Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
5 minute read
12 Mar 2020
9:53 am

Renault Triber a flawed little maestro

Charl Bosch

The most telling lack of any Kwid-ness is the interior where the design and look is completely different.

Ever since its launch four years ago, the Renault Kwid has been the unrelenting bane of quite frankly all of South Africa’s motoring scribes in what has become one of the most storied tales of hate not seen by any new vehicle in a long time. As is well documented though, the Indian-built Kwid has proved to be smash-hit sales success for the Boulogne-Billancourt automaker, with well over 1 000 units finding new local homes month after month, despite the initial lack of safety equipment and a F-obtained zero star Global NCAP rating. A winning but flawed recipe the Kwid...