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Renault Duster Facelift TVC released

Renault Duster facelift TVC

The updated Duster features India’s first 6-speed AMT.

A TVC promoting the newly launched Renault Duster facelift has been released. The updated compact crossover brings in 32 changes over the previous iteration.

The digitally generated TVC highlights the cars exterior styling changes such as new headlamp, grille, bumpers and taillight in addition to laying emphasis on the 4WD system and new 6-speed Easy-R AMT. The Duster facelift also gains new seat fabrics, updated infotainment system, revised centre console and automatic climate control on higher variants.

The 6-speed Easy-R AMT is mated to the 110 PS version of the 1.5-litre K9K diesel which was previously available only with a 6-speed MT. 85 PS version of the same motor and 104 PS 1.6-litre petrol mill have been retained. Both these engines continue to employ a 5-speed MT. The range-topping 110 PS diesel manual variant boasts of 4WD system.

In the advent of the Hyundai Creta which offers more features and a more powerful engine option, the popularity of the Renault Duster took a hit. With the facelift, the French automaker is hoping to scale back some of the market share it lost to the South Korean rival.

Renault Duster AMT 2016 Auto Expo

Interior gets a revised centre console and new seat fabrics.

Also read – Renault Kwid 1.0L AMT showcased at Auto Expo

To recap, the Renault Duster facelift is priced between INR 8.47 lakhs to 13.57 lakhs. Two AMT variants are on offer with the prices starting from INR 11.67 lakhs (all prices are ex-showroom, Delhi).

Renault Duster facelift – Photos


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