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Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster – A Comparison Report

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster

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

After tasting success with Duster and Kwid, Renault has now added the premium SUV Captur to its India line-up. The model has been slotted above Renault’s popular compact model Duster and carries slightly higher pricing based on its premium positioning. In the segment, it takes on the likes of Mahindra XUV500 as well as Hyundai Creta and we have already compared Captur with its arch rivals. While Captur shares underpinnings, features and engine set up with Duster, it is more upmarket than the latter. To find out how different these two SUVs are from each other, we bring you a spec-based comparison between Captur and its smaller sibling Duster.

Renault Captur – All Positive and Negative Points

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Price

Name of the CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Renault Captur Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh
Renault Duster Rs 8.29 lakh to Rs 13.45 lakh

Renault Captur

-The premium SUV from Renault competes with Hyundai Creta and Mahindra XUV500 in the segment.

-Compared to Duster, there is a substantial difference in the pricing with Captur priced in the range of Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 13.88 lakh.

-The pricing for the entry level RXE trim is introductory pan India. Also, the range topping Platine variant is available only with the diesel engine.

Renault Duster

-The Duster range is available in three petrol trims priced in the range of Rs 8.42 lakh to Rs 10.14 lakh.

-The diesel variants are offered in seven variants in two engine options priced between Rs 9.36 lakh to Rs 13.66 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read – Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Specifications

Specifications Renault Captur Renault Duster
Petrol Engines 1.5L H4K1.5L
Power (Bhp)104.5105
Torque (Nm)142142
Diesel 1.5L K9K1.5L
Power (Bhp)10884 & 108
Torque (Nm)245200 & 245
Transmission5-speed MT & 6-speed MT5-speed MT, 6-speed MT, 6-speed CVT & 6-speed AMT

Renault Captur-

-Renault Captur derives power from the same set of engines that power Duster. That said, it gets the same 1.5L petrol and 1.5L K9K oil burner.

-The automatic and 4×4 variants are likely to be added to the line-up at a later stage.

-Currently, it comes with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox.

Renault Duster

-The Renault Duster line-up comes in petrol and diesel options in manual, CVT and AMT versions.

-It additionally gets an AWD variant.

-The petrol trims get a choice between 5-speed MT & CVT with a manual mode options.

-Diesel variants in the carline come with a 5-speed MT, 6-speed MT and a 6-speed AMT. Read – Renault Captur Image Gallery

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Mileage

Model Name Petrol Mileage (Km/l)Diesel Mileage (km/l)
Renault Captur 13.8720.37
Renault Duster 14.9919.87

Renault Captur-

-Sharing engines with Duster, the all-new Captur returns in petrol and in diesel version. Its petrol model delivers a claimed mileage of 13.87km/l and the diesel model offers 20.37km/l.

Renault Duster-

-The petrol manual variants in Duster line-up are rated at 14.19km/l against the AT trims with 14.99km/l of mileage.

-Diesel powered manual variants are claimed to deliver 19.87km/l whereas the AT grades return 19.6km/l. Read – Renault Captur Vs Mahindra XUV500

Renault Captur Vs Duster

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Dimensions

Dimensions Renault Captur Renault Duster
Length (mm)4,3334,315
Breadth (mm)1,8131,822
Height (mm)1,6191,695
Wheelbase (mm)2,6742,673
Seating Capacity55
Boot Space (Litres)392 & expandable to 1,352475

-The Captur is slightly longer, whereas Duster is wider and offers more boot space for storing luggage.

-Captur comes with a 5-seat layout in line with Duster. Read  – Renault Captur Vs Jeep Compass

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Features

Key Features Renault Captur Renault Duster
Rear AC VentsNot KnownNo
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoNoNo
Navigation systemYesYes
Rear wiper & washerYesYes
Push start/stopNot KnownNo

Renault Captur

-Renault Captur receivesa 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with media navigation USB, AUX-In, integrated maps and Bluetooth connectivity.

-The smartphone connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have been left out.

-Renault also offerskeyless entry with start/stop ignition system and cruise control, automatic climate control, automatic rain-sensing wipers, dual-tone black and ivory dashboard, seat upholstery etc on Captur.

Renault Captur Interior RHD

Renault Duster

-Standard features on Duster include keyless entry with remote and one touch turn indicator among others.

-Features such as driver side auto up-down anti-pinch power window, front driver seat armrest, height adjustable driver seat with lumbar support, height adjustable front seat belts, illuminated glove box, electrically folding wing mirrors, cruise control and speed limiter are restricted to the top-spec variant.

Renault Captur Vs Renault Duster Safety Features

Key Features Renault Captur Renault Duster
Dual front airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed sensing auto door lockNot KnownYes
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesNoNo
NCAP Rating4-star Latin NCAP0 Star without airbag & 3 star with Airbag (Global NCAP 2017)

Renault Captur

-Renault Captur gets standard ABS with EBD & brake assist, ISOFIX system and seat belts with pretensioners.

-The India-bound Captur received 4-star rating for adult protection and 3-star rating for child protection in the NCAP crash test.

Renault Captur Vs Duster Comparison

Renault Duster

-Engine immobilizer and remote central locking are standard across Duster line-up.

-ABS with EBD and brake assist and rapid declaration warning are available from RxE onwards.

-Electronic stability control program and hill-start assist are reserved for the CVT, AMT and AWD variants.

-Renault Duster without airbags scored 0 star in Global NCAP crash test and 3-star with optional driver side airbag.

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