French automaker Renault recently said it has reached the 50,000 units production milestone of its compact SUV Kiger from its Chennai plant. With this, the carmaker has introduced it in a new Stealth Black exterior color.
Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India said that Renault Kiger has proved its mettle in the most competitive compact SUV segment in India and the 50,000th production milestone, despite the pandemic and ongoing semiconductor crisis, is yet another testament to the success of the model in this challenging segment.
“This Sporty, Smart & Stunning SUV is an important contributor to our progress in India and has been instrumental in placing India among Renault’s top five global markets. We are confident that Renault Kiger will continue to garner tremendous customer response and further bolster the brand’s growth in India and overseas,” he said.
The Kiger was developed under a collaboration between the design teams in France and India. Apart from India, it is exported to South Africa, Indonesia, East African Region, (Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia) Seychelles, Mauritius, Nepal, Bhutan, Bermuda and Brunei, the company said. The model comes in two engine options of 1.0L Energy Engine in MT & EASY-R AMT transmissions and 1.0L Turbo in MT & X-TRONIC CVT transmissions.