Renault Duster made available in both petrol and diesel options. The petrol driven Renault houses a 1598cc I4 DOHC engine that produces 100.3bhp at 5850 rpm and a maximum torque of 145Nm at 3750 rpm . The diesel powered Renault Duster is powered by 1461cc Turbocharged Diesel I4 SOHC engine that is able to deliver two different power figures: 108.3bhp and 83.5bhp power and a torque of 248Nm and 200Nm respectively to the wheels. Duster has two transmission options- five-speed manual and another six-speed manual (108bhp).
Among the safety features Renault Duster comes equipped with engine immobilizer, door open warning lamp, central locking and engine protective under guard as standard features. Anti-lock Brake System, Emergency Brake Assist besides Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, stability control module, two front airbags and three-point seatbelt tensioners features are incorporated as per the version.
PS is the German unit of power, 85 PS means that this car generates 85 PS of power and RXE is the name of the variant. It has got a 110 PS variant also which means that the engine is tuned to generate 110 PS of power.
The petrol variants of Duster and Terrano return a low mileage of around 12-13 kmpl, therefore it is advisable to go with diesel variants. Also, the K9K diesel engine performs better than the 1.6-litre petrol engine.
The procedure of procuring the keys for Renault Duster is a lengthy one. You would have to place a request with Renault service center. A technician would come to your place and unlock the steering and tow it to the service center. Your old lock would be replaced with a new one and new keys would come in 15 days. The cost of the keys would be Rs 4,500 per key. You would also have to take your RC booklet and Insurance papers to your service center.