Renowned automaker Renault India has launched the petrol range of its popular SUV Duster with CVT in the Indian market. The SUV has been introduced in RXE and RXL variants with a starting price of Rs 8.49 lakh. The price is ex- showroom, Delhi. The car comes fitted with an all- new 1.5- litre, H4K petrol engine.In the recent update a new colour option ‘Fiery Red’ has also been introduced.
Engine Changes and Mileage
The new Duster petrol CVT comes equipped with a 1.5- litre (earlier one was 1.6L ), H4K petrol engine that generates 106 PS of power at 5600 rpm and 142 Nm of peak torque at 4000 rpm. As for mileage, the Renault Duster X-Tronic CVT delivers an ARAI certified mileage of 14.99 kmpl. As far as manual transmission is concerned, there is no change in its power and torque, though mileage has reduced slightly to 14.19 kmph.
New Prices of Petrol Duster
The new price of Renault Duster is 8.49 lakh for the base petrol manual version and Rs 10.32 lakh for the top version – automatic CVT variant.All Wheel Drive is not yet available in petrol variant of Duster.The new Duster petrol CVT is equipped with X-Tronic CVT automatic gearbox, which price starts at Rs 10,32,000. At the same time, the new Duster CVT is available in P, R, N, D drive mode, while in manual mode, it has 6- speed gearbox.
New Features !
In terms of features, the new Duster petrol CVT has steering mounted steering wheel in RXL AMT and RXS CVT. Moreover, Gear Shift Indicator in manual while Echo mode in both variants have been provided.
Other features of the car include Rear Reading Lamps, Electrical Adjustable Outside Rear View Mirror, Outside Ambient Temperature, On Board Trip Computer With Multifunction Information Display, Real Time Fuel Consumption, 4- speaker, MP3, Bluetooth, Smartphone Voice Recognition, Audio and Telephonic Control, USB and Aux-in.