Renault Duster 4×4 to come before Ford Ecosport

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Duster-Vs-EcoSport

The Ford EcoSport is surely taking long to come to us. The upcoming compact crossover, which should be launched before March 2013, will be a direct competitor to the Renault Duster. Now, the Duster has done a world of good to Renault India and arrival of Ecosport could pose a great hurdle in Renault’s dream run. However, it has emerged that Renault India is planning to launch a 4×4 variant of the Duster and hence, keep the buzz around the compact SUV alive.

Renault India already exports Duster 4×4 to United Kingdom and would not involve much of infrastructure enhancement to make it available in India.

Safely expect the Renault Duster 4×4 to command a premium of INR 70-90k over 2wd variants.

  Ford EcoSport Renault Duster
Engine Size 1.5L Diesel Engine/1L 3 cylinder Eco Boost Petrol 1.5 CRDi diesel engine/ 1.6 litre of petrol engine
Price Range Rs. 9,00,000 (approx) Rs. 9,00,000 (approx)
Power 118 BHP 85 BHP
Gear box 5 speed manual transmission/6 speed Powershift automatic transmission with dual clutch 6 speed manual transmission
 Transmission Manual/Automatic Manual
 Top Speed 175kmph 164kmph

 

 

 

 

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