Dacia Duster 1.0 TCe 100 Bi-Fuel Essential 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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Review

The headline news about the Dacia Duster range is its ultra-low starting price – far lower than any family SUV rival. But we recommend the mid-level Comfort trim, which is priced inline with an MG ZS, but the Duster will still end up costing you less to run over three years. It has some obvious shortcomings, such as its so-so handling and low-rent interior, but if you want cheap, no-frills motoring with more than enough everyday practicality, it's unrivalled.

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Trim: Essential

This trim does what it says on the tin. Air conditioning is the biggest bonus over Access, along with body-coloured bumpers, height adjustment for the driver’s seat, a reach and rake adjustable steering wheel, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a DAB radio with Bluetooth and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

Engine: 1.0 TCe 100 Bi-Fuel

As per the regular TCe 100, but it can run on gas (LPG). Still worth avoiding if you can for its poor performance.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/LPG
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

150

g/km

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