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Renault Kaptur unveiled: A longer, wider Captur only for Russia

The Renault Kaptur was revealed overnight in Russia, and it's significantly longer and wider than the Captur with a C that's sold in the rest of the world. According to Renault's tape measure, the new Kaptur is 4333mm long, 1813mm wide, 1613mm tall and rides on a 2674mm wheelbase...

Renault ‘Grand Captur’ SUV spied testing

A camouflaged prototype of what has become known as the ‘Grand Captur’ has been spied testing in Europe this week, hinting at a new addition to the existing Captur range. As its press-blessed moniker suggests, the so-called Grand Captur appears to be a stretched version of the compact SUV first revealed early in 2013...

Renault Clio and Captur Expression+ limited editions released

The limited edition Renault Clio Expression+ and Captur Expression+ variants are now available in Australia, boosting the value of the French brand’s city-sized hatch and SUV models. At $21,390 plus on-road costs, the Clio Expression+ EDC (dual-clutch automatic) costs $1100 more than the Expression EDC on which it’s based, yet claims to add $2000 in extra equipment...

Renault Captur gets five-star ANCAP safety rating despite lacking rear airbag protection

Australian safety body ANCAP has announced a five-star safety rating for the just-launched Renault Captur crossover, even though the Clio-based vehicle misses out on airbags for the second row. Recent changes to the way ANCAP awards ratings means that despite missing airbags for rear seat passengers, the Captur still gets a five-star rating...

2015 Renault Captur pricing and specifications

The Renault Captur has finally landed in Australia, launching today from $22,990 plus on-road costs. The Captur’s arrival comes almost two years after we first drove Renault’s Clio-based baby crossover at its international launch in France in 2013...

Renault Australia boss questions stricter ANCAP curtain airbag policy

The head of Renault Australia has questioned the relevance of new stricter safety guidelines introduced this year by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). Speaking on the topic of the now again-delayed Renault Captur sub-compact SUV at this week's new Clio GT launch, Renault Australia managing director Justin Hocevar told CarAdvice he believes a vehicle's level of safety is not the sum of its airbag count...

Renault Captur: further delays for French crossover "frustrating" for local division

The Renault Captur is now not expected to land on local soil until towards the end of the third quarter of 2014, despite having already been delayed until about June, and after having initially being due on sale in the first half of this year. Speaking at the launch of the new Renault Clio GT, Renault Australia managing director Justin Hocevar told CarAdvice the local division is “determined” to get the Clio-based Captur here this year...

Renault Captur, Chevrolet Trax achieve five-star NCAP safety rating

The Renault Captur and Chevrolet Trax have both earned a maximum five-star safety rating from the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP), ahead of the new sub-compact SUVs' local arrival in 2014. Due to reach Australian showrooms in the first half of 2014, the Renault Captur scored 88 per cent for adult occupant protection, 79 per cent for child occupant protection, 61 per cent for pedestrian protection and 81 per cent for its safety assist features...

Renault Captur unveiled - heading to Australia

The Renault Captur urban crossover has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show today ahead of its anticipated launch in Australia in 2014. The Captur, which is the second car by Renault’s new head of design, Laurens van den Acker, embodies the French company’s new styling language and pushes the ideas of practicality and personalization to a new level for the brand...