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Dacia Duster

(2017 - present)

The Dacia Duster is a small SUV/crossover, priced at the budget end of the market. The current model is the second generation, which was launched in late 2017 before going on sale in the UK in the middle of 2018.

The Duster has received a broad range of scores and reviews from the UK media, ranging from outstanding to outright recommendations not to buy one. It has been praised for providing good value for money, but it is criticised for its driving dynamics and poor safety rating compared to other cars in its class.

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Body style: Small SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £9,995 on-road

Launched: Summer 2018
Last updated:
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

Dacia Duster 4

The Car Expert

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Auto Express

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Autocar

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Car

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Carbuyer

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Daily Mail

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Honest John

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Parkers

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The Sun

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The Sunday Times

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The Telegraph

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Top Gear

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What Car?

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Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 3 stars
Date tested: December 2017

Dacia Duster 19

71%

ADULT OCCUPANT

Dacia Duster 20

66%

CHILD OCCUPANT

Dacia Duster 21

56%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Dacia Duster 22

37%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Dacia Duster has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Dacia Duster has received

2019

  • What Car? Awards – Best Family SUV under £18,000
  • Auto Trader Awards – Best Value New Car
  • Parkers Awards – Best Off-Roader

2018

  • The Sun Motor Awards – Value Car of the Year
  • Parkers Awards – Best Off-Roader

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