Renault, the number one European brand in India, has launched the all-new Duster today. With its proven strength to handle any challenge on Indian roads, the new Duster, equipped with 25 brand new features and technology enhancements, will set a new benchmark. Duster’saggressive exteriors, elegant interiors, and advanced equipment reiterate Renault’s commitment to setting new standards in the SUV segment.
“We have a clear goal of growing the
Renault brand in India. Towards this, we are strategically strengthening our product range, expanding
our network reach and initiating pioneering measures to ensure customer delight.
Duster plays a pivotal role in our product portfolio and has the widest
offering in the segment,enabling
us to cater to evolving customer needs. We are confident thatthe new Duster will
resonate well with discerning Indian customers,” said Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO &
Managing Director, Renault India Operations.
RENAULT DUSTER: ICONIC AND BOLD
Together with its global styling cues, the designing of the new
Renault Duster accounts for Indian conditions and consumers’ preferences. The iconic
new Renault DUSTER looksbolder with the new tri-winged full chrome grille,new
dual tone body colourfront bumper which features muscular skid plates, new
signature projector headlamps with LED DRLs that sync perfectly with the
dominating and broad hood. The R16 Everest Diamond Cut alloy wheels enhance the
commanding look of the iconic DUSTER. The new Duster offers a high ground
clearance of 205 mm while the AWD version offers a ground clearance of 210 mm
along with high approach and departure angles to accommodate Indian road
conditions and consumer preferences. The Kayak roof rails, body coloured ORVM, matte
black tailgate embellisher and Waterfall LED tail lamps further accentuate its
dynamic stance. The new edition also offers two new exterior body colour
options for customers to choose from – ‘Caspian Blue’ and ‘Mahogany Brown’.
ALL NEW RENAULT DUSTER:SOPHISTIFICATION AND COMFORT
The unmatched driving experience of the new Duster is enhanced by sophisticated and comfortable interiors. The Midnight black interiors give the cabin of the Duster a completely new look and feel. The premium blue glazed seats lend a classy touch while the new style Renault steering wheel with soft touch buttons along with comfort features like Cruise Control with speed limiter helps make any adventure effortless. The dual tone center fascia with soft-touch dashboard and door trims further accentuate the stylish interiors. Additionally, the aesthetics are enhanced by the ice blue graphic instrument cluster with multi-information display, which always keeps you updated on critical driving parameters.
The new Renault
Duster is compliant with BNCAP front, side & pedestrian crash norms and is
compliant with safety features stipulated by the
Indian authorities. It is equipped with a host of active and
passive safety features like Antilock-Braking
System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), driver and passenger
airbags, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder & speed alert. All these safety features are standard across all
versions of the new Renault Duster. Features such as Reverse Parking Camera,Electronic
Stability Program (ESP) and Hill-Start Assistenhance the SUV capability of
The new Duster
offers a range of 38 different categories of innovative accessories which
enhances its SUV appeal and make the drive more comfortable and convenient for
DUSTER NEW EDITION-2019: DRIVETRAIN
The Duster is driven by Renault’s world-renowned engines, the 1.5
litre petrol and 1.5 litre dci diesel engine which offer extraordinary
performance. Both the engines are responsive and fuel efficient. The petrol
version offers an exceptional power of 106 PS andmaximum torque of 142 Nm and
is tuned to deliver a smooth drive, both within and beyond city limits. Mated
with the X-tronic CVT gearshift, the 1.5 litre petrol engine offers the best of
both worlds – enhanced performance with superior mileage. The Renault Duster
petrol is also available in a 5-speed manual transmission version.
The new Renault Duster boasts of the renowned dCi 1.5 litre diesel
engineand offers a choice of two power outputs: 110 PS and 85 PS with a torque
of 245 Nm and 200 Nm respectively. The powerful 110 PS variants has a 6-speed
manual transmission with gear ratios perfectly matched to the engine’s output.
As a result,everyday drives in start-and-stop city conditions remain
pleasurable and at the same time has an ability to cruise at high speeds on the
highways.The 85 PS version features a 5-speed manual transmission that gives
best drive in stop-and-go trafficconditions and delivers best-in-class fuel
efficiency. The advanced and highly intuitive AWD feature also allows the car
to adapt to any kind of terrain and offers an effortless driving experience.