The 2018 Renault Duster has been unveiled at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show.

2018 Renault Duster Front
Don’t you think the front end resembles the Land Rover Discovery Sport?

Renault has officially taken the wraps off the 2018 Duster at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show. The updated model gets revamped exterior as well as interior, plus some new features. Here’s all that you need to know about the 2018 Renault Duster.

Design & Looks – The design on the 2018 Renault Duster remains identical to the current one while there are changes in the form of a new grille with chrome elements, new headlamps with LED DRLs, satin chrome finish for the front and rear bumpers, newly designed ORVMs, Dacia’s signature four-square design tail-lamps and redesigned tail-gate. New 17-inch alloys fill the flared wheel arches.

Interiors – The interior in the 2018 Renault Duster has also been redesigned. To start with there’s a new 4-spoke multi-function steering wheel. The entire dash layout and the seats have been redesigned. There is a MediaNAV touchscreen infotainment system and a new trio of buttons for the automatic climate control. There are toggle switches in between the infotainment system and the climate control buttons to control and set various functions of the car.

Powertrain – Internationally, the Renault Duster is powered by 2 petrol (a 1.6-litre petrol engine with 115 HP and a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine with 125 HP) and 2 diesel engines (a 1.5-litre diesel engine with 90 HP and 110 HP). Both the petrol and diesel engines use a manual gearbox but the 110 HP 1.5 diesel engine can be had with the EDC automatic transmission.

Back in India, the 2018 Renault Duster is expected to be powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines. The 1.5 petrol motor churns out 106 HP of power and 141 Nm of torque. The 1.5 diesel comes in 2 states of tune, an 85 HP version and a 110 HP version. The 85 HP diesel engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and the 110 HP version gets a 6-speed manual and AMT gearbox.

Other features – The SUV comes with multi-view camera, curtain airbags, automatic head lights, keyless entry, Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist and blind spot warning.

2018 Renault Duster

– The 2018 Duster has been unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
– Renault has sold over 1 million units of the Duster worldwide
– The 2018 Duster gets revamped exterior and interior styling
– The SUV also gets a host of new features

2018 Renault Duster Front And Side
The skid plates with the black cladding project the Duster’s adventurous intentions
2018 Renault Duster India
The raked front windshield sits 100 mm ahead to improve cabin space of the SUV
2018 Renault Duster Design
The 2018 Renault Duster is 4.3 metres long
2018 Renault Duster Interior
The interior has been completely redesigned with new equipment and features
2018 Renault Duster Infotainment System
There is a touchscreen MediaNAV infotainment system that takes care of music needs
2018 Renault Duster Features
Automatic climate control gets new chunky rotary dials
2018 Renault Duster Space
The new dashboard in the 2018 Duster is driver-focused
2018 Renault Duster Side Profile
The SUV gets a ground clearance of 210 mm
2018 Renault Duster Rear
The new Duster also gets Hill Descent Control and Hill Start Assist