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Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE

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Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    20.45 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1461 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Boot Space

Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Review

Renault India has finally rolled out its most awaited Renault Duster compact SUV in the Indian car market. The SUV is launched in both diesel as well as petrol engine options. The Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE is the base diesel variant of the car, which is powered by a dynamic 1.5 litre of dCi diesel engine that produces maximum power and torque of 85PS and 200Nm respectively. The engine is coupled with the five speed manual transmission that let it deliver a very good mileage of 20.46 km per litre. Besides the high class technical specifications, Renault India has worked hard on the appearance of the SUV and has given it a very sleek, chic and stylish look. From front profile to rear end of the car, you would find smooth and flowing contours along with giving a very dynamic and sporty feel. On the inside, the interiors are also done keeping in mind the image of the car and have been given a high class and premium ambience. The car features electro hydraulic power assisted steering wheel, power windows, and air conditioning system with heater, comfortable seating arrangement and many more. Overall, Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE is a complete compact SUV, which is not only loaded with numerous features, but is also easy on pocket.


The exteriors of Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE are worth mentioning. The length of the car is about 4.3 meters but it appears to be more than 5 meters. The look of this compact SUV by Renault is an ideal mix of dynamic and muscular attitude. Starting with the front end of the SUV, the stylish grille is accompanied by a broad chrome slate that sports bold and beautiful Renault Badge. This is well-blended with twin barrel headlights. Furthermore, the front bumper is dual toned and has been done with utmost care and concern. The side profile of Duster RxE Diesel features well done wheel arches sporting the bold and big 16 inches of alloy . The car also features body colored door handles and body colored ORVMs. Lastly the rear end of SUV completes the entire look of the car with the chic tail lights. These tail lights are complimented by an impressive rear bumper. The chrome finished exhaust pipe enhances the overall exteriors of Renault Duster RxE Diesel.


The interiors of the new Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE have been made premium and comfortable from every angle. However, if compared to its older brother, Renault Koleos’s, the Duster RxE Diesel interiors are not as lavish as of Koleos but are quite agreeable. The car has classic black fabric upholstered seats with chrome finished gear knob. The centre fascia finish and the door grab handle have been done in Glossy metallic grey while the floor console finish is in charcoal grey color. Overall, this five-seater compact SUV has the interiors, which appealing as well as comfortable for the drivers and passengers.

Engine performance

Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE is the base diesel variant of the freshly launched Duster SUV. The car has been blessed with a dynamic and aggressive 1.5 litre of dCi diesel engine with four cylinder in-line . The engine uses the common rail direct injection system, which manages to churn out peak power of 85PS at the rate of 3750rpm along with 200Nm of maximum torque at the rate of 1900rpm. This 1461cc of engine has been coupled with five speed manual transmission, which in turn makes the car to deliver a good mileage of 20.46 km per litre. Coming to the pickup and acceleration of the car, Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE is quite nice. When accelerates the SUV zooms away with a crest speed of 156 km per litre and goes from 0 to 100 km per hour in about 13.9 seconds , which is quite impressive. Overall, Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE is a great performer on road and the mileage figures would further make the SUV quite easy on pocket.

Braking and Handling

Renault Duster RxE Diesel has a superb braking and handling system. The electro hydraulic power assisted steering wheel that takes the drive a couple of notches higher. The braking system comprises of ventilated disc on the front and the drum brakes for the rear. The suspension system present here is also striking. The Independent McPherson Strut with coil Springs and anti roll bar is in the front axle, while the torsion beam axle with coil spring and anti roll bar is present in the rear. This suspension system makes the drive for the driver an absolutely great experience as the rough Indian terrains and pot hole doesn’t affect the smooth ride in Renault Duster RxE Diesel.

Safety features

Renault Duster RxE is the base diesel variant of Duster SUV. Consequently, the variant misses out on Anti lock braking system, Electronic Brake force Distribution system and brake assist. But the SUV certainly is blessed with many other safety features such as engine immobilizer, door open warning lamp, engine protective under guard and central locking system. The car variant also doesn’t have airbags, which is a bit of a distress.

Comfort features

Renault India has taken care of the comfort department in Renault Duster RxE Diesel. The car variant has been blessed with plentiful of comfort features that confirm that the journey is relaxed and relaxing for the passengers. The new Renault Duster RxE comes with keyless entry, power windows with illuminated switches, air conditioning system with pollen filter and heater, tilt steering column, foldable rear seat, 12V accessory socket in the front , headlight alarm, front seat back pocket and 2 cup holders. Moreover, to augment the convenience and comfort for the passengers, Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxE sports bottle holder on console, passenger vanity mirror, digital clock, and versatile rear parcel shelf with storage space, front map lamp, theatre dimming interior lamps, key answer back function and electric backdoor release type. All these features make the car quite impressive and a better option as compared to other SUVs available in the market today.


