The Dacia Duster may be due for imminent replacement, but that hasn’t stopped its makers from adding two new trim levels to the Duster range.
The new Air and Nav+ trims essentially replace the Ambiance, Laureate and Prestige models – though entry-level Access trim remains.
The Duster Air is available from £10,995 – around £1,500 more than the Access model – and brings air conditioning, a DAB radio, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, 16-inch wheels, body-coloured bumpers, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, plus electric front windows.
As the new top-spec model, Nav+ starts at £13,905 and brings, as its name suggests, sat nav, as well as a seven-inch touchscreen system, a reversing camera, 16-inch alloy wheels, all-round electric windows, a trip computer, upgraded cloth upholstery and heated, power adjustable wing mirrors.
The Air essentially replaces the Duster Ambiance but brings more kit, while the Nav+ model replaces the Laureate and Prestige models – offering more equipment than Laureate, and a lower price point than Prestige.
The Duster Air, like the Access model, is available with a 113bhp 1.6-litre petrol engine, while the Nav+ is offered the a turbocharged 123bhp petrol engine or a 108bhp 1.5-litre diesel.
The Duster Air and Nav+ are available to order now, with deliveries expected in April. The all-new Duster, meanwhile, is expected to go on sale in mid-summer.
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