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Renault Captur

The Renault Captur is a small SUV which arrived in Australia in 2015.

The Captur name was first used on a bold concept car at the 2011 Geneva motor show. The resulting car shares many of its components with the Renault Clio hatchback.

Unlike many of its SUV competitors, the Captur is front-wheel drive only, and from launch was available with a 0.9- or 1.2-litre petrol engines.

The Captur is available from $25,990 for the Captur ZEN and reaches up to the Captur S-Edition at $30,490.

It competes against other small SUVs such as the Mazda CX-3, Hyundai Kona and Toyota C-HR.

This vehicle is also known as the Renault Samsung QM3 (South Korea).

Renault Captur Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Renault Captur varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $25,990 and going to $30,490 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2020 SUV 1.3L, PULP, 6 SP DUAL-CLUTCH AUTO $25,990 $30,490
2019 SUV 1.3L, PULP, 6 SP DUAL-CLUTCH AUTO $19,600 $29,980
2018 SUV 1.3L, PULP, 6 SP DUAL-CLUTCH AUTO $16,444 $29,990
2017 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTOMATED MAN $12,500 $21,230
2016 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTOMATED MAN $12,300 $17,990
See All Renault Captur Pricing and Specs

Renault Captur Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Renault Captur here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • What small SUV do you recommend?

    It sounds like you have a bit of a thing for French cars right now, Carmel. In fact, you could argue that the French brands are experiencing a bit of a resurgence in Australia, particularly as each brand gets its quality act closer to the mark and the factory warranties have never been better than right now.

    All three of the cars you’ve nominated have their strong points, and it will really come down to your personal preferences when it comes to which one is right for you. And let me guess; it was the Peugeot 2008’s odd dashboard/steering wheel relationship that put you off. That’s particularly true for shorter folk who have trouble looking over the wheel at the instruments. But then, such quirkiness has always been part of the charm of French cars, no?

    In any case, it would also be wise to sample the Japanese and South Korean contenders at this end of the market, too, as there are some interesting offerings there as well. The Toyota C-HR would be one, the Honda HR-V another. Don’t forget, either, the Hyundai Kona, Nissan Juke and the Mazda CX-3. All have their strengths and weaknesses, but all are worth short-listing.

    As for the MX-5, it’s true that Mazda has stuck to the original formula for the new latest little convertible. And, yes, that dictates a small, low car that is huge fun to drive but isn’t for everybody physically.

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  • Toyota Aurion: What car is more comfortable?

    It's hard to recommend a car that would suit you without knowing more about what you want to do with it, but I would suggest you avoid sporty models, low-profile tyres, and consider an SUV such as a Mitsubishi ASX, Nissan Qashqai, or Renault Captur.

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  • Renault Captur 2015: How much oil should my car be using?

    A software upgrade will not affect the oil usage of the car. It was once considered abnormal for a car to use oil, but it’s not today, and many engines consume some oil. It’s important to check the oil level in the engine regularly and top it up when it’s needed. The rate of oil used on the dealer’s test would seem to be reasonable.

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  • Best mid-size car for city and camping?

    You need to simplify your needs and wants. Most, if not all new cars have the sort of features you want. The more pressing issue is the choice of SUV or hatch. While a hatch might be best for your city needs, it probably wouldn't suit your camping needs, so I would rule that out and focus on a compact SUV. Of all the models you have looked at I would select the Suzuki Grand Vitara.

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Renault Captur Colours

  • Diamond Black
  • Pearl White
  • Mercury Grey
  • Flame Red
  • Atacama Orange
  • Ocean Blue
  • Ivory White
  • Iron Blue
  • Oyster Grey
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Renault Captur Interior

The Renault Captur doesn't subscribe to interior convention. As these images show, its dashboard gently curves towards the middle, where the touchscreen multimedia system and climate controls are presented in the same panel, surrounded by gloss-black trim. Leather can be had in certain versions.

Renault Captur Dimensions

The dimensions of the Renault Captur SUV vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2020 SUV 1566x1778x4122 mm 163 mm
2019 SUV 1566x1778x4122 mm 163 mm
2018 SUV 1566x1778x4122 mm 163 mm
2017 SUV 1566x1778x4122 mm 163 mm
2016 SUV 1566x1778x4122 mm 163 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Renault Captur Dimensions

Renault Captur Fuel Consumption

The Renault Captur is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by PULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 5.4L/100km for SUV /PULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2020 SUV 5.4L/100km 1.3L PULP 6 SP DUAL-CLUTCH AUTO
2019 SUV 5.2L/100km 0.9L PULP 5 SP MAN
2018 SUV 5.2L/100km 0.9L PULP 5 SP MAN
2017 SUV 5.2L/100km 0.9L PULP 5 SP MAN
2016 SUV 4.9L/100km 0.9L PULP 5 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All Renault Captur Pricing and Specs for 2020

Renault Captur Towing Capacity

The Renault Captur has maximum towing capacity of 900kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2020 SUV 900kg 900kg
2019 SUV 900kg 900kg
2018 SUV 900kg 900kg
2017 SUV 900kg 900kg
2016 SUV 900kg 900kg
See All Towing Capacity for Renault Captur

Renault Captur Wheel Size

The Renault Captur has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 205x55 R17 for SUV in 2020 with a wheel size that spans from 17x6.5 inches.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2020 SUV 205x55 R17 17x6.5 inches 205x55 R17 17x6.5 inches
2019 SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2018 SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2017 SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2016 SUV 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Renault Captur Wheel Sizes