Renault Kaptur, the new 'crossover' 4×4-it’s official: exclusive to Russia


After a first advancement, the Renault Kaptur makes it official. These are the first data and images of the ‘crossover’ ready to revolutionize Russia. Yes, Kaptur with ‘K’, unlike the Renault Capture, which is manufactured in Valladolid, and is marketed in Spain and throughout Europe. Although its design and even its name are very familiar, in fact we are before a completely new model.

Designed by Laurens van den Acker, the Renault Kaptur has been developed especially for Russia: it will be manufactured in Moscow, and on sale there from this same summer with a range composed by dCi engines, and TCe. Its design is very familiar, and the highest similarities are found, precisely, with our Capture, also adopting small features of the Renault Kadjar.


This is, the Renault Kaptur is modern and attractive, and it is this that big grill in ‘U’ with the double diamond in its center, used in recent models of the French brand. Is considerably larger than the Capture: in their 4,33 meters in length (along the 1,81 meters wide, 1,61 m high, and 2,674 metres of distance between axes), we find a crossover design that also seeks to provide a good ability off the tarmac.

will Not be only a “trepabordillos” urban: advertise angles of attack and departure of 20th and 31st, respectively, together with a ground clearance of 204 mm. With traction 4×4 and differential central locking, Renault Kaptur will have capabilities that are ‘off-road’ very reasonable, in addition to be able to travel on snow or ice -something important in Russia – with greater security.


To avoid the cold when you start driving, you have remote start your engine next to windshield, and heated front seats. Once more, its interior will remind you of other models of the brand, and your equipment highlights computer multimedia Media NAV, touch screen of seven inches and bluetooth.

With a driving position high and five interior squares, the Renault Kaptur offers a great tailgate to accommodate objects in your trunk: this has 387 litres of capacity, although, thanks to the folding rear seats can reach up to 1,200 litres. bigger than a Capture, with traction 4×4 and the extent of the Russian market: the Renault Kaptur will not come to the rest of Europe.