Renault, a French multinational automobile manufacturer is gearing up to launch its new stylish flagship, Renault Captur on this Diwali. Recently the SUV has been unveiled in India ahead of the festive season 2017. While Renault has started taking bookings for the SUV starting from September 22.
The expected price tag for this car will be around Rs 15 lakhs – 20 lakhs. The Captur brand has already been on sale in around 75 countries and it’s for the first time it’s going to make its way to India. The Captur is going to give a tough competition to the likes of Hyundai Creta and Jeep Compass.
Talking about the mechanically, the Renault Captur is powered the same 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel and 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engines shared with the Duster. The diesel motor produces 108 bhp of power at 4000 rpm and peak torque of 240 Nm at 1750 rpm. On the other hand, the petrol engine churns out 105 bhp of power at 5600 rpm and a peak torque of 142 Nm at 4000 rpm. The diesel engine comes mated with a 6-speed manual, while the petrol motor gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. The option of an automatic is likely to be on offer.
The new-gen Captur is 4329 mm in length, 1813 mm in width, and 1619 mm in height. The car is a little longer but a bit narrower and shorter in height when compared with the proportions of the Duster. The wheelbase measures 2673 mm, same as the Duster. On the other hand, the Captur has a ground clearance of 210 mm (un-laden). In these proportions, the Captur SUV looks upmarket and stylish with the Renault family front grille, dual-tone alloys, and the all-LED head lights and taillamps.