Small SUVs continue to grow. Face today the leader Renault Captur with renewed Peugeot 2008 more campera image and always original Citroën C4 Cactus.
Is repeated comment that SUVs are becoming the standard car conventional of today. Suffice his image, which is true involves interiorly other practical values, to become alternatives to compact the sedan, minivan to… and even now the utility vehicle. The Renault Captur is currently the leader of this growing segment of urban SUV and every month almost as many as Renault Captur and Renault Clio are sold.
Undoubtedly, the ability of these small SUV to roll off the asphalt, their greater ground clearance, It is not important. What is today the most physiognomy which carries a greater height seating, and what it conveys: Feeling of greater control of the environment Y comfort access and accommodation. It becomes definitely in your best argument. And in this sense, it can also be the Renualt Captur front of the Peugeot 2008 and the Citroen C4 Cactus that face. These two cars of the French group PSA They do not mark this feature both SUV and when you sit on them, do not start feeling a height greater than that of a conventional car hips, especially in the C4 Cactus, which in this aspect is a normal car. Not surprisingly, it is up to 11 centimeters lower than the Renault Captur own.
Citroën C4 Cactus, Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008: Space
The highest level of hips Renault Captur also much it appreciated in the rear seats. his Access is more comfortable and more pleasant for those who usually deal with child seats. And speaking of bringing children and their consequences, good solution the detachable sleevess seat of this Captur to wash or renew. And another solution loaded with practicality of this car is its longitudinally slidable rear seat (15 centimeters), allowing demand vary the legroom of the rear passengers or the trunk.
Carried curbside ends, the Renault Captur It provides much more luggage (up 485 liters, 370 with the seat back all) Or legroom (up to 76 centimeters, 61 advancing position) that Peugeot 2008 (380 liters boot always and 70 cm of legroom) and C4 Cactus (400 liter boot and 72 cm for legs). The Captur in both cases reaches values much larger cars.
For his part, Peugeot 2008 calls your attention for his driving position, that, not assimilated and, surprising for small steering wheel and high box watches, you certainly take a lead differently than you would in another car position. As well This 2008 Allure presents superior finish quality materials and finishes that seems to be over his two rivals. And then we comment, together proves the Peugeot car with a melting point greater refinement Citroen C4 Cactus to and Renault Captur.
In particular, I found the short bench seats in the Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008, and for that reason to sit on the Citroën C4 Cactus I appreciate yours are much wider. It is also evident that Cactus seats are soft fluffy, a definition that can be acknowledged in the short, but I wonder if in the long will please everyone. On the other hand, the dashboard stands out for its avant-garde minimalist box digital watches (waiving counter) and central touch screen, which virtually eliminates all physical switch shortcut and difficult a little faster handling equipment. But more questionable is its panoramic glass roof optional. Without a curtain that can cover (as if has the Peugeot 2008) exposures to the sun the cockpit of the C4 Cactus becomes a sauna, with the addition that for passengers in the rear seats assumed that the windows back there Abatan only minimally. Cactus plays with simplicity as part of the personality of the car, but in some respects lows questioned.
Citroën C4 Cactus, Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008: speed and consumption
He Renault Captur go back to our attention when we get moving. Your response Diesel engine 1.5 dCi 110 hp power transmitted will be more capable than the 100 hp 1.6 BlueHDI Group PSA riding both Peugeot Citroën C4 Cactus as 2008. Although some do not influence the gearboxes each: from 6-speed and narrow jumps in Renault, by 5 speed more open and Peugeot Citroen in. With these combinations, since you initiate the march find a Renault Captur with livelier throttle response, it makes you feel more agile in congested streets and faster when it comes to be on the road.
The two SUV PSA respond more slowly, although the Peugeot 2008 is more a matter of feelings that result. In any case, They are "utility" with capacities for rolling on roads and highways with good solvency. Yes, it has come to our attention the different response we have encountered in the Renault Captur during our test. Strength and progression usually answered the dCi 110 hp at other times of high stress and with very high ambient temperatures, was becoming less vigorous.
He Renault Captur imposed as the pace, but also you pay the highest consumption. However, they are very low and that is why we seem surprising that consumption has verified our Technical Center in the Peugeot 2008 and Citroën C4 Cactus. He Citroën is able to play down a liter a city Renault. And on the road, with 4.0 l / 100 km average (for the Peugeot 2008 4.2 and the 4.5 the Renault Captur) It is one of the most frugal cars on the market today. Being the C4 Cactus a larger than Captur and 2008 car is also then lighter (1,192 kg, 1,243 in 2008 and 1,316 the Captur) and moves a generous development of change, as we said before, at the expense of giving in performance and sensations, it wins with great efficiency. In its renewal, the Peugeot 2008 has changed that exceptional (and expensive) Stop-Start device by reversible alternator, even ahead engine stop below 20 km / h, for a conventional system like Captur Cactus and that it must be said, has lost refinement, not efficiency.
Citroën C4 Cactus, Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008: comfort
And going on, wouldalso the same French comfort? As there may be some similarity between models of the PSA, but Each car has its own personality with passengers and driver. He Renault Captur, for example, choose firmer suspension settings, never hard, that fit your engine reactivity to a more dynamic set of driving. It is a very bearable and easy car to direct, that does not put you in trouble and feel consistent and secure.
He opposite pole is the Citroen C4 Cactus. Citroën as good product, makes no bones about very flexible suspensions, initially they give you a high ride comfort, but at the cost of accepting very obvious lateral and longitudinal sways in her body. And when light wheels, between curves or bumps affronts, her touch is the most vague and until you question the quality of their tread. He Peugeot 2008 has a great midpoint: more filter wheel the Renault Captur, but also feels more movement retained the C4 Cactus forces when walking. In general, feels very balanced and more refined, even conditioned the finish Allure for winter tires M + S which limits him strong support and braking, as entitling him as the most capable who sees an SUV also the perfect excuse to shoot all kinds of firm with a plus security.
Definitely, how complete car is the segment sales leader, he Renault Captur. At the controls, incidentally, it is the one that transmits you go on a higher car, what this report. Y its interior practicality gives much advantage. Also mechanical more excited. He Cactus makes his bold image his best argument (and efficiency). He refinement and quality puts 2008. And if you take advantage of your tires and electronics, as we have said is the most able to roll over any surface.
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