New Delhi, March 1: Renault India on Thursday announced new pricing for the Sports Utility Vehicle, Renault Duster. The popular car got cheaper by Rs 29,746-1,00,761 along its range. The decision is implemented with immediate effect. Also Read - Renault to hike vehicle prices in India by up to 1.5% from Jan

With the new pricing, Renault Duster petrol will now be priced from Rs 7.95 lakh (ex-showroom) to Rs 9.95 lakh. The previous range was between Rs 8.5-10.25 lakh. The diesel cars are priced between Rs 8.95-12.79 lakh, a decrease from previous price Rs 9.45-13.79 lakh (all prices ex-showroom). Also Read - Renault Kwid, Duster and Lodgy to Become Costlier from January 1, 2018

Company’s CEO Sumit Sawhney said that company’s achievement of 98 per cent localisation of KWID is allowing it to pass on the benefits to Renault Duster buyers. Also Read - New Renault Duster 2018 Officially Revealed; India Launch Likely in Next Year

“We are happy to pass on the benefits to the new Duster customers making it more attractive across the range enabled by our aggressive localisation strategy on Duster as well,” he added.

Duster sports a 1.5 litre engine and is a popular option for people who want to buy a compact SUV. The car competes with Hyundai Creta and Maruti Vitara Brezza.