French carmaker Renault is planning to upgrade its popular Duster SUV in Indian as the transition from BS4 to BS6 deadline approaches. The company will not update its 1.5-liter dCi diesel engine as the cost of upgradation is too high to make a finally feasible sense. However, the story is exactly opposite with the 1.5-liter H4K gasoline engine which is already on sale. Just so you know, the petrol engine is good for 106 PS and 142 Nm of max power and max torque respectively. 2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol is supposed to accompany it and its finally launched in the Indian market.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol BS6 motor has been co-developed by the alliance of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi with Daimler and has been on display at the 2020 Auto Expo. 2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol gets the 1.3-liter TCe motor first made its way under the hood of Renault Scenic and Renault Grand Scenic in 2017. In addition, this engine also powers a number of compact models of Mercedes Benz including the likes of A-Class, B-Class, CLA and GLA internationally etc.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol will produce 156 PS and 254 Nm of peak performance from the 1.3 litre BS6 compliant motor. In terms of Transmission choices, buyers will get both 6-speed manual transmission and a continuous variable transmission (CVT) options with a manual mode. The Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system mated with a Turbocharger, helps to reduce emissions and fuel consumption, while enhancing engine performance with low end torque.Dual Variable Valve Timing (VVT) is another function that enhances performance with higher low-end torque and positively impacts the fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol gets Crimson Red Accents on the Front Grille, Tail Gate, Roof Rails & Fog lamp cover. The look is further accentuated with the tri-winged full chrome grille, dual tone body colour front bumper which features muscular skid plates, signature projector headlamps with LED DRLs. The all new R17 Forza Diamond Cut alloy wheels enhance the commanding look of the iconic DUSTER.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol offers a high ground clearance of 205 mm, along with high approach and departure angles to accommodate Indian road conditions and consumer preferences. The Kayak roof rails, body coloured ORVM, matt¬e black tailgate embellisher, and Waterfall LED tail lamps further accentuate its dynamic stance.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol now comes with remote Pre-Cooling function which allows the customers to switch on the engine and start the air conditioning even before entering the car with the key fob. The Midnight black interiors give the cabin of the DUSTER a refreshed new look and feel. The premium blue glazed seats lend a classy touch while the contemporary styled Renault steering wheel with soft touch butt¬ons along with comfort features like Cruise Control with speed limiter help make any adventure effortless. The dual tone centre fascia with soft touch dashboard and door trims further accentuate the stylish interiors. Additionally, the aesthetics are enhanced by the ice blue graphic instrument cluster with multi-information display, which always keeps the driver updated on critical driving parameters.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol comes with the fully integrated 17.64 cm touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution that comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice recognition and EcoGuide – a system that monitors driving patterns and provides guidelines to improve efficiency. The new ARKAMYS tuned audio experience with 4 speakers and 2 front tweeters for enhanced sound output. It also gets a fully automatic climate control which adjusts the air flow inside the cabin and ensures the most comfortable temperature. There is also Smart Start/Stop function which automatically switches off the engine when the car is stopped and re-starts on driver demand detection.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol is compliant with front, side & pedestrian crash norms, stipulated by the Indian authorities. It is equipped with a host of active and passive safety features like Antilock-Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), driver and passenger airbags, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder & speed alert. All these safety features are standard across all versions of the Renault DUSTER. Features such as Reverse Parking Camera, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Hill-Start Assist enhance the SUV capability of Duster.
2020 Renault Duster Turbo Petrol offers a range of 38 different categories of innovative accessories which enhances its SUV appeal and make the drive more comfortable and convenient for the passengers. There is also a 3-cylinder, 1.0-liter version of this motor available in the market which is internally known by its codename HR10 and in use in a number of models of the alliance globally that will go in the upcoming Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite, Renault Triber and Renault is feeling very ‘Sportif et classe’, Kwid too!
Overall length (mm) 4360
Overall Width without mirror (mm) 1822
Overall height with roof rails (mm) 1695
Wheel base (mm) 2673
Front track (mm) 1560
Rear Track (mm) 1567
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 50
Ground Clearance (mm) 205
Boot Space (L) 0.475 m3 (475 L)
1.5 N/A MT Engine
1.3L Turbo Petrol (MT)
1.3L Turbo Petrol (CVT)
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