The 1.5L diesel is the most economical Renault Captur to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency. Compared to the competition in the Crossover segment, it will make the smallest dent in your wallet.
The Renault Captur 1.5L diesel is free to tax, as it sits in tax band A.
It does not far off 79 MPG on average, which means it will cost £8.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.
The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 11, which is lower than the Dacia Duster 1.5L diesel, but higher than the Citroen C3 Aircross 1.2L petrol. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Citroen C3 Aircross has the lowest insurance group.)
|model||0.9L petrol||1.2L petrol||1.5L diesel|
|mpg||52.3 - 56.5||50.4 - 52.3||67.3 - 78.5|
|emissions||114 - 122||125 - 127||95 - 112|
|tax||£125.00 - £30.00||£125.00||£0.00 - £30.00|
|insurance||Group 8 - 10||Group 12 - 15||Group 11 - 16|
*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.
*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.
The fastest Renault Captur from 0-60, is the 1.3L petrol (if you’re a petrol head, it has 250 lbs/ft torque and 150 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 9.5 seconds.
The closest rival in its class is the Chevrolet Trax 1.7L diesel, which will beat your Renault Captur to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.
|model||0.9L petrol||1.2L petrol||1.3L petrol||1.5L diesel|
|zeroTo62||13 - 13.2||9.9 - 10.9||9.5 - 10.2||11 - 13.8|
|torque||135 - 140||190 - 205||220 - 250||220 - 260|
|bhp||90||120||130 - 150||90 - 110|
If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.
The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Renault Captur 1.5L diesel which has 260 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 1200kg comfortably.
You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.