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Dacia Sandero 2021

Dacia has refreshed its provide withinside the compact vehicle section with the All-New Sandero and Stepway. The trendy 1/3 technology fashions provide simple, spacious, dependable and sturdy cars and not using a useless frills, on the maximum aggressive price.

An iconic and famous version, the Sandero has been the quality-promoting vehicle in Europe withinside the retail purchaser section seeing that 2017 and the quality-promoting Dacia version with nearly 2.1 million vehicles sold, representing 32% of the carmaker's income seeing that 2004.

The greater adventurous Stepway represents 65% of all Sandero income, with greater than 1.three million vehicles sold, and has been the Sandero version of desire for almost all of UK clients in latest years.

With the equal outside dimensions because the outgoing fashions, each variations supply more modernity, roominess and flexibility with the simplicity and reliability drivers have come to assume from Dacia.

Thanks to a brand new platform, they provide improved lively and passive protection functions, new engines - consisting of petrol and LPG Bi-Fuel - a brand new computerized transmission and an all-new six-velocity guide.

The All-New Sandero and Stepway retain to offer clients more get admission to than ever earlier than to the quality value-for-cash vehicles at the market.

All-New Sandero

Subtle tweaks to the outdoors make sure the All-New Sandero grants an robust and sturdy presence. The normal traces are smoother, with a greater sloped windscreen, a barely decrease roof and flowing roofline. Ground clearance is unchanged but the New Sandero offers the affect of sitting decrease and greater grounded.

The the front and rear lighting show Dacia's new Y-formed LED mild signature, supplying the All-New Sandero with a robust identity. A horizontal line joins the 2 lighting each on the the front and rear and extends into the LED lighting, giving the automobile more visible presence.

The LED headlights, presented as a preferred characteristic throughout the complete version variety, growth night-time visibility, with a 37% growth in beam period and 9% in beam width.

The said wheel arches display 15-inch wheels, at the same time as Comfort model characteristic Flexwheels with meticulously designed trims which mirror the appearance and experience of actual alloy wheels.

The layout of the door handles well-knownshows a focal point on pleasant and greater ergonomic form. Most variations now have electric powered boot launch at the decrease tailgate section, enhancing the seems and practicality. The new form of the doorways and wing mirrors improves the automobile's aerodynamics at the same time as lowering air noise all occupants.

All-New Stepway

The All-New Stepway is without delay recognisable on the the front with its particular ribbed and domed bonnet, the chrome Stepway emblem below the the front grille and the curved fenders above the fog lighting. The the front and rear bumpers encompass a metallic skid plate designed to offer safety from ordinary scratches.

The All-New Stepway gives 174 mm floor clearance (an growth of forty one mm as compared with the Sandero) roof bars proposing the emblem, wheelarch cladding and especially textured strengthened door bottoms for a greater crossover-like layout.

Standard variations are geared up with 16-inch Flexwheels, at the same time as distinct 16-inch diamond-reduce alloy wheels are to be had at the newly delivered Prestige model. .

The All-New Stepway's modular roof bars appear to be everyday roof bars however are adjustable. Using a key positioned withinside the glove compartment, they may be without difficulty dismantled in only a few seconds and changed into a roof rack with a load potential of as much as 80kg.


The new CMF modular platform underpinning the All-New Sandero and Stepway combines more resistance and stress with much less weight. It reduces emissions at the same time as complying with greater stringent crash-check and pollutants manipulate requirements.

The All-New Sandero and Stepway are geared up with a brand new the front axle with square suspension palms that offer powerful surprise absorption and superior guidance. Anti-roll potential has been advanced and the wheelbase prolonged for more cornering stability. The new engine mount has been upgraded to minimise vibrations withinside the cabin.

Petrol and LPG Bi-Fuel powertrains are to be had in Sandero and Stepway fashions, all of which follow stringent Euro6D-Full emissions requirements that come into impact on 1 January 2021.

