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2018-2019 Renault Duster : the shortcomings of the body and interior

Start “Bellow” sales in Russia took place in March and now, after half a year, you can review and talk about the nuances of the operation, first impressions, advantages, disadvantages and problems associated with the 2018-2019 Renault Duster .

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Budget crossover 2018-2019 Renault Duster is built on a global platform, B0 familiar to Russians for Logan, Sandero and used even for Lada Largus. The car body design refinements do not shine, but it, too impersonal can not be named. Rather, like a man serious and confident.

Body – the size and clearance

The front of the car – with large headlamp units, between them there is a large radiator grille with three slats under the “chrome” and the 2018-2019 Renault “diamond”. A powerful bumper – with additional air intake framed by protective timber, the lower part of the fairing is also covered by the protection of non-painted plastic, the center “chrome” ski “. Round foglights are housed on the lower edge of the bumper closer to the roadway (the problem – quickly become soiled).

In reviewing the crossover side “plays” the muscles of the wheel arches, and their huge size catches the eye and creates a problem – car rear wings become dirty even when driving on dry roads.

Against the background of the brave arches, doors seem tiny. 2018-2019 Renault dusters looks like a hatchback Sandero abused steroids – build muscle and grew back.

  • Body dimensions crossover c: 4315mm – length 1822mm – width (with mirrors 2000 mm), 1625 mm – height 1695mm – height with roof rails, 2673mm- wheelbase.
  • Ground clearance of blade (clearance) – 205 mm for the 4×2 version and 210 mm for four-wheel drive 2018-2019 Renault Duster.
  • The curb weight ranges from 1280 kg to 1450 kg, depending on the used transmission, engine.
  • Wheel and tire sizes: 215/65 R16 tires mounted on metal or alloy R16 disks. As an alternative rubber, reviews owners, optional 215/75 R15, 235/75 R15, 205 / 80R16, 215 65 / R16, 215/75 R16, 235 / 70R16.
  • You can choose the color shade of the body 2018-2019 Renault Duster in eight color options offered: white ice (basic), for the rest of 8000 rubles supplement – a black pearl, mineral blue, gray platinum red bullfighter, walnut brown, blue Electra, light basalt.
2018-2019 Renault Duster crossover with dirty wings and sills

Body 2018-2019 Renault Duster budget after mid-year operation shows a number of issues Disadvantages.:

  • – Really “boot” – a very large pig (dirt particularly hard going on the wings and sills)
  • – A sick body windage (side wind simply blows away the car from the road)
  • – The lack of rigidity of the body, especially when moving off the roads (the Body “plays”, warp in door openings)
  • – The wheel arches must be self-closing plastic cover.

Now, about the merits:

  • – Crossover body strong,
  • – Manufactured from high quality galvanized metal enough
  • – High ground clearance,
  • – Small overhangs,
  • – Under the bottom of all the details of the most raised (with a geometric cross-everything is in order).

Budget assembly compartment, the boot capacity

Budget interior crossover 2018-2019 Renault Duster has migrated from the hatchback Sandero. Familiar steering wheel with three spokes and a large part of the central, simple and informative with small screen devices and on-board computer, flat surface of the dashboard and center console.
Seats front row comfortable only at urban use (not designed for a long time to transmit driving), on long journeys lack of lateral support and lumbar driver’s back tire.

Seats in the front row with a margin in all directions. The passengers of the second row will be provided with ample legroom and overhead ventilation vents are present, on a flat couch quietly placed three.

Roof-wheel drive version 2018-2019 Renault Duster in the stowed state is able to accommodate 408 liters by folding second row seat provide access to 1,570 liters of cargo compartment. In front-wheel drive crossover with useful volume of the load compartment a few more – impressive 475-1636 liters.

Now, about the shortcomings of the passenger compartment, a lot of them:

  • – Poor basic equipment,
  • – Inconvenient location of controls,
  • – Cheap materials,
  • – Uncomfortable seats,
  • – Bad noise and soundproofing.

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