2018 Renault Duster Oroch

According to information from the carmaker, the new 2018 Renault Duster Oroch will reach the Brazilian market without major changes. However, it is presenting many new details to keep its model on top of the range. Although it is a very young model in this area, Duster Oroch already has many fans. A pickup truck version of Duster crossover is eye-catching and modern. So, there is no need to worry about its success. Nevertheless, buyers are eager to see what else new model is bringing.

2018 Renault Duster Oroch

2018 Renault Duster Oroch changes

Duster Oroch truck arrived in Brazil in 2015. Already in 2016 production is moved to this country. However, it is using the same platform as its crossover sibling. To speed up its sales, French carmaker decided to leave the drivetrain changes in the background. Instead, the 2018 Renault Duster Oroch will be more aesthetic and aerodynamic. New truck receives hydraulic steering and electrical locks as standard features. The steering wheel and driver seat are adjustable. Dual-zone air conditioning system is better than before. Outside, there are 16-inch alloy wheels and a large bumper.

2018 Renault Duster Oroch interior

2018 Renault Duster Oroch drivetrain

We have a 2.0-l engine as the base powertrain for 2018 Renault Duster Oroch. It is capable to generate 150 hp and 150 lb-ft, or 205 Nm of torque. Another possibility is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine. It is less potent option with 115 hp and torque at 155 Nm or 115 lb-ft. This engine consumes ethanol as its fuel. The transmission of the new Duster Oroch is manual as standard and automatic as optional. Manual gearbox has five gears and top models with automatic transmission have six gears. Without big changes under the hood, the fuel economy will stay still. In combined drive in city and highway, 2018 Renault Duster Oroch with consuming 6.5 l/100km.

2018 Renault Duster Oroch rear

2018 Renault Duster Oroch price and competition

Major rivals of the 2018 Renault Duster Oroch will be Fiat’s trucks Toro and Strada. However, it faces the competition in Brazil from Mitsubishi L200 and VW Amarok. Base models of the truck will cost around $21,000, or 70,000 Brazilian real. Top of the line model is not going to exceed $25,000 mark or 81,000 real.

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