Renault India has today officially unveiled the Captur crossover SUV in India. The Renault Captur is scheduled to be launched in India in October 2017. Ahead of its official launch in India, Renault India has started accepting bookings for the car in India at an amount of INR 25,000. As compared to the European-Spec model, the India-spec Renault Captur is underpinned by the modular BO platform. This is the same platform on which the Renault Duster is based. The Renault Captur will be manufactured locally at Renault-Nissan Alliance’s manufacturing factory in Oragadam near Chennai. Also Read: Renault Captur 2017 Crossover SUV unveiled; India Launch Next Month
The India-spec Renault Captur is similar in design as compared to the European Captur, but gets slightly redesigned exteriors. Design changes include LED daytime running lights integrated onto the front bumper while the car comes with a larger grille. The Captur is slightly larger in dimensions as compared to the European spec Captur crossover. Dimensionally, the Renault Captur measures at 4,333 mm in length, 1,813 mm in width and 1,613 mm in height while the crossover gets a long wheelbase of 2,674 mm along with a ground clearance of 204 mm. The Captur is 211 mm longer, 35 mm wider and 47 mm taller as compared to the Captur. Read More: Top 6 upcoming cars in 2017-18; Tata Nexon, Maruti S-Cross Facelift, Renault Captur, Skoda Kodiaq, Swift 2018
As far as features are concerned, the Renault Captur will come equipped with a 7-inch MediaNav touch-screen infotainment system with satellite assisted GPS navigation, dual-tone interiors, multi-functional steering wheel, digital instrument cluster with MID unit, automatic climate control system, heated seats and the likes. The crossover gets 60:40 foldable rear seat configurations while the boot space capacity is 387 litres which can be extended to 1200 litres by completely folding the rear seats. Also Read: Renault Grand Captur 7-seater SUV in works: to rival Mahindra XUV500
The India-spec Renault Captur is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that is capable of producing 108 BHP of maximum power along with 240 Nm of peak torque. The petrol variant gets a 1.5-litre K4M petrol engine that produces 105 BHP of power and 142 Nm of peak torque. Transmission option will include a 6-speed manual gearbox on both the engine options while a CVT automatic transmission will be made available as an option in the future. The Renault Captur will compete against the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross and the Honda BR-V. The Captur is expected to be priced in the range of INR 12 lakh to INR 15 lakh (ex-showroom).