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The French manufacturer announced two new motorisation options available on their home market for the Dacia Duster SUV.

These new Dacia Duster engines include an Euro 5 compliant 1.6 16V 105 bio-ethanol (E85) unit and a dCi 90 DPF1 diesel engine that can equip both 4x2 and 4x4 versions.

The Dacia Duster E85 can run both an bio-ethanol as well as on 95-octane, E10 95-octane and 98-octane petrol with the greenest version emitting just 96g/km of CO2.

The Dacia Duster E85 price for France is 11,900 Euros for the 4x2 variant while the dCi 90 DPF 4x2 will cost 14,700 Euros.

Renault press release :

NEW EURO5 BIOETHANOL AND DIESEL POWERPLANTS FOR DACIA DUSTER IN FRANCE

· 4x2 versions of Duster, Dacia's off-road vehicle which was launched in France in April 2010 and which is already proving very successful, are now available with two new Euro5 powerplants:
- the 1.6 16V 105 E85 engine,
- and the dCi 90 DPF1 diesel engine.
· All versions of Dacia Duster (petrol and diesel, 4x2 and 4x4) comply with the Euro5 emissions standard.
· Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2 sees Dacia extend its line-up of bioethanol2 vehicles in France. The newcomer joins Logan MCV 1.6 16V 105 E85 and

Sandero 1.6 MPI 90 E85 which were launched in October 2009 and March 2010 respectively.

Tax-paid prices in France for Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2, which replaces the 1.6 16V 105 4x2 version, start from €11,900.
    Buyers of Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2 in France benefit from attractive tax incentives: the eco-bonus surcharge levied in France does not apply to this bioethanol-fuelled version, while the registration document is free of charge or comes at half-price in many of the country's administrative departments.

The 1.6 16V 105 E85 engine is flexible and runs equally as well on E85 fuel as its does on 95- octane, E10 95-octane and 98-octane petrol.

· Tax-paid prices in France for Dacia Duster dCi 90 DPF 4x2, which replaces the dCi 85 4x2 version, start from €14,700.
1 Diesel Particulate Filter
Marketed in France as 'E85 super-ethanol'.

· Order books for these two new versions are already open across the sales network.
· Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2 emits 160 g/km with E85 fuel and 165g/km with petrol3. The 'wellto- wheel' CO2 emissions of Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 are 96g/km 4. Bioethanol is a diversified and renewable energy source that helps reduce dependence en fossil fuels.
Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2 is economical to run: the pump price of E85 fuel is particularly attractive in France (0.86 €/litre on average). Moreover as E85 contains up to 85 per cent ethanol, its price is less subject to fluctuations in crude oil than petrol.
· Dacia Duster dCi 90 DPF 4x2 emits just 130g of CO2/km and consumes 5.0 litres/100km.
This diesel powerplant is equipped with a self-regenerating particulate filter.
· Both new Dacia Duster versions qualify for the Dacia eco² signature, since :
- Dacia Duster dCi 90 DPF 4x2 emits less than 140g of CO2/km, while Dacia Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 runs on biofuel;
- both versions are manufactured at the brand's ISO 14001-certifed plant in Pitesti in Romania;
- more than five per cent of the plastic the two versions contain is sourced from recycling, and both are 95 per cent end-of-life recoverable.
· Like all Dacia vehicles, Duster 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2 and dCi 90 DPF 4x2 come with a three-year or 100,000km warranty (whichever of the two thresholds is reached first).
3 Figures in the process of being UTAC homologated.
4 Calculation based on the use of French-sourced ethanol published in a JEC report in 2009. JEC is a European consortium
that comprises JRC (the European Commission's Joint Research Centre), EUCAR and CONCAWE.

DACIA DUSTER PRICES IN FRANCE
1.6 16v 105 E85 4x2 €11,900 €13,200 €14,200 €15,200
1.6 16v 105 4x4 €13,900 €15,200 €16,200 €17,200
dCi 90 DPF 4x2 €14,700 €15,700 €16,700
dCi 110 DPF 4x2 €15,200 €16,200 €17,200
dCi 110 DPF 4x4 €17,200 €18,200 €19,200

EQUIPMENT LEVELS AVAILABLE FOR DACIA DUSTER 1.6 16V 105 E85 4x2: Duster, Ambiance, Lauréate and Prestige
EQUIPMENT LEVELS AVAILABLE FOR DACIA DUSTER dCi 90 4x2: Ambiance, Lauréate and Prestige
Standard equipment (DUSTER equipment level):
• Power steering
• ABS + emergency brake assist
• Driver's front airbag
• Disconnectable front passenger's front airbag
• Folding rear bench seat
• Dual-optic headlights
• Exterior mirrors manually adjustable from inside the car
• Manual front and rear windows
• Heated rear screen with rear wiper
• Radio pre-equipment
• Black bumpers and black exterior door handles
• 16-inch wheels
• Tyre repair kit
Options
• Spare wheel €80
• Black roof bars €90
Standard equipment (AMBIANCE equipment level) = DUSTER equipment level, plus:
• Radio-frequency remote central locking
• Electric front windows
• Front lateral head/thorax airbags
• Modularity Pack (60/40-split folding rear bench seat, raised driver's seat, height-adjustable front seat belts,
height-adjustable steering wheel)
• Black roof bars
• Etoile Grey interior trim (central fascia, air vent surrounds, front door pulls)
Options
• Manual climate control €900
• 4x15W radio-CD (single CD), MP3 playback, steering wheel-mounted fingertip remote control €290 • Foglamps €150

• Metallic paint €400
• Spare wheel €80
Standard equipment (LAUREATE equipment level) = AMBIANCE equipment level, plus:
• Manual climate control
• Trip computer
• Electrically-adjustable heated exterior mirrors
• Foglamps
• Two-tone black/body colour bumpers
• Body colour exterior door handles
• Stylised 16-inch steel wheels
• Shiny Brown interior trim (central fascia, air vent surrounds, front door pulls, trimming strips, handbrake console)
Options
• Exterior Look Pack €700
(16-inch alloy wheels, satin-finish chrome-effect exterior mirrors and longitudinal roof bars; satin-finish chromeeffect
painted front and rear skid-plates, extra-tinted rear glass)
• Metallic paint €400
• ESP (for dCi 110 engine) €300
• Electric rear windows €150
• 16-inch alloy wheels €400
• 4x15W radio-CD (single CD), MP3 playback, steering wheel-mounted fingertip remote control €290 • Spare wheel €80
Standard equipment (PRESTIGE equipment level) = LAUREATE equipment level, plus:
• Exterior Look Pack: 16-inch alloy wheels, satin-finish chrome-effect exterior mirrors and longitudinal roof bars;
satin-finish chrome-effect painted front and rear skid-plates, extra-tinted rear glass.
• Leather Pack: leather seats (plus other materials), split leather-trimmed steering wheel, leather-trimmed gear
lever knob,
• 4x15W radio-CD (single CD) with MP3 playback and steering wheel-mounted fingertip remote control.
Options
• Metallic paint €400
• ESP (for dCi 110 engine) €300
• Electric rear windows €150
• Spare wheel €80

A comprehensive range of accessories to enable customers to customise their Dacia Duster:
• Style Pack €318 (plus fitment)
(stainless steel side sill bars, chrome exhaust tailpipe)
• Adventurer Pack €367 (plus fitment)
(wing extensions and broad door protective mouldings)
• Passenger Car Company Car Conversion Kit €510 Euros6 (including fitment) (converts Dacia Duster into a two-seater 'company car' to maximise carrying capacity and facilitate loading)

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