The All-in-One Car for Indian roads - Renault Duster
The Renault Duster is a 4 meter long SUV that is certainly one of the best cars released in 2012. The car comes in three versions, Petrol, Diesel 85 and Diesel 110. The models available in Petrol are ... Read More
Renault Duster Variants
Renault Duster • Price, Variants & Specifications
The Renault Duster is a 4 meter long SUV that is certainly one of the best cars released in 2012. The car comes in three versions, Petrol, Diesel 85 and Diesel 110. The models available in Petrol are RxE and RxL . The models available in Diesel are RxE and RxL and the models available in Diesel 110 are RxL and RxZ. The car also has a really low maintenance costs as well.
Engine & Performance
The car comes with three engine options. The Petrol version has a 1.6 MPFI petrol and the diesel versions come with a 1.5 CRDI diesel engine. There are two states of tune for the diesel versions as well. The crossover car’s petrol version can churn out 101 PS with at least 145 Nm torque. The diesel is not far behind, with 20 Nm of Twist and 85 PS. The top end diesel version of the car can provide one with a 110 PS along with 248 Nm of torque. One will get a 5 speed transmission manual with all the three models. The RXZ version, in specific used a stick shift with 6- ratio. The mileage provided by the car is also quite impressive, especially for an SUV its size. The petrol version can provide one with a mileage of 13.24 kmpl, The RXL can do at least 20.64 kmpl and the RXZ, which is the most powerful one of the lot can provide one with an easy 19 kmpl. The car also comes with tilt steering. The turning radius of the car is really short- 5.2 m. The ground clearance of 205 mm makes it really suitable for the bumps in the Indian roads.
The car is available in 6 colours as well. The colours available are metallic woodland brown, metallic fiery red, pearl supreme white, metallic moonlight silver, pearl galaxy black, metallic graphite grey etc. The car’s looks are quite down to earth and subtle as well. The car has a Monocoque body that comes with an independent McPherson strut. The car also comes with an anti- roll bar in the front and coil springs as well.
The car has made news amongst the young car enthusiasts for it provides for a comfortable ride for not too high a cost. One will also be able to enjoy the benefits of a sedan, a hatchback and a crossover car with the help of this one single car. The initial price, when the car released, was around Rs 7 lakhs to Rs 11,00,000) for those who had booked the car till the end of August. For those who have booked the car after August 2012 would have to bear an extra expense of about Rs 30,000 and Rs 40,000 more (for the petrol and diesel versions, respectively).