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Renault Duster 2016-2019

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Rs. 7.99 - 9.00 Lakh
Discontinued Model since 7 Jul 2019

About Renault Duster 2016-2019

On sale in 12 variants, 2 petrol and rest diesel engine options, the Renault Duster carries a sticker price ranging between Rs 8.47 lakh to Rs 13.57 lakh. The diesel continues to be sold in 85PS and 110PS options. The 110PS diesel now also comes with a manual transmission as well as an AMT. The top-end diesel trim also gets a 4x4 option. The Duster now even gets a longer list of features. The Renault Duster will compete against the likes of the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano and Mahindra Scorpio.

Renault Duster 2016-2019 Overview

The wait for the Duster facelift is almost over as Renault India has revealed that the SUV, in its latest avatar, will be launched in India on 8 July 2019. Renault revealed this with its latest teaser for the Duster facelift, across social media platforms.

Cosmetic changes include new projector headlamps, LED DRLsa reprofiled bonnet, reworked front bumpers, chrome surrounds, roof rails, black cladding and new alloy wheels. Inside, the updated Duster is expected to get a new seat fabric as well as an updated infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Its safety features are expected to consist of dual front airbags, ABS, parking sensors and speed warning as standard on all variants.

Under the hood, the Duster facelift is expected to retain its 1.5-litre 4-cylinder petrol and diesel options. Whether they will be BS6 compliant is still unclear. The fate of the 85PS diesel variant is still unknown in the wake of Renault likely to discontinue diesel engines in the near future after BS6 norms kick in.

The Duster facelift isexpected to be priced from Rs 7.99 lakh which is the same price as the pre-facelift version. The mid to top spec variants could face a minor price hike due to additional features expected.. The Duster facelift will compete against rivals like the Hyundai Creta and Nissan Kicks when launched.

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Duster 2016-2019

Q. My 2018 Duster automatic getting engine off while driving doesn't take pickup?
  • Same with mine 2017 AMT. Running done only 71000 K.M.Any sugestions please.
  • Done 150000no such problem.
Q. Does the 85ps duster have the fuel injector issue? I am planning to buy a used duster. Is the injector issue solved with bs6 diesel?
  • As of now, we haven't encountered any such issue with the fuel injection of Renault Duster. Moreover, the BS6 Duster is only available with two petrol engines: a 106PS 1.5-litre naturally aspirated option and a 156PS 1.3-litre turbo-petrol unit. Also, as you are planning to buy a used car, you may check out the following article for more details: Buying a used car? Here's your checklist.
Q. Is used duster worth buying after running over 1 lac km?
  • That would depend on certain factors such as physical condition of the car, if the car is properly maintained, if the engine is maintained etc. We'd suggest you to get the car inspected by a trusted mechanic before purchasing and he/she would be able to assist you with the details. You may refer to the Used Car Guide for more information.
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Q. Why to choose ecosport rather than duster? Also, what is the diesel mileage and maintenance cost of Ecosport? please and any updates on diesel automatic?
  • If you like a fun drive , and carry upto 4 people including you , nothing to beat Ecosport . But segments are different . Duster design is outdated now .
Q. Which is good ford Ecosport or Renault Duster...
  • Duster is un a different league..if you can handle the service team it's ok..
  • Can't compare . Different segments
  • Ecosport Aces over Duster.
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Q. After how many kilometers Duster can come for major problem?
  • My father purchased Duster in 2012 RXZ 110. I sold it in 2021 April. He drove 399667 kms. In this period we had changed one set of complete suspension, electrical wiring, clutch, 4 times brake pads and once brake rotors. 1 time all the wheel bearings at different instances. We had to change AC compressor once. Full alternator set once. Fuel float once. Painted twice.Changed the wheels once. Tyres 3.5 times Great fuel efficiency, comfortable car for Indian roads.
  • The cost of my Duster at 60000 KM has been billed at Rs 50000 which is too much and waste of money. The parts fail very easily and the Service man has std answer its your wish. They dont even share the escalation matrix and are not at all open
  • The highest maintenance cost. The parts replacef fail very easily. And cost of maintenance is very high. Every 10k you go for duster maintenance they charge additional min 10k saying this part jas failed. And worst part is they don't even care for your money. They are the nto business with earning from after sales only. 35k is the cost at 1.2l km servicing. The cost of maintenance is as high as 4 per km . Please don't buy this brand very deceptive.
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Renault Duster 2016-2019 User Reviews

4.1/5
Based on 344 rating & 121 reviews
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  • Comfort (18)
  • Mileage (10)
  • Service (9)
  • Interior (7)
  • Performance (6)
  • Power (6)
  • Looks (6)
  • Parts (5)
  • Engine (5)
  • Experience (5)
  • Maintenance (5)
  • Engine Still Perform Well

    I bought Duster in 2016. Yet the engine of this car still gives me the boost and goosebumps on the acceleration. It is comfortable and can accommodate 5 adults because I have a huge family there isn’t enough boot space for us. It gives a mileage of 12kmpl when the tank is full. One thing I don’t like about my Duster is that it can be a little uncomfortable to drive. If you’re going on a long trip of 4-5 hours and I don’t like the tyre rims, they are pretty ugly and old-fashioned.

  • 5.0
    Good condistion and well upto

    Good condistion and well upto date lets test drive with me .he is my personal car plese recoment the sellar

  • 3.7
    Family usage

    Very nice car to use... Good looking, spacious and well powered vehicle to use for the family usage...

  • 5.0
    Good performance

    Comfortable driving, Mileage is good, Build is strong.Best cat for off roading, Very safe and good performance.

  • 4.7
    Driving comfort

    Very good car for the price with better driving comfort.Look like a proper suv and behave also like that.

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