Expected Price:8.00 Lakh – 15.00 Lakh
Expected Launch Date: Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
Renault Kaptur PreviewThe Renault Kaptur is the next generation compact SUV from the Renault stable unveiled at the Masco Auto Expo, Russia. The initial Renault Kaptur images indicate it as the upgraded version of the Renault Captur compact SUV that is on sale in the European market. The smooth flow design of the body with floating roof design, compact tailgate and the glossy colour options of Renault Kaptur make it an instant crowd puller. The interiors are loaded with latest and trendy features of multi-information display instrument cluster, premium piano black finish on the dash and the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, along with satellite navigation system as a standard.
Renault Kaptur Expected Engine and TransmissionThe Renault Kaptur specifications are expected to be designed on the platform of Renault Duster, with improved performance parameters. Currently, Renault Duster features a 1598 cc 4-cylinder engine with a power of 104 PS and torque of 148 Nm in the petrol version, and a 1461 cc 4-cylinder engine available in two power options of 85 PS and 110 PS with torque figures of 200 Nm and 245 Nm, respectively, in the diesel version. The Renault Kaptur is expected to retain the 5-speed manual transmission in the petrol version and the 6-speed manual transmission system in the diesel version. The customers will also have the option to choose between 2WD and 4WD versions.
Renault Kaptur Expected MileageThe Renault Kaptur mileage could be in the range of 13 kmpl in the petrol version and 20 kmpl in the diesel version. However, with the latest design of aerodynamic body styling and improved performance parameters of the power mill, higher fuel efficiency can be expected.
Renault Kaptur Expected PriceThe Renault Kaptur price is expected to be placed in in the range of Rs. 8 to 15 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) for the base model. The ex-showroom price could extend up to Rs. 13 lakh depending upon the variant and features.
Renault Kaptur Expected Launch DateThe Renault Kaptur was unveiled at the Auto Expo in Masco, Russia, with the promising launch by july 2017. The Indian version that will be manufactured at the Renault-Nissan plant in Chennai can be expected in showrooms by early 2017.
VerdictThe Renault Kaptur images that are revealed show the bold and majestic stance of the Kaptur model with its sharp styling features of exteriors and luxurious interiors with latest accessories and equipment. The initial Renault Kaptur reviews indicate it to pose a strong competition for the models like Hyundai Creta, Honda BR-V and Mahindra TUV300. The wide range of engine and variant options will make it a tough contender for market share in the compact SUV segment. The luxurious interiors, improvised engine performance and dynamics of the vehicle can take on SUVs like Mahindra XUV 500 as well. The Renault Kaptur 2017 has all the latest and futuristic styling, and comfort features that are bound to make it a successful launch.
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