After four years on the market, the second generation or 2022 Dacia Duster received the long-awaited mid-cycle refresh. The Romanian brand’s SUV is about to arrive at dealerships across Europe in the coming weeks / months, with a very attractive starting price.
In Germany, where it launches in September, the 2022 Dacia Duster will be available from € 11,990 or $ 14,200 in the Access trim level, with the TCe 90 2WD petrol powertrain, rated at 90 PS or 89 HP / 66. kW. In comparison, the VW Up! the city car is listed from € 13,540 or $ 16,036 on its domestic market.
The Essential and Comfort grades will start at $ 15,622 and $ 17,753 respectively, containing TCe 100 Eco-G 2WD LPG or liquefied petroleum gas that produces 100 PS or 99 HP / 74 kW. The same engine will power the top-of-the-line Prestige, which will cost customers at least $ 18,938 before options. Each trim level will be detailed in due course.
Joining the latest Sandero, Logan and Spring EV in the company’s family, which will be expanded in the second half of next year with a C-segment top-rider, previewed by the Bigster Concept, the 2021 Duster has a new look.
The headlights and taillights have a Y-shaped LED pattern, the grille has been modified and a discreet spoiler has been added to the rear. In addition, it is also the first Dacia model to receive LED indicators, claims the automaker. The rest of the updates include a new color added to the palette, named Desert Orange, and new 16 and 17 inch wheels.
Inside of 2022 Dacia Duster is a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wired smartphone integration, along with USB sockets, additional storage and new upholstery.
Drivers will be assisted, depending on the specifications chosen, by blind spot warning, hill start aid, hill descent control, parking aid, cruise control with speed limiter and multi-view camera.