Dacia Sandero, B-segment car from Renault’s budget brand Dacia, is one of the most affordable hatchbacks of its kind. The car featured here represents the second generation of the model in a rare Prestige trim level (consisting automatic climate control, H7 headlights, side mirrors with turning lights, better soundproofing, and improved general quality). The car that is shown here also features Easy-R piloted gearbox (6-speed, with an electro-hydraulic shifting system provided by german supplier ZF).
Model: Sandero / Dacia Sandero dCi 90 Prestige / Dacia Sandero dCi 90 Easy-R
Production: 2012- (this specific Prestige trim level, with Easy-R transmission, starting 2016)
Body type: hatchback, 5 doors, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 11,133 Euros
Engine: 1.5-litre (1,461 cc) 4-cylinder transverse turbocharged engine, intercooler, direct injection. The maximum output is 66 kW / 90 PS/hp at 3,750 rpm and peak torque is 220 Nm (approx. 162 lb-ft) available at 1,750 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed manual-automated trasnsmission (piloted) and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Tyres: Goodyear DuraGrip 185/65 R15 88T
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 12.0 seconds
Top speed: 172 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 3.7 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 95 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 50
Dimensions (mm): L 4,057 / w 1,733 / h 1,523
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 320 / 1,200
Wheelbase (mm): 2,589
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,089 kg/1,164 kg
Front suspension: McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar, ventilated disc brakes.
Rear suspension: Semi-independent H suspension, coil springs, drum brakes.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; ABS; ESP/ESC; ASR; HSA (Hill Start Assist); automatic air conditioning; power steering; electrically powered windows (front); electrically adjustable side mirrors, heated; fog lights; height adjustable steering wheel; height adjustable driver seat; board computer; outside temperature indicator; DRL; Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS); central locking system; ISOFIX;.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
Rouge de Feu Metallic Paint (241); Security Pack (325) consisting cruise control, speed limiter, rear parking sensors, leather steering wheel; Pack Look (283) consisting 15-inch alloy wheels and electrically powered rear side windows; Media NAV infotainment system with navigation and 7-inch touchscreen (241); front central armrest (79).
+ nice ride quality
+ good engine performance
+ good piloted gearbox
+ good fuel economy
+ big luggage compartment
+ easy to use infotainment and fast CPU
+ good soundproofing and NVH
– no depth adjustable steering column
Driven by Adrian M. for 748 km, 5.8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 1,928 km total mileage of the car.