Parkers overall rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
  • Interior more spacious than the old car
  • Rear seats slide back and forth
  • Spacious and useful boot area

The Captur was already one of the more spacious small SUVs, but a few tweaks have improved this further inside.

In total it’s a little longer than the old car (110mm), while the front seats have been sculpted to free up some extra space for longer legs in the rear. Rear seat space is pretty good anyway, as long as you don’t have the bench slid forwards (a feature carried over from the old car). However, you’ll only be sliding it forwards to free up some extra boot space anyway – buyers can pick and choose what their priorities are. It’s just a shame you can’t slide individual seats.

In the boot with the seats slid back, there’s 444 litres of room on offer with the boot floor in its lowest setting (395 with it set higher). If you slide the seats forwards, total space is an impressive 536 litres, while the seat backs split 60:40 to free up some more space – up to 1,334 litres. Just remember there’s basically no rear legroom when the seats are forwards.

There’s a good amount of extra storage throughout, with big door bins, a central armrest and cupholders between the seats. Beneath the climate controls there’s an area to keep your mobile phone, while automatic cars come with a slightly different centre console design with an area beneath where the gearlever is for extra bits and pieces.

A key factor in people buying small SUVs is the ease of access, and the Captur sits a little higher than the Skoda Kamiq and Mazda CX-3, and is easier to get in and out of as a result.

How safe is it?

  • Suite of driver assistance tech as standard
  • Five stars from Euro NCAP
  • Renault has a good reputation for safety

The Captur scored a full five-star rating when tested by Euro NCAP yet, but we’d expect a full five-star rating based on the smaller Clio’s performance and the amount of safety and driver assistance technology fitted as standard.

All Capturs get lane-departure warning with lane-keep assist, autonomous emergency braking and traffic sign recognition, as well as useful features like cruise control and LED headlights.

Available on S Edition models is a Traffic and Motorway Assistance Pack, featuring what Renault calls Highway and Traffic Jam Companion. Essentially, it’ll stop and go in queueing traffic largely on its own in combination with the adaptive cruise control. This pack also adds 360-degree cameras and blindspot monitoring.

Once you’ve learned how to operate these functions via several different buttons on the steering wheel, it’s quite smooth and responsive, although the camera quality isn’t quite up there with the best.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Renault Captur.

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Alloy wheels
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Folding rear seats
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Roof rails
  • Steel wheels

BOSE Launch Edition equipment

BOSE Launch Edition standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Central locking
  • Folding rear seats
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Roof rails
BOSE Launch Edition optional equipment
None available

Iconic equipment

Iconic standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Roof rails
Iconic optional equipment
  • Central locking
  • Folding rear seats

Launch Edition equipment

Launch Edition standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Folding rear seats
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Roof rails
Launch Edition optional equipment
  • Partial leather seat trim

Play equipment

Play standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Steel wheels
Play optional equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Central locking
  • Folding rear seats

S Edition equipment

S Edition standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Roof rails
S Edition optional equipment
  • Central locking
  • Folding rear seats

Euro NCAP Rating – 5 stars

The Renault Captur was tested by Euro NCAP in 2019 and was awarded a 5 star overall rating. This overall rating is calculated from the following individual ratings:

5 star rating
Test 2019
Individual safety ratings
Adult Occupant: 96%
Child Occupant: 83%
Vulnerable Road Users: 75%
Safety Assist: 74%

Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe. The safety ratings are determined from a series of vehicle tests, designed and carried out by Euro NCAP. These tests represent, in a simplified way, important real life accident scenarios that could result in injured or killed car occupants or other road users.