Renault Captur: All You Need To Know

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Article updated on November 7, 2017, post the Captur's launch.  

Post the discontinuation of the Koleos from India last year, the Duster has been Renault’s flagship SUV in the country. The French automaker has recently launched a new SUV/crossover, the Captur, which is a more premium product compared to the Duster. The Duster has been a bestseller with more than 1,73,500 units of the SUV sold since its launch in June 2012. With the Captur, Renault hopes to repeat the success.

A Quick Recap Of The Captur’s Origins 

The SUV made its world debut in Russia, in April 2016, where it is known as the ‘Kaptur’ (spelt with a K). It shares its design with the European Captur (Renault Clio-based) but is based on the Duster’s B0 platform, and is meant for emerging markets, including India.    

After Russia, this Duster-based SUV was revealed for the South American market at the 2016 São Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. It went on sale there in February this year and is known as the ‘Captur’ with a ‘C.’ And now, finally, it is available in the Indian market.  

Prices and Variants 

Prices (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

Renault Captur Petrol Prices
RXE Rs 9.99 Lakh
RXL Rs 11.07 Lakh
RXT Rs 11.69 Lakh 
RXT (Dual-Tone) Rs 11.86 Lakh

 

Renault Captur Diesel Prices
RXE Rs 11.39 Lakh
RXL Rs 12.47 Lakh 
RXT  Rs 13.09 Lakh
RXT (Dual-Tone) Rs 13.26 Lakh 
Platine Rs 13.88 Lakh 
Platine (Dual-Tone) Rs 14.05 Lakh 

The Renault Captur is available in a total of four variants – RXE, RXL, RXT and Platine – excluding the dual-tone versions, which attract a premium of Rs 17,000 over their respective regular models. Check out what all the Renault Captur packs variant-wise here: Renault Captur: Variants Explained

Wondering how it stands against the competition? Take a look at Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Vs Maruti S-Cross Facelift comparison.

Dimensions

Dimensions

Captur

Duster

Length

4,329mm

-14mm

Width

1,813mm

+9mm

Height

1,619mm

+76mm

Wheelbase

2,673mm

same!

Ground Clearance

210mm

-5mm/ 0mm (AWD)

Boot Space

392-litres

+83-litres

Do check this - Renault Captur - Size Matters!

Design and Equipment  

The highlight at the front is its big ‘C’-shaped daytime running LEDs. The tail lamps also feature ‘C’-shaped LED elements complementing the DRLs at the front.

The prominent feature of the Renault Captur is its dual-tone paint scheme with multiple customisation options.

The cabin is a straight lift from its European counterpart, and hence we have the Captur’s digital+analog instrument cluster.

You can easily spot the cabin's similarity with the Duster's, such as the touchscreen unit and the auto climate control, among others.

The seats are identical to the Euro-spec model, and are more comfortable and plush than the Duster’s (Check out how comfortable it is - [Spons.])

Equipment List

  • Comes with full-LED Renault Pure Vision lights with dynamic turn indicators 

  • Tail lamps with LED graphics 
  • C-shaped Sapphire LED DRLs

  • 215/60 R17 tyres with diamond-cut alloy wheels 

  • The top-spec variant of the Renault Captur is christened the ‘Platine’ edition and is available only in diesel. It features a white and gold cabin theme with dual-tone grey and white leather upholstery

  • 7-inch Renault MediaNav 2 infotainment system (same as the Duster's) with built-in navigation, Bluetooth and Aux connectivity, and rear camera support. The Euro-spec model gets a more advanced 7-inch Renault R-Link unit that supports Android Auto, which could have been offered to enhance the experience.

  • Auto climate control unit with surround illumination and rear AC vents

  • Cruise control 

  • Dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist along with ISOFIX child seat anchors are standard; the top-spec diesel-only Platine edition offers side airbags and electronic stability control (ESC) as well (Renault Captur Safety Features Explained)

  • Gets a 392-litre boot

Engine and Transmission

The India-spec Renault Captur carries forward the engine options of the Duster: the 1.5-litre diesel and the newly introduced 1.5-litre petrol. The diesel produces 110PS and 240Nm, while the petrol puts out 106PS and 142Nm, same as the Duster. The petrol engine is mated to a 5-speed manual, while the diesel motor comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Where Is The Renault Captur Automatic?

Renault Captur Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5L H4K 1.5-litre K9K dCi
Power 106PS 110PS
Torque 142Nm 240Nm
Transmission 5-speed manual 6-speed manual
Fuel Efficiency 13.87kmpl 20.37kmpl 
Drivetrain Front-wheel-drive Front-wheel-drive

Also read:

Renault Captur Fuel Efficiency Comparison

Renault Captur vs Creta vs Duster: Variant Wise Comparison

Renault Captur Safety Features Explained [Sponsored]

India-Bound Renault Captur Scores 4 Stars In Latin NCAP

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