The Renault Captur might look like a chunky SUV that shrunk in the wash, but it’s actually a cunningly disguised Clio on stilts. Like the Clio, a range of economical petrol and diesel engines are available and only the front wheels are driven. Those after a cheap mud-plugger should look elsewhere.
While you can’t climb every mountain and ford every stream, the Captur does have plenty of appeal. It’s a distinctive-looking thing on the outside, has plenty of practical touches inside and shouldn’t break the bank.
If you want to know more, then read on over the next few pages for our comprehensive review. We’ll tell you how it drives, what it’s like inside and how it compares with rivals such as the Suzuki Vitara and Vauxhall Crossland X