Renault Kiger vs Magnite vs Sonet vs Nexon vs Venue vs XUV300 vs EcoSport vs Vitara Brezza - Spec Comparison

20 Feb 2021 Shakti Nath Jha

The sub-4-metre compact SUVs have become very popular in the Indian market. We already had a ton of sub-compact SUVs on sale in the country which includes the Nissan Magnite, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, etc. Now, Renault has also ventured into this segment with the launch of the Kiger in India. The Kiger has been recently launched in India with prices starting at Rs. 5.45 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. So, today, in this article, we have for you a detailed spec-based comparison of the new Renault Kiger vs all its Rivals.

Renault Kiger vs Rivals

New Renault Kiger vs Rivals - Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationKigerMagniteSonetNexonVenueXUV300EcoSportVitara Brezza
Length3991 mm 3994 mm3995 mm3993 mm3995 mm3995 mm 3998 mm3995 mm
Width1750 mm 1758 mm1790 mm1811 mm1770 mm1821 mm 1765 mm1790 mm
Height1600 mm 1572 mm1647 mm1606 mm1590 mm1627 mm 1647 mm1640 mm
Wheelbase2500 mm 2500 mm2500 mm2498 mm2500 mm2600 mm 2519 mm2500 mm
Ground Clearance205 mm 205 mm211 mm209 mm190 mm180 mm 200 mm200 mm
Boot Space405-litres 336-litres392-litres350-litres350-litres259-litres 348-litres328-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity40-litres 40-litres45-litres44-litres45-litres42-litres 52-litres48-litres

New Renault Kiger vs Rivals - Petrol Engines

ModelKigerMagniteSonetVitara BrezzaVenueNexonXUV300Ecosport
Petrol Engine1.0-litre NA
1.0-litre turbo
1.0-litre NA
1.0-litre turbo
1.2-litre NA
1.0-litre turbo
1.5-litre NA1.2-litre NA
1.0-litre turbo
1.2-litre turbo1.2-litre turbo1.5-litre NA
Max. Power72 PS
100 PS
72 PS
100 PS
83 PS
120 PS
105 PS83 PS
120 PS
120 PS110 PS122 PS
Max. Torque96 Nm
160 Nm
152 Nm (for CVT)
96 Nm
160 Nm
152 Nm (for CVT)
115 Nm
172 Nm
138 Nm114 Nm
172 Nm
170 Nm200 Nm149 Nm
Manual Gearbox5-speed
5-speed
5-speed
5-speed
5-speed
NA
5-speed5-speed
6-speed
6-speed6-speed5-speed
Automatic GearboxAMT
CVT
NA
CVT
NA
7-speed DCT / 6-speed iMT
4-speed ATNA
7-speed DCT / 6-speed iMT
6-speed AMTNA6-speed AT
Mileage MTNA
NA
18.75 kmpl
20 kmpl
18.4 kmpl
NA
17.03 kmpl17.3 kmpl
18.1 kmpl
17.4 kmpl17 kmpl15.9 kmpl
Mileage ATNA
NA
NA
17.7 kmpl
NA / 18.2 kmpl18.76 kmpl18 kmpl / NA16 kmplNA14.7 kmpl
Emission NormBS6BS6BS6BS6BS6BS6BS6BS6

The Renault Kiger and the Nissan Magnite are powered by a BS6 compliant 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine. This motor churns out 72 PS of power and 96 Nm of peak torque. They also get a new 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This turbo petrol motor churns out 100 PS of power and 160 Nm of peak torque (152 Nm of torque for CVT). Both the mills come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, the turbo petrol gets a CVT and Kiger's NA mill gets an AMT too. The Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue also get the same powerplant. Both these sub-compact SUVs are powered by a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated mill and a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit. The 1.2-litre NA petrol engine churns out 83 PS of power and 114 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox only.

