IAB Report – Renault Duster AWD launched at 11.89 lakhs

Posted on: Sep 24, 2014 - 3:16pm IST

Premium variant takes on the upcoming Mahindra Scorpio.

The Renault Duster All Wheel Drive variant was launched today at a price of INR 11,89,499 rupees for the RxL variant and INR 12,99,499 for the RxZ variant (ex-showroom Delhi).

Renault Duster AWD launch
Mr. Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, and Rafael Treguer, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, of Renault India, launched the Duster AWD.

The vehicle is fitted with an all-wheel drive system that Renault dubs as the ‘i Drive Technology.’ It offers shift-by-fly options for 2WD, Auto & 4WD. The car driven by a 6-speed manual transmission.

The vehicle is powered by a 1.5-liter diesel engine that develops 110 PS (108.45 bhp) @ 4,000 rpm and 245 Nm @ 1,750 rpm. It returns 19.72 km/l in the ARAI test.

Renault Duster AWD launch live image rear three quarters
The Duster AWD features ESP, ASR and an ‘ECO’ driving mode.

Features on the AWD variant include Electronic Stability programme (ESP), Anti-Skid resistance (ASR), Hill Start Assist and cruise control. Other safety features include ABS with EBD and brake assist, and dual front airbags. The engine has an ‘ECO Mode’ which reduces fuel consumption by 10 percent when activated.

The cabin is enriched with a multi-information display panel, 8-way adjustable driver seat, ‘medianav’ infotainment system, steering-mounted audio controls and electrically adjustable outside mirrors.

Renault Duster AWD launch live image rear
Cosmetic changes are reserved to body graphics and the AWD badge.

The AWD variants are available in amazon green, pearl galaxy black, pearl supreme white, metallic woodland brown, metallic graphite grey and metallic moonlight silver body colours.

You can refer the release below for additional details.

Renault Duster AWD – Press Release

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