The French company is yet to make any formal announcements, but speculations about the grand debut of 2017 Renault Captur in either of the two major European auto shows in the second half of 2016are being made, one in September in Frankfurt and the other in Paris in October.
2017 Renault Captur – Looks and Shape
On grounds of grille designs and headlight formations, 2017 Renault Captur is no exception to its Captur siblings. The lower grille has undergone a slight modification in design owing to its release as a facelift. Double arches will be visible above the front and rear wheels and a prominent body line will run across the car terminating near the taillights.
Renault has increased the wheelbase when compared to current 2017 Captur with visible wider doors. The vehicle will be hatchback in style, giving access to its cargo hold by a fifth door and will feature body-coloured front and rear bumpers.
Interiors will be no different than the present cars in this batch. The 2017 Renault Capture will receive adjustable height and depth steering wheels and adjustable front seats. Also, more legroom can be guaranteed with the car’s enhanced length.
In addition, the dashboard will house the premium Renault Media Navigation system along with voice command feature and reverse parking camera. Passenger safety will be ensured with the help of Anti-Slip Regulation systems, tire pressure monitoring. Also, truise control, hill ascent assist features and a host of other technical installments.
Engine, Mileage, and Power of 2017 Renault Captur
The 2017 Renault Captur will be offering two options for the engine in both petrol and diesel form.
- Petrol Engine – The standard petrol engine will come as a 0.9-liter Inline-3 or three cylinder engine which can develop power up to 90 hp and 100 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Renault Captur with this engine can reach a maximum speed of 106 mph with an acceleration of 0 to 62 mph in 13 seconds. EPA is rated at 55 mpg in average. Also, the higher version will feature a 1.2-liter four cylinder 115 hp engine to provide 140 lb-ft of torque, 120 mph maximum speed and decreased acceleration time of 10.9 seconds. Fuel consumption will be limited to 52 mpg in average.
- Diesel Engine – The basic trim will have a 5.0-liter Inline-4 engine with 90 hp capacity and 162 lb-ft torque capacity. Max speed will reach 106 mph and acceleration will take 13 seconds. Also, fuel consumption is estimated at 72 mpg. Above this will be dCi 110 engine improved horsepower of 110 and 76 mpg EPA.
2017 Renault Captur – Expected MSRP and Availability
In conclusion, the Renault Captur 2017 can receive strong contention from Mazda CX-5 which promises to give 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. Another rival in line is the Honda CR-V which will provide more power in the same price range. Then why opt for Renault Captur? Due to its high fuel efficient engines in low price.
No information in price section is available from Renault. Based on the previous models of the Captur series, the automobile can be expected to range a bit higher. Finally, the numbers can be slotted in between $25,000 and $30,000.