Why doesn't my Dacia Sandero have a pollen filter?

I was under the assumption that all cars were fitted with pollen filters, but I find no such filter on my 2015 Dacia Sandero. It doesn't have air con, but there is a removable cover in the driver's footwell (with no filter element). Why is this filter omitted?

Asked on 29 October 2016 by dinamyc

Answered by Honest John
Probably because it has no aircon. A basic Sandero is one of the most basic cars you can buy. If it was fitted with a pollen filter then you would not get as much outside air into the car as you do. (Note that I didn't write as much "fresh" air as you do.)
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