Renault Duster: A Dream Car for SUV Lovers
With the launch of the much awaited car “The Duster”, French Auto Giant have proved them once again of the comfort and style, they are known for. Embodied with features and luxuries especially for Indian roads and people this car promises a Fantasy ride over terrains of any kind without compromising soothing and handling. The Duster’s front aggressive, powerful and rear sporty, cute look is surely captivating. The front grills and stylish Alloys add to the strength of The Duster.
Available in both variants i.e. Petrol and Diesel and three engine options (1 petrol-1598cc I4 DOHC engine that produces 100.3bhp at 5850 rpm and a maximum torque of 145Nm at 3750 rpm, 2 Diesel-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)., the starting price is Rs.7.11 lakh (P) and Rs.7.99 lakh (D) respectively (New Delhi ex-showroom price). With an overall length of 4315mm and width 1822mm, The Duster’s dual barrel headlamps give a rugged front look. Besides this The Duster offers two transmission options five -speed manual and another six-speed manual.
: Pleasure Rediscovered
Designed keeping in mind the prevailing Indian conditions, The Duster offer excellent driving experience, be it a city or hilly terrain. An Effortless butter smooth drive is claimed by it. As far as owner safety is concerned it is an inseparable part of handling and The Duster doesn’t seem to be compromising with any of the features which guarantees the Owner safety. Besides providing The Unmatchable Speed, features like Anti-lock Brake System, Emergency Brake Assist and Electronic Brake force Distribution ensures Comfort with Complete Control of the vehicle. To get you a better vision of the road after dark and in cold temperatures the Front fog lamps and rear De-fogger are incorporated in Renault Duster. Special safeties features are impact sensing door unlock, engine protective under guard and not to forget the alloy wheels nut-cover which comes with anti-theft key. It also comes with two front airbags (front driver and passenger) and three-point seat belt pretensioners depending on the version.
: Actual Space where Quality Speaks
Inspired by Renault Logan the All-Black theme of the interiors of The Duster gives a true sporty look to be admired. The solidly build cabin and comfortable seats offers ample space for five and with jump seats available as part of accessories The Duster can be easily converted into 7-seater according to the needs and situations. Powerful A/C both in front and rear (with independent control) are part of appreciation for the energetic SUV that gives a convenient and peaceful ride.
: An Impression to the World
An image and perception of the vehicle in the mind of people which are actual advertisers of the product, is formed by the exterior design. The creative and muscular stance of the Duster leaves an indelible imprint on mind that is representative of the Strength, Style and Youth. The raised stance (ground clearance is 205mm), the large, flared wheel arches rising all the way up to the shoulder line gives much bigger look the Duster and makes you more presentable on the Road. Equipped with 16 inch alloy/steel wheels are indicator of the stability and grip on the road. Roof rails, the running boards on either side and the big bonnet slab, which is laid almost horizontal to the road are the traits which confirms the stable, protective and fancy look of the Duster, and a King Like road presence.
: Word that matters the Most
The most distinguishing and discussed feature for any car is its fuel efficiency on road where it actually belongs. This SUV (1300 kg) being lighter than other SUVs available in India, claims more fuel efficiency. This car is capable to deliver 20.46kmpl mileage for the 83.8bhp diesel engine and 19.01kmpl for the 108.5bhp engine. And a well known fact that the petrol variant of any car model offers a lesser mileage in comparison to the diesel ones; Duster’s case is no different as the petrol powered variants RxL offers 13.24kmpl in the thriving petrol price world.
Words of Wisdom
A little compromise with engine and seating capacity are the cons which are easily overpowered by the price that doesn’t bite your pocket, and a Magical off-road outlook that attracts you like a Magnet are the pros that generates a demanding wish for a SUV lover to own THE DUSTER .A perfect choice for an individual and the family.