French auto major Renault on Monday launched a new model Captur, with introductory price between Rs. 9.99 lakh and Rs. 13.88 lakh (all-India), enhancing its presence in the SUV segment. The Captur will be available in petrol and diesel engine options, both of which will have 1.5 litre capacity.
While the petrol option will have 5-speed transmission, delivering mileage of 13.87 kmpl, the diesel one has 6-speed transmission giving fuel economy of 20.37 kmpl.
Renault India Operations Country CEO and Managing Director Sumit Sawhney said the model would look to tap into the fast growing SUV segment in India.
“In 2017 alone the SUV segment in India has grown by 46 per cent. Customers are now preferring stylish SUVs with a lot of features. Captur will address those needs,” he said.
Worldwide also there’s a trend towards SUV but the definition is changing with people now preferring stylish ones over boxy designs, he added.
Sawhney said the Captur will have 50 premium features, including projector headlamps, LED daytime running lights and an integrated audio system, among others, as standard features across all variants.
The Renault Captur petrol option is priced between Rs. 9.99 lakh and Rs. 11.69 lakh, while the diesel model comes at a price range of Rs. 11.39-13.88 lakh.