Ruggedness redefined with bold, assertive styling, and a host of smart features

  • Formidable contender in B-SUV segment with over 12,000 units sold since 2013 launch
  • Model range extension with introduction of much-anticipated 4×2 dCi Automatic EDC derivative
  • Authentic SUV with adept off-road capabilities
  • Frugal fuel consumption with 1.5dCi turbo diesel engine delivering 4.8 litres/100kms
  • Cruise control standard across the range; 7″ MediaNav® touch screen, plus rear parking camera and optional leather (Dynamique models)

See my drive in the Duster:

For those seeking an affordable yet capable and versatile family SUV, the Renault Duster Model presents the perfect package.  With its rugged muscular styling, array of advanced features, impressive fuel consumption, remarkable off-road abilities, comfort, space, and competitive price tag, it’s no wonder the Duster continues to be a formidable contender in South Africa’s B-SUV segment.

renault-dusteredc-auto-interior_880x500With the 4×4 Duster derivative, the reassuring appearance is matched by its remarkable off-road capabilities. It boasts an elevated ground clearance (210mm), and excellent approach and departure angles, which when coupled with its intuitive 4×4 control system,  allows it to master all on and off-road conditions.

renault-dusteredc-desert_141_880x500Adaptability to all situations is further enhanced through the 3 transmission modes available –

  • 2WD allows for the engine torque to be distributed to the front wheels, whereas –
  • Lock Mode allows torque distribution to all four wheels, and –
  • Automatic mode enables automatic distribution over the four wheels dependent on grip conditions.


The versatile Renault Duster is undoubtedly the perfect fit for drivers with diverse needs, historically offering a choice of two transmission modes –

  • The 1.6  16v 77Kw naturally aspirated petrol engine (Expression and Dynamique 4×2 models)
  • The 1.5 dCi 80Kw turbo diesel engine (Dynamique 4×2 and 4×4 models). Thissophisticated engine inspired by Renault’s Formula 1 expertise, delivers on both power and performance, yet its fuel efficiency is unparalleled from only 4.8 litres per 100km (NEDC Combined Fuel Cycle).

renault-dusteredc-desert_124_880x500MODEL RANGE & SA PRICING:

The comprehensive Renault Duster Range offers versatility in choice too –

–        Duster 1.6 Expression 4×2                77kW petrol               R  239 900

–        Duster 1.6 Dynamique 4×2                77kW petrol               R  259 900

–        Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4×2          80kW diesel              R  279 900

–        Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique EDC        80kW diesel              R  299 900

–        Duster 1.5 dCi Dynamique 4×4          80kW diesel              R  304 900


–        Metallic paint                                                        R  2 500

–        Leather seats                                                         R 10 000

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