Kardian is equipped with a 1.0-liter turbo petrol engine, delivering 125 BHP of power and 220 Nm of torque. It also offers a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission, catering to performance enthusiasts. In the Indian market, the Kiger comes with a 5-speed manual and CVT transmission options. In international markets, the Kardian outshines the Renault Kiger with its superior offerings. The Kiger features a 1-liter turbo petrol engine with 100 BHP of power and 160 Nm of torque.

Expectation to launch in the Indian market

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Kardian has a distinctive styling in comparison to Kiger

Renault's car lineup in India includes models like the Kiger, Triber, and Kwid. As of now, there's no official announcement regarding the launch of the Kardian SUV in India. However, there are expectations that Renault will introduce the new generation of the Duster, with a potential debut on November 29, 2023. The introduction of the Kardian in the Indian market would be highly anticipated, given its potential to captivate customers with its design, features, and performance.

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