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Renault Duster 2019 Facelift Vs Old Duster. Know Similarities, Differences

Renault Duster 2019 Facelift Vs Old Duster. Know Similarities, Differences

Considering Renault Duster 2019 Facelift Model. Know Difference with Old Duster in terms of Engine Performance, Interiors, Looks, Space, Features, Styling and Prices


Renault Duster 2019 Facelift Vs Old Duster

Renault India after launching Duster in 2012 is coming with 2nd Mid Life Facelift in Indian Market. Yes - you read it correct its 2nd Mid Life Facelift and not 2nd Generation Duster which is sold in International Markets since 2017 like Europe


Know whats same in Renault Duster 2019 and Outgoing Duster

  • No Changes to Chassis Platform, its the same B0 Platform as was used in Outgoing Version
  • No Changes in Engine, same BS4 Compliant 1.5 Litre Petrol and Diesel Engine with similar Power 
  • Same Suspension, Same Handling Dynamics, Same Tyre Profile as R16 215/65 as was in Outgoing Duster (in Duster European Version gets 17 Inch, but in India gets 16 Inch as reducing tyre aspect ratio nby upsizing wheels can impact tyre on bad roads)
  • No change in Ergonomics as driver seat height adjustable button still under the seat, Audio Controls are again behind the steering wheel, Cruise activate button on center console
  • No Push Button Ignition and no Capacitive Sensor on Doors, No Rear AC Vents, No Automatic Headlight on / off, No Automatic Rain Sensing Wipers, No Auto Dimming IRVM Mirror too
  • No Change in Body Specifications - Length, Width, Height, Boot Space, Ground Clearance all remains same.


Know Key changes

  • Safety Features of ABS, EBD, Dual Airbags, Reverse Parking Sensor, Seat Belt Reminder and High Speed Alert are made standard across Renault Duster 2019
  • Interiors get New Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Design, Chrome surround on Instrument Cluster Design, now gets Rectangular AC Vent design in Center as against circular AC Vent in Outgoing Model, Cooled Glove Box introduced in. However, side AC Vents still remains in Circular Shape, Also gets - Brown Pad Insert on Door with Blue Stitches along with Body Colored theme on Interior too in Signature Blue Color

  • Well in Exteriors Renault Duster 2019 Facelift Edition gets  changes in Front Grille, additional of Projectors and DRL, Dual Tone Skid Plates, Bonnet Design. New Alloy Wheel design as seen in International Version . However - Surprising, Renault Duster Rear Profile does not get Split LED Tail Light as was seen in European Version. See the Rear Profile

  • Touchscreen System gets updated software for better intuitive touchscreen response
  • All Wheel Drive now introduced in RXS in RXS Option as against Top End RXT


Should you buy Renault Duster 2019

Well Renault Duster Prices to start from Rs 7.99 Lakh. Although the SUV may not be as feature loaded as other compact SUV Cars but Duster is a full size Mid SUV and comes with its USP of Ride, Handling and fact that  Duster suspension dynamics are far better than other SUV Cars in the segment

Addition of All Wheel Drive in Middle model Variant is a welcome move too

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