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Renault Duster: New Vs Old Comparison

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019

We bring you a detailed report on how distinct the new Renault Duster is from the old model.

The compact SUVs are still new to the Indian market, with carmakers vying to venture into the segment with their respective offerings. It pretty much started with Renault Duster back in 2012 and rest of the models ensued it. While several new models have been added during these five years, the early entrants have either received a facelift or getting ready for a generation change. Renault Duster recently received a mid-life update and we bring you a detailed report on how distinct it’s from the old model (Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019).

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Price

Name of the Car Ex-showroom, Delhi
New Renault Duster Rs 7.99 lakh to Rs 12.49 lakh
Old Renault Duster Rs 7.99 lakh to Rs 12.79 lakh

– Similar to the previous model the 2019 Renault Duster carline is spread across three trims – RXE, RXS and RXZ – and a total of three petrol and six diesel variants.

– Save for the top-end variant, which is more affordable than before, no changes have been made to its prices.

– The petrol variants are available in manual and CVT options, priced between Rs 7.99 lakh to Rs 9.99 lakh.

– Diesel-powered Duster, on the other hand, comes in manual, AMT and AWD variants with prices starting from Rs 9.29 lakh and going up to Rs 12.49 lakh. (ex-showroom, Pan India).

2019 Renault Duster facelift

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Specifications

Specifications New Renault Duster Old Renault Duster
Petrol Engines 1.5-litre 1.5-litre
Power (Bhp) 105bhp 105bhp
Torque (Nm) 142Nm 142Nm
Diesel 1.5-litre K9K 1.5-litre K9K
Power (Bhp) 84 & 108 84 & 108
Torque (Nm) 208 & 248 208 & 248
Transmission 5-speed MT, 5-sped MT, CVTand AMT 5-speed MT, 6-speed MT, CVT and AMT

– The new Renault Duster 2019 facelift carries the same 105bhp, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre K9K diesel motor in two states of tune (85bhp and 108bhp).

– Transmission choices have also been retained, which means it comes with a manual unit along with an AMT and CVT gearbox.

– The petrol variants in the carline get a 5-speed manual gearbox with an optional CVT on the RXS trim.

– The Diesel-powered Duster, on the other hand, can be had with 6-speed manual and AMT unit. The AMT gearbox and AWD system is available only with the 108bhp RXZ variant.

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Mileage

Model Name Petrol  Diesel 
New Renault Duster 13kmpl 19kmpl
Old Renault Duster 14.99kmpl 19.87kmpl

– The new Renault Duster 2019 has inherited the same petrol and diesel engines from the previous model, hence it returns the same fuel economy.

– The SUV delivers 13kmpl in petrol manual and 14.99kmpl in petrol automatic version. The diesel manual Duster (85bhp) is rated at 19.87kmpl opposed to 108bhp version with 19.72kmpl. The AMT version on the other hand returns 19.60kmpl.

2019 Renault Duster Features

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Dimensions

Dimensions New Renault Duster Old Renault Duster
Length (mm) 4,315 4,315
Breadth (mm) 1,822 1,822
Height (mm) 1,695 1,695
Wheelbase (mm) 2,673 2,673
Seating Capacity 5 5
Boot Space (Litres) 475 475

– The new Renault Duster 2019 facelift retains proportions from the old model.

– Featuring a five-seat layout, the updated version offers decent space for storing luggage (475mm).

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Features 

Key Features New Renault Duster Old Renault Duster
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes
Touchscreen Infotainment system Yes Yes
Height adj. driver seat Yes Yes
Power-operated ORVMs Yes Yes
Bluetooth connectivity Yes Yes
Steering mounted audio controls Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay& Android Auto Yes No
Navigation system Yes Yes
Rear wiper & washer Yes Yes
Push start/stop No No

2019 Renault Duster Interior

– The new Renault Duster 2019 receives a bunch of new features along with the new midnight black with stone grey interiors.

– One of the prominent bits includes an updated touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also supports voice recognition and EcoGuide. The latter one monitors driving patterns and provides guidelines to improve efficiency.

– The new Duster comes with ARKAM’s audio system with 4-speakers and 2 new front tweeters. Other updates include a fully automatic climate control, newly-styled steering wheel with soft touch buttons, dual-tone centre fascia with soft touch dashboard and door trims, new ice blue graphic instrument cluster with multi information display and new seat fabric.

Old Vs New Renault Duster 2019 Safety Features

Key Features New Renault Duster Old Renault Duster
Dual front airbags Yes Yes
ABS with EBD Yes Yes
Rear parking camera Yes Yes
Rear Defogger Yes Yes
Speed sensing auto door lock Yes Yes
Reverse parking sensor Yes Yes
Day/Night IRVM Yes Yes
All Disc brakes No No
NCAP Rating NA

– The new Renault Duster 2019 facelift meets the BNCAP front, side and pedestrian crash norms.

– The new Duster facelift offers dual front airbags, ABS, EBD with brake assist, rapid deceleration warning and engine immobiliser as standard safety fitments.

– While the rear defogger is offered from RXS trim, the electronic stability program and hill start assist are available from RXS (O) trim.

– The rear parking camera with sensors and rear wiper and washer are reserved for the top-end RXZ trim.

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