New 2020 Renault Captur To Be Company’s First Plug-in Hybrid

The new 2020 Renault Captur caught testing for the first time this year and is wearing a full camo. There are also some rendering images of this model. From the latest report, the forthcoming model will get a mild change to the design.

However, most of the changes will be a new driver assistance features that will be enhanced using the latest technology from Nissan. Also, ProPilot semi-autonomous system will be part of new Captur. This crossover is the first one of the 15 new Renaults arriving with the semi-autonomous system by 2022. Furthermore, we must add that the 2020 model will be the manufacturer`s first plug-in hybrid vehicle.

2020 Renault Captur spied

2020 Renault Captur Spied Testing

As we know, the upcoming 2020 Renault Captur shares its platform with the Clio model. It has been spied for the first time this year, and Capture body is all covered with camo.

However, from the images that we got, we can see that the new Captur will keep an evolutionary design as the predecessor. The brand’s signature grille is there and it looks much wider than the current one. Also, the shape remains largely intact as the dimension. Whatsoever, it seems that the new headlights and tail-lamps will be installed and powered with the latest LED technology.

2020 Renault Captur interior look

2020 Renault Captur Interior

The cabin of the 2020 Renault Captur will definitely see more changes than the exterior. However, from the latest update by the officials, the small crossover will get the Renault’s latest dashboard layout. And we can expect a portrait-style touchscreen infotainment unit in the middle and standard features like Bluetooth connectivity, plenty of USB ports and Android Auto as the Apple CarPlay.

As for space the inside, there should be a little more than in the current one. The manufacturers Alliance B platform will be stretched and it will be a little longer and wider. This will provide more shoulder and legroom with better cargo capacity. As we already wrote, the driver assistance features as the ProPilot semi-autonomous will be part of the new Captur.

2020 Renault Captur side look

2020 Renault Captur Powertrain Options

Under the hood of the newest 2020 Renault Captur lying few engine variants. The new 1.3-liter four-cylinder petrol engine is installed and it can be also seen on the facelifted Kadjar model.

The next one on the list is the three-cylinder 1-liter that will get better output than previous. Furthermore, Diesel engines are still very popular, and the manufacturer will add 1.5 dCi engine that is capable to produce 85 or 115 HP.

2020 Renault Captur Plug-in Hybrid

The forthcoming Captur will be also the first model that will come with the all-new plug-in hybrid set-up. The new 2020 Renault Cptu Plug-in Hybrid will get a 1.6-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that comes with the electric drive system employed in a dual role.

It’ll also get the 9.8 kWh battery that will be able to offer up to 30 miles of all-electric running.

2020 Renault Captur rear end

2020 Renault Captur Release Date

The arrival of the new 2020 Renault Captur will be at the middle of the year 2020. There are some speculations that the manufacturer may offer this SUV like the 2021 model, however, this rumor has not yet been confirmed by the officials.

2020 Renault Captur Price

With these new engine options and many amenities offered, the price of the new crossover will rise thousand dollars more.

We can expect that the base one model wlll start at $20,000. However, the plug-in model may be priced around $28,000.

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