Renault Captur belongs to the French brand. It has launched Duster successfully in the Indian market. The Captur will be based on the same platform of Renault Duster. Renault Captur India is expected to be launched in the October 2017. There are much affordable as well as expensive SUVs in the Indian market. Creta comes with premium features and it will be above the Duster. The price of the petrol version will be in between Rs. 11 lakh and Rs. 14 lakh. The diesel version will be in between Rs. 12 lakh and Rs. 15 lakh.
Features of Renault Captur India 2017
Even though Duster and Captur have the same platform, Captur will deliver a different experience. Renault Captur has urban looking interiors. It has a new grille on the front similar to Fluence. The exteriors of Captur will be similar to Koleos. It has crowned hood and pulled back headlamps.
It has integrated LEDs to present C-shape. The side view of the vehicle can be compared to crossover. It has dual tone colors and floating roof design. The rear end of the car delivers impressive look with spoiler and skid plates.
The steering wheel has cruise control and audio controls on the steering column. The dashboard has a new instrument panel with digital speedometer and analog tachometer.
Renault Captur vehicle owner can exercise an option to go for a front-wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) system. The transmission choices are 5-speed manual, 6-speed CVT, and an AMT gearbox.
Specifications of Renault Captur India 2017
Renault Captur comes with the same type of engine as that of Renault Duster. The 1.5-liter diesel engine delivers 108 BHP of power and it has 6-speed manual transmission as well. The peak torque delivered by the engine is 250Nm. The 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder petrol engine delivers a maximum power of 103 BHP and torque of 150 Nm. It has 5-speed manual transmission system.
The length, width, and height of the car are 4,300mm, 1,813mm and 1,613mm. The Wheelbase is 2,674mm. The turning radius is 5.5 meters. The Ground Clearance is 204mm. The car has storage space on the top.
The boot space present in Renault Captur is 387 liters. You can increase the boot space to 1200 liters by folding the seats.
Performance of Renault Captur India 2017
There are special features to enhance the performance and safety of passengers. The smartkey entry and push start and stop options are convenient for the driver. The other prominent features which will enhance the safety of passengers include dual airbags, ABS, ESP, Eco mode and Immobilizer.
The center portion of the dashboard has a large touchscreen infotainment system. The MEDIA NAV system covers all the multimedia functions. It has Bluetooth connectivity which makes you hands-free to take calls from your mobile phone.
It has elongated AC vents in the vertical direction. The convenience-enhancing features include climate control and push start and stop. Renault Captur has alloy wheels which are similar to flower petals.
The mileage of the Renault Captur on city roads is 14 kmpl and it will be 19 kmpl on highways.
Pros of Renault Captur India
Comes with premium interiors
Features 3-spoke steering wheel
Vehicle is ideal for everyday usage
Keyless entry, ignition and locking available on all versions
Advanced infotainment system
Rear AC vents
Cons of Renault Captur India
Expensive than Duster
It is 5-seater version
Conclusion – Renault Captur India
Renault Captur is a feature-rich premium SUV from the French car maker. If you are looking for the best car for off road conditions in India, Renault Captur has promising features. The vehicle has great ground clearance, approach and departure angles. The car has prospects to compete with Mahindra XUV500 and it fits into the indisputable all-terrain vehicle. The other competitors for the vehicle are Hyundai Creta, Maruti S-Cross and Nissan Terrano. With the advent of new models from competitors, the Renault Duster is losing the ground and it can be leveled with the introduction of Renault Captur!