Renault Kaptur 2021 Review – Fully equipped Crossover model

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Renault Kaptur is one of the most prominent soft-priced 5-seater SUVs. In some other markets, this model is also known as the Renault Captur 2021. Let’s review Renault Kaptur 2021 with Bestechz!


Renault Kaptur 2021 Review – Fully equipped Crossover model

Engine, drivetrain & Power

2nd Generation Renault Captur SUV engine view

2021 Renault Captur offers you three petrol engines along with two diesel engines and also a plug-in hybrid option. Three petrol engine options are 1.0 litres engine that generates a horsepower of 99 hp and it comes with manual transmission, 1.3 litres engine generating a horsepower of 128 hp and comes with the option of automatic transmission too while the higher end trim has a 1.3 litres petrol engine producing 153 hp horsepower and offers automatic transmission only. Two diesel engine options are 1.5 litres DCI diesel that generates either 115 hp horsepower or 95 hp horsepower. The hybrid plug-in version is powered by a 1.6 litres petrol engine paired with an electric motor run by a 9.8 kWh battery pack offering automatic transmission only.

Interior design and features

The interior design of Captur is also upgraded with classy and premium looks adding soft-touch, high-quality materials all inside the cabin. The deluxe dashboard acquires a new floating central panel that makes the front look even wider and a 9.3 inches touch screen display screen is mounted on the dashboard that comes with Apple Car Play and Android Auto interface and a satellite navigation system is also provided in it for driver’s assistance.

2nd Generation Renault Captur SUV infotainment screen

It now offers more passenger area with comfortable sitting and can accommodate four adults comfortably while leather upholstery is also available in higher-end trims. It offers you a boot space of 531 litres that is eighty litres more than the previous model and is capable to carry your large amount of luggage with you.


2021 Renault Captur Facelift Front Quarters

Renault Kaptur has overall dimensions of length, width and height of 4,333 x 1,813 x 1,613 mm, respectively. The size of the chassis of the car is considered to be quite compact and convenient, suitable for urban conditions in Vietnam.
The front of the car is equipped with a grille with a distinctive and novel shape. Vehicles equipped with full LED lighting system (high and low beam) with Pure Vision technology. In addition, the daytime running lights, integrated fog lights and the function of additional corner lights make the front end more dynamic.
The rear of the car is designed quite simply and less dynamic than the head or body. The rear of the car uses a rounded rear light cluster with corners radiating to the sides. has quite poor aesthetics similar to the old Matiz. The circular exhaust set is arranged to expose completely, somewhat less subtle.

Engine, smooth operation

Renault Kaptur is equipped with a 1.6L petrol engine block that can produce a maximum power of 114 hp at 5,500 rpm and 156 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. Accompanying the engine block above is a CVT gearbox and FWD drive system to help the car operate smoothly and smoothly without jerkiness, vibration.

A strong point of this model is that the chassis is up to 205mm high, allowing the car to move flexibly and smoothly on all types of terrain. The car’s fuel consumption is quite ideal when it only runs 7L / 100km on the mixed road.

Renault Captur 2021 Engine

As if these arguments were not enough, the Renault Captur 2021 updates the mechanical range to meet the latest anti-pollution regulations. If we already talked about the commercialization of the 91 hp engine, now another important novelty appears: the excellent 1.3 TCe petrol engine, developed with Mercedes-Benz, increases its power from 130 hp to 140 hp and adds a system 12V light hybridization to improve its efficiency. The best of all? It benefits from the long-awaited ECO label from the DGT, thus allowing us to get rid of numerous restrictions in cities.

Linked, for the moment, to a seven-speed EDC double-clutch automatic gearbox, it transmits its 260 Nm of maximum torque to the front axle, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 9.2 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 196 km / h. Regarding its consumption, it declares an average consumption of 5.8 liters / 100 km for the WLTP cycle. Later, the six-speed manual transmission will arrive with a more adjusted price.

Renault Captur 2021
Renault Kaptur 2021 Review – Fully equipped Crossover model

The new 140 hp Renault Captur 1.3 TCe EDC, with the Mild Hybrid system, arrives in Spain with two finishes: Zen and Zen +. The first includes six airbags, ESP with Hill Holder, ISOFIX anchors, front armrests, folding and sliding rear seat, two-tone body, automatic climate control, rear parking control, 7 “instrument panel, Eco-Mode, headlights, and windshield wipers. automatic, electric parking brake, LED interior lighting, 17 “alloy wheels, electrically folding mirrors, connected EASY LINK system with a seven-inch touchscreen, mixed upholstery, and hands-free card.

In terms of safety, it incorporates distance alert, lane-keeping assistant, photosensitive interior mirror, LED headlights and taillights, AEBS autonomous emergency braking, traffic sign reader, SOS call, and speed limiter/regulator.