French car maker Renault introduced its mini SUV Renault Duster in India at a price of 7.19 lakhs. Renault Duster will be available in both petrol and diesel. The diesel model will be available for 1.29 lakh more from the basic petrol variant.
Renault Duster comes under the compact SUVs, and will be a challenge for the sports utility vehicle manufacturers Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors. Fordâ€™s EcoSport and Marutiâ€™s indigenous SUV based on the Swift platform are in the queue.
Renault Duster is available with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and two variants of a 1.5-litre diesel engine tuned for high performance or high fuel economy, the Duster will compete directly with SUVs like Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari, as also sedans like Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento.
Visit the Renault Duster official website:Â http://renault.co.in/cars/duster/home.html