The new Dacia Sandero is ready to go on sale. The Essentiel trim level is in the middle of the range. A completion that is destined to star in much of the sales of the renewed Dacia utility. Now, what does this version offer that costs less than € 10,000 in certain markets? Discover the keys to the Sandero Essentiel.
The Dacia Sandero 2021 already has prices in France. Our neighboring country will be one of the first markets in which the expected third generation of the successful utility vehicle will land. Dacia. The Romanian manufacturer has announced all the keys and details of the French range. Levels of finish, equipment, options and, what is more important, prices. This allows to carry out an analysis of the version that is postulated as the protagonist of the new Sandero offer.
The Essentiel version
is located in the middle part of the Sandero 2021 range. A level of finish that, in the case of the French market, below € 10,000 and that is called to agglutinate the bulk of the sales of the Dacia model. Now, what does this ending offer? Do you have a decent standard equipment? Let’s go into details and discover its main characteristics.
The standard equipment of the Dacia Sandero Essentiel is acceptable in some respects
The equipment of the Dacia Sandero Essentiel
The Essentiel finish is positioned halfway between the Access access version and the top-of-the-range option, the Comfort finish. Does it offer a good endowment? We list below the Standard equipment highlights of the new Sandero Essentiel:
Multiple airbags (front, side and curtain) Automatic emergency braking system eCall emergency callSpeed limiterElectric power steeringElectric power steeringElectric front windowsHeight-adjustable steering wheelDashboard with 3.5-inch screen for on-board computerMobile phone holderUSB connectionTires 15-inch steel with hubcaps Automatic central locking Cruise control Fog lights Height-adjustable driver’s seat Front center armrestBluetooth
If this equipment falls short it is always possible to go to the option list. In it we will find such interesting elements as the air conditioning (€ 900), rear view camera with rear parking sensors (€ 400), spare wheel (€ 150) or the Media Display infotainment system with 8-inch touch screen. inches (€ 400).
The interior of the Dacia Sandero Essentiel sports a simple but very interesting design and finishes
The design of the new Dacia Sandero Essentiel
TO aesthetic level the Essentiel finish presents different characteristic features. The exterior mirror caps are painted black and are fitted with 15-inch steel wheels with hubcaps. Both the bumpers and the door handles are painted in the body color. And by the way, as you can see in the images that accompany this article, it also has fog lights.
If we go inside we will see a cabin full of robust-looking plastics. The driver’s seat is height-adjustable and the front center armrest is fitted as standard. The Sandero Essentiel does not have air conditioning. You will have to go to the optional equipment to be able to incorporate it.
Regarding connectivity, in the Essentiel finish our mobile phone will become the infotainment system. It is the Media Control system and, as can be seen in the images that illustrate this article, there is a dedicated support to accommodate the smartphone. Next to it is a USB socket.
The mobile phone becomes the multimedia system of the Dacia Sandero Essentiel
The price of the Dacia Sandero Essentiel
And what is the price of the Sandero Essentiel? In France, this version of the new Sandero is available from € 9,890 and is accompanied by SCe 65 gasoline engine with manual transmission. Does it seem too expensive? You can always go to the most basic finish, the Access version, whose starting price is € 8,690. However, its equipment is really scarce and, in one way or another, it will be necessary to access the list of options, which logically will make the vehicle more expensive.
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