Renault simply couldn’t have done this better. The price is tempting, the recent face lift has helped spice things up, the choice of diesel power plants combined with the proven ability of the Duster in Europe should push Renault’s sales numbers to the stratosphere.
Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi)
|Petrol||Diesel 85PS 1.5 K9K HP dCi||Diesel 110PS 1.5 K9K THP dCi|
|RxE Rs. 7.19 L||RxE Rs. 7.99L||–|
|RxL Rs. 8.19 L||RxL Rs. 8.99L||RxL Rs. 9.99L|
|–||RxL with options pack Rs. 9.99L||–|
|–||–||RxZ with options 11.29L|
Speaking on the occasion, Marc NASSIF MD, Renault India Pvt. Ltd. said, “the Renault Duster is the best choice for customers looking for the comfort of a sedan with the appeal of an SUV. We are very excited about the product and we expect it to be a game changer for this segment. The new Duster is all about our commitment to Indian customers. We have packed in the best Renault technology which results in a fuel efficient, powerful performance, superb ride and handling along with a host of practical and attractive features. And this makes the Renault Duster an extremely good value proposition for all our customers.”
The Duster comes with a host of features including the two-tone dashboard, plush leather upholstery with leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, stylish, reverse parking sensor, keyless entry with answer back function, on board trip computer with multi functional displays, integrated 2-DIN audio system with USB, auxiliary and Bluetooth connectivity, steering mounted audio & phone control, electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors (ORVM), AC with pollen filters to ensure clean air inside the cabin, front fog lamps, rear defogger and wipers for better visibility.
Drivers should be delighted by the 8 way adjustable driver’s seat with height and lumbar support and a tilt steering wheel. Renault says the Duster is equipped with separate rear AC vents with independent controls which should make the Duster a fantastic SUV to be chauffeured in.
As we’d stressed in our Renault Pulse review “Renault COMPLETE CARE” service package provides customers with a host of best-in-class facilities which includes a 2+2 years/80,000Km warranty, labour free service at 2,000, 10,000 and 20,000Km with 24/7 Roadside Assistance through a dedicated call center.
“The Renault Duster is a vehicle which will not only meet the aspirations of our customers but also set the benchmark on all parameters. We are not only introducing a new vehicle today but I am happy to say that we have also ramped up our dealer and after sales network to reach out to customers pan India.” continued Mr. Nassif.
The Renault Duster is available in Pearl Supreme White,Metallic Graphite Grey,Pearl Galaxy Black, Metallic Moonlight Silver, Metallic Fiery Red, Metallic Woodland Brown exterior colours. Renault also offers four interior colour schemes that offer a combination of different colours for the seat fabric, door handles, centre fascia finish, floor console and steering wheel add on finish.