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2016-08-11 14:21

CAPTURED: Renault will offer only 100 models of its Captur Sunset derivative powered by a 1.5 dCi engine. Image: Quickpic

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  • Captur Sunset Limited Edition
  • Powered by 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Diesel
  • Priced at R292 400
  • Only 100 units available 


Cape Town - The arrival of Renault’s fun and funky Captur Sunset Limited Edition Dynamique spearheads the introduction of a 1.5 dCi Turbo Diesel engine option to the range.

The 1.5 dCi turbo diesel engine is capable of 66kW/220Nm. Fuel consumption is rated at 3.6 litres/100km with emissions of 95gm/km. ECO mode function is available at the push of a button and electronically modifies the engine’s response to automatically optimise fuel consumption. 

Sales of the Renault Captur Sunset Limited Edition 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Dynamique (diesel) commence mid-August 2016.

Orange is the new black

What sets it apart from its standard siblings is its distinctive paintjob - Sunset Orange. The outside is Diamond Black and is accentuated by orange roof, side-mirrors as well as orange trim along the front, sides and rear.

The orange theme continues inside, with vents, centre console, door speaker surrounds and parts of the steering wheel benifiting from the limited edition colour scheme. Carbon black and orange is also used for the seat covers.

In addition to its LEDs, the Renault Captur 1.5 litre dCi also features cornering fog-light activation (under specific conditions) and 17” alloys. 

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Renault’s MediaNav 7” touchscreen, satnav and radio plus USB port are included.

Additional features include hands-free key card, power side-mirrors, power windows (front and rear), auto aircon, parking sensors with reversing camera, auto headlights and rain sensitive front wipers are standard across the diesel range. A tyre pressure sensor is standard on all Dynamique models.  

Smart technology that crosses over into the safety arena is the cruise control and speed limiter.

In terms of safety, the Captur boasts Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Electronic Stability Program, Hill Start Assist (HSA), front airbags, head/chest side bags, seat belts with pretensioners and force limiters (front seats), anti-submarining front seats, anti-whiplash head rests and force limiter function (rear side seats). Three ISOFIX 3-point child seat anchor seat attachments are fitted to the front passenger and rear side seats.

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Prices

Renault Captur 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Dynamique (diesel) SUNSET Ltd Edition - R292 400
(Includes R2500 metallic paint)                                                        
Renault Captur 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Dynamique (diesel) - R289 900
Renault Captur 88kW Turbo Dynamique EDC (petrol) - R243 900
Renault Captur 66kW Turbo Dynamique (petrol) - R264 900
Renault Captur 66kW Turbo Expression (petrol) - R304 900

Warranty & service 

Renault Captur crossover comes standard with a five-year or 150 000km warranty, a three-year or 45 000km service plan and a six-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at 15 000km/1 year intervals.


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