Renault Kiger vs Rivals

The Sonet and Venue also get a new BS6 compliant 1.0-litre turbo petrol mill that churns out 100 PS of power and 172 Nm of torque. In Hyundai Venue, the turbo petrol motor comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch transmission) and a 6-speed iMT (intelligent manual transmission). However, the Kia Sonet's turbo petrol motor comes mated to a 6-speed iMT and a 7-speed DCT only. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza gets a sole BS6 compliant 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine. This petrol motor churns out 105 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission.

The Tata Nexon is powered by a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This motor churns out 120 PS of power and 170 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AMT. The Mahindra XUV300 also gets a BS6-compliant 1.2-litre turbo petrol motor that churns out 110 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque. It also comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AMT. Lastly, we have the Ford EcoSport on the list. The Ford EcoSport is powered by a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol motor that churns out 122 PS of power and 149 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission.

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New Renault Kiger vs Rivals - Diesel Engines

ModelSonetVenueNexonEcosportXUV300
Diesel Engine1.5-litre1.5-litre1.5-litre1.5-litre1.5-litre
Max. Power100 PS (MT)
115 PS (AT)
100 PS110 PS100 PS115 PS
Max. Torque240 Nm (MT)
250 Nm (AT)
240 Nm260 Nm215 Nm300 Nm
Manual Gearbox6-speed6-speed6-speed6-speed6-speed
Automatic Gearbox6-speed ATNA6-speed AMTNA6-speed AMT
Mileage MT 24.1 kmpl23.3 kmpl22.4 kmpl21.7 kmpl20 kmpl
Mileage AT19 kmplNA22.4 kmplNA20 kmpl
Emission NormBS6BS6BS6BS6BS6
Renault Kiger vs Rivals

The latest entrant - Renault Kiger, and also the Nissan Magnite and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza don't have a diesel engine. The new Kia Sonet and the Venue get the same engine, but there is a difference. Both these compact-SUVs get a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 100 PS of power and 240 Nm of torque and both come mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. But, the Sonet also gets a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission and the diesel automatic version of the Sonet develops 115 PS of power and 250 Nm of peak torque, which is around 15 PS and 10 Nm more than its manual variants.

Renault Kiger's Dashboard

Tata Nexon gets a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 110 PS of max. power and 260 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AMT. The Mahindra XUV 300 also gets a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 115 PS of power and a whopping 300 Nm of peak torque. It also comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AMT. Finally, we have the Ford EcoSport on the list. The Ford EcoSport is powered by a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out 100 PS of power and 215 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated a 6-speed manual gearbox only.

Renault Kiger vs Rivals

New Renault Kiger vs Rivals - Latest Price Comparison

ModelKigerMagniteSonetVitara BrezzaNexonVenueXUV300EcoSport
Petrol Variants PriceRs. 5.45 lakhs - Rs. 9.55 lakhs Rs. 5.50 lakhs - Rs. 9.45 lakhsRs. 6.79 lakhs - Rs. 12.99 lakhsRs. 7.39 lakhs - Rs. 11.40 lakhsRs. 7.09 lakhs - Rs. 11.46 lakhsRs. 6.86 lakhs - Rs. 11.66 lakhsRs. 7.95 lakhs - Rs. 12.34 lakhsRs. 7.99 lakhs - Rs. 11.19 lakhs
Diesel Variants PriceNot Available Not AvailableRs. 8.25 lakhs - Rs. 13.19 lakhsNot AvailableRs. 8.45 lakhs - Rs. 12.79 lakhsRs. 8.28 lakhs - Rs. 11.61 lakhsRs. 8.70 lakhs - Rs. 12.55 lakhsRs. 8.69 lakhs - Rs. 11.49 lakhs
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The latest prices of the sub-4-metre compact SUVs one can see in the above table and while the new Renault Kiger and the Nissan Magnite are the most affordable ones, the Kia Sonet is the most expensive car out of the lot. Now, as we are done with the spec comparo of these cars, which one will be your personal pick? Do feel free to share your opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and the owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.

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