2016 Renault Duster Oroch Pickup

The 2016 Renault Duster Oroch pickup truck is the company’s first offering in light transport vehicles segment. The car is based on Renault Duster, a highly popular compact SUV. The pickup truck was first unveiled at Buenos Aires Motor Show on June 18th, 2015. The car fits roughly in the middle of one ton and half ton pickup truck categories.

2016 Renault Duster Oroch Specs

Since the car is based on Duster platform, the front end is almost identical to that of the compact SUV with few modifications of bumper and air intake grille. The car features a new single slit air intake grille and new taillights; the car is a four door double cab vehicle measuring about 4700 mm in length, 1800 mm in width and 7690 mm in height. The rear cargo has a carrying capacity of 683 liters, with cargo bed measuring 1175 mm in width and 1350 mm in length. The car cabin gives the impression of forming a roll cage.

The interior features a standard layout of Duster: 3 dial techno sporty instrument cluster, 3 spoke power steering, etc. among others.

2016 Renault Duster Oroch

The Duster SUV is powered by a variety of engine options; the pickup truck however, will be available in only two: a four cylinder 1.6 liter gasoline unit which is capable of producing 110 horsepower, and a 2 liter four cylinder gasoline unit capable of producing 143 horsepower and 168 Nm torque (a tuned up version of the 2 liter gasoline can produce 170 horsepower).

Dual fuel options i.e. gasoline/ethanol will be offered in Brazil, where ethanol powered 1.6 liter unit will produce 115 horsepower and the 2 liter ethanol unit will produce 148 horsepower and 177.5 Nm torque.

The 2016 Renault Duster Oroch pickup truck will be available in two wheel drive and four wheel drive variants. The 1.6 liter engine will be mated with a 5 speed manual transmission while 2 liter engine will receive a 6 speed manual transmission. A 4 speed automatic transmission is also in pipeline for the 2 liter unit.

No information about the fuel economy of this vehicle is available yet.

Other Features

2016 Renault Duster Oroch Pickup will be available in three variants: Expression 1.6, Dynamique 1.6 and Dynamique 2.0. All of these will be available in standard safety features; however, the latter two variants will receive MediaNAV Infotainment system.

2016 Renault Duster Oroch Interior

MediaNAV includes:

7 inch display.
Satellite navigation, hands free telephone capability.
Multimedia functionality that allows music streaming from devices through a USB, AUX or Bluetooth connection.
Apple’s SIRI voice recognition function via steering wheel mounted controls.
Full seven digit post code recognition.
TMC live traffic information.
Access to AHA cloud platform via a free smart-phone app with the ability to connect to social networks via main display.
Personalization features such as 2D or 3D bird’s eye mapping.

Standard security features include:

Engine immobilizer.
Central locking.
Engine protective under guard.
Door open warning lamp.

Apart from these, the car also will be equipped with standard driver assist systems such as adaptive cruise control, active emergency braking, lane departure warning, over-speed warning and blind spot monitoring.

Price of 2016 Renault Oroch Pickup Truck

The 2016 Renault Duster Oroch Pickup Truck is expected to release by end of 2015. Prices have not yet been confirmed.

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