The first time the Dacia Duster was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010. Since then, the Romanian SUV received a mini facelift. Developed in collaboration with Renault and Dacia, the second generation Dacia Duster 2017 will come to the market next year. It will be a large SUV, which will feature a number of upgradations and will be the perfect car especially for large families.
Dacia Duster 2017 – Features and Design:
Elegant and sporty, the new Dacia Duster will be nicely designed, in order to keep its appealing cumbersome look. It is going to be built on the same platform as the last Renault version, but it will be longer by 15 inches than the last model. On its front fascia, the new Dacia Duster 2017 will get a redesigned chrome grille, in order look more aggressive and powerful. Both the front head lights and the rear tail lights will be powered by LED technology. This model will also have bigger side glass than the previous one, which will provide the driver with a more relaxed driving. The new crossover will ride on 18-inch aluminum wheels.
The cabin will be luxurious and comfortable and will get a new modern look, with black and yellow colors. The interior will feature three rows of seats and will be able to accommodate up to 7 passengers. The seats will be made out of premium materials, which will also guarantee maximum comfort for both the driver and the passengers. The new Dacia Duster 2017 will be equipped with a brand new instrument panel, new graphics on the center console and some new gadgets, that will change its current layout. It will also feature a new type of LCD screen, which will be paired with satellite radio, Bluetooth and wi-fi. In addition, it will be equipped with the latest safety and entertainment technologies, that are also available in current Renault cars. Upgraded security features, such as air bags, strong brakes, a rear camera and alert systems will also be integrated into this new crossover.
Dacia Duster 2017 – Modifications in the Engine:
The new SUV will be powered by several engine variants. The first variant will be a 1.6 lt. 4-cylinder petrol engine, that will be able to generate 114 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. There will also be a 2.0 lt, 4-cylinder engine, that will be able to give around 140 hp. Finally, there will be another engine with 1.5 lt, 4-cylinder turbo diesel, which will have two output versions (85 hp and 100 hp). Moreover, the new Dacia is expected to be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 10 seconds, while its top speed is expected to be around 110 mph.
Dacia Duster 2017 – Launch Date and Price:
The new Dacia Duster 2017 is anticipated to be released in the automotive market during the last months of 2016. Its price will range between $11,000 and $20,000. The last model of Dacia Duster was only available in certain markets, such as Russia, India and South Africa, but the new model is expected to reach more buyers.