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This is the Renault Kwid, an A-segment crossover that will be sold globally, and which we previously thought would be called the Renault Kayou. Previewed by the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo’s winged concept (yes, the one with the ‘Flying Companion’!), the model rides on Renault-Nissan’s CMF-A platform.

Measuring 3,680 mm long and 1,580 mm wide, it’s 40 mm longer and 40 mm narrower than a Perodua Axia, while its 180 mm ground clearance trumps the Honda HR-V. Inside, you’ll find a seven-inch touch-screen and a digital instrument panel. Renault says the Kwid has the biggest cabin and boot in its class.

Under the bonnet sits a 0.8 litre engine that’s connected to a five-speed manual gearbox, making the vehicle “extremely well positioned in terms of fuel consumption.”

According to Autocar UK, the Renault Kwid is set to launch in India in the second half of the year, priced between 300k and 400k rupees (RM17k-23k). Although India will be its most important market, emerging markets such as Russia, Brazil and China could get it as well. No official word so far if Europe will get a budget Dacia version.