French automaker Renault rocked the 2012 Auto Expo after unveiling it’s first economy class SUV Renault Dacia Duster. This world class affordable SUV coming to give sleepless nights to the best selling SUVs like Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Mahindra XUV500 and Mahindra Scorpio, Nissan Qashqai , Skoda Yeti. Duster is going hit the Indian market by Dewali, Oct 2012 in an expected price under Rs 10 lakhs in India. It also known as Renault Dacia Duster because The Dacia Duster is the first crossover SUV developed by the Romanian automaker Automobile Dacia.
Its look like Hyundai Tucson but price is lower and offers mind blowing performance. This SUV offers you the choice of petrol or a diesel engine. The petrol Duster is powered by 1598cc I4 DOHC engine churns out 105bhp at 5750rpm and a maximum torque of 148Nm at 3750 rpm. while the diesel Duster is powered by a 1.5-liter (K9K) diesel engine churns out 110 bhp and 85 bhp power and maximum torque of 250 Nm and 275 Nm. Both engine matted with 5-speed manual transmission and optional six-speed transmission. It expected to available in 4×2 and 4×4 configuration priced under 10 lakhs.
This five-seater SUV is fitted with a 55lit fuel tank Weighting 2557 lbs | 1159.836 kg and promising you fuel economy of 10.0 – 14.0 kmpl.
At last I would like to say that new Renault Dacia Duster is coming to rock the SUV market because it’s best SUV in affordable price like Mahindra XUV500. What you think? Please be open to give your view.