After the launch on 4th of July, 2012, the Renault Duster is almost flying out of the showrooms! With the advent of Duster in the Indian market, it has been solely responsible for making future look brighter for Renault India. The car maker has bagged as many as 15,000 bookings for the Duster in a matter of 2 months, the officials at the media drive of the Renault Scala stated.
Renault Duster Exteriors
The SUV is currently in the waiting period of one month. Even the company didn’t expect to receive such a huge response and so, Renault is now more dynamic at the plant producing 300 units a day. To meet the high demand and reduce the long waiting periods, the manufacturer has now decided to start three shifts per day at the Oragadam production unit. The Made-In-India Duster is also being exported to UK and the Brazilian market.
Renault Duster SUV comes with a 1.5-litre dCi diesel engine equipped with Turbochargers and 4-cylinder which has a 1461cc displacement with Max. Power at 110PS at 3900 rpm and Max. Torque at 248Nm at 2250 rpm. It is offered with 5-speed transmission.
The 2012 Renault Duster seems to be a well sorted out car with enough features and masculinity to appeal to both entry level SUV and upper C segment sedan buyers. The mini SUV comes with the tried and tested diesel engine in two states of tune and combined with an aggressive price tag, makes quite a case for itself.
Renault Duster (ex-showroom, Delhi) prices are as follows:
Petrol engine 104PS:
- RxE: 7.19 lakh
- RxL: 8.19 lakh
Diesel Engine 85PS:
- RxE: 7.99 lakh
- RxL: 8.99 lakh
- RxL diesel optional pack: 9.99 lakh
Diesel engine 110PS:
- RxL: 9.99 lakh
- RxZ: 10.99 lakh
- RxZ diesel optional pack: 11.29 lakh