Indian Version Renault Kaptur gets 4 stars Latin NCAP rating

Latin NCAP has granted the India-bound Renault Kaptur 4 and 3 star security rating for grown-up and youngster tenant insurance separately. The hybrid has scored 30.27 out of 34 in the grown-up inhabitant assurance and 33.68 out of 49 in the youngster tenant insurance. The tried standard variation was furnished with four airbags, ISOFIX framework, electronic security control, and safety belts with pretensioners.

In the frontal effect tests, the driver and traveler head and neck assurance offered by the Kaptur was great. While the driver's trunk insurance was 'minimal', it was useful for traveler. The hybrid offers sufficient knee assurance for front inhabitants. With negligible misshapening, the foot level zone and body shell were judged stable. The new Renault Kaptur likewise offers great head, stomach area and pelvis insurance with horizontal airbag of head-thorax. In any case, it was satisfactory for the thorax.

The Latin safety evaluation body likewise tried the electronic steadiness control (ESC) of the Kaptur that meets their administrative prerequisites. As specified over, the hybrid scored 3 star security rating for kid insurance as it neglected to perform amid the frontal effect.

In India, the Renault Kaptur will touch base towards the finish of this current year. Be that as it may, there is no clearness whether the India-spec form will have an indistinguishable security benchmarks from the tried model or not. The extra airbags (six) and ESC framework will make it minimal pricier in India. However, Renault should seriously mull over offering these safety fitments as choices on the Indian-spec adaptation.

Reports recommend that the India-bound Kaptur will get double airbags and ABS (stopping automation) as standard over the model lineup. The range-finishing variations may accompany extra side airbags and ESC.

Composed particularly for the creating markets, the Renault Kaptur will be opened over the Duster. Renault may offer the hybrid with two powertrain alternatives – 1.5-liter H4K petroleum and 1.5-liter K9K diesel. The fuel unit makes 104.5bhp against 142Nm, and the oil burner pushes out 108bhp with 245Nm. There could be three transmission choices on offer – a 5-speed manual, CVT and AMT.

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