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Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus

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Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Overview

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

Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Review

One look at the Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxL is all it takes to understand that the car is certain to take the automobile market by storm. The SUV packed with safety and comfort features at a very competitive price is what makes it desirable.


The exterior of the car is equipped with specially designed headlights which, through light sensors, can alter their intensity according to the availability of natural light. Fog lights, which are provided both at the front and rear ends, look stylish and facilitate driving in foggy conditions. The wipers, used in the car, have to ability to start functioning as soon as they detect the slightest trace of rain. A spoiler is provided at the rear end. It helps in enhancing vehicle stability at high speeds. 16 inch alloy wheels and 215/65 R16 tyres help in imparting stability to the car. Window washer, defogger and adjustable rear view mirror are some of the other features which breathe life into the exterior. Metallic Woodland Brown,Metallic Fiery Red,Pearl Supreme White and Pearl Galaxy Black are some of the color variants the car is available in. Each color gives a new look to the car.


The interior of the car is equipped with numerous features which help in giving it a royal semblance. To begin with, the seats and doors of this five seater car are covered with fabric upholstery. This fact helps in giving the interior a consistent and formal look. A conveniently located glove compartment permits the driver to keep all accessories in a secure manner and that too at an arm’s reach. A cigarette lighter , AC, Heater and digital clock are some of the other impressive fixtures that enhance the daintiness associated with the interior.

Engine & Performance (Power Mileage Acceleration & Pick-up)

On the technology front, the car is equipped with a 1461 cc, 1.5L turbocharged 4 cylinder engine that offers a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1900 rpm and a peak power of 83.8 bhp at 3750 rpm. The technology used helps the car in offering a good city mileage of 18.0 kmpl and a highway mileage of 20.46 kmpl.  A 50 litre fuel tank helps in making the car suitable for use on the highway. As far as dimensions are concerned, the car has a truly “larger than life” persona with a height of 1695 mm, width of 1822 mm and length of 4315 mm. A 2673 mm wheelbase helps in bringing about an even distribution of weight.

Braking & Handling

Realising the importance of the braking system, the makers have equipped the cars with disc shaped front brakes which are easy to operate and maintain. On the rear end, drum brakes are employed to the stability of the car. Braking at high speeds may result in locking or jamming of brakes. A robust Anti Braking System (ABS) helps in eradicating this problem. Renault Duster 85PS Diesel RxL also has Assisted Braking— a feature that helps in reducing the distance the car travels post the use of brakes.

Safety Features

Passenger safety is taken care of by numerous impressive features. To start off, the car employs child locks which help in preventing children from opening doors while the car is on the move. Passenger and driver airbags help in protect the passengers from injuries, in case of collision, by acting as shock absorbers. Seat belts help in enhancing passenger safety during jerk filled journeys. Door Ajar and seat belt warning indicators help in ensuring proper locking of doors and application of seat belts respectively. Side impact beams help in reducing the damage suffered by the car in case of a rollover. Front and rear suspension help in easing out the shocks associated with bumpy or rough journeys. A special feature called immobilizer deactivates the engine if a duplicate key is used at the time of ignition. Halogen headlamps are provided for driving in dark and foggy conditions. Another safety feature available is the presence of power door locks— a technology that ensures the automatic locking of doors once the car moves.

Comfort Features

A ton of comfort oriented features help in making the car a true “’palace on wheels ”. A power steering helps in introducing a sense of automation to, highly challenging, task of driving thereby making the life of novice drivers easy. It is also equipped with controls for manipulating temperature and the music system. Parking sensors, which detect the obstructions or the other cars help in simplifying the task of parking. Rear AC vents ensure that the comfort of passengers seated on rear seats is not compromised. The interiors include the cup holders to help in spill free consumption of drinks while on the move.  Seat belts are equipped with controls that help passengers in adjusting them according to their height.  Those who like reading while on journeys will certainly appreciate the presence of a reading lamp— a feature that facilitates night time reading. A spacious trunk makes the car suited for long journeys. A trunk light makes it possible to use the trunk conveniently even in darkness. A remote lid opener comes across as very a handy tool at fuel stations.  A unique feature called “air control” helps in ensuring that passengers breathe only refined and dust free air. The feature acts as a blessing for patients of asthma and other respiratory ailments. Rear headrests enhance passenger comfort and make life easy for those suffering from spondylitis or neck pain.

The entertainment needs are taken care of by a handful of entertainment related features. To begin, a CD player with a robust performance and smooth functioning is provided.  A CD changer feature permits smooth changing of the CD s and help in preventing the player from damage it may suffer if it is handled manually. A Radio is provided that helps users in enjoying the latest songs and tuning into their favorite radio stations while on the move. Speakers are provided at the front and rear which offer top-notch sound quality and through amplifier create a surround sound feel. A remote control for controlling the audio system is also provided to improve usability.


Excellent Safety and comfort features packed in a SUV at an affordable price


More Power and Torque could make it more desirable

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus 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
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Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Features

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus 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 RxL Plus Performance & Fuel

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

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus 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 RxL Plus Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus 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 RxL Plus Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontYes
Power Windows-RearYes
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 LampYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
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 WheelYes
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsRear
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 RxL Plus 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 RxL Plus Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperYes
Rear Window WasherYes
Rear Window DefoggerYes
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 AntennaYes
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke HeadlampsYes
Roof RailNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemYes
Parking SensorsRear
Central LockingYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistYes
Power Door LocksYes
Child Safety LocksYes
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
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 WarningYes
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 SensorYes
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 RxL Plus Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerYes
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontYes
Speakers RearYes
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 RxL Plus Details

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus TransmissionManual
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus ExteriorDouble Barrel Headlights /n Two Tone Colored Bumpers /n Chrome Front Grille Surround /n Chrome Back Door Embellisher /n Body Colored Outside Door Mirrors /n Stylish Roof Rails /n Door Side Sill /n Stylish Steel Wheel /n
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus SteeringElectro Hydraulic Power Assisted
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus TyresTubeless Tyres
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Engine1.5-litre K9K Diesel Engine
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Comfort & ConvenienceKeyless Entry /n Power Windows With Illuminated Switches /n Airconditioning With Heater & Pollen Filter /n Tilt Steering Column /n Electrically Adjustable Outside Mirror /n Foldable Rear Seat Backrest /n Rear Seat Centre Armrest With Cupholders /n Adjustable Rear Seat Headrest /n Front & Rear 12V Accessory Socket /n On Board Trip Coumputer /n Headlight Alarm /n Height Adjustable Front Seat Belt /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 /n Digital Clock /n Front Map Lamp /n Front & Rear Reading Lamp /n Theater Dimming Interior Lamps & Key Answer Back Function /n Trunk Room Lamp /n Glove Box Lamp /n Electric Back Door Release /n
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus FuelDiesel
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus Brake SystemFront:Ventilated Disc,Rear:Drum
Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus SafteyEngine Immobilizer /n Central Locking /n Engine Protective Under Guard /n Door Open Warning Lamp /n Rear Defogger /n Rear Wiper & Washer /n Front Fog Lamps /n

Renault Duster 2012-2015 85PS Diesel RxL Plus 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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