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 Car||Price (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|
-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.
-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 H4K||1.5L|
|Power (Bhp)||108||84 & 108|
|Torque (Nm)||245||200 & 245|
|Transmission||5-speed MT & 6-speed MT||5-speed MT, 6-speed MT, 6-speed CVT & 6-speed AMT|
-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.
-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)|
-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.
-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 Renault Duster Dimensions
|Dimensions||Renault Captur||Renault Duster|
|Boot Space (Litres)||392 & expandable to 1,352||475|
-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 Vents||Not Known||No|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||No|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
|Push start/stop||Not Known||No|
-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.
-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 airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear parking camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||Not Known||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
|NCAP Rating||4-star Latin NCAP||0 Star without airbag & 3 star with Airbag (Global NCAP 2017)|
-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.
-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.