Renault cars in Pakistan Expected price, and models

Finally, some exciting news goes around in Pakistan about Renault French Company and Dubai all Futtaim recently signed a Mou with Renault to assemble and launch in Pakistan at a production site of faisalabad city in punjab.

Renault expected launch cars in Pakistan

According to Renault pakistan, the assembly plant starts too built Q4 of 2018 with an expectation of assembly production commence at the start of 2020.

Renault expected date of launch in 2020 but can launch some models by importing before starts an assembly to be able to look up the initial market reaction.

However, resources told that Renault target 1200cc to 1500cc range in the market, as people know in Pakistan car market, Toyota expecting to discontinue their 1.3 GLI and XLI with the replacement of 1500cc in coming expected years which would cost around between 2.0million to 2.4million.

Renault stated that it will launch 1500cc cars within the range of 2.4million with full features that failed by the Toyota and Honda in the past years.

If we look apart from stated announcement what existing models there that could compete against Japanese rivals,

Here are some Renault famous cars.

  1. Kwid
  2. Duster
  3. Captor
  4. Lody

Renault have so many others cars apart from these .but we took neighboring India to suggest close to the Renault expected launch of Renault cars in Pakistan, some people thinking of why choose India, Indian market is very similar to Pakistani market, therefore, any model success in neighboring countries may have a very good chance to get the same success in Pakistani market.

Indian people have many other options unlike Pakistan stick to three Japanese companies, Renault is getting a good result in India among many competitors, therefore, its a highly likely that Renault gets a market share in Pakistan where only a few competitors there.

In addition Pakistani people desperate for a new car manufacturer to launch In Pakistan to be able to move from these Japanese cars, from past 10 years Pakistani liked more Japanese imported cars than home-based assembled cars due to having more quality, features and price.

So if we considered all above factors I think Renault took a very good move to enter in Pakistan.

What models would be best to suite in Pakistan among four of these?

Renault Kwid

Launched at 800cc and 1000cc engine with 6 variants including features as well in India.

Renault kwid price:

In India, the kwid price starts from 0.273 million and goes up to 0.5miilion.

Renault Kwid expected price in Pakistan 2018:(Import Version)

Let’s assume kwid with 800cc at a starting Indian price of 0.273 million launch in Pakistan to compete against Suzuki Mehran.

In Pakistan that car can cost up to 0.8 to 0.9million Pak rupees, it includes currency conversion and duty tariff in Pakistan.

Renault all over the world not famous for their products like Volkswagen, Mazda, and Nissan.

A, however, the situation in Pakistan different from the world market the 2017 Suzuki Mehran use old features and technology which was obsolete long time ago in world market, but here in Pakistan still on the market due to no competition at all.

People are fed up with this but couldn’t resist due to have nothing option available in the same price, in addition, Mehran is cash value product can be sale easily anywhere in Pakistan.

To be successful in Pakistan Renault must have to launch this model at a similar price of Mehran or lower than Mehran which I think impossible for Renault due to many reasons.

Kwid base model doesn’t include any power windows, engine start button, airbag, music system nor even air conditioner just like Mehran.

The second option to launch at the 1000cc engine to compete against Suzuki Cultus(celerio), I would think it’s better for Renault to offer at 1000cc to remain in a market in terms of price and features.

Top kwid model includes navigation, touch screen, airbag and power windows.

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There is a question and worry for the consumers about whether Renault cars in Pakistan could get a market from three giant manufactures.

Renault specification and features:

Length 3679mm
Width 1579mm
Height 1478mm
Seating Capacity 5Person
Displacement 799cc
Fuel Type Petrol
Max Power 53 bhp @ 5678 RPM
Max Torque 72 Nm @ 4386 RPM
Mileage (ARAI) 25.17kmpl  Fuel credit card offersAd
Alternate Fuel Not Applicable
Transmission Type Manual
No of gears 5Gears
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Air Conditioner No
Power Windows No
Central Locking No
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) No
Airbags No
Seat Upholstery Fabric
Front Tyres 155 / 80 R13 View all tyres
Rear Tyres 155 / 80 R13

Renault Duster.

Comes in 1.6L with petrol and diesel engine, in Pakistan petrol variant would be best to suite in Pakistan

Expected Renault Duster price in Pakistan 2018:(Import Version)

In India, this Suv starts from 1.81 million which in Pakistan almost 2.3 million after duty tariff and additional taxes this Suv can cost to the consumer at a price of almost 2.8million to above 3.2million Pak rupees.

Competitors against this Suv.

  • Suzuki vitara
  • Honda vezel
  • Honda Br-v

Market Expectation of Renault cars in Pakistan.

If duster launch in Pakistan it can cost the consumer more than 3.0million and in this price, not everyone can afford this car, Renault team and decision maker did research and well aware of the Pakistani market about what market they have to target so leave with them.

However Renault duster comes with All wheel and 2 wheel drive with so many features like Suzuki vitara.

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Renault specification and features:

Length 4315mm
Width 1822mm
Height 1695mm
Seating Capacity 5Person
Displacement 1498cc
Fuel Type Petrol
Max Power 105 bhp @ 5600 RPM
Max Torque 142 Nm @ 4000 RPM
Mileage (ARAI) 13.6kmpl  Fuel credit card offersAd
Alternate Fuel Not Applicable
Transmission Type Automatic (CVT)
No of gears 5Gears
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Air Conditioner Manual
Power Windows Front & Rear
Central Locking Remote
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Airbags 2 (Driver & Co-Driver)
Seat Upholstery Fabric
Front Tyres 215 / 65 R16 View all tyres
Rear Tyres 215 / 65 R16

Renault Clio

Renault stated that they have expected to get a market in 1200cc and 1500cc in 2020 so what car will be best at the time of arrival in Pakistan?

Renault Clio expected to launch in India in 2019 so let’s assume that this same model will be offered in Pakistan at an engine of 1200cc.

According to resources, the Clio is the most favorite choice suggested by many Renault decision makers.

Estimated Renault Clio price in Pakistan:

Price of Clio range starts from 1.4million to 1.6million Pakistani rupees.

Competitors against Clio:

  • Suzuki Swift
  • Toyota vitz
  • Suzuki cultus

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Clio specification and features:

The petrol variant of Renault Clio is powered by 1.2 liters 3 cylinder turbo-charged TCe engine with start-stop technology that discharges peak power of 90 bhp @ 5000 rpm and a peak torque of 135 Nm @ 2000 rpm and mated to this engine is six-speed manual transmission gears.

Interior of the Renault Clio has premium appeal with solid materials and lots of comfort features. The dashboard has great quality all over with the fit and finish also being great. The cabin is quite practical and apart from the generous amounts of space it also offers several storage spaces. The seats are very well shaped and offer good comfort and support. The centre console comes with a neatly integrated infotainment system.

The 7-inch infotainment system gets all sorts of connectivity options including USB, AUX and Bluetooth connectivity, voice command, GPS navigation etc. The car is also expected to feature R&Go smartphone application along with R-Link Evolution, Media Nav Evolution and satellite navigation on a touchscreen display. The car would be equipped with an effective air conditioner that makes the journey very comfortable.

Renault cars in Pakistan may open doors for other car makers to invest in Pakistan, some car makers like Kia motors announced it to reopen their plant, Volkswagen and Nissan also planning to come.

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