Dacia has launched a limited edition, range-topping trim level for the Sandero Stepway, the Logan MCV Stepway and the new Duster. Called Techroad it builds on Dacia’s Prestige and Comfort packages with a range of styling updates. Prices start at £11,660 for the Sandero Stepway Techroad, climbing to £19,360 for the most expensive Duster Techroad.

The Sandero Stepway Techroad and Duster Techroad feature grey and red side decals and red door mirror caps. All three models come with fresh alloy wheels, (sized at 16-inches for the Stepway models and 17-inches for the Duster), unique ‘Techroad’ badging and a choice of two exclusive paint colours.

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On the inside, the Techroad trim level boasts a reupholstered interior, with red and grey seat inserts, red and grey stitching and either the Stepway or Duster logos embroidered into the seat backrests. All models also come with a range of red-detailed trim for the air vents, gear lever surround, door handles and floor mats.

The Dacia Logan MCV Stepway Techroad edition starts from £13,160. It comes with extra equipment, including a soft-feel steering wheel, air conditioning, parking sensors, cruise control, a speed limiter function, a DAB radio and Dacia’s Media Nav Evolution infotainment system, with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The only engine available for the Sandero Stepway Techroad is Dacia’s turbocharged 0.9-litre three-cylinder petrol, with 89bhp and 140Nm of torque. The powertrain is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox, allowing a 0–62mph time of 11.1 seconds and claimed economy figures of 45.6mpg.

Dacia’s limited edition Logan MCV Stepway comes with a choice of two engines. The same 0.9-litre three-cylinder from the Sandero Stepway features, along with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel. Power and torque for the diesel unit stand at 94bhp and 220Nm respectively, while the same five-speed manual transmission allows a 0–62mph time of 13 seconds and claimed economy figures of 62.7mpg.

Four drivetrain choices are available for the Duster Techroad. The range opens with Dacia’s front-wheel-drive four-cylinder TCe 130 and TCe 150 petrol units, with 127bhp and 145bhp respectively. Both are mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, with both powertrains offering claimed economy figures of 41.5mpg.

Two diesel drivetrains are also available. Both use the same 145bhp four-cylinder dCi 115 engine, with buyers being given the choice of either front- or four-wheel-drive. Two wheel drive models start from £17,360 and offer claimed economy figures of 57.6mpg, while the all-wheel-drive variant commands an additional premium of £2,000 and claims 48.7mpg.

Read our review of the all-new Dacia Duster right here…

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