The Renault Captur is at the moment accessible with handbook transmission solely
Renault India, immediately lastly launched its second compact SUV in India- the Captur – and this one is a extra premium providing from the carmaker when in comparison with the Duster. The base variant of the Captur comes with 50 premium options like projector headlamps, LED DRLs, and an built-in audio system amongst others. The Captur follows Renault’s international design language and is predicated on the identical M0 platform because the Duster. It will likely be accessible in three variants RXE, RXL and RXT and will likely be accessible in each petrol and diesel engines. Renault additionally launched one other top-spec ‘Platine’ variant which makes it international debut in India. The Platine variant comes with all of the bells and whistles however is just accessible with a diesel powertrain. Dispatches for the Captur started final month whereas bookings commenced in late September .
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Prices for the Captur begin at ₹ 9.99 lakh going all the best way as much as 13.88 lakh for the Platine variant. With respect to dimensions, the Renault Captur sits longer than the Duster, however is narrower and shorter than its sibling. The floor clearance although is a powerful 210 mm, a lot better than the competitors. There are different very likeable bits too like the total LED headlamps with the dynamic LED flip indicators. You additionally get huge C-shaped LED DRLs built-in into the bumper, whereas the all-LED wraparound taillights get some neat detailing. The SUV rides on 17-inch diamond minimize alloy wheels on the highest trims.
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Inside, the Renault Captur seems premium and the supplies really feel upmarket as nicely, when in comparison with the Duster. The cabin is completed in a dual-tone black and white shade with the centre console internet hosting a big touchscreen infotainment system surrounded by gloss black inserts. The twin-pod instrument console features a digital show that appears very sharp and futuristic.
Under the hood, the Renault Captur makes use of the 1.5-litre K9k diesel engine that produces 108 bhp at 4000 rpm and peak torque of 240 Nm at 1750 rpm. The 1.5-litre petrol comes loaded with 104 bhp at 5600 rpm and 142 Nm of peak torque at 4000 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to 5-speed handbook transmission whereas the diesel will get a 6-speed. There’s no automated variant on supply but, however Sumit Sawhney, CEO and Managing Director, Renault India mentioned that there will likely be a CVT made accessible quickly. We anticipate the CVT to be the identical unit because the one on the Duster petrol which was launched earlier this yr. On the Duster, the CVT returns 14.99 kmpl and we anticipate related numbers from this unit when it makes it method to the Captur. Renault India has not given any timeline for the launch of the automated variant however we anticipate it to be launched within the second quarter of 2018.
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