Renault India has announced a new warranty offer on the Kwid for 4 years/1,00,000 km (whichever is earlier), along with roadside assistance. The new car warranty programme consists of a 2-year/50,000km standard warranty and a 2-year/50,000 km extended warranty. The company would be looking at easing the ownership experience as well.
The Kwid is currently offered in five variants and two engine options. While the 0.8-litre variant is offered only with a manual transmission, the Kwid 1.0 gets the option of an automated manual transmission (AMT).
Alongside the new warranty programme, the company has also upgraded the Renault Secure programme. The scheme now offers an extended warranty, along with roadside assistance, for up to 5 years or 1,00,000 km (whichever is earlier) on all Renault models.
Direct competitors of the Kwid, like the Datsun Redigo and Maruti Suzuki Alto, offer similar warranty packages. Maruti Suzuki offers a standard warranty of 2 years/40,000km with an option of an extension up to 3 years/1,00,000km (whichever is earlier). The Redigo, on the other hand, comes with a standard 2-year/unlimited kilometre warranty which can be extended to 2 or 3 years/unlimited kilometre along with roadside assistance.
The carmaker has been introducing some aftersales initiatives from time to time such as the Renault Assist, Workshop on Wheels (WoW), Passion on Wheels (PoW), customer apps and customer service camps.