Renault Captur 1.0 TCE 90 Iconic 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £21,190What Car? Target Price£18,809
Review

We can see the appeal of the Renault Captur’s funky looks and affordable starting price, but by the time you get an engine with enough power coupled to the right trim, it doesn't look quite such a bargain. All the engines are relatively weak compared with those in the better-handling and better-packaged Ford Puma. The Captur isn't as comfortable or practical as a Skoda Kamiq, either.

Mid-spec Iconic is our favourite trim for the Captur. It adds 17in alloy wheels (entry-level Play has plastic wheel trims), roof bars, privacy glass, a contrasting roof colour, rear parking sensors and built-in sat-nav.

This entry-level engine is disappointingly sluggish; there's very little urgency unless you work it hard. The more powerful TCe 140 makes far more sense.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH14 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

404

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

132

g/km

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