The complete engine line-up consists of:

  • SCe 65: certainly aspirated 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine paired with a five-velocity guide transmission. Available on Sandero best.
  • TCe ninety: turbocharged 1.0-litre 3-cylinder unit paired with a six-velocity guide transmission or CVT computerized transmission.
  • TCe one hundred Bi-Fuel: new LPG bi-fuelled turbocharged 1.0-litre 3-cylinder unit paired with a six-velocity guide transmission.

Dacia is the best carmaker to provide LPG Bi-Fuel throughout its complete variety of passenger vehicles, combining driveability and luxury with decrease CO2 emissions and improved variety.

The integration of this era into Dacia factories, that has been attempted and examined at the TCe one hundred Bi-Fuel engine, ensures its protection and reliability. The producer guarantee period, servicing and boot potential are similar to the ones of the petrol model (the LPG tank is positioned in which the spare wheel might be).

Running on LPG, the All-New Sandero Bi-Fuel emits on common 11% much less CO2 emissions than an equal petrol engine. It is likewise able to visiting greater than 800 miles with the 2 tanks combined: 50 litres for the petrol tank and forty litres for the LPG tank - an growth over the outgoing vehicle.

A new CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) computerized debuts at the All-New Sandero and Stepway, turning in smoother tools adjustments and a greater responsive riding experience.

Available in mixture with the TCe ninety engine, gas intake has reduced way to a lighter gearbox and higher engine management, at the same time as CO2 emissions are decreased as compared with the preceding computerized version (11% discount for the All-New Sandero, and 4% for All-New Stepway).

Stop&Start is preferred on all engines, which routinely turns the engine off while the automobile involves a standstill, inclusive of in traffic, restarts nearly instantly.


Inside, the redesigned dashboard functions a material-wrapped insert along new air vent designs for a greater top class layout.

For the All-New Stepway, indoors upholstery is customised with the Stepway emblem, at the same time as the door panels and dashboard get distinct orange material inserts and edging.

The All-New Sandero and Stepway each characteristic 3 rear seats that may accommodate 3 adults, at the same time as a 1/three-2/three split-fold rear bench seat (relying at the model) brings in addition practicality. The boot of the Sandero has a beneficiant 328-litre potential and functions a flat ground with adjustable peak ground with positions.

Rear seat lodging is specially spacious, with a further 42mm of area as compared to the outgoing fashions. Elsewhere, the cabin gives as much as 21 litres of garage with cubby holes and wallet featured underneath the significant armrest, withinside the the front and rear doorways and withinside the lower back of the the front seats.

Newly designed the front seats offer more consolation and help with peak adjustable headrests and new, greater top class upholstery. A wider variety of adjustment withinside the the front seat and guidance wheel boosts consolation for the driving force, at the same time as a significant armrest to be had on Prestige variations complements this in addition. The gearlever is now shorter, at the same time as the electricity guidance gives more riding consolation - specially in tighter manoeuvres or in vehicle parks - with 36% much less attempt required than the preceding Sandero.

The functions to be had at the All-New Sandero and Stepway are in keeping with what clients need and want of their vehicles. We pay attention to our clients and supply them the beneficial functions and era that they are asking for, with out including useless costs.

Standard functions throughout the variety encompass a cellphone holder (detachable relying at the model), an on-board laptop display screen and a guidance wheel proposing velocity limiter. Automatic headlight activation is to be had from Essential fashions and up.

New computerized air-conditioning with virtual show is preferred on All-New Stepway Prestige, with a hands-unfastened card proposing far flung boot launch to be had, in addition to an electric powered parking brake, opposite digital digicam, the front and rear parking sensors and automated windscreen wipers.

The All-New Sandero and Stepway provide extraordinary multimedia systems: Media Control and Media Nav.

With Media Control, smartphones may be located on a smart detachable cellphone help in the front of the driving force to turn out to be a far flung multimedia machine through the brand new unfastened Dacia Media Control app and a Bluetooth or USB connection.

