- The new 2021 Renault Duster is designed with a sturdy monocoque body.
- It has got a new powerful 1.3 litre Turbo petrol engine.
- It has got power-packed variants.
Launch of 2021 Renault Duster
The Renault Duster Turbo petrol variant was showcased at the Auto Expo 2020 and has been launched in India. It has got a tough and bold look with an immense road presence. The updated features and elevated styling made it more imposing.
Duster – Exterior styling
It has got a new 3 slate Chrome radiator grille and a redesigned bumper with Crimson red accents. It has got projector headlamps and LED DRLs. The new matte black tailgate embellisher with Crimson red makes the car look more stylish and sporty from the back. It has 17-inch machined alloys. The top RXZ model has got a black plastic applique on the tailgate.
Comfort and Luxury on the inside of Renault Duster
Like the exteriors, the interiors of the Renault Duster have also been redesigned. It is designed with midnight black with grey interior colour harmony. It has got a new style Renault D- shaped steering wheel. The dashboard has got a bit of tweak. The AC vents are made square-shaped with a piano black surround. And finally, the 7-inch touch screen infotainment system gets the support of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has got hard plastic all around and also has some roughages at some places, well the cabin of the new duster could have been more refined. The duster AWD model misses out on the seat height adjustment which makes it more difficult. The central armrest is equipped with twin Cup holders.
Engine, Transmission and performance
It has got 1.3-litre Turbo petrol engine with a maximum power of 156 PS and maximum torque of 254 nm. This will make your car glide through difficult terrains smoothly. The performance of the new duster is enhanced by the X- Tronic CVT gearshift. For people who do more off-roading, the 7-speed manual mode option is also there. It is complemented with a 6 speed synchronised gearbox that will supervise this shifting quality and fuel efficiency. It has got a very responsive and fuel-efficient 1.5-litre petrol engine, with a 5-speed manual transmission which offers the power of 106 PS and maximum torque of 142 nm.
The base model duster has dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, rear parking sensor, speed alert system, and seat belt reminder. The Duster AWD model has features like
- the electronic stability program
- Hill holds control,
- an intelligent AWD drive train,
- an independent suspension setup.
In the top RXZ model safety features like- automatic climate control, cruise control, driver seat height adjustment with lumbar support, rear wiper, fog lamps and GPS navigations are present.
The new duster has become one of the most powerful SUVs by beating the Kia Seltos. It has got new engine features and upgrades, gives the best off-roading experience. And the option of CVT automatic has made this new car more likable in the market. It has got a few drawbacks too. Like, it does not provide enough space in the cabin. It misses some of the premium features, and it does not provide maximum features to its base model. It is also not providing a diesel option. Still, this car provides maximum pleasure. The new 2021 Renault Duster is giving a huge competition Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, and Nissan Kicks.
2021 Renault Duster All variants and price at Ex-showroom Delhi
The standard duster comes in 2 variants and they are the RXS and the RXZ. While the Duster Turbo is available in 3 variants and they are RXE, RXS, and RXZ. The new 2021 Renault duster offers 7 classy and elegant colors. These vibrant colors are Mahogany Brown, Capsian Blue, Cayenne Orange, Moonlight Silver, Slate Grey, Outback Bronze, and Pearl white.
- RXS 1.5L ₹973000
- RXZ 1.5L ₹1033000
- RXE 1.3L Turbo ₹1114000
- RXS 1.3L Turbo ₹1192000
- RXZ 1.3L Turbo ₹1252000
- RXS 1.3L Turbo X-Tronic ₹1352000
- RXZ 1.3L Turbo X-Tronic ₹1412000