Renault will launch the new facelifted version of its Duster compact SUV on 8th July, which is a few days from now. For the same, the French automaker is now offering huge discounts on the ongoing model of the Duster. This discount scheme offered by Renault is worth up to Rs. 1 lakh. Also, apart from the Duster, the Lodgy MPV and the Kwid hatchback are also getting decent discounts currently. The discount scheme on the Duster is being offered in a bid to clear up the stock and make way for the facelifted Duster.
Talking about the discount offers available on the Duster, Renault is offering up to Rs. 1 lakh off on the diesel-powered variants while the petrol-powered variants are being offered with discount up to Rs. 50,000. Talking about the Renaut Kwid, it is getting a discount up to Rs. 20,000 on its head while the Lodgy is being given away with discount schemes up to Rs. 50,000. Apart from this, there is also a special booking discount for those buyers who book their vehicle via PayTm. Doing so will award them with a cashback of up to Rs. 5,000.
Talking about the Renault Duster, it gets powered by both petrol and diesel motors. The 1.6-litre petrol engine is available with two gearbox options: a 5-speed manual and a CVT automatic. It churns out 104 Bhp of peak power and 140 Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine is the 1.5 liter K9K turbocharged diesel engine available in two states of tune: 85 Bhp-200 Nm and 108 Bhp-240 Nm. While the lower state of tune will get a 5-speed manual gearbox, the higher-powered diesel motor will get 6-speed manual and AMT options.
Coming to the Renault Kwid, it rivals the likes of the Maruti Alto, the Datsun RediGO and the Hyundai Santro. The hatchback is available with two engine options, both in petrol, and there are two gearbox options offered as well. The entry-level petrol engine of the Kwid is an 800cc, 3 cylinder naturally aspirated unit with 54 Bhp power and 72 Nm torque. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard. Higher variants of the Kwid get a 1 liter-3 cylinder motor that makes 67 Bhp power and 91 Nm of torque. This engine gets two gearbox options: a 5-speed manual and a 5 speed AMT.
Lastly, the Renault Lodgy comes with only one 1.5-litre diesel engine on offer. This diesel mill comes n two state of tunes – 83 Bhp and 108 Bhp. The lower-powered 83 BHP version of the car gets only a 5-speed manual transmission while the 108 bhp version comes with 6-speed manual transmission. The car also gets cruise control, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist and dual airbags in the higher-end models. So if you are planning to buy a Renault vehicle, this might be the right time to do so.