Renault India has finally launched the facelifted Duster SUV in India. Priced at Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom), the newly launched 2019 Duster SUV gets cosmetic upgrades and interior updates with no mechanical changes. The car maker has started taking bookings for the facelifted Duster across all the Renault dealerships in the country. Renault India is expected to commence the deliveries for the new Duster soon. The new Duster will be offered in nine variants across 3 trim levels - RxE, RxS & RxZ. Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Launching Tomorrow in India: 5 Things To Know Ahead of India Launch.
The new 2019 Renault Duster now comes with new bold design featuring a new heavily chromed front grille, revised headlights, muscular bonnet, reworked bumpers upfront & rear, new skid plate and much more. The rear profile of the SUV too features subtle changes with inclusion of plastic cladding and LED tail lights. Dimensionally, the compact SUV from Renault remains the same with 4315mm of length, 1822mm of width and 1695mm of height. The wheelbase and ground clearance stand at 2673mm and 205mm respectively.
On the inside, the new Duster SUV now features all-new steering wheel, an updated infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, all-new AC vents, chrome embellishments, faux aluminium trim and much more. It also gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist as standard across all the variants.
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Mechanically, the new 2019 Duster facelift is offered in both petrol and diesel options. The petrol unit is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine capable of making 106 hp of maximum power against peak torque of 142 Nm. The diesel engine, on the other hand, is a 1.5-litre turbocharged unit which is offered in two states of tune. Transmission duties are carried out by a 5-speed manual gearbox and six-step CVT automatic unit.
Priced up to Rs 12.5 lakh (ex-showroom), the updated Duster will go against the likes of Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross and the Nissan Kicks. Here are the variant-wise prices of the new Duster.
|Variants||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|RxE Petrol||Rs 7.99 lakh|
|RxS Petrol||Rs 9.20 lakh|
|RxS (O) Petrol CVT||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|RxE Diesel 85PS||Rs 9.30 lakh|
|RxS Diesel 85PS||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|RxS Diesel 110PS||Rs 11.20 lakh|
|RxZ Diesel 110PS||Rs 12.10 lakh|
|RxZ AMT Diesel 110PS||Rs 12.50 lakh|
|RxS AWD Diesel 110PS||Rs 12.50 lakh|