The DACIA DUSTER 2017 is a three row –seater that can accommodate up to seven passengers. It likely follows the exterior design styles of the concept models of the French car-maker. The car is added to a mid-size competition this year in Auto Market. Though many people don’t know it yet, this model is going to be the redesign of its Previous model.
Dacia Duster 2017 has got good feedback from car users in previous years. Maintaining its good reputation, the car is reported to provide comfort, efficiency, and easy-handling nature, along with an affordable and reasonable price. Basically, we can say that it is a cooperation between Renault and Dacia, which is its subsidiary.
Dacia Duster is known under the name of Renault, Duster in some markets like South Asia, India, Kazakhstan, Iran, South America, South Africa, Mexico, and Russia.
The car was first unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and depicts itself as the third model using the Logan Platform. Not only this, more rumors have been heard about the Dacia Duster 2018 model which is going to be more practical, along with seven seats. Coming back to the 2017 model, it is likely to be called the Grand Duster due to its large size.
DACIA DUSTER 2017 EXTERIOR
On its front, it will get a redesigned air intake and LED fog lamps. Furthermore, the front grille makes it look very impressive and elegant. Both the front and rear tail lights will get the energy-efficient LED technology. Also, the crossover will also get a bigger, better 18-inch alloy wheels.
Car lovers are expecting more practical and premium styling. Dacia promises to be roomier than before, thanks to its larger wheelbase. Auto Expert, a popular Romanian car magazine, reports that Dacia Duster is going to use the CMF platform.
Talking about its trims, the Ambiance Prime trim features 16-inches alloy wheels, with a choice of Chest Nut paint color.
Using Laureate version, you can enjoy air conditioning, 16-inches alloy wheels, adjustable door mirrors and an adjustable steering wheel wrapped in leather. The top of the range uses a new trim level known as Prestige. This offers 16-inches alloy wheels, along with an infotainment system. The infotainment system features a seven-inches touch screen along with the facility of satellite navigation. The rear camera is standard in this version. According to reports and the recent survey, the Prestige version saves more money than the Laureate version.
DACIA DUSTER 2017 INTERIOR
The interior of the next-gen Dacia Duster is best described as modern and elegant. It has seats made of premium materials which guarantee maximum comfort. Also, it comes equipped with the latest, sophisticated safety, convenience, and entertainment technologies. It has upgraded security features. The DAB radio is now standard on all models onward from the Ambiance trims.
All the models get upgraded upholstery, satin chrome and new plastics on the dashboard.
The Ambiance trim also features USB and Bluetooth connectivity, front fog lights and adjustable driver seats at a better position that suits for driving. As the versions go upwards, their features increase with trim. Things are easier with satellite navigation system, parking sensors, and automatic climate control. The higher versions also offer four-wheel drive at a price around $18,000 which makes them the most expensive cars ever produced by Dacia.
DACIA DUSTER 2017 – ENGINE
There is an engine with 1.5 L 4-cylinder DCI turbo diesel engine which has two output versions, an 85-hp output, and 100 hp. The new car is likely to inherit some of the outgoing model’s range of engines. Furthermore, this will include the 124 bhp 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol most likely. This produces 130 bhp probably. Also, it’s unlikely that an automatic gearbox will be offered in the Duster, although four-wheel drive will continue to be available to those who want it. The configuration will mainly be an all-wheel and two-wheel drive. It depends on what model you are purchasing.
At first glance, it seems like there is nothing spectacular about this car, but the most noteworthy thing is that it combines the petrol and diesel engines. This allows the driver to manage more fuel mileage. It is expected that the car will borrow some of the range of engines from its outgoing models. This includes the 124 horsepower 1.2 turbocharged petrol, and the current engine is likely to be dropped to obtain a larger and more powerful diesel engine.
DACIA DUSTER 2017 – PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
The Dacia Duster 2017 is expected to increase sales for Dacia due to its economical and spectacular price. The price gets increasing with the increase in trim version. Regarding its release date, there are two types of information. The first one indicates it to release in the second half of 2017, probably in June 20167. Whereas, according to the second piece of information, the car is going to release by the end of 2017 or at the beginning of 2018.
It is expected to have a starting price of $11,000 for base model and $20,000 for Premium model.