In India the Renault Kaptur is to be unveiled this year. Predictable to go on sale in the nation close to the festive season, the Renault Kaptur crossover-SUV was presently spotted testing in India again and now in Himachal Pradesh. Fortuitously, Renault Kaptur and the Hyundai Creta are presently on sale in Russia and the Kaptur is approximately Rs 50,000 more expensive than the Creta.
This means a same pricing plan in India as well considering mutually the Russian-spec and the Indian-spec models of the cars are pretty much alike. In contrast, the Renault Duster is approximately Rs 3 lakh cheaper than the Renault Kaptur in Russia, which confirmed our preceding speculation that the Kaptur will be placed well over Duster in the Indian marketplace.
Renault Kaptur has been spotted testing in the nation. Previously in April, the Renault Kaptur undergoing testing in the outer edge of Chennai, close to the corporation’s manufactures facility. The Renault Kaptur approaching India is built on the similar platform as the Duster and have a five-seater cabin layout.
Kaptur arrives with an aggressive grille, sweptback headlamps prepared with projector lamps, C-shaped LED daytime lights and broad bumper. The profile have black plastic cladding on the inferior section, whereas the 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels look really sharp on the SUV.
The Kaptur comes with a little inferior ground clearance than the Duster but it is also predictable to get the latter’s 4×4 system. The Kaptur is also probable to proffer improved safety features considering the Brazil-made Renault Captur. Powertrain wise, the approaching Renault Kaptur obtains the similar engine options as the Duster – a 1.5-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel.
The petrol version in the Duster makes about 105 bhp and 142 Nm of peak torque whereas mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional CVT unit. Diesel engine comes in two states of tune – 79 bhp and 108 bhp. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed manual and Renault’s EasyR AMT gearbox.