Latest On Renault Captur

Renault has launched the Captur with an introductory price tag starting at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) with a petrol engine while the diesel range starts at Rs 11.39 lakh. The Renault Captur shares its powertrain and chassis with the immensely popular Duster,but comes packed in an aerodynamic body that’s meant to traverse the urban jungle and cruise on the highways. The powertrains aren’t all that exciting to drive, but they have proved their worth on the Indian soil and excel in the drivability and reliability departments. The 1.5-litre petrol engine makes 106PS of power and 142Nm of torque and comes paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. It promises 13.9kmpl as per the ARAI test cycle. The 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 110PS of power and 240Nm of torque and gets the 6-speed manual gearbox. Mileage figure of the diesel engine stands at 20.4kmpl. The petrol engine is available in three variants while the diesel engine can be had in four trims. The base trim will get you a 2-din music system with Bluetooth and steering-mounted controls, LED daytime running lights, 16-inch steel wheels, remote central locking, ISOFIX child seat anchors and height-adjustable front seatbelts. The Renault Captur’s LED headlights and dynamic turn signals give it a futuristic styling. Be prepared to splurge on the top-of-the-line Platine variant with the diesel heart if you want the Captur with its most eye-catching features. ABS, dual airbags are standard across the range while the fully-loaded Platine trim also gets your electronic stability control and two more airbags. Other features of the SUV include a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, climate control, rear AC vents, parking sensors, reversing camera, cruise control, automatic wipers, automatic headlamps, keyless entry with push-button start and a set of 17-inch machined alloy wheels. It does, however, miss out on Android Auto/Apple CarPlay and also skips auto-dimming mirrors and a telescopic steering.

Renault Captur Variants

Renault Captur Highlights

Renault Captur is premium SUV from the French Automaker Renault which is offered in the price range of Rs 9.99-13.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The principal highlight of Renault Captur is its stylish demeanour which is unlike anything that we have witnessed on Indian roads. Slip inside the cabin and you will be delighted with quality and layout of the interiors. Dual-tone seats have their own charm and the same is true for the sporty Steering Wheel with mounted controls. In fact, interiors of Renault Captur have the feel of a cockpit which goes very well with the premium theme of the car. Renault Captur comes powered by a 1.5-liter petrol and a 1.5-liter diesel engine capable of putting out 106PS/142Nm and 110PS/240Nm respectively; both motors mated to 6-speed manual transmission. In India, the Renault Captur is up against the likes of Hyundai Creta and Jeep Compass among others.

Renault Captur Exterior and Interior

Talking about the design, the front includes a sculpted bonnet with a deep-set grille. The front bumper houses C-shaped DRLs and a skid plate at the bottom. Black skid plates run along the length of the car to give it that rugged look. The 17-inch alloy wheels are a size larger than the Duster’s and on par with those of the Creta. Over to the rear, the split tail lamps feature LED elements. There’s the usual skid plate here as well, that rounds off the Captur’s look nicely.

The Captur is a 5-seater SUV just like its sibling. The boot, at 437 litres, is a touch smaller than the Duster and the Creta. The rear bench is expected to feature a 60:40 split that will take the cargo volume up to 1200 litres. Just like its rivals it should get the usual feel-good features that include automatic climate control, a touchscreen infotainment system and leather upholstery. On the safety front, the Captur is expected to be equipped with safety features such as dual airbags and ABS with EBD as standard.

Renault Captur Specifications

The Captur is expected to share powertrains with the Renault Duster. The engine options are likely to include the 1.5-litre diesel and 1.5-litre petrol. The diesel version may be offered in two tunes – 85PS/200Nm and 110PS/245Nm, mated to a 5-speed and a 6-speed manual gearbox respectively. The petrol has power figures of 106PS/142Nm and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. A CVT automatic may also be on offer for the petrol variant.

Renault Captur Variants

Renault is offering the Captur in four variants, namely RXE, RXL, RXT and an India-specific Platine. The petrol engine can be had with the first three variants, whereas the top-spec variant is exclusively available with the diesel motor. Additionally, the top two trims – RXT and Platine can be specced with a dual-tone paint scheme.

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