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Dacia Sandero Stepway (2013–)

Last updated 20 May 2019

Model History

December 2012
Dacia Sandero Stepway announced for the UK

Basically a Sandero with a 40mm greater ride height and 16-inch alloy look wheels with 205/55 R16 tyres, making it more useful for country living, at from £7,995 for the 90TCe petrol model.

Thanks to its 40mm extra ground clearance, the Dacia Sandero Stepway has ability to tackle trickier terrains, not to mention kerbs. Load space is 320 litres with the 60/40 split-folding rear seats in place. Seats dropped: 1,200 litres.

Standard equipment includes electric front windows, front fog lights and roof bars. Originally the Ambiance TCe 90 petrol came in at £7,995.

Satin chrome roof bars, front and rear scuff plates and black wheelarch extenders, 16-inch alloy-look wheels and body coloured bumpers and door mirrors. The two Ambiance versions also come loaded with Bluetooth, metallic paint and a radio/CD system with fingertip controls. Seatbelts with calibrated load limiters for thorax protection in the event of impact, plus rear seat Isofix anchorage points. Standard fit driver, passenger and front side airbags and ESC.

ECO mode button limits engine torque to improve fuel consumption by up to 10%.

Sandero Stepway Laureate range-topper has air conditioning, a chrome front grille, full electric windows and electric heated door mirrors. Also MediaNav seven-inch touchscreen multimedia system with satellite navigation, AUX and USB inputs and four speakers. Plus cruise control, speed limiter and rear parking sensors. Also height adjustable steering wheel and driver’s seat, leather steering wheel and gearknob and seven-function trip computer. For those looking to indulge themselves with a touch of luxury. Dark carbon leather upholstery (with synthetic leather side bolsters) is available at £600.

Four body colours, all in metallic hues. Cinder Red, Mercury, Pearl Black and Azurite Blue. Touring Pack at £495 including VAT features several items which are likely to prove a boon on jaunts away, including a boot luggage net and transversal roof bars. It also boasts a centre armrest and an alarm. The five- and seven year warranty options cost £395 and £850, including VAT.

The TCe 90 direct-injection, turbocharged, three-cylinder 0.9-litre produces an impressive 90hp, yet returns 52.3 mpg and emissions of only 125g/km. The dCi 90 1.5-litre powertrain has emissions of only 105g/km (£20ps VED), allied to 70.6 mpg fuel economy.

Trim level

Engine

CO 2 emissions

MPG (combined)

On-the-road price

Ambiance

0.9 TCe 90

125

52.3

£7,995

1.5 dCi 90

105

70.6

£8.995

Lauréate

0.9 TCe 90

125

52.3

£9,795

1.5 dCi 90

105

70.6

£10,795

August 2015
New engines for Dacia Sandero Stepway

Model

Power

(hp @ rpm)

Torque

(Nm @ rpm)

0-62mph (sec)

Top speed (mph)

Ambiance TCe 90

90 @ 5000

140 @ 2250

11.1

104

Ambiance dCi 90

90 @ 4000

220 @ 1750

11.8

104

Lauréate TCe 90

90 @ 5000

140 @ 2250

11.1

104

Lauréate dCi 90

90 @ 4000

220 @ 1750

11.8

104

December 2016
Prices for 2017 Dacia Sandero Stepway revealed

Available to order immediately the 2017 Sandero Stepway is priced from £8,795. Not available with the new 1.0 3-cylinder 75PS SCe engine. TCe 90 petrol and dCi 90 diesel engines continue.

2017 Sandero Stepway features a new front with new double optic front headlights, as on the Duster, and LED Daytime Running Lights standard across both trim levels. New grille with a honeycomb design. Sharper bumpers front and rear, with more prominent foglights where fitted. New rear lights feature a pattern of four stacked rectangles. Fresh wheel designs and extended range of colours now including a metallic 'Mink' and Chestnut previously unique to the Ambiance Prime trim level. New upholstery fabrics, textures and patterns convey a fresher feel.

Over and above Sandero and Logan MCV improvements, Stepway gets chrome edges to front grille honeycomb cells and a chrome exhaust pipe trim, chrome plated interior door releases and upholstery with a 3D weave, enhanced by top-stitching.

All 2017 Sandero Stepway models boast a generous standard specification, which incorporates 16-inch wheels with 205/55 R16 tyres, ‘Stepway’ alloy-look plastic wheel trims, 40mm raised ride height in comparison to the Sandero, Metal Grey roof bars, skid plates in Satin Chrome, tinted windows and Dark carbon ‘Stepway’ cloth upholstery.

Interior upgrades include a more elegant and more contemporary satin-effect chrome finish for the air vent surrounds, trim strip and centre console fascia, while a new four-spoke steering wheel design has the horn push in the centre instead of on the indicator stalk. New steering wheel offers improved integration of cruise control and speed limiter buttons on Lauréate versions, and an exclusive Soft Feel finish. Front electric window switches have been moved from the centre console to a panel by the door handles. There is the addition of a 12-volt power socket, which allows rear passengers to charge mobile devices, and numerous stowage spaces, including a front mobile phone cubby hole and a tray on the side of the console to accommodate small items. The new centre console design incorporates a bottle holder at the rear.