The machine affords smooth get admission to to the radio, music, calls, messages, sat nav apps and plenty of different functions inclusive of Siri and Android voice recognition. Controls are inside smooth attain both at the guidance wheel (for the radio) or at the back of it (sat-nav) to make sure more secure riding.

Without a cellphone related to the Media Control, radio and report playback through the USB port is likewise to be had, giving clients a extensive variety of options. Further system consists of audio system, Bluetooth and USB connection, and the three.5-inch TFT virtual show among the dials, in which the radio settings also are displayed.

With Media Nav, the console functions a big 8.0-inch touchscreen placed on the pinnacle of the dashboard with 4 audio system all through the automobile. The display screen is barely angled closer to the driving force for more visibility and ergonomics. The layout is sleek, and the intuitive, smooth-to-use interface is like minded with Bluetooth and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

A new 'Car' tab affords get admission to to unique driving force help and protection settings. The multimedia machine now additionally functions onboard navigation and wi-fi connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus six audio system for the sound machine.


The All-New Sandero and Stepway are the primary Dacia fashions to be constructed at the CMF modular platform. Offering advanced power and stress, it will increase safety withinside the occasion of a collision. The shape has been strengthened withinside the engine bay and the passenger compartment. The new door stress sensors and accelerometer can locate early aspect-effect collisions permitting the brand new curtain and aspect airbags to inflate rapidly, protective the stomach, chest and head.

The All-New Sandero and Stepway encompass the subsequent preferred functions: six airbags, seat belt load-limiters, back and front seat belt pretensioners and emergency name machine (SOS button positioned subsequent to the dome mild withinside the the front of the automobile).

The structural body of the brand new the front seats has been advanced and anti-whiplash headrests had been suited for offer higher safety.

Standard LED headlights enhance visibility, growing the period of the beam mild with the aid of using 37% (a hundred and ten m) and the width with the aid of using 9% (24 m) as compared with the halogen dipped beam headlights of the outgoing Sandero, at the same time as there is additionally a broader choice of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to be had.

In addition to the velocity limiter, trendy ESP machine and the guidance wheel-hooked up cruise manipulate switch, the All-New Sandero and Stepway characteristic cutting-edge driving force-help systems:

  • Emergency brake help as preferred: Active among 4-106mph. A radar sensor positioned on the the front of the automobile identifies the space to the automobile in the front (stopped or in motion). The sensor triggers an audible and visible caution if there's a hazard of collision with the automobile in the front, earlier than:
    • growing the brake pressure if the driving force has carried out the brakes however there's nonetheless a hazard of collision
    • routinely activating or making use of more potent braking pressure if the driving force fails to brake difficult enough, or quickly enough.
  • Blind spot caution: Active from 19-87mph. It warns the driving force of a hazard of collision with every other automobile positioned subsequent to or at the back of the automobile for the duration of lane extrade manoeuvres. An ultrasound detection machine comprising 4 sensors ( on the lower back, on the the front) detects any shifting objects, consisting of vehicles and motorbikes, withinside the driving force's blind spot area. When the sensors locate a automobile or a person withinside the blind spot area, an LED positioned on the perfect wing reflect flashes.
  • Park help: This machine utilises 4 radar sensors on the the front and on the lower back, a rear-view digital digicam and dynamic guiding traces, and triggers audible and visible warnings to assist with the manoeuvring.
  • Hill begin help: Prevents the automobile from rolling backwards for greater than seconds while drivers elevate their foot off the brake pedal to depress the accelerator pedal while pulling away on a hill.

Dacia Sandero dimensions

  • Length: 4,088mm
  • Width: 1,848mm (2,007mm consisting of mirrors)
  • Height: 1,499mm
  • Ground clearance: 133mm loaded
  • Boot potential: 328 litres

Dacia Stepway dimensions

  • Length: 4,099mm
  • Width: 1,848mm (2,007mm consisting of mirrors)
  • Height: 1,535mm (1,587 mm with roof bars)
  • Ground clearance: 174mm loaded
  • Boot potential: 328 litres