Renault announced recently that it is developing a brand-new generation for its low-cost crossover on the European market. Next year, the 2024 Dacia Duster is set to debut. The 2024 Dacia Duster will be built on a new platform, and it has been seen in testing. Duster III, the all-new Duster, will be a significant upgrade over its predecessor. The first Duster was released in 2018, and two updates were made to it. Dacia is able to do this because it will be developing the vehicle on the CMF B platform.
The CMF-B was designed for B-segment cars, i.e. superminis and compacts. They can be as compact as the Renault Clio. The Duster III is closer to the Renault Arkana in terms of size and engineering. Duster is expected to grow slightly in size, making it more useful and therefore better value. The current model is 4.32 meters or 170 inches long. Two or three inches more can be added. Dacia is also working on a larger crossover called the 2025 Bigster. It measures around 4.6 meters (181 inches) long.
First Dacia Hybrid
Dacia has always relied on simplicity to be successful. The 2024 Duster, however, will require a hybrid powertrain in order to meet the EU’s emission limits. This is in addition to the regular powertrain which could be mild hybrids. The 2024 Duster can access a hybrid drivetrain developed already by using the CMF B platform. The Jogger is a van/crossover hybrid that has been converted into a hybrid drive. It uses a 1.6-liter electric motor combination with 140 horsepower. Other CMF-B crossovers such as the Arkana or Captur have similar systems.
Renault offers a more expensive plug-in hybrid drive, which has 160 hp and a battery of 9.8 kWh. This can provide a range of up to 50km (31 miles). Duster is a good candidate for this, even though it is expensive. The remainder of the range is made up of 1.0-liter and 1.3-liter turbocharged engines with auto and 4×4 gearboxes on the higher grades. Other emerging markets may still use smaller engines. For example, a 1.5L engine in India or a 2.0L engine in Brazil. The Duster can be found all over the globe, often as a Renault and Nissan.
The design of the Bigster concept has been previewed in large part, so the features on the front are easily identifiable. The 2024 Duster features the new X badge at the center of a narrow grille, and vents similar to those on the Evoque bumper. The LED taillights and headlights are not only an upgrade but also a nice touch.
Two features were very obvious on the prototype that was spotted in Spain. The prototype had 17-inch tires wrapped in 215/65 R17 rubber and disc brakes on the rear. The people are very excited. Volkswagen puts cheap drum brakes in its cars, while Dacia goes upmarket. The world is going crazy.
2024 Dacia Duster Released
The new Dacia Duster is set to debut in 2024. We have the renderings and leaks from the design offices until then. Managers have high expectations and are under pressure to create a better proposal than the current paradigm. The Dacia Bigster has also raised the expectations of clients. In two years, everything will be clear.