Three 2016 Renault Duster Facts You Should Know

Here are a few Renault Duster Facts

The dazzling new 2016 Renault Duster is a rare commodity in the automotive industry, as it a vehicle that personifies both elegance and strength while remaining exceptionally reliable and super economical. It is a SUV that has helped usher in a renaissance in the South African motor industry thanks to its impressive vehicle dimensions and performance which we have covered below:

Vehicle Dimensions that are as BIG as the Dusters Personality

The 2016 Renault Duster has been ergonomically designed to include an exceptionally large, comfortable and well appointed cabin. In fact its passenger compartment can easily seat 5 adults while still offering up to 475 litres of boot space in the 4×2 version. Even the 4×4 version provides more than enough space to store both luggage and leisure equipment effortlessly. All of this space is housed within a very physically robust body that is packed full of safety and convenience features within the following vehicle dimensions:

Renault Duster Dimensions

  • Wheelbase 2,673mm
  • Overall length 4,315mm
  • Front overhang 822mm
  • Rear overhang 820mm
  • Front track 1,560mm
  • Rear track 1,567mm
  • Overall width without/with door mirrors 1,822mm/2,000mm
  • Unladen height/with roof bars 1,625mm/1,695mm
  • Ground clearance (unladen) 4 x 2 / 4 x 4 205mm/210mm

With the Renault Duster Safety ALWAYS Comes First

Renault Duster Safety

Safety wise the Duster is a star performer and includes both active and passive safety features that help protect both drivers and passengers in the event of an emergency. These include:

  • ABS (anti-lock braking system)
  • EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Front driver airbag
  • Deactivatable front passenger airbag
  • Front head and thorax side airbags
  • ESP with traction control (Please note that is is only available in the 4×4 model)
  • Height-adjustable front seat belts

In our opinion safety needs can never be underestimated, as as you can see the 2016 Renault Dusters safety features are most certainly something worth talking about. In fact the balancing act of getting both comfort levels and safety features right (and all at an affordable cost) are one of the things that the Duster gets right. This has resulted in a SUV that combines both the comforts and safety of a sedan, with the rugged strength of an off–roader, all while providing a high seating position that offers a better view of the road.

Let’s Talk About Comfort Features…

Renault Duster Comfort

  • Central door locking with remote
  • Electric windows (front and back)
  • Courtesy light with map lamp
  • Glove box light
  • Luggage area light
  • Height-adjustable steering wheel
  • 4-speed heating and ventilation with air recirculation
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Reverse parking sensors
  • Touchscreen Navigation with Bluetooth®, USB and Auxiliary and satellite controls (Dynamique Only)
  • Radio-CD MP3 4 x 15 W with Jack and USB ports, Bluetooth ® and satellite controls (Expression Only)

No introduction is needed for a list of comfort features such as the one included above. These 2016 Renault Duster comfort and convenience specs speak for themselves and come as standard (except where indicated) in this amazing South African B segment SUV.

Want to know more about this cool, chic and characterful car? We thought you might, so we’ve included a link to our dedicated 2016 Renault Duster page on our Group 1 Renault website.


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