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Renault Duster Petrol Automatic Launch in May!! Read on for details

Renault will very soon launch the automatic variants of the Duster SUV in India. The Duster has always been a big seller for the French car maker in India, but the diesel variant has been the top selling model in the Duster lineup. Now, Renault feels that there is sufficient demand for petrol variants in India. In order to boost the Duster petrol lineup, Renault will very soon introduce automatic variants equipped with a CVT. The launch of the Renault Duster Petrol Automatic will take place in May 2017. Read further to know more about the upcoming Renault Duster Petrol CVT launch, price and specifications and more.

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Renault Duster Petrol Automatic Launch

Duster Petrol

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic-  Launch Date

Model NameExpected Launch Date
Duster Petrol CVTMay 2017

Renault will be launching the automatic variants of its popular SUV Duster in May this year. Reports suggest that later this year, Renault will also be launching a new SUV in India called the Kaptur/Captur. The current generation Duster was launched in India in the year 2012. It received a modification last year and the diesel variants also got a 6-speed AMT.

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic-  Price

ModelEstimated Ex-showroom Price
Renault Duster 1.6 Petrol CVT RxLRs. 10.50 lakh
Renault Duster 1.6 Petrol CVT RxZRs. 12.00 lakh

It seems that Renault will first offer the petrol automatic Duster in the existing RxL trim and  then add a new top end RxZ trim to the lineup. It is expected that prices of the Duster petrol automatic will start at around Rs. 10.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic-  Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement1.6 L Petrol
Power102 BHP
Torque145 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)CVT
Length x Width x Height4315 x 1822 x 1695 mm
Wheelbase2673 mm
Kerb WeightInfo not available
Wheel Type and Size16 inch
Boot Space475 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity50 litres

Oppose to the diesel automatic variants of the Duster, the petrol variant will get a CVT. Torque and power output will be similar to the manual variants.

Duster Automatic Petrol

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic-  Mileage

Duster Petrol CVTMileage (estimated)
Overall13-14 KMPL

The actual mileage of a CVT gearbox depends a lot on an individual’s driving style. It is likely that the Duster Petrol Automatic will have a  claimed mileage of around 13-14 KMPL and an on road mileage of around 10-11 KMPL.

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic-  Dimensions

Length x Width x Height4315 x 1822 x 1695 mm
Width1822 mm
Height1695 mm
Wheelbase2673 mm

As of now, in this segment particularly, the Honda BR-V and the Hyundai Creta are available in  petrol automatic options. Upon launch, the Renault Duster petrol automatic will compete directly with the Honda BR-V CVT and Creta Petrol AT.

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Stay tuned indiaautoz.in for more updates on the upcoming Renault Duster Petrol automatic. Do you feel that the Renault Duster should be introduced in a petrol CVT variant? Do let us know via the questions and comments below.

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  1. Renault is working high on a passionate level to make duster better in every possible portion. Duster diesel initially was intended as a SUV to take on those off-road paths. To add more grip to duster’s adventure trailing instincts new variants entered into space. And now the petro-automatic engine, another splendid feather in duster’s hat.

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