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Renault India launches all-new SUV Captur starting at Rs 9.99 lakh

The petrol option is priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 11.69 lakh, while the diesel version comes at a price range of Rs 11.39-13.88 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

.Sumit Sawhney Country CEO & Managing Director Renault India with Rafael Treguer Vice-President of Sales and Marketing  Renault India at the Launch of
.Sumit Sawhney Country CEO & Managing Director Renault India with Rafael Treguer Vice-President of Sales and Marketing Renault India at the Launch of "Renault Captur-SUV" during the Press Conference in New Delhi. (Photo: Dalip Kumar)

French auto major on Monday launched a new model Captur, with introductory price between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.88 lakh (all-India), enhancing its presence in the SUV segment.

The Captur will be available in and engine options, both of which will have 1.5 litre capacity.

While the option will have 5-speed transmission, delivering mileage of 13.87 kmpl, the one has 6-speed transmission giving economy of 20.37 kmpl.

Operations Country CEO and Managing Director said the model would look to tap into the fast growing SUV segment in

"In 2017 alone the SUV segment in has grown by 46 per cent. Customers are now preferring stylish SUVs with a lot of features. Captur will address those needs," he said.

Worldwide also there's a trend towards SUV but the definition is changing with people now preferring stylish ones over boxy designs, he added.

Sawhney said the Captur will have 50 premium features, including projector headlamps, LED daytime running lights and an integrated audio system, among others, as standard features across all variants.

The option is priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 11.69 lakh, while the version comes at a price range of Rs 11.39-13.88 lakh.

The Captur will compete with the likes of and

sells popular SUV Duster along with entry level car Kwid and multi purpose van Lodgy in the Indian market.

It is expanding sales network aggressively targeting to end 2017 with over 300 outlets, up from 260 last year. In 2011 it had just 35 showrooms.

First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 14:32 IST
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