Renault slashes Duster prices by up to Rs 1 lakh

Renault slashes Duster prices by up to Rs 1 lakh

1st Mar 2018 6:05 pm

Prices of the French SUV dropped in a bid to boost demand; top-spec AWD diesel variant cheaper by a full Rs 1 lakh.

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Renault has announced a big price cut for the Duster line-up. The drop ranges from Rs 30,000-56,000 on the petrols, and Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh on the diesels, which means the petrol Duster now starts at Rs 7.95 lakh, while the diesel range starts at Rs 8.95 lakh (ex-showroom).

The biggest saving is to be had on the RXZ 110 PS AWD model, which, at Rs 12.79 lakh, is cheaper by a full Rs 1 lakh. Other RXZ trims - the 85 PS, 110 PS and 110 PS AMT - have also received big cuts, ranging from Rs 71,000-79,000. Notably, the top-end, manual-equipped RXZ 110 (Rs 11.79 lakh) undercuts the top-spec Hyundai Creta SX (O) manual by Rs 2.7 lakh. Renault attributes this drop to a higher level of localisation, which, according to sources, has gone up from 60 percent to 80 percent over the last two years. 

Additionally, compared to its performance in FY16-17, Duster sales have gone down by 18 percent this fiscal; this hefty price cut aims to remedy the situation. There was also earlier a price overlap between the Captur and the Duster, a problem this price drop solves.

Prices (ex-showroom)
VariantMY 17 rangeMY 18 range (effective March 1)Customer Savings
RXE PetrolRs 8,50,925Rs 7,95,000Rs 55,925
RXL PetrolRs 9,30,816Rs 8,79,000Rs 51,816
RXS CVT PetrolRs 10,24,746Rs 9,95,000Rs 29,746
Std 85 PS DieselRs 9,45,663Rs 8,95,000Rs 50,663
RXE 85 PS DieselRs 9,65,560Rs 9,09,000Rs 56,560
RXS 85 PS DieselRs 10,74,034Rs 9,95,000Rs 79,034
RXZ 85 PS DieselRs 11,65,237Rs 10,89,000Rs 76,237
RXZ 110 PS DieselRs 12,49,976Rs 11,79,000Rs 70,976
RXZ 110 PS AMT DieselRs 13,09,970Rs 12,33,000Rs 76,970
RXZ 110 PS AWD DieselRs 13,79,761Rs 12,79,000Rs 1,00,761

Also see:

Renault Captur vs Creta vs Duster comparison

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