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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 CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Renault CapturRs 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 CapturJeep Compass
Petrol Engines 1.5L H4K1.4-litre turbocharged Multi Air
Power (Bhp)104.5162bhp
Torque (Nm)142250Nm
Diesel 1.5L K9K2.0-litre Multijet II
Power (Bhp)108170bhp
Torque (Nm)245350Nm
Transmission5-speed MT & 6-speed MT6-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 Captur13.8720.37
Jeep Compass12-1417.1

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 CapturJeep Compass
Length (mm)4,3334,777mm
Breadth (mm)1,8131,813mm
Height (mm)1,6191,651mm
Wheelbase (mm)2,6742,634mm
Seating Capacity55
Boot Space (Litres)392 & expandable to 1,357410-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 CapturJeep Compass
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoNoYes
Navigation systemYesYes
Rear wiper & washerYesYes
Push start/stopYesYes

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 CapturJeep Compass
Dual front airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesNoYes
NCAP Rating4-star Latin NCAPNA

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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