Renault Duster SUV

Renault Duster

Renault launched its next SUV with aggressive looks and power.Well it is none other than Renault Duster, which made its entry in July 2012.With its breathtaking looks and incredible off roading capabilities, Duster has been able to create flurry among young car enthusiasts of country and has clocked huge number of bookings so far.

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Renault dusterRenault Duster made available in both petrol and diesel options. The petrol driven Renault houses a 1598cc I4 DOHC engine that produces 100.3bhp at 5850 rpm and a maximum torque of 145Nm at 3750 rpm. The diesel powered Renault Duster is powered by 1461cc Turbocharged Diesel I4 SOHC engine that is able to deliver two different power figures: 108.3bhp and 83.5bhp power and a torque of 248Nm and 200Nm respectively to the wheels.

The 1.5 diesel powered engine introduced with Duster in India. Renault Duster is capable to deliver 20.46kmpl for mileage for the 83.8bhp diesel engine and 19.01kmpl for the 108.5bhp powertrain.Renault Duster Petrol RxL and RxE will give 13.24 kmpl mileage in the thriving petrol price world and all other diwsel models will give from 16 to 20 kmpl mileage.

The roof rails, chrome wide grille, the skid plate, antenna, high ground clearance and the alloy wheels render it a much sporty look. The rugged exteriors of Duster are marked by three slat grille which ingrains a big Renault badge in the centre. The side profile is the most interesting one with lot of contours. The beltline is very sharply cut. Body color door handles, wing mirrors, fuel lid can be seen.The most noticeable part is the wheel arches which are very prominently seamed. Under the large wheel arches are the large 16 inch alloy wheels.

The overall length of this SUV is 4.315 meters and a width of 1.822 meters.Considering its size and high ground clearance of 205 mm it looks an utter off-roader. The height of this SUV is 1695 mm. The total kerb weight of Duster is 1235 kg with a wheelbase of 2673 mm.

Though it is an SUV, it can seat only 5 passengers. All black-theme in the interiors take away the luxury quotient but renders a sporty look.The rear seat passengers can have individual AC vents outlined with shiny brown color for their comfort.Front seats are two electrically programmable but without memory functions.Power window switches for the rear passengers are most likely to be on comfortable door pads. The shiny brown door handles will be large to hold while turns and jerk.Renault Duster will have ample space at the rear for luggage so that the car will be perfect for long drives and touring.

Renault Duster Variants

Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
City Highway
Petrol RxE (Petrol) Manual 1598cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
10.5 13.24 102.6bhp @ 5850rpm Standard Standard Standard
Petrol RxL (Petrol) Manual 1598cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
10.5 13.24 102.6bhp @ 5850rpm Standard Standard Standard
110PS Diesel RxL (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
16.8 19.01 108.5bhp @ 3900rpm Standard Standard Standard
110PS Diesel RxZ (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
16.8 19.01 108.5bhp @ 3900rpm Standard Standard Standard
110PS Diesel RxZ Pack (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
16.8 19.01 108.5bhp @ 3900rpm Standard Standard Standard
85PS Diesel RxE (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
18.0 20.46 83.8bhp @ 3750rpm Standard Standard Standard
85PS Diesel RxL (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
18.0 20.46 83.8bhp @ 3750rpm Standard Standard Standard
85PS Diesel RxL Optional (Diesel) Manual 1461cc
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
18.0 20.46 83.8bhp @ 3750rpm Standard Standard Standard

Renault Duster Specs Sheet

Overviews
Car Model Name : Renault Duster RxE Petrol
Price : 7,29,531Transmission
Transmission Type : Manual
Gears/Speeds : 5 Gears
Clutch Type : NA
Final Reduction Gear Ratio : NAEngine
Engine Type/Model : 1.6 K4M
Displacement cc : 1598
Power (PS@rpm) : 104PS @5850rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) : 145Nm @3750rpm
Valve Mechanism : NA
Bore (mm) : NA
Stroke (mm) : NA
Compression Ratio : :1
No of Cylinders : 4
Cylinder Configuration : in-line
Valves per Cylinder (value) : NA
Fuel Type : Petrol
Fuel System : Multi-point fuel injection
Dimensions
Length (mm) : 4315
Width (mm) : 1822
Height (mm) : 1695
Wheel Base (mm) : 2673
Ground Clearance (mm) : NA
Front Track (mm) : 822
Rear Track (mm) : 820
Kerb Weight (kg) : NA
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg) : NA
No of Doors : 5Wheels and Tyres
Wheel Type : Steel Wheels
Wheel Size : 16 inch steel
Tyres : 215/65 R 16 TublessFuel Economy
Mileage Highway (km/liter) : NA
Mileage City (km/liter) : NA
Mileage Overall (km/liter) : NA
Capacities
Seating Capacity (person) : 5
Fuel Tank Capacity (liter) : 50Performance
Maximum Speed : NA
0-100kmph : NA
1/4 Mile : NASuspensions
Front Suspension : Independent MCPherson Strut with coil springs & anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Torsion beam axle with coil springs & anti-roll bar