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Dacia Duster 1.3 TCe 150 Prestige 5dr EDC Petrol Estate

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£2,995 Advance Payment

These prices are based on the Higher Rate Motability Component. Pricing and offers are correct at the date of publication and are subject to confirmation. Pricing may not be accurate as pricing is updated quarterly. Unless otherwise stated, metallic paint at extra cost. Library image for illustration purposes only.

Fuel: Petrol

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Electric front windows, Hill start assist, Eco mode, Dusk sensor, Rev counter, Electric adjustable/heated door mirrors, Satin chrome air vent surround, Dacia plug and radio/MP3/USB/bluetooth/DAB/steering wheel control...

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MPG

Mpg stands for miles per gallon, and is used to show how far your car is able to travel for every gallon (or 4.55 litres) of fuel it uses. The combined WLTP fuel economy figure provides a general overview of a car's fuel consumption over a variety of speeds and road types.

Insurance Group

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

A new car for the price of a second hand one is always a tempting prospect and when it's as smartly styled and capable as Dacia's Duster, the concept becomes particularly appealing. Undercutting rival models in the small SUV segment by an enormous amount, this Romanian budget brand uses proven Renault engineering to create a very likeable product that could prove ideal as back-up family transport. This improved version of the second generation version gets more technology and a bit of extra polish; otherwise, the basic recipe's pretty much unchanged. Dig down the back of the sofa for some money and join the queue to try one.

Background

The original 'HS'-series Duster SUV was the car that really built the Dacia brand. Launched in 2010, it was far better than any model in this class had a right to be for less than £10,000, but it did have a few rough edges - enough to keep some buyers in the compact SUV segment loyal to more established brands. You always felt that if this Renault-owner manufacturer could add a bit of extra quality, technology and polish to this value-orientated recipe, then it would be well set. Well, to some extent that happened when this second generation 'HM'-series Duster model was introduced in 2017, a car further embellished four years on with the mid-term update we look at here. There's a smarter look and a completely redesigned dashboard. And it's all been put together with a bit more love. Sounds promising.

Driving Experience

Cut back on cost and you also cut back on expectations. Admit it - you didn't think the Duster was going to be any good at all to drive. It may well come as quite a surprise then, to learn that the market consensus in Europe, where this car has been a huge sales success, is that this Dacia has the sort of ride/handling compromise that would shame rivals many thousands of pounds more expensive. Engine-wise, first up is the 0.9-litre TCe 90 engine, a 90hp unit familiar from other compact Renault and Dacia models. It's a decent choice and can also be had in 'TCe 100 Bi-Fuel' LPG form If you need something a bit gutsier under the bonnet and want petrol power, there's also a more modern 1.3-litre TCe turbo petrol unit, available with either 130 or 150hp, the latter only available with EDC auto transmission. All other engines in the range have to be had with a manual gearbox. If you need more pulling power and extra economy, you'll be directed towards the 1.5-litre Blue dCi 115hp diesel, which is the only engine in the range that can be mated to 4WD - a rare thing to find on an affordable small SUV. The 4x4 set-up is Renault's usual Nissan-engineered three-mode system, selectable via a rotary controller in front of the gear stick. Most of the time you'll be in '2WD', but in wet or icy conditions, there's the peace of mind of being able to switch seamlessly to 'Auto' so that extra traction will automatically cut in when necessary. For mud-plugging meanwhile, you'll want to keep all wheels turning permanently by switching to the 'Lock' setting.

Design and Build

This second generation 'HM'-series Duster model has been on sale since 2017, so Dacia has decided that it's time for a mild update, which sees the adoption of smarter Y-shaped LED daytime running lights, which incorporate LED direction indicators and flank a redesigned 3D chromed radiator grille. The bumpers are also smarter and at the rear, there's a redesigned spoiler and fresh tailgate trim. Otherwise, things are much as before. A large, scratch-resistant front skid plate reinforces Duster's adventurer credentials. A high belt line adds to the impression of robustness and protection while the windscreen is quite steeply raked, which makes the cabin appear more spacious. The changes made inside are more significant; this no longer feels like such a bargain basement SUV. That's courtesy of much nicer upholstery, revised headrests, and a high centre console with a wide retracting armrest. The Duster also now offers two multimedia systems with an 8-inch 'Media Display' touchscreen with 'Android Auto' and 'Apple CarPlay' smartphone-mirroring. Of course, if you look for them, there are signs of cost-cutting, but everything's been decently put together. As for rear seat accommodation, well, there's actually more space here than you'd find in most compact SUVs, with reasonable levels of head, leg and shoulder room for two and, on shorter journeys, even for three. The boot's a decent size, offering 478-litres for the 2WD version and 467-litres for the 4WD variant. Fold the rear bench in the 2WD variant and you can fit in as much as 1,623-litres; with the 4WD derivative, it'd be up to 1,614-litres.

