Renault has introduced a 4x4 version of its all-new Duster compact SUV which came to market last year. See specification and pricing details for the newcomer below…
The Renault Duster is a popular choice in the compact family SUV segment and offers a degree of ruggedness that its rivals lack. Now, Renault South Africa welcomes the Duster 4x4 to market which features a new 16-inch alloy wheels, aluminium roof bars, front and rear skid plates, a chrome-trim grille and a C-shaped lighting signature.
The look is matched with a 210mm ground clearance, 30-degree approach angle and 34-degree departure angle to tackle more challenging terrains.
The Duster 4x4 is powered by a 1.5-litre turbodiesel engine with 80 kW and 260 Nm of torque and is mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch manual automatic transmission. Fuel consumption is claimed at 5.2 L/100km.
WIth a Transmission Mode Selector, the driver is able to switch between 3 driving modes including 2WD Mode (front-wheel drive/normal driving conditions), Automatic Mode (torque distributed over 4 wheels) and Lock Mode (torque distributed to all 4 wheels), depending on the requirement.
The Duster 4x4 features a new and improved interior with a host of useful features.
The Renault Duster 4x4 is offered in Dynamique trim only and comes equipped with features such as onboard navigation, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Multiview Camera for improved visibility while offroading, 4x4 monitor, blind spot warning, hill descent control, rear park distance control and cruise control. Climate control air conditioning is also standard.
In terms of practicality, the Duster offers 478-litre load bay with 40:20:40 split rear seats.
The Duster 4x4 is equipped with 2 airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist and traction control.
Renault Duster - Price in South Africa
Duster 1.6 Expression 4X2 - R255 900
Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4x2 - R288 900
Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique EDC 4x2 - R322 900
Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4x4 - R327 900
Duster 1.5dCi Prestige EDC 4x2 - R340 900
Metallic paint - R2 522
Leather seats - R10 088
The Renault Duster is sold with a 5-year/150 000 kkm warranty, 3-year/45 000 km service plan and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Service intervals are at 15 000 km.