Wait is over…!!! Renault has finally launched his much awaited SUV named Duster in India on 4th July 2012 with aggressive looks and power. Renault Duster is the world’s cheapest SUV ranging from Rs. 7.19 Lakh to Rs. 11.29 Lakh. The compact Duster SUV is uncovered by K. Nakamura, the Executive Vice-President of Renault SAS and Mr. Nassif, the MD of Renault India. Renault Duster will compete with Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari.
The Renault Duster is available in eight versions-two petrol, four diesel and two optional diesel packs. The Renault Duster Petrol variants is offered with engine of 1.6L 100bhp (1598cc), with maximum, power of 100.6bhp@5850rpm and maximum torque of 145Nm@3750rpm ranging from 7.19Lkah to 8.19Lakh.
The top end Diesel variants of 85PS is offered with engine of 1.5L DCi engine (1466cc), with maximum power of 83.8bhp@3750rpm and maximum torque of 200Nm@1900rpm ranging from 7.99Lakh to 9.99Lakh. The other diesel variants of Duster are offered with 1.5L DCi engine (1466cc), with maximum power of 108.4bhp@3900rpm and maximum torque of 248Nm@2250rpm ranging from 9.99Lakh to 11.29Lakh.
The petrol variant of Renault Duster claims mileage of 13.24kmpl as tested by ARAI. The two diesel variants of 85PS claims mileage of 20.45kmpl while of 110PS claims of 19.01kmpl. The pickup of the car is 100km/11.8secs. It has two transmission options first is five speeds manual & second is Six Speed manual.
Renault Duster exterior and interior design with its engine makes it unique among other SUV cars. Renault Duster has an overall length of 4.31 meters and width of 1.82 meters, size and high ground clearance of 205mm. These features make him fit for city roads as well as for off road and most important it has a nature of a 4×4 SUV. It has an exciting feature of its color choice with 6 amazing colors which makes it very luxurious. Its roof rails, skid plate, chrome wide grill and alloy wheels gives it a sporty look.
Renault Duster consists of 5 flat cushioned seats which are very comfortable. Its high end variants have exotic power window, big glove box, music system with Bluetooth and aux input functions, front seats are electrically programmable, ashtray, front central roof light with demining effect, 2 reverse light, rear parcel shelf, and many more features.
Renault Duster is equipped with excellent safety features with engine immobilizer, warning lamp, central locking, anti locking system, manual internal adjustment for ORVM, emergency brake besides electronic brake force distribution, airbags, stability control modules. With 5 passengers it provides 475 liter of space in the boot to carry your luggage and leisure equipment.
Renault Duster is one of the best SUV because of its affordable prices. It has all the features of a good car ranging from its engine to its safety. Number of people has already booked this car. So you can go for this car if you need an SUV.