French auto maker Renault has rolled out a new Duster in India with enhanced features.
The new generation Duster is the latest in the Duster line-up and has been priced at ₹8.30 Lakh (Delhi ex-showroom).The changes in the new Duster chiefly include the addition of features like arm rest, the gear shift indicator and new multi information display with service reminders.
There are also the segment's first ECO mode feature, cruise control & speed limiter, new steering column, new instrument cluster and a speed sensitive door lock safety. The cabin of the new duster also gets refreshed look with a soft touch dashboard and new fabric upholstery.
As for engines, the Duster gets three engines– a 1.6-litre petrol motor which can churn out 103bhp, and two 1.5-litre diesel mills, tuned to generate 85 bhp and 108.5 bhp. The diesel engines of the new Duster are said to have been re-tuned to deliver a better fuel efficiency of 19.87 km/l and 19.64 km/l respectively.
"Duster has firmly established the Renault brand in India, and reflects our commitment of introducing products and services that supersede customers' expectations. Like all our products, we have kept Duster contemporary and exciting with relevant product improvements and we are confident that the New Generation Duster will further enhance the 'Legacy of Duster' in India," said Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault Operations in India.
In the coming months, Renault will also be launching its new MPV Lodgy and a small car codenamed XBA in India.