Dacia has introduced in the UK a revised version of the 1,6 liter petrol engine for the Duster. The engine has now 115 HP with 10 HP more than the previous version and 156 Nm, with an increase of 8 Nm.
The new unit will be available with a manual gearbox with five or six speed, and will be found on both 4×2 and 4×4 versions. Although it has a higher performance, the new engine will have lower emissions. The 1,6 liter engine with 16 valves emits 155 grams of CO2 per km in the 4×4 version and 145 grams of CO2/ km for the 4×2 version of the Duster.
In conclusion, all the Duster version sin the UK will have Euro 6 engines. The new versions of Duster will have the Start-Stop system as standard, which translates not only in lower emissions, but also in a reduced consumption.
Along with this upgrade, Dacia will offer in the UK a Euro 6 version of the 1,5 dCi engine with 100 HP. The new engine will have 260 Nm, with 20 Nm more than the previous version and CO2 emissions of 115g/km (for the 4×2 Duster version) and 123 g/km (for the 4×4 Duster version).
This upgrade will be found on the 1,2 engine with 16 valves and the 0,9 TCe engine. Both engines will have Euro 6 and promise lower emissions, a reduced consumption and better performances.
Also in the UK, Dacia has 2 models in the “Glass’s Hot Five” for July, a ranking based on the time that a used car sells since the ad was published. The most wanted used car was Land Rover Discovery Sport, followed by Dacia Sandero Stepway and Chevrolet Captiva. Next is Chevrolet Orlando followed by Dacia Duster, which is for the second moth in a row in the top five of most wanted used cars.