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Renault Duster

Renault Duster
Rs. 9.54 Lac*
*Ex-showroom price (new delhi)
Renault Duster Specs / Features
Engine TypedCi THP Diesel Engine
Engine Description1.5-litre 83.8bhp 16V dCi THP Diesel Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1461
No. of Cylinders4
Maximum Power83.8bhp@3750rpm
Maximum Torque200Nm@1750rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemCRDi
Bore x Stroke-
Compression Ratio-
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargerNo
Top Speed156 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)13.9 Seconds
Drag Coefficient-
Service cost`4,720 /yr
Mileage-City (kmpl)16.1
Mileage-Highway (kmpl) 19.87
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Emission Control System-
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters) 50
Transmission TypeManual
Gear box 5 speed
Drive TypeFWD
Clutch Type -
Suspension System
Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTrailing Arm
ShockAbsorbers Type Double Acting
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (wheel base)5.2 metres
Brake System
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Tyre Size 215/65 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Wheel Size16 Inch
Alloy Wheel Size-
Other Specifications
Seating Capacity 5
No of Doors5
No of Floors -
Payload & Towing
Cargo Volume475-litres
Car Details
Country of AssemblyIndia
Country of ManufactureIndia
Warranty Time2 Years
Warranty Distance50000 Kms
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearYes
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlNo
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletYes
Trunk LightYes
Vanity MirrorYes
Rear Reading LampNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearNo
Rear A/C VentsNo
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatBench Folding
Smart Access Card EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderFront & Rear Door
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
Anti-Lock Braking SystemYes
Central LockingYes
Brake AssistYes
Power Door LocksYes
Child Safety LocksYes
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Driver AirbagNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorYes
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror Yes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Door Ajar WarningYes
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
Keyless EntryYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety Features -
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceYes
Air ConditionerYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterYes
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversYes
Alloy WheelsNo
Power AntennaNo
Tinted Glass No
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible Top No
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators No
Integrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishYes
Smoke Headlamps No
Roof RailYes
Cassette Player No
CD PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Renault Duster Colours
  • Comet Grey
  • Amazon Green
  • Cayenne Orange
  • Pearl White
  • Galaxy Black
  • Woodland Brown
  • Moonlight Silver
Renault Duster REVIEW
Synopsis Renault Duster, a SUV has 11 versions available in India: 2 Petrol and 9 Diesel ones. It is available in 7 colours, namely, Amazon Green, Metallic Fiery Red, Metallic Graphite Grey, Metallic Moonlight Silver, Metallic Woodland Brown, Pearl Galaxy Black and Pearl Supreme White. The 2015 version of the Duster model was recently launched in the Indian market. The latest credential added in the model is ECO mode that assists the engine in delivering around 10 per cent more mileage.

Outer Look
An alluring sumptuous structure is imparted to the model by its French manufacturers complementing its ingeniously provided features. The front fascia of the model is bestowed with revamped headlight cluster with dual barrel lamps, stylish roof rails, body coloured bumpers with cladding and sporty aluminium alloy wheels with gun metal finish.

Interior & Features
The dual-tone colour scheme used in the interiors compliments the red inserts offered on seats. It is incorporated with eminent essentials like air conditioning system with rear vents, electrically operated windows, power steering with tilt adjustment function and ample storage space for convenience of passengers. Its dashboard is well designed and feels clutter free. The auto maker has introduced new advancements in the form of a three spoke steering wheel with steering controls, three-pod instrument cluster, fuel consumption meter and 2WD/AWD button. The controls of music system are offered in the form of paddle shifter, which feels niche. The car has ample space for legroom in both front and second rows, while the boot space is also close to 410 litres.

The few variants of the model are offered in both diesel and petrol engine options. In order to fulfil the demands of masses, the French auto maker has introduced both two-wheel and four-wheel drive options. The petrol versions come equipped with a 1.6-litre engine generating a maximum power of 102.5 bhp along with a peak torque of 148 Nm. On the other side, the diesel counterpart features a 1.5-litre engine tuned in two different configurations. The lower-end variant produces a maximum power of 83.8 bhp of with 200 Nm of peak torque, while in other configuration it produce 108.5 bhp of maximum power and 245 Nm of highest torque.
In order to transmit the produced output, it is being offered in an option of either five speed gearbox or a six speed transmission system, depending upon the variants.

The 1461 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 19.87 kmpl, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 13.05 kmpl.

Performance and Handling

Although Duster is not particularly an off-roader, it has impressed auto aficionados with its driving dynamics. The Duster is endowed with a shift-on-fly AWD mode and independent suspensions at all the four corners. The electrically controlled 4x4 system of Duster is referred as iDrive technology by Renault. The 2WD option enables the car to run on 2 wheel drive mode while as soon as the knob is moved to auto mode it automatically detects which wheel to send power in case of tricky potholes.

The wagon poses a stiff competition to Ford EcoSport, Mahindra TUV 300 and Nissan Terrano.

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