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Renault Captur: 2016 updates revealed

Renault Captur 2016

Renault has just revealed a list of updates for the Renault Captur 2016, including a new powertrain

option, and exciting extras.

The time has come for the Captur to receive a well-deserve update. Fans of the crossover, will be

excited to learn that a new powertrain option has been added to the mix, making the vehicle

appealing to more people. On top of that, a special “Iconic Nav” edition has been announced, and a

variety of new extras, some of which will come as standard with the new model.

The Captur has been around since 2013; however, in that short time it has proved itself to be a

reliable crossover, and a serious contender on the market. Although, it’s not the most extravagant or

luxurious of vehicles, it’s perfect for those after something slightly larger, yet not quite as big as a full

on SUV.

Although, much hasn’t changed about the Captur appearance-wise, the crossover is back, with an

exciting new powertrain option. Customers will now be able to choose a 1.2-litre TCe 120 engine

with a six-speed manual gearbox. It’s not the most powerful engine out there; however, it adds a

little variety to the Captur, making it more enticing to potential buyers.

Renault has also announced that, for a mere £19,175 customers will have the option to purchase the

new special edition Captur, with white pearlescent paint and a black and blue finish. On top of that,

the special edition car will feature 17-inch allots and leather upholstery.

Features such as an infotainment system, reverse parking camera and sat-nav will come as standard,

so customers opting to go with the standard Captur, will still enjoy a variety of exciting extras.

Expected to go on sale later this year, with prices starting at around £14,575, the new Captur is

shaping up to be a solid vehicle that’s likely to do well on the market.

What do you think about the new and improved Captur? Are you considering purchasing the vehicle

once it goes on sale? Let us know your thoughts, and don’t forget to come back soon for more

exciting news from the automotive industry.