During the first five-year period, the company sold more than a million Dusters. Last year alone, we sold 41, 409 Renault Duster. In Russia, the crossover has collected many awards and prizes, for six years in a row it has occupied the first lines in the ratings of the most popular all-wheel drive, and is recognized as the leader among the SUV B-segment in terms of preservation of residual value.
But the market requires constant updating. And the current one is the largest in three years.Externally, the 2019 Renault Duster differs from its predecessor in 16-inch Thema Gris Erbe rims and blackened middle body pillars. Externally, the 2019 Renault Duster differs from its predecessor in 16-inch Thema Gris Erbe rims and blackened middle body pillars.
Engines left unchanged. It is still gasoline 1.6 and 2.0 with 114 and 143 hp. and a 1.5-liter diesel engine developing 109 hp It is only offered in an all-wheel drive version with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The all-wheel drive with a 2-liter engine can be equipped with an automatic, and the initial single-drive version is available only with a 5-speed manual.
The names of the complete sets were changed in accordance with the unified marketing strategy in Russia. The basic Authentique is renamed to Access, Expression to Life, Privilege to Drive, the maximum Luxe Privilege to Drive Plus. Such simple names are clearly better suited to the nature of the car and easier to remember.
New in Duster and seat upholstery, with silver stitching. In the top version of Drive Plus, the upholstery is combined, the central part is made of eco-leather, the textile side parts.
The heated windshield in the updated Duster is controlled by a separate button on the center console. And the focus is on new multimedia systems. As standard equipment in most trim levels comes Radio Connect. For the Life version, the system is offered as an option. This is an outwardly simple complex with two USB connectors, a separate volume control in the form of a washer and a regular place for the phone holder, which is offered as an optional accessory. And it’s good that the head unit is not framed by glossy plastic for piano varnish, on which fingerprints are forever, but by an ordinary, matte finish. The interior will look tidier.2016 Renault Duster Salon The steering wheel looks a bit heavy for the B-Class. 2016 Renault Duster Salon The steering wheel looks a bit heavy for the B-Class. And it looks like the interior of the updated Duster with the Radio Connect complex. And it looks like the interior of the updated Duster with the Radio Connect complex. Related Materials Renault Duster - all the faults But the main tricks are inside. The system supports the DAB digital radio standard, can work with the free R&GO application that allows you to synchronize the system with a smartphone. The application is already available for download on the Apple Store and Google Play.
R&GO by default selects the navigation system installed on the smartphone - Yandex.Navigator, Google Maps, CoPilot or Waze, remembers the location of the car after parking and turning off the audio system and then allows you to find it using the navigation on your smartphone - a very useful feature for large parking lots.
The application contains information on mileage and fuel level, distance traveled and travel time, and even an analysis of driving style with tips on improving efficiency and economy. The application evaluates trips in ECO points: you can compete with yourself or other drivers, improving results. Also in the application you can find out what any control lamp means and contact the Customer Support Center with one click.
Using the built-in player in the application, you can listen to radio, music from a smartphone, create your own playlists, and configure the audio system as you wish. The application allows you to make and receive calls over the speakerphone, can read incoming text messages so that the driver is not distracted from control.As an optional equipment for the Renault Duster, the new MediaNav 4.0 multimedia system with a 7-inch touchscreen, AndroidAuto and CarPlay support, already available on other models - the updated Renault Logan, Kaptur and Stepway series is now also offered. As an optional equipment for the Renault Duster, the new MediaNav 4.0 multimedia system with a 7-inch touchscreen, AndroidAuto and CarPlay support, already available on other models - the updated Renault Logan, Kaptur and Stepway series is now also offered.
In March, they will begin production of cars with the new 16-inch Thema Gris Erbe rims, which are standard on Drive. In Life, they will be optional. By the way, now Duster is offered with a tire pressure monitoring system that complements the set of standard electronic assistants (traction control and assist when starting uphill). In all trim levels, except for Access, the middle pillars will be blackened, which improves the visual perception of the car. Starting with Life, passenger airbags and an on-board computer are available in the basic equipment.