According to the latest rumors, sometime during next year, we can expect the new 2019 Dacia Duster. However, it will most likely get just some small changes compared to the current model and those should include more tech features. So, visually, it will remain pretty much the same since the 2018 model year has been completely overhauled. Inside the cabin, it will arrive with standard two rows of seats with good comfort, great cargo capacity, and more quality materials. In the engine department, it will be offered with several engines including petrol and diesel units.
Engines and performances of the 2019 Dacia Duster
The upcoming 2019 Dacia Duster is expected to return with the same engines which power the current model. So, the buyers will have an option to choose between several petrol and diesel engines. Therefore, among petrol engines, the one option is going to be a 1.6-liter unit which will have the output of 113 horsepower. It will come with front-wheel drive layout. The next will be a 1.2-liter turbocharged powertrain which will be able to make 123 hp. This one will be offered with front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.
On the other hand, there will also be a diesel variant and it is going to be a 1.5-liter engine with the output of 90 horses. In the higher trim levels, this unit will be capable of making 108 hp. As well, both front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations will be available.
Exterior and interior design of the 2019 Dacia Duster
The current, 2018 model year has been fully refreshed, so we don’t anticipate any larger changes of the 2019 Dacia Duster, considering its external appearance. The front end of the vehicle now wears a revised grille and restyled and wider headlights with LED daytime running lights. They are now placed further which has made it look wider compared to the previous models. The rear fascia now features square, revised tail lamps for a more modern look and a larger bumper as well. The profile looks handsome and has gotten a new, larger side mirrors, more black accents, and revised door handles. The new Dacia will get the standard 17-inch alloy wheels and will get a more rugged look.
The interior of the 2019 Dacia Duster will come standard with two rows of seats. And it will be able to welcome up to five passengers. The seats are comfortable and supportive and feature more function for adjustments. The dashboard features a clean design and there is an upgraded touchscreen for the infotainment and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The steering wheel is also slightly revised. Furthermore, the 2019 model year should get more standard equipment this time. Some of them will include blind spot warning, automatic air conditioning, keyless entry, curtain airbags, automatic headlights, a multi-view camera, and many others more.
Release date and price
The carmaker still hasn’t revealed the exact date of the arrival of the new 2019 Dacia Duster. However, it could arrive sometime during 2019. The price will most likely stay close to the current model which is around $19,900.