Gets several new features.
Renault India has launched a model year update which it excitedly calls the 'New Generation' Renault Duster at a price of Rs 8.30 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
The Duster 2WD range now comes with an armrest for front seats, soft-touch dashboard and new seat upholstery. Also available is an ECO driving mode which according to Renault delivers up to 10 percent higher fuel economy.
Further additions are the new instrument cluster, cruise control, speed-sensitive door locks and a new steering column. A new multi-information display with a gear-shift indicator and a service reminder feature is new, but some of these have already been available on the more expensive Duster AWD.
Three engines are offered - a 103bhp 1.6-litre petrol motor, and two 1.5-litre diesels, tuned to make 85 bhp and 108.5 bhp. The diesel engines deliver a fuel efficiency of 19.87 km/l and 19.64 km/l respectively.
Along with the ECO mode, which is claimed to be a segment-first, are features cruise control and speed limiter. The company's paid heed to insulation complaints and is promising a quieter cabin in the new model.
Further details can be found in the press release below.
New Generation Renault Duster - Press Release
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