Disregarding being a really new player, Renault India has had the ability to understand the Indian buyers’ suppositions. The affirmation of that is the achievement of Renault Duster, trailed by the Kwid – that immediately has transformed into the minute most adored among entry-level car buyers. check out Here are Best 10 Renault Cars in India Be that as it may, the climb of Hyundai and Mahindra, especially after dispatches like Creta, TUV300 and new Scorpio, the offers of Renault Duster saw a relentless drop. To keep up its offer in the extremely forceful utility vehicle (UV) area, the French carmaker is needing to procure a pack of new cars in the Indian business segment including a section level negligible SUV, littler MPV, a premium SUV and the approaching new- time Renault Duster. Best 10 Renault Cars in India 2017 #1. Renault Modus Renault Modus hatchback is richly expected car is progressing toward India. The hatchback might be showcased at the best in class … [Read more...] about Best 10 Renault Cars in India
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Petrol cars and SUVs are getting more popular in India, especially in the compact car segments of under Rs. 15 lakhs. The Renault Duster is around 6 years old in the Indian market and age is showing with slowing down sales. Renault has introduced many new well priced variants of the Duster in the past couple of years to boost sales. One such variant is the entry level petrol-automatic RXS trim, which is priced at Rs. 9.95 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. This makes the Renault Duster India’s cheapest petrol automatic compact SUV. Of course, there are similarly priced and even sub-4 meter compact SUVs with the automatic option but in the compact SUV class, there’s nothing cheaper than the Duster Automatic. The RXS trim of the Renault Duster Petrol Automatic uses the 1.6 liter-4 cylinder petrol engine which outputs 104 Bhp-140 Nm. This engine is paired to a CVT automatic gearbox that offers very smooth performance, which is typical of CVT automatics. Rivals for the Duster Petrol CVT … [Read more...] about Renault Duster is India’s CHEAPEST petrol automatic compact SUV
Renault has updated the tried-and-tested K9K 1.5-liter diesel motor that powers a handful of cars from the Renault-Nissan group. The updated engine has been named as the ‘Blue dCi’. The motor offers a higher performance and lower emissions, which means we can safely expect this engine to power another generation of Renault-Nissan cars. It’s said that the upcoming new Renault Duster for India will get this engine. It’s noteworthy here that the all-new generation of the compact SUV was released a few months earlier. However, its India launch has been delayed owing to the introduction of the Captur. While every inch of the new Duster’s exterior design is new, it looks like an evolved version of the current car. The interior has also been completely updated. In all chances, this is the last time that the famed K9K 1.5-liter motor has got a new lease of life. Diesel engines for the passenger cars are on their way out globally and it’s only a matter of … [Read more...] about New Renault Duster to get a power BOOST: Here’s how
Yes, you read that right! Mercedes Benz, one of the most revered car manufacturers around the globe, has decided to give the A class hatchback the same engine that powers the Renault Duster compact SUV you all know of. This variant has gone on sale under the A180d moniker. Powering the Mercedes A180d is the same turbocharged 1.5-liter, four-cylinder K9K oil burner that powers the Duster. Basically, Mercedes has given the renowned K9K engine a new ECU, a new alternator, and a new AC alternator for its application in the A class hatchback. Also, the engine gets the idle start-stop feature for the A class. Other than this, it’s basically the same tried-and-tested Renault-made engine that powers the Duster and even some other cars from Renault-Nissan in India. For the India-spec Renault Duster, this engine outputs 110 PS and 245 Nm. For the A180d, however, the same engine has been tuned to output a slightly higher output of 116PS and 260Nm. Also, while this engine is available on the … [Read more...] about This Mercedes A-Class uses a Renault Duster engine!
But 2017 has been a different story for Renault in India. The three-digit growth of 2016 and a bigger base made it challenging for the firm to sustain growth. Renault has not reported its volume for last calendar year but data collected from Siam shows that the carmaker sold 112,492 units in 2017. This is a decline of 15 per cent over the record 132,235 vehicles it sold in 2016. It is learnt that Renault had set a business plan to clock sales of 120,000 units last year but it could not meet this target. Renault did not respond to a questionnaire from Business Standard. The decline in volume is primarily linked to a drop in sales of the Kwid, an SUV styled small entry segment car that triggered the spectacular growth in 2016. The car, once seen as a strong competitor to India’s most sold car, Maruti Suzuki Alto, brings 81 per cent of volume for the French carmaker. But Kwid, in 2017, could not maintain or build upon the volume it clocked in the first full year after the September … [Read more...] about 15 per cent dip in sales: Why Renault is struggling to grow in India