We Compare The New Renault Kiger And The Nissan Magnite

Posted by on 14 Sep 2021 under New Car Launches, Renault Duster, Renault Kiger, Renault Kwid

Front and rear of the Renault Kiger

2021 Renault Kiger SUV

It is a conundrum, but a nice one to have to deal with. We are talking about comparing the brand new, just launched Renault Kiger with the also quite new, recently launched Nissan Magnite. We know a little more about the Magnite than the Kiger, simply because it has been around a few months and we have seen the actual cars at the school drop-off and they are really nice. As someone whose most recent cars were a Nissan (X-Trail) and a Renault (Duster), this writer does not have a preference – both great cars.

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The SUV We Love, But Even Better – The 2021 Renault Duster

Posted by on 19 Jul 2021 under New Car Launches, Renault Duster

2021 Renault Duster

The Renault Duster Is The SUV You Need

SUVs are nice. Everybody wants an SUV. Everybody buys an SUV. But jeez, they are expensive! Okay, some are cheaper, but with cheap, nasty is usually not far behind. Jumped up hatchbacks with a couple of decals. You also get the OTT models with a million bits and bobs that cost the same as a farm in Clifton. There are some SUVs that are proper SUVs, drives like an SUV should, full of luxury and safety features, but at a decent price. The leader of this group, the best value for money, is the Renault Duster. Twenty-one thousand buyers cannot all be wrong.

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Renault Duster Bakkie Could Top The Charts In South Africa

Posted by on 28 Dec 2020 under Blog, General, News, Renault Duster

Renault Duster Bakkie

Dacia’s Duster Pick-Up

The history of half tonners in SA is a long one as the selling points were always convenience and nimbleness. Remember the Ford Bantam and Nissan 140? Now, there could be a new kid on the block in the shape of a Renault Duster bakkie.

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The New Turbo-Petrol Renault Duster Shows GT-R Tech

Posted by on 09 Nov 2020 under New Car Launches, News, Renault, Renault Duster

Renault Duster Torbo-Petrol

Turbo-Petrol Renault Duster

The Renault Duster has the most powerful petrol engine in its class but is it enough to instil confidence since replacing the old diesel powertrain? Considering the international-spec Renault Duster borrowed some technology from the beloved Nissan GT-R, what do you think?

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Exploring Renault Duster Variations And SA’s TechRoad Spec

Posted by on 30 Sep 2020 under Renault, Renault Duster

Blue Renault Duster

2020 Renault Duster

The Renault Duster has been a popular choice in South Africa since its launch in 2013 selling more than 21 000 cars. It’s come a long way since then as the local line-up now consists of several variants, including the 1.6-litre petrol Renault Duster Expression 4×2, Dynamic 1.5dCI 4×4, Prestige 1.5dCi EDC and the latest addition, the Renault Duster TechRoad spec.

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Renault Sweeps UK What Car? Awards

Posted by on 01 Apr 2020 under News, Renault Duster, Renault Sandero, Renault Zoe

Renault Sweeps UK What Car? Awards

UK What Car? Awards Winners: Renault’s ZOE, Sandero, Duster and Alpine A110

What Car? Car of the Year awards is the most respected UK acknowledgement of automotive excellence. Four models that fall under the Renault banner were thus rewarded this year.

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Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance To Secure The Future

Posted by on 06 Jan 2020 under Blog, News, Renault, Renault Duster

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Logo

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Future Plans

The Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance have formed a new company to meet future mobility need, mend relationships after Ghosn shock.

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Renault Duster 2019 – The Same Great SUV, But Better

Posted by on 19 Oct 2019 under Blog, Renault, Renault Duster

2019 Renault Duster

The 2019 Renault Duster

Put the larger split rear seat flat and you can load a double bass flat in the back of a Renault Duster. Put the bass on its side and you can fit in a string quartet, including the cello. This was not possible in the old shape X-Trail, then considered the king of cargo.

If the reader suspects the writer has first-hand knowledge of the Renault Duster, this is true.

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New Renault Duster TechRoad Adds Impetus To The Range

Posted by on 19 Aug 2019 under News, Renault, Renault Duster

Dacia Duster

Renault Duster Gets TechRoad Additions

The French automaker has done it again as the all-new Renault Duster TechRoad looks incredible and so does the price and all the features. It adds even further impetus to the already impressive range especially considering the successful launch of the new Renault Duster SUV in 2018 and the 4×4 version not too long ago.

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New Renault Duster 4×2: More Than Just Another SUV

Posted by on 12 Jul 2019 under New Car Launches, Renault, Renault Duster

Second Generation Renault Duster

Second Generation Renault Duster 4×2

South Africans seem to love SUVs more than most and with options like the new Renault Duster, this competitive segment has reached a boiling point. At first glance, the second generation Renault Duster may look similar to the current model but it has more finesse and a touch of modernity. Over and above the exterior design, performance is impressive and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the economy, especially considering the price of fuel nowadays.

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