Renault Duster Turbo Vs Nissan Kicks Turbo - Specs Comparison

by Mohammed Burman | 18/08/2020
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Read this Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo comparison to know the difference in their dimensions, features, engine and transmission as well as prices to choose the more suitable SUV for yourself.

The petrol turbo Renault Duster has eventually been launched in India at INR 10.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The vehicle is one of the most powerful SUVs in India with decent ride and handling qualities. The Nissan Kicks turbo petrol shares the powertrain and transmission options with the Duster. However, the Kicks comes with a newer design and a more modern cabin with more features than its competitor. Let’s take a look at our Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo comparison to figure out the differences in the dimensions, features, engine and transmission and prices tof the two vehicles to help you figure out which one is the more suitable option for you.

Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo Dimensions: Which one is bigger?


Renault Duster Turbo

Nissan Kicks Turbo


4360 mm

4384 mm


1822 mm

1813 mm


1695 mm

1669 mm


2673 mm

2673 mm

Ground Clearance

205 mm

210 mm

Boot Space

475 mm

400 mm

The two cars almost level with each other as regards the dimensions. The Kicks slightly dwarfs the Duster in terms of length but measures less in width and height. The wheelbase is the same for both vehicles, but the boot space of the Duster is more amber, larger, which promises a more comfortable experience in long journeys. The ground clearance of the Kicks is a little bit higher than that of the Duster.

Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo Dimensions Engine and transmission

Both of the two SUVs share the 1.3-litre turbo gasoline burner with the same power/torque figures and transmission options.


Renault Duster Turbo

Nissan Kicks Turbo


1.3 litre


Maximum Power



Peak Torque




6-speed manual/7-step CVT

6 speed-automatic/7-step CVT

Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo Features: Which one is better equipped?

The base variant of the Kicks is better equipped than the Renault Duster. Refer to the table below for a complete list of the two SUVs' features.

Renault Duster Turbo

Nissan Kicks Turbo

  • Automatic LED headlights

  • Fog lights with cornering function

  • Segment-leading ground clearance (210mm)

  • Electrically adjustable ORVM

  • Shark fin antenna

  • Tinted glass

  • Leather-wrapped soft-touch dashboard

  • Nissan Connect with Smartwatch connectivity

  • Cooled glove box

  • Auto AC with rear AC vent

  • Nissan’s unique twin parcel shelf

  • Rain sensing wipers

  • Push-button start

  • Advance A-IVI with in-built Voice recognition

  • Least Turning Radius (5.2m)

  • Advanced I-SPVT technology for comfortable Ride

  • Around view mirror

  • Remote engine start

  • Idle start-stop technology

  • Leather-wrapped dual-tone cabin

  • Dual-tone brown & black interior theme

  • Four Airbags

  • ABS with EBD

  • Brake-Assist

  • Vehicle stability management system

  • Electronic stability control

  • Traction Control System

  • Speed control

  • Hill Start Assist

  • Impact sensing auto door unlock

  • Speed-sensing auto door unlock

  • Ice blue graphic instrument cluster with multi-information display
  • Illuminated glove box
  • Speed limiter
  • Arkamys-tuned sound system
  • 17.64 cm touchscreen MediaNAV Evolution with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice recognition and EcoGuide
  • Remote Pre-Cooling
  • Smart Start/stop function
  • Dual airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Seat belt reminder
  • Speed alert
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Hill-Start Assist

Renault Duster Turbo vs Nissan Kicks Turbo Prices: Which one is more expensive?

The Nissan Kicks Turbo is available in three variants: XV, XV Premium and XV Premium (O) with a standard MT unit for all the three variants and a new X-Tronic CVT unit for the XV and the XV Premium variant. The vehicle is priced from INR 11.84 lakh for the base XV variant to INR 14.14 lakh for the top-spec CVT XV Premium. The Renault Duster Turbo is available in RxE, RxS and RxZ variants with a standard MT unit and an optional CVT for the two higher variants. The SUV is priced from 10.49 lakh to INR 13.59 lakh. We can see that the Nissan Kicks is more highly priced than the Renault Duster.

2019 renault duster rxs o petrol cvt front three quarters

The Renault Duster Turbo is more affordable than the Nissan Kicks but offers fewer features.

Overall, the Renault Duster Turbo is more budget-friendly than the Nissan Kicks Turbo. Nevertheless, if you have a generous budget, it might be better to invest some more money to purchase the Nissan Kicks to enjoy a better-equipped, more modern and comfortable car cabin.

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