Renault has launched its premium SUV Captur in India starting from Rs and going up to Rs .The model has been positioned a notch above Duster in its product portfolio, albeit it shares same underpinnings and mechanics (engines primarily). Captur is Renault’s first offering in the above Rs 10 lakh price band and though Koleos was an entry level premium SUV, it was taken off production owing to sluggish demand. Catering to a slightly premium customer base, Captur squarely goes against Hyundai Creta in the segment and to help you discern which model makes more sense for you, we bring a detailed spec based comparison between the two. (Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta-price, specs, mileage, features and dimensions)
Renault Captur – All Positive and Negative Points
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Price
|Name of the Car||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Renault Captur||Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh|
|Hyundai Creta||Rs 8.92 lakh to Rs 14.00 lakh|
-The premium sits above Duster in Renault India’s product line-up.
-With more features and better styling that Duster, the slightly pricierCapturhas been priced between Rs9.99 lakh to Rs. 13.88 lakh for the Platine variant available only with diesel option.
-One must note that the Rs 9.99 lakh price for the base RXE trim is introductory pan India.
-The petrol variants in the Cretacarline fall in the price vicinity of Rs 9.29 lakh to Rs 12.98 lakh.
-Diesel powered Creta is priced slightly higher with the entry level variant priced at Rs 9.99 lakh and the top-spec grade at Rs 14.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read – Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Specifications
|Specifications||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Petrol Engines||1.5L H4K||1.6L Dual VTVT|
|Diesel||1.5L K9K||1.6L CRDi VGT & 1.4L CRDi|
|Power (Bhp)||108||126.2 & 88.7|
|Torque (Nm)||245||220 & 260|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & 6-speed MT||6-speed MT & 6-speed AT|
-Renault Captursources power from the same 1.5L petrol and 1.5L K9K oil burner that powerDuster.
-Currently, Renault has introduced a 5-speed manual gearbox on petrol motor and a 6-speed manual gearbox on the diesel engine that directs power to the front wheels, albeit an auto box and an AWD system could be added at a later stage.
-Hyundai Cretacomes in both petrol and diesel engine options in manual as well as automatic variants.
-Compared to Captur, Creta’s 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines are more powerful.
-The Creta variants are available with a standard 6-speed manual and an optional 6-speed automatic unit. Read – Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Mileage
|Model Name||Petrol Mileage (Km/l)||Diesel Mileage (km/l)|
-Renault Captur shares engines with Duster and is rated at 13.87 km/l and 20.37 km/l for petrol and diesel variants respectively.
-The petrol-powered Hyundai Cretais claimed to return 15.3km/l in manual and 13km/l in automatic guise.
-The 1.4L diesel oil burner is rated at 21.4km/l and the 1.6L AT version delivers 17km/l. Also Read – Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Dimensions
|Dimensions||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Boot Space (Litres)||392 & expandable to 1,352||400|
-In terms of proportions, Renault Captur is longer, wider and rides on a relatively longer wheelbase.
-With a taller stance, Creta has a typical SUV-ish semblance.
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Features
|Key Features||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||Yes|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
-Connectivity bits such as a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with media navigation, USB, AUX-In, integrated maps and Bluetooth connectivity etcare packed inside.
-Slotted a notch above Duster, the premium model misses out on smartphone connectivity options including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
-Other comfort tech includes keyless entry with start/stop ignition system, cruise control, automatic climate control, dual-tone black, ivory dashboard, seat upholstery etc.
-The top-selling model in the compact segment gets a bunch of standard goodies including foldable key, front console armrest with storage, rear AC vents, electric tailgate release, front & rear power windows and power steering with tilt function.
-Prominent bits such as automatic AC, rear wiper & washer, power folding wing mirrors & driver side auto up-down are offered from SX onwards.
-Smart key with push button on the other hand are offered from SX+ onwards.
-The 60:40 split seats are reserved for the SX+ AT trims.
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Safety Features
|Key Features||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Dual front airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear parking camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||Not Known||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
|NCAP Rating||4-star Latin NCAP||4-Star Latin NCAP (2015)|
-The Captur carline gets ABS with EBD, ISOFIX system and seat belts with pretensioners as standard provisions.
-Renault Captur was crash tested by Latin NCAP in June this year, where it received 4-stars for adult and 3-stars for child protection.
-Dual airbags are standard on Hyundai Creta carline and side-bags as well ascurtain-bags are available only on the top-spec SX(O) variant.
-ABS with EBD, manual day/night IRVM, impact sensing auto door lock, lane change indicator and immobilizer are also standard on the line-up.
-While vital safety techlike electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, hill-start assist control, height adjustable front seatbelts, lane change flash adjustment & speed sensing auto door locks are specific to the top-spec SX(O) variant.
-The child seat anchors can be had only with the AT variants.
-In the LATIN NCAP test (2015) the made-in-India Hyundai Creta received 4-stars for adult protection and 3-stars for child protection. Although, the tested model was for export markets including Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Panama.
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Design
In terms of design and styling, Creta looks aggressive and gets a bolder face. The sharp character lines and chrome treatment in front further accentuate the beefy look. Projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights is reserved for the top-spec variant.
While Renault Captur sports a more crossover-ish design with some SUV like elements. The sloping roof and arched A-pillar is in line with the premium look. At side, it comes with flared wheel arches andbody cladding that reiterates the SUV DNA. The fully-loaded top-spec Platine trim in the Captur carline getsall-LED headlamps with LED DRLs.
Both Captur & Creta are available with dual-tone colour options. For Captur, Renault is offering several customization options for exterior as well as interior.