In last several years Renault/Dacia is in big expansion. It became very important player, especially in Europe. In these days when crossovers are one of the most popular types of vehicles, it was pretty much expected from this Renault’s department to design this type of vehicle. In 2010, new crossover came. It was named Duster. After five years of production, company goes even further. New, Duster-based pickup was presented at the Buenos Aires Auto Show. It comes as all-new model. Production model will come soon, as 2016 Renault Duster Pickup.
2016 Renault Duster Pickup design
Production version of this compact pickup was unveiled at the 2015 Buenos Aires Car Show. The 2016 Renault Duster Pickup comes as an all-new model. However, there is not too many new things that we never saw before. It is just we expected, a pretty much the same vehicle as we saw in concept form some time ago. Production model still comes with a little bit more conventional appearance, adapted to the company’s current design language. The 2016 Duster Pickup will definitely be heavily based on the crossover variant.
2016 Renault Duster Pickup changes
We will see pretty much the same outside look. Front end is almost identic. Same is pretty much when you look this vehicle from a side. The only difference is at the rear, when new models comes as pickup. Overall body style could be considered as crew cab. The 2016 Renault Duster features four-door design, with the cabin which features two rows of seats. The whole interior is pretty much the same. It comes with the same styling, with same dashboard, and it will probably also come with same equipment.
2016 Renault Duster Pickup engine
For now, it is for sure that 2016 Renault Duster Pickup will be available in two variants, when it is about engines. The first one is 1.6 liter petrol engine, which comes with max output of 115 horsepower. The other engine is also petrol-powered. It is a 2.0 liter unit, which is good enough for around 150 horses. There are some reports that this engine will be available in two configurations, one with around 140 and the other with around 170 horsepower. Both engines will be paired with six-speed manual transmission. Diesel units are also expected.
2016 Renault Duster Pickup release date and price
Production model of 2016 Renault Duster Pickup is expected to come in near future. Exact date and price will be known very soon.