Dacia Sandero – Fresh Look And New 1.0-litre Engine Boost Budget Hatch

DACIA has updated its entire range, with the new line-up of cars getting a handful of small changes to the styling but also a brand new engine: a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol that powers the entry-level models, replacing the old 1.2-litre unit. The super-affordable £5,995 Sandero Access is available in the UK with the small engine, and Dacia’s UK boss reassured us that “we do sell some” of the stripped-back superminis. Continue reading “Dacia Sandero – Fresh Look And New 1.0-litre Engine Boost Budget Hatch”

Dacia Improves Fuel Efficiency With Smaller Engines


Dacia revealed updated versions of the Sandero, Sandero Stepway (below) and Logan MCV in Paris, all featuring a new 1.0-litre petrol engine.



The Renault-sourced unit is tuned to deliver 74bhp and is claimed to improve fuel efficiency by 10 per cent. It replaces the outgoing 1.2 petrol. All three models benefit from a revised headlight design with LED running lights on top models. The Dacia Duster Is also now available with a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

Dacia Duster