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2013 (63) Renault Captur 0.9 TCE 90 Dynamique MediaNav Energy 5dr

Ashton Fiat / Jeep / Abarth
Only £8788
£300 deposit
£170.89 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth + USBCruise control + speed limiter
Trip computerVariable PAS

Entertainment

Fingertip controls for audio system 

Exterior Features

Automatic headlights + automatic windscreen wipersBody coloured bumpers
Chrome headlight surroundChrome insert to side strips
Chrome surround for front fog lightsChrome trim on tailgate
Chrome trimmed radiator grilleCornering front fog lights
Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinchElectric rear windows
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrorsRear wiper
Variable intermittent front wash/wipe 

Interior Features

12V Accessory socket2 cupholders
3 rear height adjustable headrests60/40 split rear seats
Climate controlGloss black door armrest
Height adjustable driver's seatHeight adjustable front headrests
Height/reach adjust steering wheelISOFIX on front passenger and rear outer seats
Leather steering wheel and gear knobPollen filter
Storage compartments in doorsVariable boot floor

Safety

3 point rear seatbelts x3ABS+EBA
Curtain airbagsDriver/Front Passenger airbags
Driver/front passenger side airbagsESC - Electronic Stability Control + traction control
Front passenger airbag deactivationHill start assist
Rear door child safety locksSeatbelt warning
Tyre pressure monitor 

Security

Deadlocking systemKeyless entry
RAID (Renault Anti-Intruder Device)Thatcham Cat 2 engine immobiliser
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO2 (g/km)115Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC898Compression Ratio9.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders3
Cylinders - Bore (mm)72.2Cylinders - Stroke (mm)73.1
Engine CodeH4Bt 400Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTIONGears5 SPEED
Number of Valves12TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)56.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64EC Urban (mpg)47

General

Badge Engine CC0.9Badge Power90
Coin DescriptionTCE 90Coin SeriesDynamique MediaNav
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 079EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %88
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %79EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %61NCAP Safety Assist %81
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage100000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years4
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)13Engine Power - BHP90
Engine Power - KW66Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5250Engine Torque - LBS.FT100
Engine Torque - MKG13.8Engine Torque - NM135
Engine Torque - RPM2500Top Speed106

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front205/55 R17
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R17Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleExploreWheel Type17" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1566Length4122
Wheelbase2606Width1778

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)45Gross Vehicle Weight1663
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1235Max. Loading Weight574
Max. Towing Weight - Braked900Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked574
Minimum Kerbweight1089No. of Seats5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Renault Captur

Renault's Captur crossover is an affordable way into small, stylish family transport. Jonathan Crouch takes a look.

Ten Second Review

Renault's little Captur Crossover model shows the French company getting back to their imaginative best with a Clio-based design offering super-economical engines, some genuinely clever interior touches and no small dose of style. It'll appeal to supermini buyers wanting extra versatility as well as family hatchback customers in search of something more interesting and affordable. And it's the kind of car that'll certainly drive sales in this segment.

Background

You can't fault the thinking behind the modern Crossover, a class of car that aims to blend the versatility of a people carrying MPV, the attitude of a high-riding SUV and the sharp driving dynamics of a family hatchback. It's a segment that's now divided into a couple of sectors, the larger one typified by cars like Nissan's Qashqai and Peugeot's 3008 and based on Focus-sized models. The real sales growth though, is coming from smaller-sized supermini-based Crossovers, cars that have built on the original success of Nissan's pioneering Juke and are now a hot ticket for almost every mainstream brand. Here's one of the most tempting - Renault's Captur. It's based on the Clio supermini and priced to sell at the affordable end of this segment. Renault might be late to this particular party but as usual, the company has taken a clever concept and refined it to better suit the needs of modern buyers. In this case, that means extra versatility and buyer personalisation along with class-leading running costs and a decently responsive driving experience. The result is good enough to make this Renault's second best seller. Let's put it to the test.

Driving Experience

So what's it like? Set off on your first drive and if you're used to a supermini, the more commanding driving position will be welcome - unless you're the kind of enthusiastic owner who realises that with extra ride height, you usually also get extra body roll through the bends. Renault appreciates this too, which is why the Captur features a 'Roll Movement Intervention' system, supposed to stop the body pitching about through sharp corners. Under the bonnet, almost all Captur owners will find 90bhp beneath their right foot: most will want the dCi 90 diesel, a unit also available in 110bhp guise. If you'd rather have petrol power, there's a manual gearbox three cylinder 0.9-litre TCe 90 unit - or a 1.2-litre 120bhp petrol powerplant with a choice of either manual transmission or a twin clutch 6-speed EDC automatic gearbox. We'd choose the diesel every time. That TCe engine gives you over 50% less pulling power than the equivalent dCi diesel, so as usual, the black pump version will feel the quicker day-to-day tool. Don't get any designs on off-roading though. There's no 4WD option and there won't be for the platform this car rides upon hasn't been designed to take it. In compensation, there's a decent 200mm of ground clearance.

