Renault India has launched the
all new Duster range. The new Duster range which was recently unveiled at the
Auto Expo 2016 includes India’s first 6 speed Easy – R AMT and also boasts of
more than 32 new changes along with superior engineering, styling, safety and
These new enhancements
perfectly complement the new Duster, while it retains its crossover style body
shape. The New Duster features new
‘CMO10’ & ‘T4 E&E’ architecture enabling enhanced safety and superior
ride and handling.
The new Duster with manual
transmission is available in five trim levels – Standard, RXE, RXL, RXS, and
RXZ, with both diesel and petrol powertrains on offer. While the introductory
petrol base variant is priced at Rs. 8,46,999 (ex-Delhi), the top of the line
AWD (4x4) variant is offered at an introductory price of Rs. 13,56,999
(ex-Delhi). Along with this, the all new Duster will also come with India’s
first 6 speed Easy – R AMT in a diesel powertrain at an introductory price of
Rs. 11,66,999 (ex-Delhi).
Bookings for the new Duster open
across dealerships starting March 3, 2016. Bookings can be made either at the
dealerships or through the Renault DUSTER App, which is downloadable from the
The new Duster diesel
offerings are powered by the K9K 1.5 litre dCi engine (common rail direct
injection), delivering a combination of high performance and an excellent fuel
efficiency. With superior comfort, high driving position and 210mm of ground
clearance, the new Duster is capable of handling the toughest of Indian roads.
In the AWD diesel variant, the
reliable and fuel efficient the K9K 1.5 litre dCi engine will deliver maximum
power of 108.5bhp@4000rpm and peak torque of 245Nm@1750rpm. The engine is mated
to a 6 speed manual transmission delivering a fuel efficiency of 19.72 kmpl
The new Duster with 6 speed
Easy – R AMT is a driver’s delight enabling easy driving in busy city traffic
conditions. It is available on K9K 1.5 litre dCi engine with maximum power of 108.5bhp@4000rpm
and peak torque of 245Nm@1750rpm. The new Easy – R AMT provides similar fuel
economy of 19.6 kmpl (ARAI).
The new Duster flaunts
completely refreshed front and rear looks, Electrically Adjustable &
Foldable ORVM’s with turn indicators, Waterfall LED Tail Lamps, Hawk Eye
Cluster Headlamps, Firefly Fog Lamps, 16” Gun Metal Finish Alloy wheels and
Kayak Roof Rails. New Duster will also be available in a sporty and modern new
colour – Cayenne Orange.
The new Duster’s boasts of a
Crimson-Black Interior Theme with sporty Double Spacer Fabric for AWD, and a
Cedarwood-Black Interiors theme with Premium Embossed Fabric for other
variants. This comes along with Dual Tone Soft Touch dashboard.
The new Duster is equipped
with New Rear View Camera with guidelines, New Automatic Air Conditioning, New
Auto-up/down window with anti-pinch, New Media Nav, and New Centre Fascia. In
terms of essentials of safety, the New Duster will have a host of active and
passive safety features including ABS, EBD with Brake Assist, Dual Airbags, ESP
& Hill start assist.
The company has sold over 1.4 lakh
units in India since its launch in the July 2012. It is also one of the
best-selling SUV’s world-wide being marketed in over 100 countries and
manufactured in 5 countries.
Commenting on the launch of
the new Duster, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India
Operations said, “Duster is a perfect example of Renault’s core specialty of concept
innovation, where we redefine an existing segment, offering something new to
the customer. Success in the automotive space is led by clutter-breaking
products that rewrite automotive trends and make customers’ lives better. Over
the years, Duster has firmly etched Renault on India’s automotive map and has
achieved a cult status. With the new 6 speed Easy-R Automated Manual
Transmission and several technical and design enhancements offered at a
compelling price, we are confident that the New Duster will lead our expansion
plans in India and strengthen our position in the compact SUV segment.”
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