Can the new Renault Captur drivers’ imaginations?

The former bestseller has had an overhaul aimed at taking back the small crossover market, but will it be enough to reclaim the crown from Hyundai?

17th November, 2019
The new Renault Captur: expected to sell best as a diesel here – but with a hybrid option on the way for next year

To call the Renault Captur a big seller is something of an understatement. Since the model was launched in Ireland in 2013, more than 10,000 have been sold here alone and, for a very long time, it was at the top of the charts for the small crossover segment.

That’s partially because there weren’t many competitors for a significant period, bar the Captur’s distant cousin the Nissan Juke. Six years on and the scene is rather different....

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