Following the spyshots at showoom, Renault India has officially launched the Duster petrol CVT variant in India at a priced at Rs. 10.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Duster petrol CVT is only available in the RXS variant that slots one-level below the top-end RXZ variant. It is now also available with a new ‘Fiery Red’ paint shade, gloss black front grille, side & tailgate body decals, red contrast interiors and accents around the HVAC vents, 7-inch AV touchscreen system, 16-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, and an Eco mode.
The drivetrain upgrade is the main headline here. The 1.5-litre H4K 4-cyl petrol engine has been coupled to an X-TRONIC CVT gearbox which offers a manual mode with six ratios, and the usual Drive (D), Neutral (N) Parking (P) and Reverse (R) modes. This unit produces 106 PS of power @ 5,600 rpm and 142 Nm of torque @ 4,000 rpm, delivering an ARAI-certified mileage of 14.19 KMPL.
On the RXS variant, you’ll find steering-mounted audio and phone controls, electrically adjustable wing mirrors and a trip computer. As far as safety is concerned, the Duster petrol CVT comes equipped with dual front airbags, ABS, EBD with brake assist, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), hill-start assist and reverse parking camera.
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