Market and Model

The Duster is no longer quite as 'shockingly affordable' as it used to be, but pricing still comfortably undercuts most rivals, starting from around £13,000 for entry-level 'Essential' trim. There are only two other trim options - mid-level 'Comfort' and top 'Prestige'. 'Essential' trim gives you only the basics - things like 16-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, black roof bars, cruise control with speed limiter, a seven-function on-board computer, a DAB Radio and manual air conditioning. 'Comfort'-spec adds 16-inch alloy wheels, black-painted heated and electrically-adjustable door mirrors, body-coloured door handles, front fog lights, and hill descent control. The interior, meanwhile, gains upgraded upholstery, a height-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar adjustment, a leather steering wheel, electric rear windows, rear parking sensors with a rear camera, and an 8-inch Media Display infotainment system complete with 'Android Auto' and 'Apple CarPlay'. Top 'Prestige' trim adds 17-inch alloy wheels, Grey Quartz door mirrors and roof bars, dark-tinted rear windows and an acoustic windshield. There's also automatic air conditioning, keyless entry, a Multiview camera, front parking sensors, a blind spot warning system, heated seats, and an 8-inch 'Media Nav' on-board navigation system with wireless smartphone connectivity for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Cost of Ownership

You'll find the Duster not only inexpensive to buy but similarly cheap to keep on the road. Let's get to the WLTP-rated figures. The base TCe 90 petrol model manages up to 45.6mpg on the combined cycle and 140g/km of CO2. For the TCe 130 4x2 variants, the figures are much the same. For the TCe 150 4x2 EDC auto version, you're looking at 44.8mpg and 142g/km. For the Blue dCi diesel 4x2 version, it's 57.6mpg and 127g/km. And for the Blue dCi 115 4x4, it's 53.3mpg and 139g/km. All Dacia TCe 100 models can also be ordered in LPG form, badged 'TCe 100 Bi-Fuel', featuring a 1.0-litre turbocharged dual-fuel powertrain combining petrol and LPG capabilities. As for peace of mind, well Dacia has chosen to cock a snook at the Koreans by - and I quote - 'deciding not to force buyers into paying a premium for a longer warranty they might not want'. You may disagree, but at least if you do, you've the option of extending the standard 3 year/60,000 mile cover with an affordably-priced five or seven year policy.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Glacier white
  • Solid paint
  • Fabric - Black with grey stitches and duster inscription
  • Tyre inflation kit

Body Glass

  • Electric front windows
  • Electric rear windows
  • Rear wash/wipe
  • Heated rear window
  • 3 speed windscreen wipers
  • Dark glass on lateral rear windows
  • Acoustic windshield

Brakes

  • Hill start assist
  • ABS and Emergency brake assist
  • ASR traction control with Electronic stability control

Driver Aids

  • Eco mode
  • Electric power assisted steering
  • Blind spot warning
  • Multi view camera
  • Cruise control and speed limiter
  • Rear parking sensors and reverse camera

Driver Convenience

  • Dusk sensor
  • Stop/start system

Driver Information

  • Rev counter
  • On board computer, odometer, trip computer, average fuel consumption, average speed, service indicator, outside temperature gauge
  • Dacia instrument cluster
  • 4x4 monitor with altimeter
  • Compass functional at 0km/h

Driving Mirrors

  • Electric adjustable/heated door mirrors
  • Grey quartz painted door mirrors

Embellishment Trims

  • Satin chrome air vent surround
  • Matt black central console fascia
  • Dark carbon central console surround
  • Piano black decorative insert on door panels

Entertainment

  • Dacia plug and radio/MP3/USB/bluetooth/DAB/steering wheel control
  • 8" Media Navigation with wireless smartphone replication

Exterior Body Features

  • Rear spoiler
  • Black side sills
  • Body coloured door handles
  • Front door sill protection strip
  • Black/satin chrome tailgate trim with Duster inscription in black background and lettering
  • Grey quartz longitudinal roof bars with Duster inscription
  • Chrome front grille with hot stamping
  • Chrome logo surround on steering wheel
  • Front and rear body coloured bumpers
  • Underbody protection skid plates

Exterior Lights

  • Front fog lights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • High level third rear brake light
  • LED automatically switched on - In main headlights
  • Y shaped LED headlights with rear LED lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Automatic air conditioning

Interior Features

  • Fabric upholstery
  • Satin chrome interior door handles
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Fabric decorative insert on door panels
  • Satin chrome gear lever cap insert
  • Satin chrome lower steering wheel insert
  • Height and depth adjustable steering wheel
  • Backlighted steering wheel buttons
  • High centre console with driver armrest
  • Soft feel leather steering wheel

Interior Lights

  • Glovebox light
  • Boot light
  • Front passenger reading light
  • Rear passenger reading light

Safety

  • Driver airbag
  • Front passenger airbag
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts
  • Front side airbags
  • Child locks on rear doors
  • Front passenger airbag deactivation
  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • Tyre pressure monitor
  • Driver and passenger seatbelt not fastened - visual and audible warning
  • Door open visual and audible warning

Seats

  • Heated seats
  • Map pocket on front seat backs
  • Driver seat lumbar adjustment
  • 3 rear height adjustable headrests
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Isofix points for child seats in both outer rear seats
  • Height adjustable front and rear headrests
  • Front head restraints

Security

  • Remote central locking
  • Keyless entry
  • Thatcham approved engine immobiliser

Vanity Mirrors

  • Passenger sunvisor with vanity mirror

Wheels - Alloy

  • 17" alloy wheels

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 9.7
  • Engine Power - BHP 150
  • Engine Power - KW 110
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Power - RPM 5250
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 184
  • Engine Torque - NM 250
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1700
  • Top Speed 124

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