Dacia Duster Estate (2013 -) Safety & Reliability

Review by Simon McBride on
Last Updated: 08 May 2015
It is not a well-known brand, but Dacia is the value-for-money subsidiary of Renault. The Dacia Duster is the first model to arrive in the UK as the French firm looks to reintroduce the Romanian budget brand in to the country.

3 out of 5



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    3 out of 5

When tested by EuroNCAP in 2011 the Duster only received three stars. Parent company Renault will be hoping for a better Dacia Duster safety score when EuroNCAP come to evaluate the new model.

3.5 out of 5


As the brand is unproven in the UK it’s difficult to judge Dacia Duster reliability. However, the Duster technology comes from parent company Renault, it should prove to be reasonably good.

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