Renault Duster is one of the famous SUV’s in India and has got a massive popularity in the Indian market after the launch of first Duster. Till now Renault Duster is available only in diesel version and for the first time Renault is releasing a new Duster in petrol variant. Although Duster has got a good reputation and has constant sales, the French car maker want to grab the customers who are looking for a petrol variant Duster.
Renault is not only coming with petrol version but also with automatic CVT gearbox. Duster has improved the Renault’s brand image in the country. Before Duster, Renault has no image in the Indian automobile market but after the launch of duster, Renault has completely gone to next level in the SUV segment. Earlier, Renault has made a minor update in the Duster diesel version with automatic gear box.
Now duster came up with completely a new different variant, a petrol version car. It features a 1.6 liter petrol engine which can produce 103hp of power. It gives you 13.06 kmpl mileage for one liter of petrol. The highlight feature in the petrol version is it comes with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) feature. The only flaw is it misses navigation system.
The Duster RXL variant will give a tough fight for Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Brezza. The new Renualt However the price ranges according to the two different trim levels. The RXL trim range is available for Rs 9.45 lakh while the RXZ trim with high end features is available for Rs 11.50 lakh. However the official release date of Renault Duster petrol versin is not yet announced.