Renault Captur 1.5 dCi 95 BOSE Launch Edition 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£24,095
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.

We’re yet to try this manual-only 1.5-litre diesel, but given the price gap you’d have to cover a lot of miles before its economy started to pay for itself.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH14.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

58.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

388

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

130

g/km

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