The Renault Captur is a subcompact crossover produced by the French Renault. Renault Captur production version made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and began to promote France in April 2013. The Renault Captur concept was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show 2011. In Russia, a longer version with the extended wheelbase increased ground clearance and four-wheel-drive is available as the Renault Kaptur from March 2016.
Renault Captur Design
The Renault Captur is based on the fourth generation Renault Clio and incorporates design lines of the homonymous concept, as part of Renault’s revamped design strategy developed by Laurens van den, Acker. It has various customization options for the interior and the exterior.
The Captur has some new elements such as a large tractor-like glove that are more easily accessible by the driver, instead of a conventional glove compartment in left-hand drive versions models. Standard, the car parking sensors and voice activation for certain functions. In some versions, it also adds removable seat covers with zippers, a new Renault satellite navigation system with touch screen, reverse camera and automatic headlights and wipers.
The survey has a 5-star rating in the 2013 Euro NCAP tests. Among its standard safety equipment, it has three seat belts, two airbags, cruise control, speed limiter, ESC, ABS and audible and visual seatbelt reminder warnings. Renault Captur is also equipped with Hill Start to help function.
Renault Captur Sale
Despite being on the market for less than a full year, managed third rank in the European small crossover segment for 2013, with just over 84,000 sales, behind the Nissan Juke and the Dacia Duster, and it was the best seller the segment in the last quarter of 2013 to the end of 2015, Renault Captur ranked 14 out of the 20 most sold cars in Europe with 195,323 units.
Renault Captur Concept
The concept car named Renault Captur is unveiled by Renault at the Geneva Motor Show 2011. Renault Captur has been proved with the Renault Samsung badge at the Busan Motor Show 2012. The Captur is a mini SUV and it is the second of six concept cars Renault’s future design directions. The first was the Renault DeZir. Renault Captur was designed by Julio Lozano led by Renault’s design chief Laurens van den Acker.
Renault Captur is based on the same platform as its partner Nissan’s Juke. The Renault Captur is powered by a twin-turbo version of the 1.6 dCi L “Energy” engine from among Renault and Nissan models will roll during 2011. The engine produces 158 bhp (118 kW; 160 PS) and 280 lb·ft of torque and can accelerate the Renault Captur 62 mph in 8.0 seconds a low 99g/km CO2 emissions figure and a top speed of 130 km (209.2 km/h).
Renault Captur is made of carbon fiber, the butterfly doors, and a removable roof. Renault Captur weighs 1,300 kg and has huge 22-inch wheels. Despite his crossover appearance, the Captur is front-wheel drive and features Renault’s new R x2 is a mechanical self-locking differential to transfer the available torque to the driven wheel with the most grip.