In order to make its already popular compact SUV a even more desirable choice, Renault India has now introduced the CVT equipped avatar of the Duster in the Indian car market. Launched only in the petrol avatar, along with a new engine, the Duster CVT will primarily compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta AT. Here is a detailed price, features and specifications based comparison between the two in order to see which one is the best pick of the lot.
Renault Duster Petrol CVT vs Hyundai Creta AT: Price
The Renault Duster CVT petrol is priced very competitively at INR 10.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Talking about the Hyundai Creta AT, since its a proper automatic gearbox, comes at an ex-showroom, Delhi price of INR 12.99 lakh.
Renault Duster petrol CVT vs Hyundai Creta AT: Features
The Renault Duster petrol CVT is only available in the RXS variant and hence comes loaded with features like dual-tone body coloured front bumper, side decals, tailgate decal,black door side sill,waterfall LED tail lamps, Hawk Eye cluster headlamps, Firefly Fog lamps, 16-inch GunMetal Finish Alloy wheels, multi-functional steering wheel, touchscreen multi-information display, driver’s seat height adjuster. in terms of safety, this SUV comes with dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP with hill-start to name a few.
Coming to the Hyundai Creta, this compact SUV from the South Korean automaker comes with 5-inch touch screen display with optional 7-inch touch screen, dual tone interiors, leather wrapped steering wheel (limited to tilt adjustment only), leather inserts on the door panels,bottle holder on each door panel, rear charging point and rear AC, multi-functional steering wheel, auto day and nigh IRVM to name a few.
Renault Duster petrol CVT vs Hyundai Crea AT: Engine Specifications
With the CVT gearbox, Renault has also introduced an all new engine. The engine is a 1.5-litre H4K petrol engine, replacing the earlier 1.6-litre unit and churning out 104Bhp along with 142nm of peak torque. The CVT gearbox in question comes with easy selection drive modes– P (Park), R (Reverse), N (Neutral), D (Drive) and a 6 speed manual mode option.
Talking about the Hyundai Creta petrol AT, this compact SUV gets a 1.6-litre VTVT petrol engine, capable of churning out 120Bhp along with 154Nm of peak torque. The automatic transmission in question is a 6-speed unit.