Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi / 110 4×4: impressions and actual consumption

First impressions of Dacia Duster 4x4 1.5 dCi 110 hpFirst impressions of Dacia Duster 4x4 1.5 dCi 110 hpFirst impressions of Dacia Duster 4x4 1.5 dCi 110 hpFirst impressions of Dacia Duster 4x4 1.5 dCi 110 hp

When it introduced the first version of Dacia Duster, few could have imagined the commercial success that would a few years later. The truth is that such success would have been more difficult to achieve if it were not for the poor general economic situation, which together with Fashion SUV Chasing makes us look circulating Duster more than perhaps initially expected.

On this occasion, we again try the Dacia Duster, now in version equipping the Renault 1.5 dCi 110 hp version and AWD with Haldex differential type style most of all current path (here you can see the complete profile). And we begin, of course, for our tests Actual job road. Given that it is not a portent aerodynamic developments and their extremely low rate, all merit is that in accordance with an average of actual consumption of just 5.7 l / 100 km. Something that does not make much sense today is opting for a 6th extremely short speed, approximately 42 km / 1,000 rpm 4x4 version: is a motor revving nearby at 3,000 rpm at 120 km / h, very appreciably penalizing acoustic comfort and extraordinary 1.5 dCi engine efficiency.

Another consequence of the choice of these short developments of change is always inserted in the Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi 4x4 a gear with respect to what is customary in other models on the market, becoming uncomfortable to drive in urban use. On our usual road tour, always with an average of 110 km / H, we have spent just 5.6 l / 100 km. While in urban use conforms with 5.9 l / 100 km actual consumption, the latter figure up one liter lower than consuming the same version in 2010. This reduction shows the fantastic work done year after year on the known block Diesel 1.5 liter, which places many models that mount the Renault / Nissan Alliance between the top ranking consumer.

Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi / 110 4x4: Behavior

Turning now to appreciate a little behavior Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi 4x4 after the first kilometers with the road, it is interesting to see how the Fast circular and strong support is when it behaves better this Duster. And it is that, under a calm and rational driving, the steering feels heavy and promotes slow reactions body.

Dacia Duster InteriorUltimately, understanding the Dacia Duster as a model for tight pockets or people who do not want to spend more on buying a car, are recommended versions with little access equipment, as in the case of this Duster more equipped its price is beginning to approach other apparent SUV with better quality and roll, I must say, more refined.

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