Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120: test the new urban SUV

We tested the Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120We tested the Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120We tested the Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120We tested the Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120

The Renault Captur 2017, with its Turbo petrol engine 1.2 and associated with a automatic double clutch, imposes a plus in driving pleasure and comfort over other issues.

Renault CapturAccording to data from registrations of new vehicles, sales of cars with petrol engines are picking versus Diesel, some diesel vehicles identified by the current levels of pollution and threatened with restrictions on use in the near future. A few years ago, gasoline engines "they disappeared" market economy to the arguments of use, performance and refinement of modern turbodiesel reached, even assuming the higher purchase price, although it seems they are back and in some segments significantly. In any case, between urban cars, gasoline engines have kept the guy because cast accounts, has prevailed its lower purchase price (and maintenance) on the higher cost of use ... for an annual mileage low. For this reason, between the Diesel 1.5 dCi 90 hp (Not yet available in the renovated Captur) and the 0.9 TCe gasoline 90 hp, accounts that let you can get the best choice for our mostly urban SUV Renault Captur, but in the case of Version 1.2 TCe 120 hp EDC, protagonist of this article. For this version, rather than argue with numbers, it makes driving sensations.

BENEFITSRenault Captur TCe 120 EDC Zen
Acel. 0-100 km / h10.72 seconds
Acel. 0-1000 meters32.55 seconds
Overtaking 80-120 km / h in D7.56 seconds
Frenada 120-0 km / h55.9 meters
Loudness 100 km / h66.3 dBA
Loudness 120 km / h68.7 dB
Weight scale1,325 kg

Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120 EDC: performance

He Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120 EDC It will not take you to define it as quick despite what might you suggest mechanical, it does not consume little and costs as much as the 1.5 dCi 110 hp, but you put up and perceive quality and mechanical refinement. Somehow, you feel the best product Captur, a model that, following its recent update has improved the perceived visual quality. Against certain three-cylinder engines other models (such as self 0.9 TEC), the 4 cylinder 1.2 TCe It has a smooth, balanced and silent touch. Your response provides immediate solvency, an easy drive, combined with the EDC change dual clutch 6 speed, you find a mechanical assembly which provides primarily driving pleasure and comfort. Without being exquisite, changing EDC provides the comfort of all automation. Missing something "fineness" in the first impulse after the re-spurts Stop-Start system, low-speed maneuvers and in some changes, but serves its purpose ... or dual purpose, because it has sequential and there, up and down gears from the lever itself (no cam), it does seem as fast and convincing that it is a dual-clutch gear shifting rushing.

CONSUMPTIONRenault Captur TCe 120 EDC Zen
Consumption city7.2 l / 100 km
Consumption Highway6,3 l / 100 km
average consumption6.6 l / 100 km

Renault Captur 1.2 TCe 120 EDC: their behavior

As its frame (suspensions comfortable and pleasant overall feeling), this Renault Captur is dynamic, but not fast and consumption sometimes crave high. As in all turbo gasoline engine, over short distances (cold engine) or high-demand, consumption rises exponentially against a balanced use. Need not be bad ... consumptions road clear, but never to address dCi 110 hp equivalent. And this version is not chosen by the numbers of your engine, but by the sensations of pleasure and ride comfort.

He inside the Renault Captur still has interesting details. Analyzing the passenger compartment, it seems excellent solution slidable rear seat (up to 15 cm), which allows several configuration modes inside. Here, it seems successful cleaning design and configuration controls the other elements that make up the interior. Neither are the many practical details, among others, demountable covers all seats.

SPACERenault Captur TCe 120 EDC Zen
front width135 cm
rear width127 cm
front height89/96 cm
rear height89 cm
Legroom59/74 cm
Trunk370/485 liters

Renault Captur 1.2 TCe: final balance

This combination mechanical and change -1.2 TCe engine with EDC change- raises the driving quality Renault Captur, perhaps for reasons as subjective as the fineness and acoustic characteristic of a gasoline engine and an automatic transmission associated with. Beyond its engine, its high urban practicality define the small Renault Captur SUV.

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