2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Reviews, Prices, Alternative

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 - Dacia
2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Test Drive Photos

Here is Today We will Talk about 2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG. In the last decade, the Dacia brand grew from year to year, and the Dacia Duster continues to be the best-selling model of the House thanks to a successful design and price no doubt more competitive in the segment.

The finishes are basic and the 4 cylinders 1.6 engine is not the brightest, but the 2018 Dacia Duster LPG in the limited series Black Shadow is bought with less than 16,000 euros, has a good standard equipment and operating costs are kept to a minimum. The only 2WD is available with front-wheel drive.

2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Specs

Anything but aggressive, out from fashion, at once muscular and long lasting. Seven years after its launch, the Dacia Duster is still a car enjoyable. The restyling of mid-career has updated the image but the stylistic traits are the same as before. In the limited series Black Shadow, the Dacia Duster has a total black look: mirrors, door jambs, and 16-inch alloy wheels are black, the glass is tinted.

The interiors of the Dacia Duster are practical and essential. There is no room for refinements, nor for the materials. But it’s not surprising, given the prices. The standard equipment, on the other hand, does not require you to put your hand on your wallet: the air condition manual, infotainment touch screen with GPS navigation, rear camera, and cruise control are included.

2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Test Drive Photos

The driving position is higher than that offered by competitors, and the space on the board. Too bad that the steering wheel isn’t adjustable in depth and that the driver’s seat can be adjusted in height only in three positions. Another minor flaw is represented by screen media system, placed a little too low. The cabin is spacious, comfortable, even for four passengers, and the trunk, with a capacity ranging from 475 to 1,636 liters, meets the needs of a family.

2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Reviews

The important thing is not to hurry. 1.6 4-cylinder aspirated engine of Dacia Duster LPG has a quiet disposition, so shooting is not his forte, especially in high gears. The Dacia Duster 1.5 DCI 110 HP turbo diesel version, is undoubtedly brighter thanks to 104 Nm more torque (260 Nm against 156 Nm of the LPG), and also the 1.2 Tce turbo petrol from 125 HP delivers more vivid.

The cue at the traffic lights, after all, is not that bad (I 0-100 in 11 seconds confirms this), while resume speed on the highway after a slowdown takes some patience, and maybe the help of rates. In short, the Duster LPG is a good choice for city and suburban use, less for intensive use in the round.

Behind the wheel of the 2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG does not want to run, partly because, in addition to quiet, you add some body roll in corners and one steering inaccurate. On the other hand the suspension offer trips without too many bumps, and travel costs are very low.

Turning to consumption, the Dacia Duster LPG runs approximately 12 km/l. Not many, certainly, but that’s the price of LPG, less than half that of gasoline, it makes all the difference. With about 18 euro fills the tank ring “donut” (takes the place of the spare wheel) that allows a range of about 350/400 km.

2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Prices

The Dacia Duster LPG costs only 500 euros more than the petrol version with 115 HP 1.6 engine from. A low price, given the car, comfortable and successful in design, provided you settle for economic and quiet performance finishes.

Then the Duster 1.5 DCI 110, the LPG version has a list price lower than ben 1,500 euros. Putting aside the performance, best for diesel, the Duster LPG is better suited for the short distances, because diesel engines have the particulate filter which could create some problems.


Particularly low list of the Dacia Duster LPG creates some difficulty in finding alternatives in the B-segment SUV with similar prices. A Ssangyong Tivoli LPG, for example, exceeds 20,000 euros, and the smaller Nissan Juke LPG approaches the same amount of Korean.

To those looking for a compact and affordable SUV front-wheel drive (4 x 4 is available on 1.6 petrol or 1.5 dCi version) and pay attention to costs. Thanks to the LPG grind kilometers is cheap, but you can’t expect brilliant performance, at least until the 2018 Duster LPG will be pushed from the unit 1.6 naturally aspirated. The winning design of this model is the bestseller of the House.

2018 Dacia Duster 1.6 LPG Pros and Cons


  • The price is low and the standard equipment is complete
  • The cabin is comfortable and roomy trunk


  • The recovery is slow, especially in high gears
  • Steering and seat adjustments are imprecise

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