Dacia Duster 2010 vs Suzuki Grand Vitara 2012

Dacia Duster
2010 - 2013
Suzuki Grand Vitara
2012 - 2015
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol


Power: 105 HP106 HP
Torque: 148 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.5 seconds14.4 seconds
Dacia Duster is more dynamic to drive.
Dacia Duster engine produces 1 HP less power than Suzuki Grand Vitara, but torque is 3 NM more than Suzuki Grand Vitara. Despite less power, Dacia Duster reaches 100 km/h speed 2.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.58.2
The Dacia Duster is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Dacia Duster consumes 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Grand Vitara, which means that by driving the Dacia Duster over 15,000 km in a year you can save 105 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 660 km in combined cycle670 km in combined cycle
780 km on highway770 km on highway

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Ground clearance: 210 mm (8.3 inches)205 mm (8.1 inches)


Length: 4.32 m4.04 m
Width: 1.82 m1.81 m
Height: 1.63 m1.70 m
Dacia Duster is larger, but lower.
Dacia Duster is 28 cm longer than the Suzuki Grand Vitara, 1 cm wider, while the height of Dacia Duster is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 475 litres184 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1604 litres516 litres
Dacia Duster has more luggage capacity.
Dacia Duster has 291 litres more trunk space than the Suzuki Grand Vitara. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Dacia Duster (by 1088 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters10.2 meters
The turning circle of the Dacia Duster is 0.6 metres more than that of the Suzuki Grand Vitara, which means Dacia Duster can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7101`830
Safety: no data

Suzuki Grand Vitara has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Dacia Duster has serious deffects in 65 percent more cases than Suzuki Grand Vitara, so Suzuki Grand Vitara quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 56005800
Pros and Cons: Dacia Duster has
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
Suzuki Grand Vitara has
  • has 4x4 drive
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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