Reliability of the Dacia Duster

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Dacia models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Dacia Duster.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Dacia Duster.

Dacia Duster Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
15,4 17,6 21,1 17,7 19,6 11,1 7,9 4,8

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
20 17,8 18,8 20 20 19,4 12,4 6,9

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Battery (2015)
  • Injector (2010-2011)
  • Ignition lock (2013)

Source: ADAC

owner  Dacia Duster owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Recent Duster Recalls

Dacia-Duster-2018-key-starter
29. 01. 2021

The key may become blocked in the starting position, which could damage the vehicle’s starter. As a result, the vehicle may … .

Dacia-Duster-2018-seat-frame-recall
29. 03. 2020

The frame of the rear seat may not be sufficiently strong. As a result, it will not be able to hold … .

Dacia-Duster-2018-recall-battery
20. 01. 2019

The positive terminal of the 12-volt battery of the car is incorrectly welded. This could make it impossible to start up … .

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