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25 brand new features and technology enhancements

  • The all new Renault Duster starts at an attractive price of INR 7,99,990; Petrol CVT at INR 9,99,990; Diesel AWD at INR 12,49,990
  • Iconic Renault Duster now comes with a 17.64 cm touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution that features Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Voice Recognition and EcoGuide
  • Renault Duster offers the widest range with Petrol CVT, Diesel AMT and Diesel AWD options
  • Two new exterior body colour options – ‘Caspian Blue’ and ‘Mahogany Brown’. online news, Hyderabad, July 8, 2019: Renault, the number one European brand in India, has launched the all new Duster today. With its proven strength to handle any challenge on Indian roads, the new Duster, equipped with 25 brand new features and technology enhancements, will set a new benchmark. Duster’s aggressive exteriors, elegant interiors and advanced equipment reiterates Renault’s commitment for setting new standards in the SUV segment.

“We have a clear goal of growing the Renault brand in India. Towards this, we are strategically strengthening our product range, expanding our network reach and initiating pioneering measures to ensure customer delight. Duster plays a pivotal role in our product portfolio and has the widest offering in the segment, enabling us to cater to evolving customer needs. We are confident that the new Duster will resonate well with discerning Indian customers,” said Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO & Managing Director, Renault India Operations.


Together with its global styling cues, the designing of the new Renault Duster accounts for Indian conditions and consumers’ preferences. The iconic new Renault DUSTER looks bolder with the new tri-winged full chrome grille, new dual tone body colour front bumper which features muscular skid plates, new signature projector headlamps with LED DRLs that sync perfectly with the dominating and broad hood. The R16 Everest Diamond Cut alloy wheels enhance the commanding look of the iconic DUSTER. The new Duster offers a high ground clearance of 205 mm while the AWD version offers a ground clearance of 210 mm along with high approach and departure angles to accommodate Indian road conditions and consumer preferences. The Kayak roof rails, body coloured ORVM, matt­e black tailgate embellisher and Waterfall LED tail lamps further accentuate its dynamic stance. The new edition also offers two new exterior body colour options for customers to choose from – ‘Caspian Blue’ and ‘Mahogany Brown’.


The unmatched driving experience of the new Duster is enhanced by the sophisticated and comfortable interiors. The Midnight black interiors give the cabin of the Duster a completely new look and feel. The premium blue glazed seats lend a classy touch while the new style Renault steering wheel with soft touch butt­ons along with comfort features like Cruise Control with speed limiter help make any adventure effortless. The dual tone centre fascia with soft touch dashboard and door trims further accentuate the stylish interiors. Additionally, the aesthetics are enhanced by the ice blue graphic instrument cluster with multi-information display, which always keeps you updated on critical driving parameters.

The new Renault DUSTER’s interiors merge imagination with practicality. The interiors deliver an engaging experience with the fully integrated 17.64 cm touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution that comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice recognition and EcoGuide – a system that monitors driving patterns and provides guidelines to improve efficiency. The new Duster offers ARKAMYS with 4 speakers and new 2 front tweeters for enhanced sound output. The new Renault DUSTER comes equipped with a fully automatic climate control which adjusts the air flow inside the cabin and ensures the most comfortable temperature. The compact yet spacious illuminated and cooled glovebox has thoughtfully been redesigned to accommodate multiple items.


The new Renault Duster is compliant with BNCAP front, side & pedestrian crash norms and is compliant with safety features stipulated by the Indian authorities. It is equipped with a host of active and passive safety features like Antilock-Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), driver and passenger airbags, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder & speed alert. All these safety features are standard across all versions of the new Renault Duster. Features such as Reverse Parking Camera, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Hill-Start Assist enhance the SUV capability of Duster.

The new Duster offers a range of 38 different categories of innovative accessories which enhances its SUV appeal and make the drive more comfortable and convenient for the passengers.


The Duster is driven by Renault’s world-renowned engines, the 1.5 litre petrol and 1.5 litre dci diesel engine which offer extraordinary performance. Both the engines are responsive and fuel efficient. The petrol version offers an exceptional power of 106 PS and maximum torque of 142 Nm and is tuned to deliver a smooth drive, both within and beyond city limits. Mated with the X-tronic CVT gearshift, the 1.5 litre petrol engine offers the best of both worlds – enhanced performance with superior mileage. The Renault Duster petrol is also available in a 5-speed manual transmission version.

The new Renault Duster boasts of the renowned dCi 1.5 litre diesel engine and offers a choice of two power outputs: 110 PS and 85 PS with a torque of 245 Nm and 200 Nm respectively. The powerful 110 PS variants has a 6-speed manual transmission with gear ratios perfectly matched to the engine’s output. As a result, everyday drives in start-and-stop city conditions remain pleasurable and at the same time has an ability to cruise at high speeds on the highways. The 85 PS version features a 5-speed manual transmission that gives best drive in stop-and-go traffic conditions and delivers best-in-class fuel efficiency. The advanced and highly intuitive AWD feature also allows the car to adapt to any kind of terrain and off­ers an eff­ortless driving experience.


VERSION NAMEEx showroom price
RxE Petrol                  7,99,990
RxS Petrol                  9,19,990
RxS Option Petrol CVT                  9,99,990
RxE 85 PS Diesel                  9,29,990
RXS 85 PS Diesel                  9,99,990
RXS 110 PS Diesel               11,19,990
RXZ 110 PS Diesel               12,09,990
RXZ 110 PS Diesel AMT               12,49,990
RXS Option 110 PS Diesel AWD               12,49,990


Technical specificationsPetrolDiesel
Engine and Transmission1.5 H4K MT1.5 H4K CVT1.5 dCi 85 PS1.5 dCi 110 PS1.5 dCi 110 PS AMT1.5 dCi 110 PS AWD
Displacement (cc)14981461
Number of cylinders4 cylinder in-line4 cylinder in-line
Maximum power output (PS)106 PS @ 5600 rpm85 PS @ 3750 rpm110 PS @ 4000 rpm110 PS @ 4000 rpm110 PS @ 4000 rpm
Maximum torque (Nm)142 Nm @ 4000 rpm200 Nm @ 1750 rpm245 Nm @ 1750 rpm245 Nm @ 1750 rpm245 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Transmission type5-speed MTCVT with 6-speed manual mode option5-speed6-speed6-speed6-speed
Fuel systemMulti Point Fuel InjectionCommon Rail Direct Injection (dCi)
TypePower steering
FrontIndependent MacPherson strut with coil springIndependent MacPherson strut with coil springIndependent pseudo MacPherson
RearTrailing arm with coil springs and double acting shock absorberTrailing arm with coil springs and double acting shock absorberMulti-link type
Wheel base and tyres     
Tyre size215/65
Wheel rim sizeR16
Dimensions and Capacities     
Overall length4360 (mm)
Overall width1822 (mm)
Overall height with roof rails1695 (mm)
Wheel base2673 (mm)
Front track1560 (mm)
Rear track1567 (mm)
Minimum turning radius5.2 (m)
Fuel tank capacity­ (litre)50
Ground clearance (mm)205205205205205210
Boot space (litre)475475475475475410