Renault has launched its new facelifted Duster. The new Renault Duster facelift comes with cosmetic changes and feature upgrades. Its prices range from Rs 7.99 lakh to 12.5 lakh.
The new Duster gets a new grille design up front. It also features projector headlamps and LED DRLs. The front and rear bumpers also get an update. The tail lamps, however, remain the same. Renault is also outfitting the new Duster with a new set of alloys. The bonnet line is also higher to meet pedestrian protection norms.
On the interior, the car gets a touchscreen infotainment system which supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It also a features a new multi function steering wheel. The dashboard features faux aluminium trims on the center console and around the AC vents. It also has the name ‘Duster’ on the passenger side of the dashboard. It also features inserts with the same color as the exterior of the car.
Renault Duster facelift variants:
The new Renault Duster is available in nine total variants. Three with petrol engine and six with diesel engines.
- RxE petrol MT: Rs 7.99 lakh
- RxS petrol MT: Rs 9.19 lakh
- RxS (O) petrol CVT: Rs 9.99 lakh
- RxE diesel (85PS): Rs 9.30 lakh
- RxS diesel (85PS): Rs 9.99 lakh
- RxS diesel (110PS): Rs 11.20 lakh
- RxZ diesel (110PS): Rs 12.10 lakh
- RxZ diesel AMT (110PS): Rs 12.50 lakh
- RxS diesel AWD (110PS): Rs 12.50 lakh
There also many engine options to choose from. The new Duster gets three engine options – one petrol and two diesel. The petrol engine is a 1.5 liter, four-cylinder motor which produces 106 PS and 142 Nm of torque. The petrol engine either gets a manual transmission or an optional CVT. The 1.5 liter, four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine is available in two states of tune. The higher tuned motor produces 110hp and 245Nm of torque and gets either a 6-speed manual or AMT. The lower tuned motor produces 85hp and 200Nm of torque and comes with a 5-speed manual only.