Renault Captur 1st generation car range
|Production:||2013 to 2019|
|Body and chassis|
|Body styles:||SUV crossover|
|Engine and Powertrain|
|Engine Type:||Petrol : |
3-cyl. 0.9 TCe 90
4-cyl. 1.2 TCe 120
4-cyl. 1.3 TCe 130/150/115
4-cyl. 1.5 dCi 90/110/115
|Engine power:||90-150 hp|
|Transmission:||Manual 5- 6-speed or automatic 6|
|Weights and Dimensions|
|Track front:||1,684 mm|
|Track rear:||1,684 mm|
The Renault Captur is a crossover produced by the French car manufacturer Renault from 2013 to 2019. It is replaced by a second generation in October 2019. It is also sold by Renault Samsung Motors under the name of QM3 .
A concept car named Renault Captur was unveiled by Renault at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show . He was then shown by Renault Samsung Motors at the Motor Show 2012 in Busan
The official version of the Renault Captur was unveiled by Renault on January 11 , 2013. After the mixed success of the Modus , its predecessor in the compact MPV 7 segment , the Captur mini crossover is more versatile and attractive to have "the driving position of an SUV, the livability and modularity of a minivan and finally the maneuverability and driving pleasure of a compact sedan "
It clearly takes the new Renault signature with this big logo imposing on the front, which is also found on the Renault Clio IV . It also takes the motorization and the chassis.
the restylée Captur is unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show 2017 : to support its features on those of Kaptur, the shields adopt hook-shaped LED lights, the headlights and taillights are surrounded by a new light signature. Since November 6 , 2017, the model is sold in India .
The Renault Captur has four engines, including two diesel, with power ranging from 90 to 120 hp and consumption ranging from 3.4 to 6.7 L / 100 km
Performance 0.9 3-cyl
|Top Speed||106 mph|
|0-60 mph||12.6 secs|
|Torque||135 Nm, 100 ft-lb|
|CO2 Emissions||115 g/km|
|Euro Emissions Standard||5|
|Miles Per Tank||564 miles|
In March 2018, Captur received two new engines: 1.3 TCe 130 associated with the manual gearbox and 1.3 TCe 150 with the EDC robotic gearbox .
Performance 1.5 Diesel
260 Nm, 192 ft-lb
Euro Emissions Standard
Miles Per Tank
Renault offers two types of gearboxes:
- A manual 5 or 6 ratios depending on the engine ;
- A 6 - speed dual clutch robotic gearbox . The instrument panel indicates the mode used (parking (P), reverse (R), neutral (N), automatic (D) or the selected speed (1 to 6) in sequential mode). You must be in parking mode and press the foot brake to start the engine;
- A switch allows to choose between the mode "economic" or "normal" and which influences the mode of change of the speeds, the performances and the consumption.
|Unbraked Towing Weight||553kg|
|Braked Towing Weight||900kg|
The Renault Captur gets the best rating (5 stars) for the EuroNCAP crash test .
Finishes and limited series
In 2013, three types of finishes were available: Business, Zen and Intens
In 2014, Renault offers a limited series "Helly Hansen" .
In 2015, the limited series "Pure" and "Hypnotic" are proposed, as well as a new diesel engine of 110 hp .
In 2016, a new special series "Wave" is born .
In 2017 is launched the special series "Cool Gray" and a limited edition named Iridium .
In 2018, Renault added the limited series "S-Edition"(Intensity +), including but parking assistance , reversing camera , electrochromic rearview mirror, upholstery alcantara and leather, blue stitching on the seats, armrest and gear lever bellows, R-Link navigation system , panoramic glass roof.
In 2019, before being replaced by the second generation , Renault offers the limited edition Captur Sunset. .
R-Link Module .
On some finishes, the R-Link module is a touch pad that allows access to various functions (multimedia, Tomtom navigation , car radio settings, services, etc. The Rlink system has encountered reliability that would have been solved in 2015 .
The trunk of the Captur is adjustable by folding the back of the rear seats (1/3 - 2/3) or folding the set of two rear seats behind the back of the front seats. The rear seat is sliding, which allows modulating the legroom of the rear passengers and the volume of the trunk.
Renault plans to produce a sports RS version of the Captur . Originally planned for 2014 , then for 2016 , but in October 2016 the decision to commercialize this model is still not made
In 2019 Renault presents a prototype 1.6 Turbo 220 hp Captur RS-Hybrid-Rechargeable whose commercialization is planned for 2021 .
The Renault Samsung QM3 at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show.The version sold by Renault Samsung Motors under the name QM3 differs little from the Renault Captur .
On March 30, 2016, Renault presents a vehicle called Kaptur (with a K) different from the European Captur. To meet the need to offer a 4x4 vehicle in Russia, this model resembling the Captur is based on the chassis of the Renault Duster , sold in this country. Renault has always stated that, for reasons of cost and the fact that the vast majority of uses do not require it, the chassis of the Captur had not been developed to propose a version 4x4 from where the choice of the Duster base for Kaptur .
Renault Kaptur is also produced in Brazil since 2017, as the Captur although this is the meme model that Kaptur sold in Russia .