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It's a far better SUV than its price suggests.
The 2022 Dacia Duster is one of those 2022 SUV models that are beautiful from the inside out. It has a refreshed interior and a swanky new exterior design, which makes for an all-around impressive SUV.
What's under the hood is equally as impressive too, thanks to lower carbon emissions. Although the SUV is not yet hybrid or anywhere near half sustainable, it does have a less intense emission, which is at least something good for the planet.
With that being said, here are all of the best features of the 2022 Dacia Duster.
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The 2022 Dacia Duster features a 1.0-liter TCe 90 engine, which to most people would sound very small. Yet, there is a reason for the SUV having a small engine. It is due to the carbon emissions being much lower than previously.
The newest Duster model is a four-wheel-drive that emits 5.8 fewer grams of CO2 emissions. This was made possible due to the new design of the rear spoiler, the small engine, and the new wheels that aim to be much more dynamic than the previous models.
Not only has the 2022 Duster had an engine overhaul and an aerodynamic upgrade, but it has also had an interior refresh.
When a customer steps inside, it is clear that the dashboard has had an update, which is to make room for a new infotainment system that features an eight-inch touchscreen.
Although the Dacia Duster is a low-cost vehicle, the model still features lots of modern and convenient technology. This includes wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in addition to the standard built-in navigation. It even has a 4x4 monitor that displays an inclinometer, altimeter, compass, and other relevant data for the all-paw version.
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Outside, the 2022 Dacia Duster has some extra updates to further enhance the modernity of the SUV. The most obvious new exterior feature is the newly designed 16 and 17-inch wheels, which are purposefully built to enhance the car's aerodynamics.
The other obvious new exterior element is the rounded edges, which change the entirety of the overall look. Likewise, so do the chrome accents in the front grille. They make the Dacia Duster appear more modern and luxurious. It is not as boxy as previous models and although this takes away its aggressive SUV appearance, it favors it and its more refined interior features.
In summary, there is a lot to love about the 2022 Dacia Duster. It is a low-cost vehicle, which verifies why it features such a small engine. Yet, this small engine is purposeful, as are the new design features. Combined, all the new features for the 2022 model allow the SUV to be more sustainable and much more aligning with the changing market. Although it is not yet a hybrid or electric model, it is sure heading in the right direction.
Megan McCoig is a writer based in London, most likely typing from a coffee shop or at my desk looking over the city. Pathologically into celebrity cars and the future of the industry.