The 2018 Renault Captur is a subcompact crossover, about to make a launch coming year with some major facelift. The car was introduced in 2013 Geneva Auto Show and since then its rolling smoothly. The vehicle is also popular as Renault Kaptur in Russia and Renault Samsung QM3 in different parts. It is assembled in Valladolid, Spain and Moscow, Russia.
It also shares the platform with a traditional model of Renault known as Clio. The makers had been able to deliver a fantastic fusion of hatchback and SUV. The handling experience is as enjoyable as a hatchback, while the power and thrust are not less than an SUV.
2018 Renault Captur – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
The 2018 Renault Captur is going to get some serious redesigning. The overall impression is sporty and attractive. Compound curves on either of the sides, just make it look better. Headlights are redesigned well with an oval finishing. Extensive use of metal will be seen on the front fascia. Net like design on the grilles with curvy bonnet gives a clearer picture of the road to the driver. Window panels and a windshield is broad, taillights fuses well at the back. It will also be having extended wheel base for easy handling.
Under the roof lies the real piece of engineering, in such a small area everything has been fitted functionally, leaving enough leg space. Its Dashboard is multifunctional, equipped with a touch screen monitor to manage all driver-centric features. A latest infotainment system is accompanied by premium quality speakers. Parking assistance is probably the most recent add-on. Dim lighting on door panels leaves a rich impression for the passenger seat. Overall review is handy and functional.
2018 Renault Captur – Powerful Engine and Performance
The car is equally famous for diesel and petrol choices. A 1.2-liter petrol powertrain is available with 116 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque whereas the diesel powertrain is of 1.5-liter cubic capacity and can generate 90 hp with 152 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 Renault Captur has been tested in different situations, and it takes less than 12 seconds to reach 60 mph.
Top end for the diesel model is less in comparison to the petrol variant. 1.2-liter offers 119 mph speed and 1.5-liter offers 106 mph. The Renault Captur 2018 is ideal for city rides and has incredible fuel economy. The concept car is designed on a platform, similar to Nissan’s Juke. It is powered by a twin-turbocharged version of 1.6-liter engine. It can generate 158 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, with a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 in just 8 seconds.
2018 Renault Captur – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
In conclusion, the officials of Renault seemed to be unspoken about the release date and expected price for upcoming 2018 Renault Captur. Speculations suggest it is going to be launched in the middle of 2017 with a price tag around $20,000 for the base model.
Scope for a competition is less for the upcoming model as it is unique in its segment, it is smaller than a full-size SUV but larger than a Hatchback. However, cars like Ford Eco-sport and Duster are close to its functionality and features.