• Home
  • Advice
  • Brands
  • Partners
  • News
  • Reviews
  • Forum
  • New car ratings

Our all-new and unique Expert Rating system analyses new cars based on dozens of UK media reviews to give you the best possible car buying advice. Check it out now!

New car ratings & reviews

Dacia Sandero Stepway

(2013 - present)

The Dacia Sandero Stepway is an upgraded and off-road styled version of the Sandero supermini hatchback. The current model is the second generation, which was launched in 2013 and facelifted in 2017.

Despite the looks, the Sandero Stepway has minimal off-roading ability and is not available with four-wheel drive. However, this is relatively common among similar hatchback-based SUV/crossover vehicles.

Based on more than a dozen average to good UK media reviews, the Dacia Sandero Stepway has an overall Expert Rating that currently places it in the midfield of similar cars, although direct comparisons are difficult because there are few very similar cars in the marketplace.

The Sandero Stepway has received particular praise from reviewers for its spaciousness, decent equipment levels and low running costs. Like all Dacia models, its absolute performance in any area against rivals isn’t great, but when considered against its very low prices, it is considered excellent value for money.

More Dacia news, reviews, features and offers

Body style: Five-door hatch/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £9,195 on-road

Launched: Spring 2013
Last updated: Winter 2018/19
Replacement due: TBA


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

Dacia Sandero Stepway 1

The Car Expert

Dacia Sandero Stepway 2

Auto Express

Dacia Sandero Stepway 3


Dacia Sandero Stepway 4


Dacia Sandero Stepway 5


Dacia Sandero Stepway 6

Honest John

Dacia Sandero Stepway 7


Dacia Sandero Stepway 8

The Sun

Dacia Sandero Stepway 9

The Sunday Times

Dacia Sandero Stepway 10

The Telegraph

Dacia Sandero Stepway 11

What Car?



Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 4 stars
Date tested: May 2013

Dacia Sandero Stepway 13



Dacia Sandero Stepway 14



Dacia Sandero Stepway 15



Dacia Sandero Stepway 16



Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

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

Similar cars

If you’re interested in the Dacia Sandero Stepway, you might also like to consider these alternatives

Dacia Duster | Fiat Panda 4×4 | Ford Fiesta Active | Hyundai ix20 | MG ZS | Nissan Juke | SsangYong Tivoli | Suzuki Vitara | Vauxhall Crossland X

More Dacia news, reviews, features and offers

Related news

We think you may also like these articles