Did you take a look at the brand new Dacia Duster and suppose “I want it had fewer seats and was eligible for tax deduction”? Effectively, you’re in luck. The Romanian firm has revealed a revised Duster Business with all of the design updates and an entire new trim degree (whoopee!) of the lately revised crossover – and it might be the most affordable means into Duster possession.
So, what’s modified? Take a more in-depth take a look at the grille and also you’ll spot the corporate’s new model emblem, which, to our eyes no less than, seems a bit bit just like the DMC badge minus the center bit. It blends in properly with the brand new grille, which now options two rows of vertical silver stripes emanating from the badge. The visible modifications are simply as radical on the rear, with the previous Dacia badge now being changed by the Duster identify beneath the rear window.
Oh, and there’s the brand new trim degree known as ‘Expression’, which is about as luxurious as you may get for an mega-basic van. This brings 16-inch wheels, entrance fogs, a rear-view digicam and parking sensors, together with a centre-locking differential on 4×4 fashions. Inside, issues get severely jazzy with an eight-inch infotainment display that’s appropriate with each Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Go for the even cheaper Important model and also you’ll need to make do with utilizing your cellphone for all of your infotainment wants.
The remainder of the Duster Business stays the identical because the pre-facelift. Which means you get the identical two-seater configuration with a everlasting boot house of 1,623 litres and hefty 503kg payload capability. The engine line-up stays unchanged, too, with a three-cylinder petrol engine accessible in both 90 or 150hp outputs, together with a 1.5-litre diesel churining out 115hp. All-wheel drive will be specced as effectively for these seeking to do some critical constructing work and/or removals in the midst of nowhere.
Here is the place issues get a bit sophisticated. The Duster Business has a beginning worth of £13,995 earlier than VAT, making it the most affordable model of the crossover accessible if you buy it by a enterprise and deduct the tax. For private use, it’ll work out costlier than the common Duster crossover. Both means, it’s cheaper than just about something on 4 wheels and, on condition that it’s tremendous fundamental, received’t turn into out of date the second a brand new model is introduced. Similar to the nice ol’ days.