Kicks VS Duster – Comparison Report

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In the last few years, the popularity of compact SUVs has increased by many folds. Compact SUVs are the substandard version of the SUVs with key features of a full-size sports utility vehicle. This generally includes increased ground clearance, driving comfort, better maneuverability and best in class interior space. If you are planning to buy a compact SUV in India, here is a comparison of Renault Duster with the upcoming Nissan Kicks.

Kicks VS Duster – Comparison Report

Kicks VS Duster – Price List

Nissan Kicks – Price List

The upcoming compact SUV from the house of Nissan in India is expected to be priced between INR 11.90 Lakhs to INR 15.20 Lakhs. All prices depicted here are ex-showroom Delhi.

Model (Petrol) Price Model (Diesel) Price
XE INR 12.5 Lakhs XE INR 11.90 Lakhs
XL INR 12.90 Lakhs XL INR 13.10 Lakhs
XL Plus INR 13.60 Lakhs XL Plus INR 12.60 Lakhs
XV INR 14 Lakhs XV INR 14.50 Lakhs
XV Premium INR 14.50 Lakhs XV Premium INR 15.20 Lakhs

Renault Duster – Price List

Duster is priced in India between INR 7.99 Lakhs and INR 12.79 Lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

Model (Petrol) Price Model (Diesel) Price
RXE INR 7.99 Lakhs RXE INR 9.09 Lakhs
RXL INR 8.79 Lakhs RXS INR 9.95 Lakhs
RXS INR 9.09 Lakhs RXZ INR 10.89 Lakhs
RXC CVT INR 9.99 Lakhs RXZ (110 ps) INR 11.79 Lakhs
RXZ AMT INR 12.33 Lakhs
RXZ AWD INR 12.79 Lakhs

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Kicks VS Duster – Engine Specification

Nissan Kicks

The Nissan Kicks is expected to be powered by a 1497cc petrol and diesel powered engine which will produce maximum power output between the range of 100bhp – 110bhp. Maximum torque produced by this engine is expected to be in the range of 140 Nm to 250 Nm. Both manual and Automatic transmission options will be provided by Nissan in this new offering.

Specification Reading
Engine Displacement 1497 cc
Maximum Power 100bhp – 110bhp/ 108bhp
Maximum Torque 140 Nm – 150 Nm/ 250 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission/ CVT
Fuel Petrol/ Diesel
Fuel Efficiency 16 kmpl – 21 kmpl

Renault Duster

Under the hood, Renault Duster comes with 6 engine options. The 1.5 H4K manual transmission petrol engine and 1.5 dCi petrol engine with an engine displacement of the 1498cc put out a maximum power of 106 ps at 5600 rpm and 85 ps at 3750 rpm. While the diesel engines with a displacement of 1461cc generate maximum power of 110ps at 4000rpm and maximum torque of 245Nm at 1750 rpm. The transmission mechanism on the Renault Duster is a 5-speed manual and CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).

Specification Reading
Engine 1.5 H4K MT/ 1.5 H4K CVT/ 1.5 dCi/ 1.5 dCi AMT/ 1.5 dCi AWD
Engine Displacement 1498 cc/ 1461 cc
Maximum Power 85 ps/ 106 ps/ 110 ps
Maximum Torque 142 Nm/ 200 Nm/ 245 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission/ CVT
Fuel Petrol/ Diesel
Fuel Efficiency 15kmpl – 20kmpl

Kicks VS Duster – Mileage Comparison

Nissan Kicks

Petrol 16 kmpl
Diesel 21 kmpl

Renault Duster

Petrol 15 kmpl
Diesel 20 kmpl

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Kicks VS Duster – Exterior Comparison

Nissan Kicks – Exterior

This upcoming compact SUV has a lot to offer in terms of design. The exteriors of the Nissan Kicks features LED projector headlamps with DRLs, door mounted outside rear view mirrors (ORVMs), stylish roof rail, shark fin antenna, 5-spoke alloy wheels, iconic boomerang tail lamps, front fog lamps and a floating sunroof.

Nissan Kicks – Exterior

Renault Duster – Exterior

On the other hand, the already on sale, Renault Duster presents a confident stance on the road with bold Renault grille, fog lamps, ORVMs, roof rails, rear defogger, LED tail lamps, 5-spoke alloy wheels and raised wheel arches.

Renault Duster – Exterior

Kicks VS Duster – Interior Comparison

Nissan Kicks – Interior

The interiors of the upcoming SUV Nissan Kicks will feature best in class options such as steering mounted controls, 3 spoke sporty steering wheel, infotainment system and increased leg room space.

Nissan Kicks – Interior

Renault Duster – Interior

The interior features of Renault Duster include all cederblack harmony dashboard, woven seat fabric, dark chrome finish on centre fascia, steering mounted controls, infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and keyless entry option.

Renault Duster – Interior

Kicks VS Duster – Dimensions Comparison

Nissan Kicks – Dimensions

Dimension Reading
Length 4295 mm
Width 1760 mm
Height 1590 mm
Wheelbase 261 cm
Ground Clearance 200 mm
Boot Space 450 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 litres


Renault Duster – Dimensions

Dimension Reading
Length 4315 mm
Width 1822 mm
Height 1695 mm
Wheelbase 2673 mm
Ground Clearance 205 mm
Boot Space 475 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres


Kicks VS Duster – Safety Features Comparison

Nissan Kicks – Safety Features

The safety features on the upcoming Nissan Kicks is expected to include dual airbags, ISOFIX mounts, anti-pinch sensors on the power windows, reverse parking camera, reverse parking sensors and ABS with EBD.


Renault Duster – Safety Features

The safety features on the Renault Duster include rapid deceleration warning, engine immobilizer, remote central locking, anti-lock braking system and ABS with EBD.

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Kicks VS Duster – Colour Options

Nissan Kicks

Renault Duster

Kicks VS Duster – Comparison Verdict

Price – When comparing the price of the upcoming Nissan Kicks and Renault Duster, we can say that Nissan Kicks will be priced a bit on the higher side then the already on sale Renault Duster.

Mileage – In terms of fuel economy, both the compact SUVs will churn out almost the same mileage.

Specifications – Although Nissan is yet to release the final features list for the Nissan Kicks, we can expect both Nissan Kicks and Renault Duster to be equally equipped with best in class features.

Safety Features – Both the cars will be equipped equally in terms of the safety features.

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