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April 12, 2021

Dacia Duster for the British market

The Renault-Nissan group istargeting the British auto marketwith its Dacia models. The mostrecent news in this domain datesback from 19 September, thedate on which Dacia presentedthe 2015 version of the Dustermodel destined for the Britishmarket, a model with the steeringwheel on the right-hand side.The new Duster’s entry-levelversion, featuring a 1.6-literengine and 105 HP has a startingprice of GBP 9,495 (EUR12,068), while the top version,available with 107-HP and 109-HP turbo-diesel engines, has astarting price of less than GBP11,500 (EUR 14,617), a communiquéreleased by the Daciarepresentation in Great Britainshows.The production of theDuster model for British customershas been transferred thissummer from India to the plantin Mioveni.“The plant in Mioveni hasstarted to manufacture theDuster for Great Britain thissummer. The transfer of the productionin Romania was plannedfor over a year, mainly becauseof logistical and economic reasons,and will not change theplant’s production forecasts,”Dacia’s spokespersons toldMediafax.Launched in 2010, DaciaDuster is sold in Great Britainsince the second half of 2012,being the cheapest SUV on themarket.Dacia sales in Great Britainhave grown by 85.5 per cent inthe first seven months of theyear, to 12,976 vehicles, thegrowth being far above the market’s10.6 per cent growth to 1.3million vehicles, the data presentedby the British Associationof Car Manufacturers andDealers shows. Dacia’s marketshare in Great Britain rose from0.6 per cent in the first sixmonths last year to 1.01 per centin the same period this year

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