2017 Renault Captur Review, Release Date

Launched in 2013, Renault Captur is a compact crossover
five-door car manufactured by French automaker Renault and is
based on 4th generation Clio incorporating design lines from
the homonymous concept. It is aimed at appealing to buyers who
want something more stylish and functional car than the regular
supermini but don’t need the extra size or cost of larger
crossovers. It is targeted at younger generation offering the
host of customized options to reinforce the real ownership
pride. The Renault Captur competes with Ford Ecosport, Holden
Trax, Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Skoda Yeti and Suzuki S-Cross.

2017 Renault Captur - front

2017 Renault Captur – Exterior and Interior Specs

The 2017 Renault Captur is designed on the theme “cute” to
attract new generation buyers. Its body is made out of carbon
fiber with a detachable roof. Renault Captur is available in
stylish colors, 17 inches “Explore” alloy wheels with a modern
cabinet. The seats are big and comfortable, giving a commanding
view of the driving. Perched some 100 mm higher than Clio,
Renault Captur has roomy and versatile interiors.
The Captur offers comfortable driving position due to its
plump cushions, ample ventilation, excellent instrumentation,
plentiful storage and uncomplicated touch screen multi-media


Cargo space is 377-455 liters with back rest erect which
increases to 1235 liters when folded and hence benefits from a
clever multi-configurable floor. The dashboard is functional
and logical with a big central screen dominating the dash. A
reasonably high-resolution screen displays the standard reverse
camera, standard sat-nav, audio, climate controls, automatic
headlights & wipers, LED daytime running lights, rear
parking sensors, one-touch door unlocking, and walkaway
locking, push-button start, cruise control, etc. These features
are common across the variants of the Renault Captur 2017.

2017 Renault Captur - interior

2017 Renault Captur – Engine and Performance

The 2017 Renault Captur is offered in both petrol and diesel
turbo charged engines. The entry-level is 0.9-liter
three-cylinder petrol engine comes with a five-speed manual
gearbox while the top end 1.2-liter four-cylinder petrol is
available only with a six-speed automatic box. A 1.2-liter
engine that is capable of producing 112 hp and 140-pound-feet
of twisting force powers the Captur. This engine can accelerate
the 2017 Renault Captur from a standstill to 100 kilometers per
hour in just 11 seconds. There are two 1.5-litre types of
diesel with different power outputs; the lower-powered one can
be had with a manual or automatic gearbox, whereas the
higher-powered unit gets the manual box only. A diesel engine
(1.5-liter) is capable of producing 90 hp and 160-pound feet of
twisting force. It generates enough power to accelerate the
2017 Captur from a standstill to 100 kilometers per hour in
just 13 seconds. The Captur also delivers excellent fuel
economy and it also does not produce too many dangerous
emissions. The engines can either be mated to a 5-speed manual
transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

2017 Renault Captur - side

2017 Renault Captur – Price and Release Date

The 2017 Renault Captur has been around in the market for some
time now and Renault is not expected to make drastic changes in
the pricing of the Captur. The Captur 2017 is expected to
be available in the market during early 2017 at a price level
of about 22,000 dollars.