The new Dacia Sandero will arrive in the UK in January priced from just £5995 for the entry Access model, this entry model is far from basic it includes 15” steel wheels, power assisted steering, a 60/40 split folding rear seat and daytime running lights. The mid-level Ambiance costing £600 more offers a radio CD player with fingertip remote controls, USB and AUX input, Bluetooth, remote central locking, electric front windows, body coloured bumpers and 15” ‘Colorado’ wheel trims.
The top-of-the-range Dacia Sandero is the Lauréate which Dacia expects up to two thirds of buyers to choose and costs from £7,995. Equipment is generous including air conditioning, heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors, cruise control and electric rear windows as standard. There is also a height adjustable driver’s seat and steering wheel, leather steering wheel and gear knob and an upgraded radio CD player with MP3 CD reader and fingertip remote controls and four speakers, a trip computer and a speed limiter.
There’s also an optional fully-integrated 7-inch touchscreen navigation and multimedia system for just £250. The interior of the Laureate has a graphite look finish for the centre console surround, front door handles and steering wheel lower insert. Its modern looks are also made even sharper with 15” ‘Kalahari’ wheel trims, chrome front grille, front fog lights and body-coloured door handles and door mirrors.
Safety features include anti-lock ABS brakes with Emergency Brake Assist, traction control, Electronic Stability Control, driver, passenger and front side airbags and ISOFIX points in both outer rear seats.
By Geraldine Ashton Green
Fri, 26 Oct 2012