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Prices and specifications announced for new DS 3 Crossback

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Dacia Duster updates

Dacia has revised its compact SUV Duster line-up and launched two new trim levels, expending the range to a total of three grades; Access, Air and Nav+.

The new Air trim starts at £10,995 on-road and features air conditioning, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth connectivity, height-adjustable driver’s seat, 16-inch steel wheels, body-coloured front and rear bumpers, electric front windows, USB and AUX connections, and front fog lights as standard.

The new Nav+ trim starts at £13,095 on-road and, in addition to the Air, adds a seven-inch touchscreen multimedia system with satnav, rear parking sensors, reversing camera and 16-inch alloy wheels. It also features electric rear windows, heated and electrically-adjustable door mirrors, on-board computer and a leather steering wheel.

Access and Air versions of the Duster are available with a 1.6-litre 115hp petrol engine. The Nav+ is available with a 125hp petrol engine or a 1.5-litre dCi 110hp diesel engine.

All versions of the Duster can be specified with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive and a manual gearbox. The automatic six-speed automatic transmission is only available on Nav+ trim with the diesel engine, priced at £15,495 on-road. The pairing returns fuel economy of 62.8mpg (NEDC combined) and CO2 emissions of 116g/km.

The new Duster range, which starts at £9,495 on-road, is available to order now with first customer deliveries from April.

Michael Dalton
Michael Daltonhttp://thevanexpert.co.uk
Michael graduated from university in 2016 with a degree in Human, Social, and Political Sciences. He contributes to both The Car Expert and The Van Expert.

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