Renault’s much awaited product for the Indian market, the 2012 Renault Duster has finally been launched at prices ranging from Rs. 7.19 lakh to Rs. 11.29 lakh spanning across eight variants. The new Renault Duster will be available with three different engine options, with the base ex-showroom price of Rs. 7.19 lakh for the 1.6-litre petrol, Rs. 7.99 lakh for the 85PS diesel and Rs. 9.99 lakh for the 105PS diesel engines.
The Renault Duster will available in three trims : RxE, RxL and RxZ. The RxE variant offers the following features :
EXTERIOR- Double headlights with chrome bezel, Chrome front grille and rear embellishes, Body coloured + black bumpers, black side sills and black roof bars, black door handles and ORVMs, 16″ styled steel wheels, Wheel center cap with chromed Renault logo, Green tinted glass.
INTERIOR- 2 tone light grey/dark carbon dashboard, bright chrome air vent rings, shiny medium grey center fascia, bright chrome instrument cluster rings, bright chrome steering wheel ring, shiny medium grey door grab handles, black inside door handles, 2 tone dark grey/Black seats, Rear bench foldable 1/1, vanity mirror on passenger sun visor.
SAFETY- Immobilizer, Day/Night IRVM, steel engine sump protection guard, 2 rear headrest <<balloon>>, 3 pts rear side seat belt, 2 pts central, RF remote control (boot included), single tone horn
DRIVING/COMFORT- Power steering, Manual HVAC, keyless entry with central locking, manual internal adjustment for ORVM, tilt steering column, front central roof light with dimming effect, front and rear power windows, ashtray, trunk room light, 2 reverse lights, rear parcel shelf, strut type hood lifter, internal cable release for fuel filler lid, tailgate push button.
The RxL variant adds the following features to the the base RxE variant :
EXTERIOR- Front fog lights, black door handles, body coloured ORVMs
INTERIOR-2 tone beige/carbon dashboard, shine champagne door handles and door moulding, beige fabric on door panels, shiny champagne STW add on, shiny champagne grab handles, shiny black center console, all beige fabric/vinyl seats
SAFETY- ABS + EBD + BA
DRIVING/COMFORT- On board trip computer, 2 DIN integrated radio with MP3, USB, AUX In, SD Reader, 4 speakers, Audio and phone controls behind steering wheel, height adjustable front seat belts, electrically adjustable ORVMs, front roof light incl, map lights on both sides, rear seat armrest with cup holders, glove box lamp, rear side passenger reading lights, rear glass wiper, washer, defroster, rear 12v socket
OPTIONAL- Dual front airbags, navigation, 16′ alloy wheels, rear parking sensors. ABS+EBD+ Brake Assist
The Renault Duster RxZ variant will sport the following apart from all the above mentioned features from the RxE and RxL :
EXTERIOR- Chrome satine skid plates, black and chrome satine roof bars, chrome satine side mirrors, chrome satin finish door handles, chrome satin door sill add on, 16″ alloy wheels with with centre cap of chrome Renault logo, chrome exhaust pipe finisher
INTERIOR- 2 tone beige/grey fabric seats, leather steering wheel & gear knob, wood like finish on embellisher, shiny black inside door handles, shiny black mouldings (baguette), bright chrome inner pull handles
SAFETY- ABS + EBD + Brake assist, dual front airbags, driver seat belt reminder, impact sensing door unlock , speed sensing door locking
DRIVING/COMFORT- Height adjustable driver seat, adjustable lumbar support for driver, rear parking sensors
OPTIONS- Leather seats, Navigation, rear AC
2012 new Renault Duster Variants and Price in India (ex-showroom, Delhi) :
Petrol Variants :
Renault Duster RxE : Rs. 7.19 lakh
Renault Duster RxL : Rs. 8.19 lakh
85PS dCi Diesel Variants :
Renault Duster RxE : Rs. 7.99 lakh
Renault Duster RxL : Rs. 8.99 lakh
Renault Duster RxL with pack : Rs. 9.99 lakh
110PS dCi Diesel Variants :
Renault Duster RxL : Rs. 9.99 lakh
Renault Duster RxZ : Rs. 10.99 lakh
Renault Duster RxZ with pack : Rs. 11.29 lakh