DACIA SANDERO. A real star of the market, the Dacia Sandero and its Stepway version continue to appeal to individuals enormously. What is its price, its equipment? Our file.
[Mis à jour le 30 mars 2021 à 10h10] The new Dacia Sandero has been a real hit since its release, building on a solid foundation for several years. According to the latest figures, the manufacturer shows an increase of 55.9% of its registrations in the first two months of the year with 13,289 vehicles sold. The “low-cost” car, which no longer seems to be one, widens the gap with Peugeot’s 208 and 2008.
At the start of 2021, Dacia however took by surprise by announcing the increase in its price range for its Sandero since from March 2, 2021, all models will experience inflation. The base price will now be € 8,890 (+ € 200) for the standard version and € 12,890 (+ € 300) for the Stepway.
For more information and especially photos, find our complete file below.
Did you expect it? She’s there ! Dacia officially presented the Dacia Sandero to us on Thursday, September 29, 2020. Find all the photos of the vehicle in great detail to find out everything about this 3rd generation.
With Dacia, the change is clearly now. For this 3rd generation of the Dacia Sandero, the experts have decided to change everything on the vehicle best sold to individuals in Europe. Here are the most significant changes:
- A new light signature: this is a bit the trend, like Peugeot which puts all the sauces its fires in the shape of claws as on the 3008 and the 5008, Dacia highlights a new light signature in the shape of a “Y” at the front of the vehicle as well as at the rear, giving an effect of width, clearly sought after by the manufacturer
- The roof is lowered: this is a striking element when you discover the 3rd generation Dacia Sandero for the first time. Thanks to a more inclined windshield and a lower roof, the small sedan offers a more fluid and compact line.
- Handles, tailgate …: these may be details, but the new Dacia Sandero completely changes its design and in particular the door handles, called “fridge” and also offers a new tailgate, which is this time hidden.
- Increased comfort inside: new touchscreen tablet on the dashboard, larger storage compartments, much more space for passengers in the rear of the vehicle … By small touches the 3rd generation has made real efforts to move upmarket.
The Dacia Sandero is not the only one to know a new generation since the manufacturer is also presenting its “adventurer” model, the Stepway. Here are all the photos of the vehicle:
As for its city version, the Dacia crossover is completely changed and sees its adventurous side accentuated, here is the main information of the vehicle:
- Modular roof bars: this is what makes the Stepway brand and Dacia goes further in this 3rd generation by placing new bars of you that you can modify thanks to a key stored in the glove box. They transform into a roof rack with a loading capacity of 80 kilos is identical to that of conventional roof racks.
- A special Stepway design: on its Stepway, Dacia inaugurates a personalized bonnet, very sculpted and ribbed on the front and side. The longer grille is also entitled to its personalization with its “Stepway” badge.
- Higher ground clearance: if we are talking about a small crossover, it’s because Dacia is getting closer and closer to it with this 174 mm higher ground clearance.
The second generation Sandero was offered from 7,990 while it took 9,000 euros for the finishing version. The price of the 3rd generation has seen a very slight increase despite increased equipment, a more modern look and engines with an introductory price of 8,690 euros (8,890 euros from March 2021). Here are the prices announced by Dacia:
- Sandero in Access finish, 65 horsepower SCe gasoline engine with 5-speed manual gearbox: 8,890 euros.
- Finish Essential 65 horsepower SCe petrol engine with 5-speed manual gearbox: 9,890 euros.
- Comfort finish SCe 65 horsepower petrol engine with 5-speed manual gearbox: 11,190 euros.
- Essential finish 100 horsepower ECO-G engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 11,390 euros.
- Comfort finish ECO-G 100 horsepower engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 12,690 euros.
- Comfort finish TCe 90 petrol engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 12,690 euros.
- Comfort finish TCe 90 petrol engine with CVT automatic transmission: 14,090 euros.
For the popular Sandero Stepway pseudo-adventurer version, here too, the increase is measured with an introductory price of 12,890 euros.
- Essential finish 100 horsepower ECO-G engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 12,590 euros.
- Comfort finish ECO-G 100 horsepower engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 13,890 euros.
- Essential TCe 90 BVM6 finish with 6-speed manual gearbox: 12,590 euros.
- Comfort finish TCe 90 petrol engine with 6-speed manual gearbox: 13,890 euros.
- Comfort finish TCe 90 petrol engine with CVT automatic gearbox: 15,290 euros.
As in every vehicle, there are many options and equipment, here is the exhaustive list to know everything:
- A smartphone holder (removable depending on the version). With Media Control, the smartphone, positioned in front of the driver, can become the multimedia system via the new free Dacia Media Control application and a Bluetooth or USB connection.
- A large 8-inch touch screen in the upper position (Media Display). It has Bluetooth connectivity and is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone systems.
- In-car navigation and wireless connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto thanks to the Media Nav system. The audio system benefits from the presence of 6 speakers in total.
- An on-board computer screen, steering wheel controls for cruise control and speed limiter and automatic lighting of the lights.
- A new automatic air conditioning with digital display.
- Heated front seats (from April 2021)
- The hands-free card with remote opening of the safe
- Automatic emergency braking: active from 7 to 170 km / h, the system detects, via the front radar, the distance from the vehicle in front (stationary or moving).
- Blind spot detector: active from 30 km / h and up to 140 km / h, it warns the driver of a potential collision with another vehicle on the side and / or behind the vehicle during maneuvers lane change.
- Hill start assist: this device prevents the vehicle from reversing for two seconds, when resuming the journey from a stop on a hill, when the driver takes his foot off the brake pedal to press the brake pedal. accelerator.
- The electric parking brake
- Reversing camera
- Parking aids at the front and rear and automatic switching on of the windshield wipers are available as standard or as an option depending on the market.
- An electric glass sunroof will be offered in 2021 on New Sandero and New Sandero Stepway.
Diesel … It’s over! This is one of the information from this 3rd generation and it is quite logical given the air of the times, Renault and Dacia decide to put aside this engine but rely heavily on dual-fuel gasoline and LPG on all of its range of vehicles, on average, according to Dacia figures, to reduce CO2 emissions by 11%.
- SCe 65 (not available on Sandero Stepway): 3 cylinders 1.0L atmospheric, entry-level engine coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
- TCe 90: 3-cylinder 1.0L turbo coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox or a CVT-type automatic gearbox.
- TCe 100 ECO-G: new 3-cylinder 1.0L turbo in dual-fuel LPG coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The Dacia Sandero is already present in dealerships and is even the best-selling new car in France in January 2021, ahead of the Peugeot 208.
Linternaute.com had been able to test the second generation of the Dacia Sandero. The car was already popular among private individuals to the point of being one of the best-selling models in France (the Renault Clio was then still in the lead in the aggregate between individuals and companies)! To continue its momentum, Dacia has planned to bring a little facelift to its sedans. Renault’s low-cost subsidiary should once again appeal to a French public very fond of its low-cost models, which sell very well on the second-hand market where their proven parts and their robustness are in demand. We put the Stepway version to the test. It is the one that is acclaimed by buyers, sensitive to its adventurous look and its robust allure. To view our essay, click on the photo above.