Renault has finally launched its amazing SUV called as Duster in New Delhi at the base ex showroom rate of Rs 7.19 lakh for 1.6 litre petrol version, Rs 7.99 lakh for the 85 PS diesel as well as Rs 9.99 lakh for 105PS diesel version. With such affordable price tags, it is expected that the car will become a huge hit now.
The Renault Duster is available in 8 trim levels to be offered to the customers for immediate sale. The SUV was showcased at 2012 Auto Expo and got great response from the general masses as well as media.
Rajiv Mitra, the Renault India spokesperson reported that the Duster will be most aggressive item from the stable till date. The 1.6 litre petrol version offers 104PS power while the 1.5 l dCi engine can be had in any of the two states i.e. the 85PS or the 105PR. Duster will surely be giving tough competition to Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari now.
Features worth noticing in Duster
The Renault Duster features amazing technology such as keyless entry, reverse parking sensors, on board trip with multi functional screens, rear defogger, wipers and others. As far as its exterior is concerned, the Duster features amazing sporty aluminum wheels, trendy roof rail, double barrel headlights, lateral bars, amazing wheel arches and chrome radiator grille. Even though it is bulky, the SUV is indeed nimble on urban roads due to its amazing 5.2 m turning radius.
The petrol and diesel versions
The RxL and RxE versions are powered by the 1.5 dCi K9K HP diesel that can churn out around 83hp power at the 3750 rpm as well as 200 Nm at the 1900 rpm. The two models will provide best in call mileage of around 20.45kmpl.
Talking about the petrol version, it is powered by 1.6 litre K4K powertrain that is capable to belt out the 102 HP power at the 5850 rpm as well as 145Nm torque at the 3750 rpm. Petrol engine has actually been mated to 5 Speed manual gearbox thereby providing 13.24 kmpl mileage.
More features and facilities
Keeping in mind the hot weather conditions in India, the brand has offered comfort with the separate rear AC having independent control. Because of the long wheelbase of approximately 2673 mm, the SUV is 5 seater and offers sufficient leg room for the passengers.
Space and safety
The SUV further provides great carrying capacity and amazing cargo space. Duster in fact offers superb safety features as well like the electronic brake force distribution, ABS and mono-coque body with the side impact beams.
Thumbs up for Renault Duster
Duster is in fact the ideal amalgamation of class and comfort of the sedan and toughness of SUV. The customers can also select from the two diesel versions and the single petrol version, all of which are offered in different color variants.
So, get set go and book your Renault Duster today to have the amazing SUV experience, all that at a reasonable price tag starting Rs 7.19 lakh only.