Captur will be the first plug-in hybrid for Renault

Captur will be the first plug-in hybrid for Renault

July 4, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The company released a compact crossover Renault Captur in 2013, after which it quickly began to gain popularity and became the leader of the segment in the European market. In just one generation, 1.2 million Captur were sold.

Now the company announced the release of the second generation Renault Captur, which will expand the line to include a hybrid version with a plug-in.

The new crossover will be built on the same CMF-B platform as the new Clio. He will get a redesigned design that will make it more modern. The length will increase by 110 mm. In the cabin will be used new materials, rework layout. The company will offer Smart Cockpit, which includes the most important elements focused on driver comfort. The size of the touch screen will also increase. He will be 9.3-inch. The trunk capacity will increase by 81 liters, while the rear foot space has increased by 17 mm. In addition, due to various internal niches, an additional 27 liters appeared.

The range of engines will include gasoline and diesel engines, the power of which varies from 95 hp up to 155 hp 5- and 6-speed manual gearboxes will be offered, as well as a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

In 2020, the plug-in hybrid will be included in the line, which will be the first Renault hybrid. It will provide a 1.6-liter gasoline engine and a pair of electric motors with a battery at 9.8 kW / h. In a fully electric mode, he can travel up to 65 km. The maximum speed will be 135 km / h.