The up to date SUV lands in an already overpopulated phase and must go huge on efficiency and light-weight on the pockets to draw clients. Here is the on-paper efficiency and value comparability of Renault’s Duster in turbo avatar towards the rivals:
Renault Duster: The 2020 Duster with the 1.3L Turbo Petrol engine delivers 156PS at 5500 rpm and 254 Nm at 1600 rpm. It is matched with a 6-speed guide choice or X-Tronic CVT.
Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos
The Hyundai Creta shares its BS6 engines with the Kia Seltos — a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol that produces 115PS and 144Nm, a 1.5-litre diesel that produces 115PS and 250Nm, and a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol producing 140PS and 242Nm.
For Hyundai, a 7-speed DCT does the transmission duties whereas Kia Seltos will get a 6-speed guide together with DCT.
Nissan Kicks and Renault Duster share the identical 1.3-litre engine, energy rated at 155PS and 254Nm. The Kicks is on the market in each guide and CVT choices.
The all-new Duster turbo petrol begins at Rs 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom) and goes as much as Rs 13.59 lakh (ex-showroom). The Renault Duster turbo petrol variant will likely be obtainable in three guide trims- RXE, RXS and RXZ and two CVT trims – RXS and RXZ.
Renault additionally gives the choice of the present 1.5L Petrol engine, which begins at Rs 8.59 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Creta is offered in 5 variants: E, EX, S, SX, and SX(O). It is priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 17.2 lakh (ex-showroom). The turbo Creta is priced at Rs 16.16 lakh (ex-showroom).
Kia Motors gives the Seltos in two variants – Tech Line and GT Line. The Tech Line is on the market in 5 trims – HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, and HTX+ are priced between Rs 9.89 lakh and Rs 17.34 lakh (ex-showroom).The 1.4-litre GTX trims are priced between Rs 15.54 lakh – 17.29 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Kicks is on the market in 4 variants: XL, XV, XV Premium, and XV Premium(O). It is priced between Rs 9.49 lakh and Rs 14.15 lakh (ex-showroom). The turbo trim begins at Rs 11.85 lakh (ex-showroom).
Renault Duster and Nissan Kicks sit on high by way of energy and are friendlier to pocket. However, as a complete, Hyundai and Kia present better-packaged SUVs with larger gross sales and repair community.