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Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 – Comparison Report

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 – Here is a specifications based comparison between the two popular SUVs

Renault India has added Captur to its SUV line-up which only had Duster. While Duster was among the first compact SUVs to foray in the Indian market, Renault took its time to bring Captur to contest in the above Rs 10 lakh space. As we know Captur is slightly premium than Duster, it collides head on with Mahindra XUV500, based on pricing, though latter is a seven-seater. In this comparison, we put Renault Captur in the crosshairs of Mahindra XUV500 to find out if the French make can sustain the competition.

Renault Captur – All Positive and Negative Points

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Price

Name of the CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Renault CapturRs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh
Mahindra XUV500Rs 12.12 lakh to Rs 18.05 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai)

Renault Captur

-Renault’s premium SUV, Captur competes primarily with Hyundai Creta and Mahindra XUV500 in the segment.

-In terms of pricing, Captur falls between Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh(ex-showroom, Delhi).

-The pricing for the RXE variant is introductory across India, as per Renault’s claim, it gets as many as 50 premium features on the base trim.

-Also, the top-of-the line Platine variant can be had only with the diesel engine.

Mahindra XUV500

-Mahindra XUV500 is available only in diesel version.

-The entry level variant in the range is priced at Rs 12.57 lakh, whereas the fully-loaded variant is available for Rs 18.68 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Also Read – Renault Captur Image Gallery

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Specifications

Specifications Renault CapturMahindra XUV500
Petrol Engines 1.5L H4KNA
Power (Bhp)104.5NA
Torque (Nm)142NA
Diesel 1.5L K9K2.2-mHawk
Power (Bhp)108140bhp
Torque (Nm)245320Nm
Transmission5-speed MT & 6-speed MT6-speed AT & 6-speed MT

Renault Captur-

-Renault Captur sources power from the same 1.5L petrol and 1.5L K9K oil burner used in its smaller sibling Duster.

-Transmission duties are handled by a five-speed manual and a six-speed manual gearbox on petrol and diesel models respectively.

-Renault may introduce automatic and AWD variants at a later stage.

Mahindra XUV500-

-The Mahindra XUV500 carline comes only in diesel engine. It derives power from Mahndra’s 140bhp, 2.2-litre mHawk engine.

-Transmission choices includea 6-peed MT and 6-speed AT.

-The SUV is available in both FWD and AWD drivetrain options. Read  – Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Mileage

Model Name Petrol Mileage (Km/l)Diesel Mileage (km/l)
Renault Captur 13.8720.37
Mahindra XUV500 NA16.0kmpl

Renault Captur-

-The all-new Captur gets the same engines that power Duster.

-The petrol-powered Captur is rated at 13.87 km/l opposed to the diesel Captur that is claimed to deliver 20.37 km/l.

Mahindra XUV500-

-Powered by the 2.0-litre mHawk engine, the Mahindra XUV500 is claimed to deliver ARAI rated mileage of 16kmpl. Read – Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta 

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Dimensions

Dimensions Renault CapturMahindra XUV500
Length (mm)4,3334,585mm
Breadth (mm)1,8131,890mm
Height (mm)1,6191,785mm
Wheelbase (mm)2,6742,700mm
Seating Capacity57
Boot Space (Litres)392 & expandable to 1,352720-litres

-The Renault Captur features 5-seat layout inside the cabin.

-Sporting boastful dimensions and riding on a longer wheelbase, Mahindra XUV5000 offers space for 7 occupants.

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Features

Key Features Renault CapturMahindra XUV500
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoNoAndroid Auto
Navigation systemYesYes
Rear wiper & washerYesNo
Push start/stopYesYes

Renault Captur

-Renault Captur features a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with options like media navigation USB, AUX-In, integrated maps and Bluetooth connectivity etc.

-It comes bereft of new-age connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

-Other comfort goodies such as keyless entry with start/stop ignition system, cruise control, automatic climate control, dual-tone black and ivory dashboard, seat upholstery etc. are also offered on the SUV. Read – Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster

Mahindra XUV500

-Standard features on the XUV500 line-up include electrically adjustable ORVMs, remote tailgate opening, power windows, one touch lane change indicator, flexi seats, flip-key with remote central locking, follow me home headlamps and rear wash & wipe among others.

-Only the W10 manual and automatic variants feature power-adjustable driver seat.

-The mobile charging point & reading lamps are provided in both the rowsin W8 and W10 variants.

-All the variants feature glovebox along with a laptop holder.

Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500 Safety Features

Key Features Renault CapturMahindra XUV500
Dual front airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed sensing auto door lockYesYes
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesNoYes
NCAP Rating4-star Latin NCAPNA

Renault Captur

-Features such as ABS with EBD, ISOFIX system and seat belts with pretensioners are standard on the carline.

-Renault Captur was crash tested by Latin NCAP in June 2017, where it received 4-stars for adult protection and 3-stars for child protection.

Mahindra XUV500

-The XUV500 carline gets standard dual front airbags.

-While W8 and W10 variants feature additional side and curtain airbags.

-Features such as electronic stability program (ESP) with rollover mitigation, hill-hold and hill descent control and front fog lamps are available on the entire range save for W4 and W6 trims.

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