2016 Dacia Duster Review, Price

New 2016 Dacia Duster has become the beginning of the second generation of Dacia Duster car models. It’s a compact SUV that has been manufactured since 2010. Given that the company took over Renault, the vehicle has been named Renault Duster in some markets. The only notable changes come under the hood. Both main engines (diesel and petrol engine) come with a slightly high power as compared to the 2015 model at the same price.

2016 Dacia Duster front


The Renault Oroch concepts have been the backbone of major changes on the car. After 6 years, the company finally decided that it was time for shifting to the second generation. The most significant change is the optional 3rd row of seats which will cost less than 800 Euros. The exterior design borrows some details from Sandero model so as to act more dynamic. The double-cabin layout gives way to a drop-down and flat load bed tailgate together with extending silver roof rails. As its exterior is enriched with the innovative design, the interior design is also a story for itself. The interior has a pretty basic layout and design that has simple and very easy-to-use controls. The interior design also brings significant changes with lots of standard equipment. The 2016 Dacia Duster also has Bluetooth hands-free technology which enables you to manage your audio system and phone by voice and controls found on the steering wheel

The front end up to the B-pillar has been borrowed from the 2015 model and remains unchanged from standard 4×4 passenger cars.

2016 Dacia Duster side


Both the diesel and petrol engines will generate a bigger output and meet the Euro 6 standard. The petrol line includes a 1.6L Inline-4 engines that have an output of 85 kW or 115 horses at 5,500 rpm together with 156 N-m of torque just at 4,400 rpm. Compared to the current series, the engine produces is 8 N-m torque and 10 horses more. On the other hand, the 1.5L Inline-4 diesel engines brings an additional 20 N-m of torque. In both engines, there is use of stop-start technologies which comes as standard. The front wheel drive engine has been paired with 5-speed manual transmission. However, there is also a manual transmission but with 6-speed for all wheel drive transmissions. The off-road ability of 2016 Dacia Duster remains impressive having a maximum 250Nm of torque that is available from around 2,000rpm to 3,000rpm.

2016 Dacia Duster interior

2016 Dacia Duster Release date, Price

The 2016 Dacia Duster will be released in late 2015 and go on sale in 2016. The added features will not significantly affect its price. As a result, the price remains around 9,500 Euros.

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2 Responses to 2016 Dacia Duster Review, Price

  1. I would like to kmow the prices, colors, engine, etc. I live in puerto rico. Thanks

  2. Floepke says:

    The dashbord needs a seriuos upgrade ,the gps/computer must be placed above the center air
    Channals it’s to low .and the model needs serious upgrade specialy the back.

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