Renault India has commenced exports of its sub-4 metre compact SUV Renault KIGER to South Africa. Developed and produced in India, the compact SUV is the latest in the line of products launched by Renault in India.
Speaking on the development, Venkatram Mamillapalle, country CEO & managing director at Renault India operations said: “With the launch of Renault Kiger, Renault forayed in the largest and the fastest growing segment of the Indian automobile market. The commencement of exports to South Africa today and Nepal earlier this month highlights Renault’s strong commitment to the ‘Make in India’ mission, demonstrating the competence of India’s design, engineering and world class manufacturing capabilities. Renault’s diverse range of offerings in passenger vehicles has been consistently well-received by the people of South Africa. Our latest offering Renault Kiger will further bolster our existing portfolio in the country with its distinctive SUV look, great space, smart features and world-class sporty engine.”
“We look forward expand the exports of Kiger to many international markets soon including Indonesia, other parts of Africa and SAARC region, along with growing our customer base in India,” he added.
Loaded with several smart attributes and powered by a sporty, turbocharged 1.0L petrol engine, the sub-4 metre compact SUV is a product targeted at the core of Indian’s automotive market. The design of the vehicle is sporty and muscular. On the inside, its cabin combines technology, functionality and roominess. The turbocharged 1.0L petrol engine enables more performance and driving pleasure.
The Renault Kiger was first unveiled in India on January 28.