Renault Captur 1.3 TCE 155 BOSE Launch Edition 5dr EDC Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£26,095
Review

While we can see the appeal of the Captur’s funky looks and affordable starting price, by the time you get an engine with enough power coupled to the right trim, it's not that cheap. And all the engines are relatively weak next to those offered in the better-handling and better-packaged Ford Puma; it doesn't ride anywhere near as well as a Volkswagen T-Roc; plus, if it's space you're after, the Skoda Kamiq is much bigger and has a nicer interior.

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This expensive top-end model comes with 18in alloy wheels that make it ride worse and an eight-speaker (with a subwoofer) BOSE sound system.

Available only with a seven-speed automatic gearbox, this top-spec 1.3-litre feels a bit stronger than the TCe 130, but given its higher price, we’d avoid it unless you must have more poke.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

404

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

146

g/km

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