With more than 21 000 Renault Dusters sold in South Africa since it was first launched in 2013, the model’s popularity continues to grow and gains the TechRoad derivative that slots in between the Expression and Dynamique variants.
Features specific to this particular model include contemporary interior with distinct design accents within the cabin, Rear-View Camera and 17-inch Diamond Cut wheels.
The New Renault Duster TechRoad’s revised styling highlightsfeature bold, more horizontal lines, prominent silver roof rails and front and rear skid plates. The TechRoad’s exterior is enhanced by bespoke badging, black shiny door mirrors and patterned stripping on the side doors.
Inside, the upholstery features blue trim detailing on the seats and blue design accents within the cabin. The New Duster also offers a modular interior layout to easily adapt to needs, with the rear bench seat featuring a 1/3 – 2/3 split-fold function, while the boot boasts a loading capacity of up to 478 litres.
Active and passive safety technology as standard across the range, includes anti-lock braking with EBD in conjunction with EBA.
The Duster TechRoad comes with the 1.5 dCi turbo engine that offers 66 kW and 210 Nm and consumes from only 5,1 l/100km. The 4×2 EDC version outputs 80 kW and 250 Nm, with consumption from only 4,8 l/100km.
As is standard across Renault’s entire product range, the Renault Duster range comes standard with a 5-year/150 000 km mechanical warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at 15 000 km intervals, and a standard 3-year/45000 km service plan applies.
RECOMMENDED RETAIL PRICING
– New Duster 1.6 Expression 4×2 R278,900
– New Duster 1.5 dCi TechRoad 4×2 R316,900
– New Duster 1.5 dCi TechRoad EDC 4×2 R350,900
– New Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4×4 R350,900
– New Duster 1.5 dCi Prestige EDC 4×2 R363,900