The 2019 Renault Captur has been launched in India. The car gets updated with more standard safety features in order to comply with the upcoming stricter safety norms. Apart from that the other modifications on the new Captur includes petrol powertrain and a new infotainment system. The all new Renault Captur is priced starting from Rs 9.5 lakhs [ex showroom – Delhi]. The new Captur will be offered in two variants – the base RXE and the top of the line Platine Dual tone variant. The mid level RXL and RXT dual tone variants are discontinued.
Inspite of adding more safety features on the Captur, it has become more affordable than before. The standard safety features offered on the 2019 Renault Captur are dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, over speed alert and driver and co-driver seat belt alert. The safety features on the top of the end Platine trim includes four airbags, automatic headlamps, walk away door lock functionality and rain sensing wipers. All the safety features make the Captur comply with the new safety norms, which will enforce from October, 2019.
The new Renault Captur has a more steamlined look. The car features LED headlamps with daytime running lights, LED fog lamps and sits on 17 inch alloy wheels. On the interior the Renault Captur comes load with a host of features like cruise control with speed limiter, Arkamys sound system and a rear arm rest with cup holder. The new 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system gets Eco guide feature, which monitors driving pattern and provides guidelines to improve fuel efficiency. The infotainment system is installed with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay with rear parking camera support and voice recognition.
Powering the 2019 Renault Captur is a 1.5 litre diesel motor and a new 1.5 litre H4K petrol engine. The 1.5 litre diesel engine produces a power of 110 PS at 3850 rpm and delivers a peak torque of 240 Nm at 1750 rpm. A six speed manual gearbox comes mated to the engine. On the other hand the petrol engine churns out a power of 106 PS at 5600 rpm and produces a peak torque of 142 Nm at 4000 rpm and is paired to a five speed manual gearbox. The new Captur lock horns with the Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks and the upcoming Kia’s SUV SP2i.