Standard equipment enhanced with additions of DAB radio on all trim levels above Access. Air conditioning is now standard on Ambiance versions and above. Top-of-the-range Lauréate versions now include MediaNav navigation system, incorporating a 7-inch touchscreen, AUX input, radio and USB and Bluetooth connectivity, and rear parking sensors as standard. Reversing camera and Hill Start Assist are available.

2017 Sandero Stepway is available in Ambiance and Lauréate versions. Compared to New Sandero and New Logan MCV, New Sandero Stepway also adds 16-inch wheels, front fog lights and the Height Adjustment Pack to Ambiance.

Sandero Stepway

0-62mph (secs)

CO 2 (g/km)

VED band

MPG (NEDC combined)

Insurance group

Price (OTR)

Ambiance TCe 90

11.1

115

C

55.4

8E

£8,795

Ambiance dCi 90

11.7

98

A

74.3

9E

£10,195

Lauréate TCe 90

11.1

115

C

55.4

9E

£9,995

Lauréate dCi 90

11.7

98

A

74.3

10E

£11,395

April 2017

Dacia Sandero Stepway in Laureate TCe 90 trim now £10,595.

May 2017
Sandero Stepway SE Summit introduced

It comes in a new metallic colour, Nordic Grey along with Magma Orange. These new colours are complemented by 16-inch Dark Metal flex-wheels.

Inside the cabin, the Summit Special Editions boast unique upholstery. The seats are recognisable thanks to their Burnt Orange piping and top-stitching, plus the ‘Stepway’ logo embroidered into the fabric in the same colour. The same Burnt Orange detailing is throughout the cabin, including on the centre console cover and air vent surrounds.

SE Summit for the Stepway models are based on Lauréate trim, and add a rear parking camera and a front central armrest to the equipment list which already includes air conditioning, Media Nav Evolution multimedia system with satellite navigation, DAB Radio and Bluetooth connectivity, rear parking sensors, cruise control and speed limiter. The Stepway SE Summit versions are priced from £10,995.

January 2019

Dacia added its entry-level SCe 75 petrol engine to the Sandero Stepway range as well as the new generation Blue dCi 95 diesel engine, with revised trim-levels.

The SCe 75 engine comes with a manual transmission in Essential trim only at £8,995. The SCe 75 engine has a CO2 output of 124g/km and achieves 43.5 - 45.6 mpg (WLTP) with 95Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm.

The new generation Blue dCi 95 comes with a manual transmission across two trim levels, Essential and Comfort, priced from £11,195. The Blue dCi 95 engine has a CO2 output of 103g/km and achieves 58.8 - 62.7 mpg (WLTP) with 220Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm.

The Sandero Stepway continues to be available with Groupe Renault’s best-selling TCe 90 turbocharged petrol engine.

Even in Essential trim the Sandero Stepway features air conditioning, electric front windows, DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity, body coloured bumpers and 16-inch Stepway alloy-look wheels.

Comfort trim, available from £10,995, adds luxuries and technologies such as touchscreen MediaNav satellite navigation system with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, rear parking sensors, cruise control, heated and electrically adjustable door mirrors and electric rear windows.

The Sandero Stepway is the best-selling Dacia model in the UK. It features Dacia’s Stepway family look, with a beefier design and raised ride height of 40mm over the Sandero hatch, as well as roof bars and satin chrome front and rear skid plates.

Version

Drive

Power

(hp @ rpm)

Torque

(Nm @ rpm)

0-62mph (sec)

Top speed (mph)

Essential SCe 75

2WD

75 @ 6,300

95 @ 3,500

16.7

97

Essential TCe 90

2WD

90 @ 5,000

140 @ 2,250

11.1

104

Essential Blue dCi 95

2WD

95 @ 3,750

220 @ 1,750

12.3

111

Comfort TCe 90

2WD

90 @ 5,000

140 @ 2,250

11.1

104

Comfort Blue dCi 95

2WD

95 @ 3,750

220 @ 1,750

12.3

111

Version

MPG (WLTP)

CO 2 (g/km)

BIK

(band %)

VED (Year 1)

Ins. group

Price

Essential SCe 75

43.5 - 45.6

124

25

£165

6E

£8,995

Essential TCe 90

42.2 - 45.6

127

26

£165

8E

£9,995

Essential Blue dCi 95

58.8 - 62.7

103

24

£145

13E

£11,595

Comfort TCe 90

42.2 - 45.6

127

26

£165

9E

£10,995

Comfort Blue dCi 95

58.8 - 62.7

103

24

£145

13E

£12,595

April 2019
Techroad limited edition announced

Sits above Comfort trim on Sandero Stepway and is available exclusively in two new colours: Fusion Red and Highland Grey.

On the outside the Techroad editions features special side decals with a grey and red motif and red detailing on the door mirror housings. A red centre cap also features on the Stepway's 16-inch alloy wheels.

On the inside the Techroad features red and grey detailing and stitching, plus the ‘Stepway’ logos embroidered into the fabric in the same colour. The same red detailing is on show throughout the cabin, including on the air vents, around the gear lever and the door handles and even the front and rear protective mats.

The Sandero Stepway Techroad is priced from £11,660, £660 more than the equivalent Comfort model, and is available with the TCe 90 petrol engine.

List Price from £8,995
Buy new from £8,766
Contract hire from £142.63 per month
 

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