Renault Duster: Premium Euro SUV that is Ready for Dakar

Renault Duster ,a detailed review by eZhire car rental

Renault is a french automotive giant and is one of the biggest car brands in Europe. It was founded more than a century ago in February 1899. It has a long and colorful history in the automotive world producing some of the most iconic and historic cars. Renault’s latest SUV the Renault Duster is one of the favorites for motorsports featuring SUVs like Dakar, thanks to its excellent offroad capability, handling, and power.


Renault Duster Overview


The Renault Duster was first introduced on November 17, 2009, and soon after was launched at the Geneva Motor Show. The Renault Duster is known in different names across Renault’s subsidiary like Dacia and Nissan, it is known as the Dacia Duster or Nissan Terrano. The first generation Renault Duster was well received winning numerous awards like the Top Gear Bargain of the year, Best Small SUV of 2012 by, and other numerous awards.  The Renault Duster won several motorsport competitions like the French Ice Racing Championship  Andros Trophy, the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles, and the world-famous Dakar Rally.


Renault Duster Exterior Design

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Futuristic and modern is the first impression of the Renault Duster with its sleek lines and aerodynamic styling. Its authentic signature style like its C shape LED lightning signature lamps helps the Renault Duster stand out of the competition. The Renault Duster is designed for adventure with the distinctive off-road styling that allows it to effortlessly drive off-road.


The duster is ruggedly designed with a higher ride height for greater off-road clearance and fording ability. The Renault Duster is also designed to be efficient with its futuristic and modern aerodynamic lines, sleek front fascia, and iconic rear taillights. The built-in roof rails add utility at the same time complements the tough SUV design of the Renault Duster. The headlights are equipped with built-in state of the art day time running lights.


Renault Duster Interior Design

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The Renault Duster is a tough SUV with a touch of high-end luxury and comfort. The two-tone interior is designed with exquisite craftsmanship and is made with high-quality premium materials. The all-new Renault Duster is generously appointed with high-end features to make the driving experience more fun and comfortable. The interior upholstery is crafted to provide the highest comfort and the cabin is designed with ergonomics and convenience with its easily accessible seats, compartments, and storage.


The dashboard and cockpit have been redesigned to provide a more comfortable driving experience compared to the previous generation. The SUV also has a versatile seating that can allow more cargo or passenger thanks to the 1/3  and 2/3 foldable bench seat. The Renault Duster is also equipped with the latest technology like automatic multi-zone airconditioning and climate control, a full feature entertainment system, the Media Nav 3.0 with a large touch screen interface that has radio, USB, Bluetooth, and multiple speakers.

Push to start ignition is standard together with Remote Engine Start features. The multimedia touchscreen display also functions as a 4×4 information display that provides information like pitch, tilt, and slope to provide more road information especially on uneven terrain.


Engine Performance and Transmission


The Renault Duster is available in two engine configurations and is also available in 4×4 and 4×2 variants.


1.6L Petrol Engine


The first powerplant is a 1.6 Litre petrol engine euro 5 specification that has 4 cylinders and 16 valves. The engine can produce up to 155 horsepower at 5500 rpm and a torque of 156 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine is paired with an automatic CVT transmission and has a top speed of 161 km/h. The engine is available for the 4×2 variants of the SUV.


2.0L Petrol Engine


The more powerful engine that is fitted to the 4×4 variant of the Renault Duster. The 4 cylinders 16 valve 2-liter petrol engine can produce up to 135 horsepower at 5500 rpm and 195 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The engine has more than enough power to take on rough roads and is perfect for weekend adventures.


Safety Features


The Renault Duster is equipped with the latest technology to help ensure safe driving even when off-road. It is equipped with ESP with Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, ABS, and vehicle stability control.

Dual front airbags with passenger seatbelt unlock alarm, Isofix child seat attachments, and other standard safety features built-in the car.


Renault Duster on Your Next Vacation in the UAE

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The Renault Duster is a great on-road and off-road vehicle and it is also perfect for city trips with its versatile seating capacity and large cargo space making it perfect for shopping trips or sightseeing with the whole family. Rent a Renault Duster in Dubai directly from your phone with the eZhire App. The Renault Duster is also available in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, and Ras Al Khaimah,  Enjoy the comfort and convenience of a large SUV with affordable rates and have your car delivered straight to your location.



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