Better than expected? – Dacia Sandero: The cheapest new car in Austria

Spirited turbo lag engine
The engine is a one-liter turbo three-cylinder, which provides quite decent performance. The 1088 kg small car reaches 100 km / h in 11.7 seconds, and Dacia has a top speed of 178 km / h. The maximum torque of 160 Nm is at 2100 rpm. achieved, the turbo lag is clearly noticeable and sometimes annoying. This can be remedied by activating the eco mode, which allows the engine to respond more gently. The engine is not a consumption miracle. The test consumption was a calculated 6.8 l / 100 km. The data sheet promises 5.1 to 5.8 liters.