Good news for the four wheeler owners or for those who want to obtain a Renault Duster. In the Auto Expo of 2016, Renault has revealed its new model of Duster called 2016 Renault Duster AMT. At the Auto Expo meet, the company representative has said that the new model of Renault Duster will soon hit the Indian automobile market which is scheduled as the next month.

Renault Duster

According To the Sources:

The sources close to the company have revealed that the 2016 model of Duster is in its facelift avatar is the first product of French carmakers to be launched in India. The Renault Duster AMT facelift will come packed with 31 new features and some substantial cosmetic additions that comprises of the all new AMT gear box.

Back in 2012, Renault has launched the new SUV model named as Renault Duster and since then, the company has almost been the only sales driver of French carmakers in India. With changing time, Duster too receives some minor facilities all the way through its journey whereas this is the first-ever major upgrade that this compact SUV has received- said nearer sources of the company.

Look Wise:

The new flagship of Renault Duster is sharing most of its style and design cue with the newly launched Brazilian-spec edition and seems slightly aggressive and muscular compared to the departing models.

Launch Date:

The new Duster model from Renault was uncovered on the Auto Expo 2014 held on 4th of February this year in Greater Noida. Duster is pronounced as one of the compact SUV models which is probably be on sale by the end of March month of the year 2016.

How Much Renault Duster AMT Facelift Would Cost?

According to the sources, the new Renault Duster is anticipated to be charged at 8.5lakhs in Indian rupees while the top-end models of it might be priced around Rs. 14lakhs. Because of the cheaper AMT technology which is lesser priced than that of a six-speed dual clutch technology, it will aid Renault to set price for its new flagship against its competitors. However, news sources say that the new Duster AMT model would cost 1lakh more than the usual manual variants of Renault.

Specification List of Renault Duster AMT Facelift:

  • Two models of Duster will be launched: one is 1.5ltr dCi diesel model and secondly, 1.6ltr K4M petrol engine model
  • Both the powertrains will be high regarding refinement
  • Installed with 6-speed AMT oil burner gearbox
  • India-bound Duster borrows the design elements from Brazilian-spec model