Advanced features and fitments deliver tangible, value-add enhancements
In excess of 10 000 unit sales in three years
At 4.8 litres/100kms, 1.5dCi turbo diesel engine powering Dynamique variants delivers optimum fuel efficiency
Tangible enhancements include NEW streamlined centre console, seat fabric, headlights and tail lamps
Rear parking camera a NEW and first-rate addition to Dynamic variants
Cruise control standard across the range; 7” MediaNav® touch screen and optional leather (Dynamique models)
Added value at NO additional cost, Duster MY16 range remains priced from just R239 900!
Anyone and everyone in the market for an SUV offering a host of value-adds and with an affordable price tag to boot, will be impressed with the tangible advancements and enhancements made to Renault’s popular Duster model. Renault Duster SUV MY16 has arrived and is ready to rock South African roads this summer.
Renault Duster’s success is a global tale and with Duster driving sales in excess of 10 000 units since its September 2013 launch in SA, Duster MY16 is writing the next chapter.
The first Renault model designed to meet stringent European standards – yet be capable of conquering international markets where usage and road conditions are considerably more rugged – three years down the track, Duster continues to be a formidable contender in South Africa’s B-SUV segment.
PRODUCT TWEAKS INSIDE & OUT = TANGIBLE ENHANCEMENTS
While Duster MY16 model variants remain the same, exciting new product enhancements give each a fresh new look and feel.
Duster 1.6 77kW Expression 4×2
Duster 1.5 80kW dCi Dynamique 4×2
Duster 1.6 77kW Dynamique 4×2
Duster 1.5 80kW dCi Dynamique 4×4
Trendy new black alloys
Ultra-modernised front headlamps and rear tail lights
Rear camera standard on Dynamique models
Electric rear windows now standard on Expression models
Drive away lock standard on all variants
New streamlined centre console
Refreshed fabric on inner seat segments and door panels underscores modern interior look and feel
Additional colour choices
7” MediaNav® touchscreen on-board navigation (Dynamique variants only)
Cruise control standard on all variants
Dynamique 4×4 comes with three transmission modes
Leather optional on all three Dynamique derivatives: the petrol-powered 1.6 4×2 and the 1.5 4×2 and 4×4 diesel derivatives
Rear camera standard on Dynamique models
The perfect fit for South African roads, Renault Duster MY16 is equally at home on highways, in cities and suburbs as it is off the beaten track and presses all the right buttons for a drivers with diverse demands behind the wheel.
A traditional SUV, the versatile Duster MY16 is tough, unpretentious and designed to unlock the adventurer in all of us. Rugged and reliable, Duster is just the ticket to take the family almost anywhere.
As before, the upgraded Renault Duster variants come with a choice of two power plants:
The 1.6 77kW normally aspirated petrol engine (Expression and Dynamique 4×2 models)
The 1.5 dCi turbo diesel engine (Dynamique 4×2 and 4×4 models). While this new generation engine derived from Renault’s Formula 1 engine expertise ticks all the boxes in terms of power and performance, delivering 4.8 litres/100km, its fuel efficiency is unparalleled.
In an era where fuel costs continue to see-saw, with Duster’s well-proven fuel efficiency, owning a Renault Duster MY16 makes more sense than ever.
RANGE & PRICING:
A plus for customers, new and old, is that every model in the Renault Duster MY16 range carries the same price tag as previously.
Duster 1.6 Expression 4×2 77kW petrol R 239 900
Duster 1.6 Dynamique 4×2 77kW petrol R 259 900
Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4×2 80kW diesel R 279 900
Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4×4 80kW diesel R 304 900
As is the case across Renault’s entire product range, Renault Duster MY16 models come standard with a 5-year/150 000km mechanical warranty, a 3-year/45 000km service plan (with service intervals at 15 000km intervals) and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty.
Start of sales: Mid-October 2016
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