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|
– 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.
–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|
|Diesel||1.5L K9K||2.0-litre Multijet II|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & 6-speed MT||6-speed MT & 7-speed DSG AT with 4×2 & 4×4 options|
-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 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)|
-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.
-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|
|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|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||Yes|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
-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.
-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|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||Yes|
|NCAP Rating||4-star Latin NCAP||NA|
-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.
-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.