Renault XBA hatchback making its presence felt in India, Maruti gearing up!
Renault India is all set to launch its new 2016 Renault XBA hatchback in India, with preproduction prototypes making test runs outside the city of Chennai things look pretty bright. Renault’s XBA hatchback’s global premiere is all set to happen on the 20th of this month in Chennai, India.
This new compact hatchback from Renault will feature 800cc petrol three cylinder petrol engine, which gets a manual transmission. Words flaunt around, that this new Renault XBA hatchback will feature an autobox, however that is not yet confirmed. The XBA will be based on Renault’s CMF-A platform, this is the first car to be sold in India with it. Renault XBA will also share it’s underpinnings with Datsun’s entry level variant.
With the entry level segment, which is already crowded by Maruti Suzuki’s Alto 800, Hyundai Eon, Tata Nano and not to forget the Datsun GO the addition of Renault XBA hatchback will enable customers choose product specific to their needs.
Renault XBA has been named as Renault Kayou according to IAB. With the unveiling nearing, Renault is all set to snatch Maruti Suzuki’s share a bit! Which is a good thing according to us!
Image Credits: IAB