The hydraulic steering is a bit stiff and requires a fair amount of effort at low speeds, but once you’re on the move it gives decent feedback and the weighting is fairly consistent. The leasing pages on What Car? are monitored and controlled by What Car? Easy-R will become available for the Logan, Logan MCV, Sandero and Sandero Stepway before the end of the year (depending on market). Two years after introducing its facelifted Duster, Dacia is further enhancing its signature model’s appeal with further styling changes and added features.
The downside of the headline-grabbing price is that you’ll have to go without basic features such as electric windows, a radio and rear headrests unless you decide to choose them as options. Even the Kenwood stereo in our test car doesn’t make the standard specifications list – it’s an optional extra. At least safety kit such as ESP comes fitted as standard in the UK, but strangely rear headrests do not – which will definitely make family car buyers think twice. This time, we are writing about a new gearbox option in the Dacia range, the first “two-pedal” solution ever provided by this automaker on a European level. Approach a corner at speed and there is a noticeable amount of body roll, but also decent levels of grip.
Furthermore, every single Easy-R transmission receives thorough quality control checks as it leaves the assembly line. Packing such safety equipment as stability control as standard, anti-lock brakes and brake assist and four airbags, it is as safe as the technological tour-de force that is the BMW i3 according to Euro NCAP, with both cars scoring four out of five in crash tests. Fuel economy has also been considered, but transmissions like these do not affect standard figures when compared to their manual equivalents. Instead, the Easy-R gearbox is designed for comfortable driving. Leasing a ‘Vertu Motors Third Limited Company’. All of the deals within these pages are advertised by franchised dealers from around the UK. Find a carMenu Search by Model.