Dacia Duster (Renault Duster) gets a revised engine lineup – IAB Report

Posted on: Aug 27, 2015 - 12:22am IST

Packs a new 1.6-liter engine compliant with EU6.

Dacia has revised the engine lineup of the Dacia Duster (retailed here as the Renault Duster), including the addition of a new EU6-compliant petrol engine.

Dacia (Renault) Duster AWD 125 TCe front three quarter(2) view at 2015 Geneva Motow Show
Dacia claims that the new 1.6-liter 16V is e “brand new”, rather than an EU6 version of the outgoing 1.6-liter engine.

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 4×2 with the new 1.6-liter petrol sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 11.0 seconds, while the 4×4 variant completest it in 12.0 seconds. CO2 emissions have fallen down by 30 g/km to 155 g/km (4×4 variant) and 145 g/km (4×2 variant). Transmission options include a 5- or 6-speed manual gearbox, while an engine start/ stop is standard.

Dacia (Renault) Duster AWD 125 TCe rear three quarter view at 2015 Geneva Motow Show
CO2 emissions have fallen down by 30 g/km to 155 g/km (4×4 variant) and 145 g/km (4×2 variant).

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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