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Renault Duster

Renault Duster

(3.5 rating by MOTOROIDS)
Rs. 8 Lakh - Rs. 12.5 Lakh

Renault Duster Variants, key specs & Mileage

Fuel Type Engine Capacity Transmission Type Power Torque Fuel Efficiency
petrol 1498cc Manual 106PS @ 5600RPM 142NM @ 4000RPM 14kmpl
petrol 1498cc auto 106PS @ 5600RPM 142NM @ 4000RPM 14kmpl
diesel 1461cc Manual 110PS @ 3750RPM 245NM @ 1750RPM 20kmpl
diesel 1461cc auto 85PS @ 3750RPM 200NM @ 1750RPM 20kmpl

The Renault duster was one of the first cars introduced by the french automaker in India, duster is one of the smartest looking suv's on Indian roads and comes with an optional AWD option for offroading enthusiasts

Renault Duster Exterior Design and Features

The Renault duster has been in the Indian market for a while now and has been through a lot of facelifts and updates , in its latest avatar the new duster gets a lot of improvements and features . New hawk eye cluster head lamps, dual tone front bumper, new firefry fog lamps, chrome exhaust tips, door side sill, new waterfall LED tail lamps, new kayak roof rails, body painted outside door handles & outside rear view mirrors with integrated turn indicators. All these features make the duster look really smart and handsome while stil maintaining its rugged and commanding looks

Renault Duster Interior and Cabin Features

It's inside the cabin where the Renault duster loses out to its better-equipped competition. The cabin quality is not the best in its class but is very functional and feels solid although the quality of plastics and touch-n-feel of the materials  can be improved. The new duster gets a touch screen infotainment system with apple carplay and android auto compatibility

Other mentionable additions include a steering mounted controls, ECO mode, cruise control and Fully-automatic air-conditioning with a pollen filter. At 410-litres, boot space is the best in its class and the cabin is comfortable for 4 adults or 5, for short to medium journeys

Renault Duster Safety

The Renault Duster comes with a host of new high end safety and security features. The vehicle comes with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) and brake assist, which avoids wheel-locking and skidding on sudden brake application. It also gets dual front airbags (driver and its co-occupant), reverse parking sensor, engine immobilizer, central locking, engine protective under guard, door open warning lamp, rear defogger, rear wiper and washer, front fog lamps for clear visibility in foggy conditions and driver seat belt reminder.

Renault Duster Engine & Performance

Renault Duster comes with 3 engine options. 1.5-litre h4k naturally-aspirated petrol motor which puts out 106ps at 5600 rpm and 142nm at 4000 rpm along with the k9k 1.5-litre DCI turbo charged diesel making 110ps at 4000 rpm and 245 nm at 1750 rpm the diesel engine is also available in a different state of tune in the lower end variants making 85ps at 3750 rpm and 200nm at 1750 rpm, the petrol engine comes mated with a 5 speed manual or a 6 speed automatic CVT gear box and the diesel comes mated with a 6 speed manual or 6 speed automatic amt unit whit the diesel AWD is available only with the 6 speed manual transmission

The petrol engine is a natural choice if the car will be driven mostly within the city and usage won't be much. It also delivers adequate punch for the weekend drive out of town. The diesel engine feels at home under the duster's bonnet and delivers ample punch to keep the driver happy over longer journeys.

 

Renault Duster Pros

  1. comes with an all wheel drive option
  2. Ride Quality is great over all kinds of surfaces
  3. largest boot in the segment

Renault Duster Cons

  1. Second-generation model available abroad
  2. All-wheel drive not available in top end trim

Renault Duster Colours

Caspian Blue
Pearl White
Moonlight Silver
Outback Bronze
Mahogany Brown
Slate grey
Cayenne Orange

Renault Duster Price

Renault Duster price starts from INR 8 Lakh to INR 12.5 Lakh.

Renault Duster Review

Odometer Reading When Acquired: 18,913 km
Odometer Reading As Of Today: 20,553 km
Distance Driven To Date: 1,640 km
Fuel Economy Achieved: City:- 11 – 13 kpl; Open Roads: 15.5 – 17.5 kpl (With The Air-conditioning On At All Times)
Service Costs Until Now: Nil

A tough looking cookie bathed in milk chocolate has joined our garage recently. It isn’t one of those delicate French delicacies though, which melt in your mouth, and which, you savour one bite at a time. As we found out, the Renault Duster is made out of an iron dough which is kneaded into shape by bare, industrial hands and is baked in an oven where probably the toughest of sweet things puff into readiness. One bite is all it took to realise that even ‘Tough’ can leave the sweetest of tastes in your mouth.

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