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Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass – A Comparison Report

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass – Here is a spec based comparison between the two popular premium SUVs.

Renault India has finally added long awaited Captur to its SUV line-up in India. It already had Duster in its product portfolio which was launched back in 2012. Touted to be a premium offering, Captur sits above Duster in the range and competes directly with Hyundai Creta and Mahindra XUV500. While the higher variants in the line-up face-off with Compass’s entry level trims and keeping that in mind we bring you a detailed spec-based comparison between Renault Captur and Jeep Compass.

Renault Captur – All Positive and Negative Points

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Price

Name of the Car Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Renault Captur Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh
Jeep Compass Rs 15.16 lakh to Rs 21.37 lakh

Renault Captur

– The premium SUV from Renault has been priced between Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh(ex-showroom, Delhi)

-Loaded with as many as 50 premium features, the entry level variant has been launched at an introductory price of Rs 9.99 lakh across India.

-The fully-loaded, top-spec Platine variant misses out on the petrol trim and comes only with the diesel engine.

Jeep Compass

The Jeep Compassrange starts fromRs 15.16 lakh and the range-topping Limited variant is available for Rs 21.37 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi. Read – Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Specifications

Specifications Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Petrol Engines 1.5L H4K 1.4-litre turbocharged Multi Air
Power (Bhp) 104.5 162bhp
Torque (Nm) 142 250Nm
Diesel 1.5L K9K 2.0-litre Multijet II
Power (Bhp) 108 170bhp
Torque (Nm) 245 350Nm
Transmission 5-speed MT & 6-speed MT 6-speed MT & 7-speed DSG AT with 4×2 & 4×4 options

Renault Captur

-Renault Captur propels on the same 1.5L petrol and 1.5L K9K oil burner used in Duster.

-The carline currently gets a 5-speed manual (petrol) and a 6-speed manual (diesel) unit, though Renault may add an AWD system and automatic variants at a later stage.

Jeep Compass

-Jeep Compass is available in petrol & diesel engines with a choice between 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG AT unit.

-Jeep will introduce a 9-speed AT unit on the diesel variants at a later stage.

-The AWD trims in line-up additionally feature Select-Terrain system with 4 driving modes-Auto, Snow, Mud and Sand. Read – Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Mileage

Model Name Petrol Mileage (Km/l) Diesel Mileage (km/l)
Renault Captur 13.87 20.37
Jeep Compass 12-14 17.1

Renault Captur

-In terms of fuel economy, the petrol Captur returns 14-15 km/l and the diesel-powered version delivers similar to Duster between 19-20 km/l.

Jeep Compass

-The Petrol-powered Jeep Compass returns around 12-14 kmpl. (Please note, final figures are awaited from ARAI for the petrol version).

-The diesel variants in the line-up are rated at 17.1 km/l. Read – Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Dimensions

Dimensions Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Length (mm) 4,333 4,777mm
Breadth (mm) 1,813 1,813mm
Height (mm) 1,619 1,651mm
Wheelbase (mm) 2,674 2,634mm
Seating Capacity 5 5
Boot Space (Litres) 392 & expandable to 1,357 410-L

-In terms of dimensions, Compass is substantially longer and there is a slight difference in height.

-Both the models have similar width, though Captur sits on a longer wheelbase.

-In terms of luggage storing capacity, Compass offers more space compared to Captur.

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Features

Key Features Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes
Touchscreen Infotainment system Yes Yes
Height adj. driver seat Yes Yes
Power-operated ORVMs Yes Yes
Bluetooth connectivity Yes Yes
Steering mounted audio & calling controls Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto No Yes
Navigation system Yes Yes
Rear wiper & washer Yes Yes
Push start/stop Yes Yes

Renault Captur

-Renault Captur gets a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with other connectivity bits such as media navigation USB, AUX-In, integrated maps and Bluetooth connectivity etc.

-The infotainment system lacks Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, akin to its smaller sibling Duster.

-In addition, the SUV also gets other goodies such as keyless entry with start/stop ignition system, cruise control, automatic climate control, dual-tone black and ivory dashboard, seat upholstery etc.

Jeep Compass

-Entry-level variants in the Compass line-up feature power-operated ORVMs and a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

-Prominent tech like HID headlamps, leather seats, rear camera etc is reserved for the range-topping variant.

Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass Safety Features

Key Features Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Dual front airbags Yes Yes
ABS with EBD Yes Yes
Rear parking camera Yes Yes
Rear Defogger Yes Yes
Reverse parking sensor Yes Yes
Day/Night IRVM Yes Yes
All Disc brakes No Yes
NCAP Rating 4-star Latin NCAP NA

Renault Captur

-Renault packs in vital safety bits like ABS with EBD, ISOFIX system and seat belts with pretensioners as standard on the carline.

-The SUV was crash tested by Latin NCAP in June 2017 and scored 4-stars for adult protection and 3-stars for child protection.

Jeep Compass

-The Jeep Compass line-up features safety tech like electronic stability control, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control and dual airbags as standard fitments.

-While the range topping variants come with six airbags. In addition, the SUV also features electronic rollover mitigation, cornering fog lamps, etc.

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