Design and Build

'Passionate, practical and innovative'. Is that what this is? The answer depends, as usual, upon your point of view. The Captur's certainly an eye-catching thing, especially when specified in contrasting colours and finished with the exterior trim Gloss Pack around the foglights and grille. Inside, there's a dashboard lifted almost entirely from the Clio, yet another of those apparently sculpted in the shape of an aircraft wing and designed, so Renault says, to be 'modern, welcoming and occupant-friendly'. But this is a family car and it needs to be practical. Is it? In lots of ways yes. At the back, the stretching that's taken place on the Clio supermini platform has released enough space to make the back seat pretty much as roomy as it would be in a Focus-sized family hatch. And all variants get a pretty unique feature in this class, a sliding rear bench that moves backwards or forwards by up to 160mm (though only as one unit), enabling you to prioritise either legroom or bootspace. Position the seats to maximise luggage space and cargo capacity rises from 377-litres to 455-litres. And you get a false boot floor that can be repositioned to suit the height of the load you need to carry and has a wipe-clean reversible flip side. Push forward the 60/40 split-folding rear seat and you'll find that it doesn't quite lie fully flat but in this position, you do get access to 1,234-litres of total fresh air.

Market and Model

If you're attracted by the look of this small, trendily-styled little five-door Crossover model, then you'll be pleased to learn that it's one of the most affordable cars of its kind on the market. Prices range mainly in the £15,500 to £21,000 bracket, representing a premium of between £800 and £1,100 over equivalently powered and specified versions of the five-door Clio supermini upon which Renault has based this car. Equipment-wise, virtually all models get things like a DAB radio, air conditioning and front foglights. And absolutely all of them get alloy wheels, daytime running lights, cruise control with a speed limiter, a trip computer, a height-adjustable driver's seat, power front windows and mirrors, Bluetooth 'phone compatibility, a decent quality USB and AUX-in-compatible CD stereo with fingertip control, plus Hill Start Assist to stop you from drifting backwards on uphill junctions. Popular options include the R-Link infotainment system with its downloadable apps. And removable, zip-fastened seat covers.

Cost of Ownership

The Captur delivers a set of impressively economical running cost figures. Perhaps the most interesting powerplant option is the TCe 90 unit, a three-cylinder 899cc petrol engine that manages to return 55.4mpg on the combined cycle and emits just 114g/km. The more powerful TCe 120 EDC automatic version does pretty well too, getting 51.4mpg and 125g/km. Go diesel and you'll be looking at 78.5mpg and 95g/km from the dCi 90 engine. Unless you order it in automatic form, in which case the figures fall to 72.4mpg and 103g/km. Either way, diesel-powered Captur models offer an improvement of about 10% over the figures returned by rival Nissan Juke or Peugeot 2008 competitors. The returns I've quoted for this car assume that you've activated the 'ECO' mode, accessible via this button on the centre console. This delivers fuel savings of up to 10% by slightly restricting the engine's pulling power, adopting a more efficient control programme for the air conditioning and heating systems and, in the case of EDC automatic models, switching to more efficient gearchange software mapping. I should also tell you about residual values, not traditionally a Renault strongpoint. Independent experts CAP reckon that after three years or 60,000 miles, a Captur will still be worth between 41 to 43% of what you paid for it, better even than the previous class-leader in this respect, MINI's Countryman.

Summary

Passionate and practical, the Captur is an endearing thing. Of course, there's always a danger with this class of car that in its mix of SUV, MPV and family hatch, you end up with a confection lacking the core strengths inherent in any of these three genres. Broadly speaking, this is a trap Renault has avoided here - provided your expectations in each of these areas aren't too great. It doesn't have 4WD, you can only just carry five people and you won't want to drive it on its door handles. None of which will bother most buyers at the smaller end of the Crossover segment one jot. They'll love the buying personalisation - and trendy touches like the removable seat covers and the clever apps you can download through the R-Link infotainment system. At which point, class-leading running costs and versatile features like the sliding rear bench and the double-sided boot floor will come as a welcome bonus. True, this Captur faces increasing competition from a growing band of very talented rivals. But it's a model you must consider before buying any one of them. A cleverer Crossover. If you really want a car of this kind, then you'll really want to try it.

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Monthly payment£170.89
Deposit£300
Term (months)60
Cash price£8788
Credit amount£8488
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£10,554.40
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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