Dacia Duster 2010 vs Suzuki Grand Vitara 2012

Dacia Duster
2010 - 2013
Suzuki Grand Vitara
2012 - 2015
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Diesel1.9 Diesel


Power: 85 HP129 HP
Torque: 201 NM300 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.9 seconds13.2 seconds
Suzuki Grand Vitara is a more dynamic driving.
Dacia Duster engine produces 44 HP less power than Suzuki Grand Vitara, whereas torque is 99 NM less than Suzuki Grand Vitara. Due to the lower power, Dacia Duster reaches 100 km/h speed 1.7 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.36.8
Real fuel consumption: 6.2 l/100km7.9 l/100km
The Dacia Duster is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Dacia Duster consumes 1.5 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 225 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Dacia Duster consumes 1.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Grand Vitara.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres66 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 940 km in combined cycle970 km in combined cycle
1020 km on highway1100 km on highway
800 km with real consumption830 km with real consumption

Drive type

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


Length: 4.32 m4.30 m
Width: 1.82 m1.81 m
Height: 1.63 m1.70 m
Dacia Duster is larger, but lower.
Dacia Duster is 2 cm longer than the Suzuki Grand Vitara, 1 cm wider, while the height of Dacia Duster is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 473 litres398 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1604 litresno data
Dacia Duster has more luggage capacity.
Dacia Duster has 75 litres more trunk space than the Suzuki Grand Vitara.
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Dacia Duster is 0.2 metres less than that of the Suzuki Grand Vitara.
Gross weight (kg): 1`8382`170
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 (€): 54005800
Pros and Cons: Dacia Duster has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
Suzuki Grand Vitara has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
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