Light weight, properly designed exteriors, high comfort and elegant interiors, are the major highpoints of the new Renault Duster RxE Diesel.


Lack of ABS, EBD, Brake assist and airbags.

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Specifications

ARAI Mileage20.45 kmpl
City Mileage18.0 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Max Power83.8bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque200Nm@1900rpm
Engine Description1.5-litre 83.8bhp 16V dCi Diesel Engine
Cargo Volume475-litres
Finance Quotes
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Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Features

Power Windows FrontYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Engine & Transmission

Engine TypedCi Diesel Engine
Engine Description1.5-litre 83.8bhp 16V dCi Diesel Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)1461
No. of cylinder4
Maximum Power83.8bhp@3750rpm
Maximum Torque200Nm@1900rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemCRDI
Bore x StrokeNo
Compression RatioNo
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 speed
Drive TypeFWD
Clutch TypeNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Performance & Fuel

ARAI Mileage (kmpl)20.45
Fuel TypeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)50

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Suspension System, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Shock Absorbers TypeNo
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt Steering
Steering Gear TypeNo
Turning Radius (wheel base)5.2 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Dimensions & Capacity

Ground Clearance Unladen205mm
Wheel Base2673mm
Front Tread1560mm
Rear Tread1567mm
Gross Weight1758kg
Cargo Volume475-litres
Tyre Size215/65 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size16 Inch
Seating Capacity5
No of Doors5

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearNo
One Touch Operating Power WindowsNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Accessory Power OutletYes
Trunk LightYes
Vanity MirrorYes
Rear Reading LampNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontNo
Cup Holders-RearYes
Rear A/C VentsNo
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Massage SeatsNo
Memory Functions For SeatNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Autonomous ParkingNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Drive ModesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderNo
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
USB ChargerNo
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
Central Console ArmrestNo
Tailgate AjarNo
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Rear CurtainNo
Luggage Hook & NetNo
Battery SaverNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Interior Features

Air ConditionerYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterYes
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Ventilated SeatsNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Power AntennaNo
Tinted GlassNo
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible TopNo
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNo
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemNo
Parking SensorsNo
Central LockingYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistNo
Power Door LocksYes
Child Safety LocksYes
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Knee AirbagsNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorNo
Head-Up DisplayNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Pretensioners & Force Limiter SeatbeltNo
Door Ajar WarningYes
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsYes
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsNo
KeyLess EntryYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Hill AssistNo
Engine ImmobilizerYes
Crash SensorNo
Blind Spot MonitorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety FeaturesEngine Protective Under Guard
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
360 View CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceYes

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Internal StorageNo
No of SpeakersNo
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Details

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE TransmissionManual
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE ExteriorDouble Barrel Headlights /n Two Tone Colored Bumpers /n Chrome Front Grille Surround /n Chrome Back Door Embellisher /n Stylish Roof Rails /n Door Side Sill /n Stylish Steel Wheel /n
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE SteeringElectro Hydraulic Power Assisted
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE TyresTubeless Tyres
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Engine1.5-litre K9k Diesel Engine
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Comfort & ConvenienceKeyless Entry /n Power Windows With Illuminated Switches /n Airconditioning With Heater & Pollen Filter /n Tilt Steering Column /n Foldable Rear Seat Backrest /n Front 12V Accessory Socket /n Headlight Alarm /n Front Seat Back Pocket /n 2 Cup Holders /n Bottle Holders On Console /n Versatile Rear Parcel Shelf With Storage Space /n Passenger Vanity Mirror /nDigital Clock /n Front Map Lamp /n Theater Dimming Interior Lamps & Key Answer Back Function /n Trunk Room Lamp /n Electric Back Door Release /n
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE FuelDiesel
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Brake SystemFront:Ventilated Disc , Rear:Drum
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE SafteyEngine Immobiliser /n Central Locking /n Engine Protective Under Guard /n Door Open Warning Lamp /n

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxE Colours

Renault Duster 2012-2015 is available in 9 different colours - Metallic Fiery Red, Pearl Galaxy Black, Metallic Graphite Grey, Pearl Galaxy Black-Adventure Edition, Metallic Moonlight Silver, Pearl Supreme White-Adventure Edition, Metallic Woodland Brown, Pearl Supreme White, Amazon Green-Adventure Edition.

  • Metallic Woodland Brown
    Metallic Woodland Brown
  • Metallic Fiery Red
    Metallic Fiery Red
  • Pearl Supreme White
    Pearl Supreme White
  • Metallic Moonlight Silver
    Metallic Moonlight Silver
  • Pearl Galaxy Black
    Pearl Galaxy Black
  • Metallic Graphite Grey
    Metallic Graphite Grey

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