Dacia Duster (Renault Duster) gets a revised engine lineup - IAB Report
Aravind Jayachandran, It goes without saying that I'm a huge petrolhead and can apparently convert all my driving emotions into words you can read.
Packs a new 1.6-liter engine compliant with EU6.
The petrol engine in question is a 1.6-liter four cylinder unit, which Renault claims to be "brand new" rather than an EU6 version of the outgoing 1.6-liter engine. It produces 115 PS and 156 Nm at 4,000rpm,which is 10 PS and 8 Nm more than the older engine.
The Duster 4x2 with the new 1.6-liter petrol sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 11.0 seconds, while the 4x4 variant completest it in 12.0 seconds. CO2 emissions have fallen down by 30 g/km to 155 g/km (4x4 variant) and 145 g/km (4x2 variant). Transmission options include a 5- or 6-speed manual gearbox, while an engine start/ stop is standard.
Other engine revisions made is in the 1.5-liter dCi diesel engine, which now delivers 20 Nm extra torque than before. It now produces 260 Nm of torque and the same 109 PS of power.
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Dacia Duster (Renault Duster) gets a revised engine lineup - Press Release