Showing posts in the category of Dacia

Renault Group Sold 2.7 Million Vehicles in 2014, Dacia Exceeded 500,000 Sales


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Renault Group sales of private cars and light commercial vehicles increased by 3.2 percent to 2,712,432 vehicles last year, with the Dacia budget brand accounting for 511,465 sales.

Dacia Reports Strong UK Sales in 2014


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Two years into its UK foray, Dacia posted good sales numbers as 2014 drew to a close. A total of 23,862 vehicles were shifted (90 percent went to private buyers), which equates to an impressive 39.2 percent increase over 2013.

Next Dacia Duster Here in 2016, Reportedly with Seven Seat Option


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French publication Cardisiac says Dacia is getting ready for the 2016 reveal of its all-new Duster. It says the new model will bring some “high-risk” changes to the now familiar formula, the most important of which will be the addition of a three-row variant.

UK Mall Shoppers Asked to Guess Price of Dacia Duster


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You may remember a video we featured about two years ago in which UK mall shoppers were asked to guess how much a Dacia Sandero cost.

It was a sponsored ad to promote the then new Romanian hatchback, and now it’s been rehashed and slightly changed for the Duster.

European New Car Sales on the Rise, Still “No Party Time”


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In November, new car sales in Europe increased by 1 percent to 989,457 vehicles, according to data provided by ACEA, the automotive industry association. It was the 15th consecutive month that registrations rose – but things are still far from rosy.

Dacia Duster 4x4 Beats Military Snowcat on Steep Snowy Road


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Since Norway is a mountainous country with a cold climate, it goes without saying that 4x4 vehicles are highly popular there. But all-wheel drive vehicles aren’t enough for some people, who use specialized military vehicles to reach isolated areas.

Renault Wants 380HP Dusters to Finish in Top 10 at 2015 Dakar Rally


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The official Renault Duster Team wants to finish in the Top 10 in the 2015 Dakar, which marks its third participation in the legendary event. The Argentina-based team will enter two all-new Renault Duster SUVs in the rally raid that takes place in South America from January 4 to 17.

Alleged New Dacia Mini Crossover Looks Really Tall and Narrow


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This could be Dacia’s answer to the Nissan Juke, Opel Mokka or Peugeot 2008. Snapped up by spy photographers in an unknown location, it’s not hard to see what the model will be like, even with camouflage hiding the details.

Widespread Corrosion Issues Makes UK Dacia Duster Owners Call them "Rusters"


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I’ve been watching the Dacia UK owners’ forum for over a year now, seeing how the manufacturer was handling the plethora of rust complaints for brand new Dusters. Early adopters described rust appearing on many body panels and even on some bolts and metal fittings.

Renault Starts Production of the Symbol in New Algerian Plant


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Following the inauguration of the Tanger plant in Morocco in 2012, Renault is expanding its manufacturing presence in North Africa with a new plant in Oran, Algeria.

A Renault-Faced Illustration of the Performance Sandero RS


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RenaultSport is currently working on a performance version of the French group's Sandero hatch that is available around the world with two different snouts featuring the Renault and Dacia badges respectively.

Renault Turns Duster Into Oroch Pickup Truck Concept for Brazil


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Renault is testing the waters at this week's Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil (Oct. 30 – Nov. 9) with a new concept for a Duster crew-cab pickup truck.

Dacia Sells 3 Millionth Car Since Brand’s Renewal in 2004


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Dacia is clearly a success story for Renault and the brand’s sales are testimony to that, with the Romanian brand racking up 3 million deliveries since the launch of the Logan in 2004.

Scoop: Dacia Could Be Working on Sporty Logan


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You're looking at spy shots of a Dacia Logan undergoing hot weather testing and the question is whether Renault's subsidiary is working on a sports or a facelifted version of its low-cost sedan.

New Dacia Duster Pick-Up Is Real, but Only for Fleet Use


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Following this summer’s spy photos, Dacia has officially unveiled the Duster Pick-Up in Romania together with local coachbuilder Romturingia, the company responsible for the assembly.

Renault Reportedly Considers Axing Dacia Lodgy, Dokker or Logan MCV


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Renault is considering the discontinuation of one Dacia model from a list of three vehicles which apparently step on each other’s toes: the Logan MCV, Dokker and Lodgy.

Dacia Flaunts its New Stepway Models in Paris


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Dacia didn’t deem it necessary to organize a press conference at the Paris Auto Show, although it had quite a few new versions on display in the City of Light.

Dacia Launches High-Spec “Midnight Edition” Sandero in the UK


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The Dacia Sandero is a fairly bland car to look at, but if you choose one in a dark color and specify (or add your own) alloys it’s really not that bad. If you fancy the look, you can get one like that straight from the manufacturer now, with the Midnight Edition model that’s just been launched in the UK.

Dacia Bringing Duster Air and Sandero Black Touch Editions to Paris


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The Stepway variants of the Dacia Lodgy and Dokker are not the only exhibits of the Romanian brand’s Paris Auto Show booth, with the Duster and Sandero getting limited-edition models for the occasion.

Dacia Duster Gets Styling and Trim Updates in Britain


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Following the production transfer from India to Romania, Dacia has announced new styling and trim upgrades for the UK-bound Duster for the 2015 model year.