Renault slashes Duster prices by over₹1 lakh; petrol variant starts at₹7.95 lakh1 min read . Updated: 01 Mar 2018, 04:36 PM IST Renault has slashed the price of its popular SUV Duster by over Rs 1 lakh with immediate effect. The 2018 Duster petrol price range now starts at Rs 7.95 lakh (ex-showroom) while the price of diesel variants starts at Rs 8.95 lakh.
If you've been postponing your plans of buying Renault's SUV Duster, this is the best time. The French auto major cut prices of its SUV by over ₹1 lakh in India with immediate effect on account of increased localisation. The 2018 Duster petrol price range now starts at ₹7.95 lakh (ex-showroom) while the price of diesel variants starts at ₹8.95 lakh.
Renault India Operations Country CEO and Managing Director Sumit Sawhney said the company had one of the highest localisation done on KWID with 98% at the time of launch. "We are happy to pass on the benefits to the new Duster customers making it more attractive across the range enabled by our aggressive localisation strategy on Duster as well," he added.
The petrol variants of Duster are now priced between ₹7.95-9.95 lakh while the diesel trims are tagged between ₹8.95- 12.79 lakh. Earlier, the petrol variants were priced between ₹8.5- 10.24 lakh and diesel versions between ₹9.45-13.79 lakh (all prices ex-showroom).
The company rolls out its model lineup in India from its Chennai-based manufacturing plant.