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Renault Duster petrol automatic to be launched in India in May 2017

Team OD  /
14 Mar 2017 11:07:45 IST

Renault is set to launch a new automatic variant for the petrol Duster. However, unlike the diesel variant, the petrol-powered Renault Duster will get a CVT unit instead of an AMT. Thankfully, Renault-Nissan's CVT technology is quite likeable as we've found out in the Nissan Micra. The Renault Duster automatic petrol will continue to get the same naturally aspirated 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine which produces 104PS of power and 148Nm of torque.

2016 Renault Duster AMT 1

Renault could offer the Duster in the top-spec trim to take on the likes of the petrol Hyundai Creta automatic and the Honda BR-V CVT, as well as a mid-level trim to make the SUV more affordable. Either way, considering most customers opt to buy the diesel variant of the Duster, the introduction of an automatic variant should help Renault improve sales of the slow-selling petrol-powered car, especially for urban customers.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
-NA-
Displacement
1461cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
110
Max Torque(Nm)
245
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 13.23 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
200
Mileage
21.9 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.79 Lakhs
Displacement
1396cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
90
Max Torque(Nm)
219.6
Mileage
21.38 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 7.28 Lakhs
Displacement
1461cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
64
Max Torque(Nm)
160
Mileage
23.08 Kmpl

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