2019 Renault Captur: Review, Specs and Price in UAE

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The Renault Captur is a small SUV crossover launched back in 2013 and got updated in 2017 with a new design. Being one of Renault’s most popular car in the UAE, outselling all other Renault models, the Captur focuses on style, space and fuel economy.

For 2019, Renault has given the Captur’s already eye-catching design a mid-life face lift. This includes new front and rear bumpers, fresh lights, some extra options and an improved interior trim.

Exterior

Renault Captur 2019The 2019 Captur is based on the Renault Clio but a bit bigger and taller which makes it more practical. Minor updates such as the new front and rear skid plates gives it more of off-road looks and therefore its own SUV like personality. The front grille of the Captur now incorporates extra chrome and gets your attention with the large Renault logo in the centre.

The front bumper gets new C shaped LED daytime running lights located right below the headlights on all trims, while the higher trims get full LED headlights.

Renault Captur 2019

The Captur comes in two tone color scheme plus an option of a silver roof. If you love customizing your car, in addition to these options, you now have a total of 36 color combinations to choose from.

Specs

Engine: 1.2 Liter 4-cylinder Turbo
Horsepower: 128 HP
Torque: 190 Nm
Drive System: FWD
Transmission: 6 Speed Auto Dual Clutch

Interior

Inside the Captur, the biggest change to the cabin is the touch of new high quality materials, and less plastic. The dashboard is covered with soft materials, a leather steering wheel, all of which gives the Captur a more modern look and feel.

Renault Captur 2019

On higher trims the Captur comes with an infotainment system consisting of a 7-inch screen. It has navigation, audio controls, front and back camera display.

Renault Captur 2019

You can make the interior more interesting with a choice of seven interior colors ranging from Ivory Blue to Smoked chrome. Each adds colorful accents to the centre console, air vents and steering wheel.

Renault Captur 2019

The Captur scores well in the storage area. It comes with a 455-liter capacity boot, therefore as compared to its rivals in the same class, Capture has more space. If you fold the rear seats the storage can be increased up to 3 times.

In the rear, there is enough amount of legroom for comfortable short city rides. Above all, the headroom is also generous because of the tall profile of the car. Seats are comfortable as you would expect from any vehicle of this class.

Safety Features

  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Front side airbags(head+thorax)
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
  • Anti-lock Brake System + Emergency Brake Assist
  • Hill start assist
  • ESC – Electronic Stability Control
  • Tyre pressure monitor

2019 Renault Captur Price in UAE

Renault Captur PE – AED 58,500
Renault Captur SE – AED 63,500
Renault Captur LE – AED 68,500

Review overview

Performance5.5
Driving Pleasure6
Looks and Style6.5
Fuel Economy7
Value for Money7.1

The Pros

  • Funky Looks
  • Cheap running cost
  • Practical Interior

The Cons

  • Weak performance
  • Less cabin space

Summary

6.4The Renault Captur is a small car with looks of an SUV. It is well equipped and checks all the boxes for a compact city car which is easy on the pocket.