Dacia Duster 1.5 Blue dCi Prestige 5dr 4X4 Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £19,535What Car? Target Price£19,351
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: Prestige

There’s no doubting that this is the swankiest Duster in the line-up with climate control, blind spot monitoring, a 360deg camera and keyless entry.

Engine: 1.5 Blue dCi

The diesel engine generates a fair bit of vibration, especially at lower revs, but it provides strong performance and is impressively efficient. Trouble is that it costs quite a lot more than the petrol option.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

467

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

145

g/km

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