Hello, people Renault Duster made its debut in the Indian market with a warm response, setting the stage for other mid-size SUVs like Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara. The first-generation model of the SUV was a hit in the Indian market, especially with its diesel engine. The SUV is soon to launch in India in its second-gen rendition, and here is everything we know about it.
New-gen Renault Duster – Design
The new-gen Renault Duster is expected to have a bold design, borrowing design cues from the Dacia Bigster Concept. The SUV will feature more straight lines than its predecessor, giving it a modern and edgy look. The new-gen model will also have a more imposing road presence, making it more appealing to buyers.
New-gen SUV Interior
The French automaker is expected to give the dashboard of the new-gen Renault Duster a fresh layout. And making it more attractive without compromising on the spaciousness of the SUV. The list of features for the new-gen model could include a large touchscreen, digital instrument cluster, automatic climate control, cruise control, sunroof, premium sound system, and more.
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New-gen SUV Specs
Renault is expected to keep the oil burner at bay for the new-gen Renault Duster, opting for the familiar 1.3L turbo-petrol unit producing a peak power output of 150 PS and 250 Nm of max torque. The new-gen model will be paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DCT. The option of a CVT could also be a part of the package if Renault plans to keep things sensible with the drivetrain. The option of an AWD system will be available, but its arrival in India remains a question.
New-gen Renault Duster – Launch Date
Renault has confirmed the launch of multiple new products in the Indian market, with a larger line-up in the works. However, there have been no announcements made regarding the launch date of the new-gen Renault Duster. Reports suggest that the launch could happen by late this year or early next year. Once launched, the new-gen of this SUV will compete with other mid-size SUVs such as Toyota Hyryder, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, and more.