Upcoming All-New Renault Duster – Top 5 Things To Know

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Discover everything that you should know about the upcoming next-generation Renault Duster: design, platform, features, powertrain, and expected launch

Renault, the renowned French automotive giant, is gearing up to launch the next-generation Duster SUV. This highly anticipated mid-sized SUV is expected to come with significant updates and improvements, making it an exciting prospect for SUV enthusiasts. Spy pictures of this next-gen SUV emerged online a while back, and there are plenty of details floating around the internet.

Here are five key things you should know about the upcoming next-generation Renault Duster.

1. Design and Size

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The next-generation Renault Duster will showcase a fresh and modern design. Drawing inspiration from the Renault Bigster Concept SUV, the new Duster will feature sharp body lines and incorporate Y-themed elements in the front grille, headlamps, and tail lamps. It will retain the signature upright and muscular stance, giving it a commanding presence on the road. The SUV is estimated to be around 4.44 meters in length, which should provide ample space in the cabin for passengers and cargo.

2. Platform

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Underpinning the next-generation Duster will be Renault-Nissan’s CMF-B platform. This platform, specifically the CMF-B LS variant for our market, will come with India-specific modifications. Similar to Volkswagen’s India-specific MQB-A0-IN platform, the CMF-B LS platform will ensure the SUV meets the unique demands and preferences of the Indian market.

3. Interior and Features

Renault will likely enhance the overall cabin experience with the next-generation Duster. While specific details are limited, improvements can be expected over the previous generation. The SUV might feature a fully-digital instrument cluster and a large touchscreen infotainment system, offering advanced connectivity and entertainment options. With a redesigned interior layout, we expect Renault to provide a comfortable and refined cabin environment for occupants.

4. Powertrain and Four-Wheel Drive

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The next-generation Duster is likely to offer a range of powertrain options. Although the specific options for the Indian market are yet to be confirmed, international markets may see the inclusion of a 1.0 turbo-petrol engine with 105 horsepower, a 1.6 hybrid engine with 140 horsepower, and a 1.2 mild-hybrid engine with 130 horsepower.

Additionally, the SUV could come equipped with a four-wheel-drive system, providing enhanced off-road capabilities. The previous-gen model was also available with a 4WD system in the Indian market back in the day, which made it a big hit among off-road enthusiasts.

5. Launch Timeline

Some rumours suggest that the next-generation Duster will make its debut in India in 2025. While the official launch timeline is a mystery, we’re sure that Renault is working on launching it here soon, especially considering how well SUVs are performing in our market.