2017 Renault Duster Petrol gets new engine and CVT:
Riding high on the success of its popular SUV, Renault introduced the newer version of it – the Renault Duster Petrol in India. The main attraction of the new car is more powerful 1.5L petrol engine and CVT transmission. However, Renault offers the CVT only on the RxS variant which has a price-tag of Rs. 10.32 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The French car-maker also revised the prices of the petrol variant of the Duster which now starts from Rs 8.49 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
The company discontinued the earlier 1.6-litre motor which came with a manual transmission in the Duster. Renault also introduced an updated version of the petrol powered Duster with six-speed manual transmission priced at Rs. 8.49 lakh and Rs. 9.3 lakh respectively for RXE and RXL variants (ex-showroom Delhi). The automatic variant of Duster petrol comes with the six-speed X-Tronic CVT gearbox.
Renault Duster petrol Engine and transmission:
The 4-cylinder, in-line, 1.5L petrol engine delivers 106PS of power at 5600 rpm and maximum torque of 142Nm. The car has state-of-the-art Eco mode option which delivers superior fuel efficiency as claimed by Renault. The car is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
In terms of styling, the Duster petrol gets Dual winged front grille, Hawk eye cluster headlamp, 2 tone body coloured front bumper. In addition, it also comes with Black door side sill, Waterfall LED tail lamps and Black new kayak roof rails.
Renault Duster petrol Features:
The Duster petrol has the class-leading features such as steering mounted audio and phone controls, rear reading lamps and gear shift indicator among others.
Apart from the new engine, Renault Duster petrol comes with other optional features such as:
- Dual Airbags
- EBD with Brake Assist
- Tilt Adjustable Power Steering
- Cruise Control
- Keyless entry and central locking
- Engine immobiliser
- Hill-start Assist
- Rapid deceleration warning
- Remote central locking
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