New Delhi | Jagran Auto Desk: With festive season around the corner, the battle to become the most sought after car has begun. A day after India's leading carmaker Maruti Suzuki launched S-Presso, its first mini SUV, French carmaker Renault too launched its latest version of Kwid price around Rs 2.8 - 4.8 lakh.
 
Here is a little comparison of important specifications of these budget cars:
 
Seating capacity: 
 
Both S-Presso and Renault Kwid has five person seating capacity
 
Fuel capacity: 
 
S-Presso has 27-litre fuel tank while Renault Kwid has 28-litre fuel tank.
 
Dimensions: 
 
Maruti Suzuki S Presso is 3565 mm long, 1520 mm wide and 1549 high. It has a wheelbase of 2380 mm and ground clearance of 184 mm.
 
Renault Kwid facelift, on the other hand, is 3731 mm long, 1579 mm wide and 1490 mm high. It has a ground clearance of 184 mm and wheelbase of 2422 mm.
 
Performance:
 
S-Presso uses BS VI 998 cc K10B petrol engine. Its engine produces 68 PS power at 5500 rpm and 90 Nm peak torque at 3500 rpm. It has a five-speed manual transmission and two wheel drive system.
 
Renault Kwid has 0.8-litre engine and produces 54 bhp power at 5678 rpm and 72 Nm peak torque at 4386 rpm. It is available in 1-litre engine option, which produces 67 bhp power at 5500 rpm and 91 Nm peak torque at 4250 rpm. Both these engines have five-speed gearbox manual. Automatic transmission is available in 1-litre engine option.
 
 
Suspension:
 
S-Presso has MacPherson strut coil spring in the front while Kwid has lower transverse link with MacPherson strut in the front. The latter has Twist Beam suspension with coil spring while S-Presso has Torrision Beam with coil spring.
 
Price:
 
S-Presso price begins at Rs 3.69. Its top-end variant is available at Rs 4.91 lakh.
 
Renault Kwid facelift has a starting price of Rs 2.83 lakh up to Rs 4.84 lakh (top-end variant)
 
Break:
 
S-Presso has ventilated disc brake in its front and drum brake in its rear while Kwid has disc brake in its front and drum brake in its rear.
 
The entry of new mini sedans have come following a slowdown in the sale of car purchase in the last eleven months.
 
Besides this. Renault Kwid is available in colour options such as fiery red, zanskar blue, ice cool white, outback bronze and electric blue.
 
Colour options for S-Presso include solid sizzle orange, solid fire red, metallic granite grey, metallic silky silver and pearly berry blue.
 
In terms of interiors, Kwid has 20.32 cm touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution with Apple carplay, Android Auto, Voice recognition and video playback. 

Posted By: James Kuanal