Are you thinking about buying a new car for yourself or family? If you’re in a hurdle for something like that, then give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve stopped by at the right place. We are famed for deciphering the market-ruling four-wheelers and pitting them against each other.
So what’s in store for us today. The war between two hatchbacks from two of the prima donna companies currently plying in the Indian automobile market. Let’s hear it for Renault Kwid Vs Honda Brio on our blog today.
Let’s roll back the view
One from Renault’s famed automobile division, this one ventured itself as the answer to other entry level hatchbacks. It features ergonomic looks with a powerful yet subtle engine strength and features.
Honda Brio is a small-sized hatchback that predominately runs on petrol. This one has been in the Indian market for quite a while. Popular for its preppy design and top-notch quality, Honda truly hit the mark with this one.
Let’s cede into the specs, then
Renault packs a 799cc 3-cylinder engine bearing a power of 54 PS @5678 RPM and maximum torque of 72 Nm @4386 RPM. It has 5-speed manual transmission with front wheel driveline.
Honda Brio runs a petrol engine on all its variant with an engine displacement of 1198 cc. It has 88 PS peak power @6000 RPM along with a torque of 109 Nm @4500 RPM. There’s 5-speed manual/automatic transmission depending upon the variant with front wheel driveline.
Renault Kwid offers the best-in-class mileage with ARAI-certification for 25.17 km/ltr. the fuel tank capacity for this one is 28 ltr.
Honda Brio, on the other hand, supports 35 ltr fuel tank capacity with mileage differentiating for manual transmission based one and the automatic transmission based one. The manual transmission variants offeran ARAI-certified mileage of 19.4 km/ltr while the mileage for automatic transmission based ones is 16.5 km/ltr.
Suspension & Steering
Renault Kwid is packed with Mac Pherson strut along with a lowertransverse link for the front suspension. It is equipped with a twisted beam with coil spring as the rear suspension. The steering remains manual for all the variants of Renault Kwid.
Honda Brio offers McPherson Strut coil spring front suspension along with torsion beam coil spring suspension for therear one. It offers power steering on all its variant while there’s privilege of themultifunctional steering wheel on the high-end variant.
Seating and Boot Space
A hatchback offers seating space for 5 people in 2-seating rows. The same can be said for both the cars. Renault Kwid and Honda Brio both feature seating capability for 5 people with 5 doors.
Honda Brio offers 175 ltr boot space for storage while the Renault Kwid offers a staggering 300 ltr of boot space.
The amenities and features differ with the price levels. The higher priced models are likely to have better features as compared to the entry-level variant and the low-priced ones.
Renault Kwid offers child safety locks, speed sensor door lock, seat belt warning and more in all its variants. However, the high-priced models of it are equipped with airbags, infotainment system and more.
Honda Brio is equipped with engine immobilizer, child safety locks, door ajar locking, power windows and multifunctional display in all the variants. The high-end variants of it offer airbags, ABS, infotainment system and more.
Price & Variants
Here’re the pricing and variants for Renault Kwid-
Renault Kwid Standard – Rs 2.57 lakh
Renault Kwid RXE – Rs 2.88 lakh
Renault Kwid RXL – Rs 3.11 lakh
Renault Kwid RXT – Rs 3.44 lakh
Renault Kwid RXT (O) – Rs 3.53 lakh
Here’re the ones for Honda Brio-
Honda Brio E MT- Rs 4.38 lakh
Honda Brio EX MT- Rs 4.60 lakh
Honda Brio S MT- Rs 4.96 lakh
Honda Brio V MT- Rs 5.30 lakh
Honda Brio VX MT- Rs 5.69 lakh
Honda Brio VX (O) MT- Rs 6.17 lakh
Honda Brio VX AT – Rs 6.50 lakh
Honda Brio VX (O) AT- Rs 6.97 lakh
So that’s all from us on this one. Guess, we rolled out the comparison for two of the much-loved hatchbacks of India quite aptly. We hope you had a great time going through it.