Renault Captur is a city SUV based on Clio’s platform and here we have the XMOD version, with off-road look and a control switch near the handbrake that operates between All Mode, Automatic and Non Grip road conditions. It features only front wheel drive and uses electronically controlled differential for a better grip of front wheels.
Model: Renault Captur | Renault Captur XMOD 1.5 dCi 90 EDC
Production: 2013 – (starting 2014 for the XMOD version)
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 15,927 Euro
Engine: 1.5-litre (1,461 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine (type K9K), intercooler, direct injection, common rail, DPF. The maximum output is 66 kW / 90 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 200 Nm (approx. 147 ft-lbs), available at 1,750 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed automatic (dual clutch, EDC – Efficient Dual Clutch)
Tyres: Kumho Solus KH25 205/55 R17
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 13.5 seconds
Top speed: 170 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 3.9 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 103 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 45
Dimensions (mm): L 4,122 / w 1,778 / h 1,566
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 309
Wheelbase (mm): 2,606
Weight: 1,350 kg
Front suspension: Independent MacPherson strut with rectangular lower arm, coil springs, anti-roll bar.
Rear suspension: Programmed-deflection beam and coil springs.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags; ABS; ESC/ESP; cruise control; speed limiter; R-Link infotainment system with USB and internet conectivity; automatic air conditioning; 4 electric windows; trip computer; height and depth adjustable steering column; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable and foldable; leather steering wheel; fog lights; keyless entry and start; rain and light sensor; tyre pressure monitor; LED DRL; 17-inch alloy wheels.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Two-tone (red and black) Rouge Flamme Metallic Paint (322); rear parking sensors and video camera (161); front heated seats (80).
- + good dual clutch gearbox
- + good engine performance
- + roomy
- + easy to drive
- + innovative glove box compartment (EasyLife)
- – no sport mode for transmission
- – no auto start/stop
Driven by Adrian M. for 167 km, 6.6 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 6,400 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni