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Renault Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL

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Duster Petrol RxL Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    13.24 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1598 cc
  • BHP
    102.57
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Boot Space
    475-litres
  • Airbags
    Yes
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Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL Review

Renault India finally launched its much awaited compact SUV, Renault Duster in the Indian car market. The SUV was certainly worth the wait. There are so many high points of the car, which takes it a couple of notches higher in the segment. The SUV has been launched in both diesel as well as petrol. The Renault Duster Petrol RxL is the second petrol variant that is loaded with ample of advanced comfort features along with good safety traits. Firstly the engine under the bonnet in this variant comprise of 1.6 litre of multi-point fuel injection type petrol engine that produces peak power of 102PS with 145Nm of maximum torque. The five speed manual transmission mated with the engine makes the SUV to deliver a decent mileage of 13.24km per litre. The exteriors of Renault Duster Petrol RxL have been done with utmost care. The dynamic and sporty appeal makes the SUV look much bold and masculine as compared to the other available in the market today. The interiors are blessed with some very premium features, like seats upholstered in beige colored fabric, keyless entry, air-conditioning system with heater, electrically adjustable ORVMs, steering mounted audio controls, 2-DIN audio system and so on.

Exteriors

The exteriors of the newly launched Renault Duster RxL are appealing and alluring from every angle. The car is about 4.3 meters in length, but it surely does look a lot bigger than that. There are many things in the exteriors of the car that would lure you towards it substantially. The front profile of the car has very sporty attitude that is defined well with the stylish grille dipped in chrome. The grille is accompanied by Renault badge, which has been placed in a very accurate position. Furthermore, the twin barrel type headlights with clear fog lamps are well-carved out on the dual toned bumper. The side profile for the car is as attractive as the front. The properly carved out wheel arches with 16 inches of alloy wheels and chrome-satin ORVMs are mated with body colored handles and stylish roof rails. Even the ground clearance is perfect. The rear end of Renault Duster Petrol RxL features edgy and curvy tail lights that are nicely blended with the emerging rear bumper.

Interiors

Renault Duster Petrol RxL is blessed with premium and utterly comfortable interiors. The lavish feel makes the ride and drive for the passengers extremely pleasurable and relaxing. The interiors of this car variant comprise of seats upholstered with trendy beige colored fabric, metallic champagne silver finish has been given to the steering wheel while the chrome finish has been provided to the gear knob. The floor here has been done in glossy piano black and the similar finish is given to the centre fascia. On the whole the car interiors of the car are luxurious and impressive, which make the car variant better than other compact SUV available in the market today.

Engine performance

Under the bonnet, the new Renault Duster RxL is bestowed with a brawny and robust 1.6 litre of 16 valve petrol engine . The engine uses multi-point fuel injection type, which pushes it to deliver a peak power of 102PS at the rate of 5850rpm together with 145Nm of maximum torque at the rate of 3750rpm. This 1598cc of engine is intelligently mated with five speed manual transmission that assists the car in delivering a good mileage of 13.24 km per litre. Coming to the acceleration and pick-up, the Renault Duster Petrol RxL doesn’t let down at all. The SUV has a top speed of 160kmph and goes from 0 to 100kmph in just 11.5 seconds. Overall, the technical specifications of the freshly launched Duster RxL Petrol are first class and make it a high performer on road and off road.

Braking and Handling

The braking and handling of the car are superb. The disc brakes are present in the Renault Duster Petrol RxL, which are extremely effective in case emergency brakes are applied. The suspension system of the car comprise of McPherson Strut with double wishbones on the front and deflected H Torsion beam at the rear. The setup of the suspension system is similar to hatchbacks. Furthermore, the suspension system present here amplifies the overall driving of the car and make it completely smooth and easy for the driver to drive the SUV on the rugged and rough Indian topography. Another highpoint of Renault Duster Petrol RxL SUV is its hydraulic power assisted steering wheel that helps the driver to glide the car smoothly even on the narrowest turns of the road.

Safety features

Renault Duster Petrol RxL is not very superior in terms of safety features, but the safety features are enhanced as compared to the base variant of the car. this variant however still misses out on the anti lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution system , brake assist and dual airbags, but still the car is bestowed with numerous other safety characteristics. These include in engine immobilizer, door open warning lamp, front fog lamps, rear defogger, driver seat belt reminder, central locking system and engine protective under guard.

Comfort features

The comfort features of Renault Duster Petrol RxL are much more enhanced and intensified as compared to the base petrol variant of Duster SUV. The premium interiors are well-complemented with numerous comfort and convenience features. these comfort features comprise of air conditioning system with heater, power windows with illuminated switches, keyless entry, tilt steering column, electrically adjustable ORVMs, foldable rear seat backrest, rear seat center armrest with cup holder, adjustable rear seat headrest, 2-DIN audio system (Mp3/CD/AM/Fm) with four speakers and Aux-in and Bluetooth interface, steering wheel mounted with audio & phone controls, on-board trip computer, headlight alarm and height adjustable front seat belts. All these features make the Renault Duster Petrol RxL SUV worth the amount spent on.

Pros 

The highlights of Renault Duster Petrol RxL SUV consist of good interiors, awesome looks, decent mileage and affordable price tag.

Cons 

The Renault Duster Petrol RxL SUV doesn’t feature ABS, EBD, brake assist and dual airbags.

Key Specifications of Renault Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL

ARAI Mileage13.24 kmpl
City Mileage10.5 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1598
Max Power (bhp@rpm)102.57bhp@5850rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)145Nm@3750rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeManual
Boot Space (Litres)475
Fuel Tank Capacity50
Body TypeSUV

Key Features of Renault Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Renault Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeK4M Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)1598
Max Power (bhp@rpm)102.57bhp@5850rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)145Nm@3750rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFI
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Gear Box5 speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)13.24
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt Steering
Turning Radius (Metres)5.2 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4315
Width (mm)1822
Height (mm)1695
Boot Space (Litres)475
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)205
Wheel Base (mm)2673
Front Tread (mm)1560
Rear Tread (mm)1567
Gross Weight (Kg)1740
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking SensorsRear
KeyLess Entry
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Smoke Headlamps
Tyre Size215/65 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
EBD
Advance Safety FeaturesEngine Protective Under Guard
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
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Renault Duster 2012-2015 Petrol RxL 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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