Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass – Detailed Comparison

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Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass comparison on the basis of Price, Mileage, Dimensions, Features, Exterior, Interior, Engine & Transmission and Performance.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Comparison

Wait is over with the French manufacturing giant launching the new SUV Renault Captur in the Indian market. In recent times, it appears that SUVs are becoming the prime choice of customers due to their robust and attractive design. Renault Captur comes with the same essence to deal with both domestic and foreign players; one of them is Jeep Compass.

Well, the new Jeep Compass has already enchanted the Indian customers with its stylish looks and brand appeal. So let’s see how the newcomer Captur can shove the Jeep Compass in this competitive environment.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Exterior

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass

Talking about the styling details, both the cars seems to take very different approach, Renault Captur is based on the same MO platform as seen in Duster, there are many similarities between the two SUVs. Captur has more curvy appearance with stylish Megane like grill along with the LED headlamps. Its boomerang DRLs are placed lower on the bumpers while its flared wheel arches, swooping roofline and bulbous wrap-around tail-lights, complete the overall appearance of the car.

Jeep Compass vs Renault Captur

Coming to its rival, Jeep Compass acquires the signature Jeep design language. Compass look as scaled down Cherokee, it gets the signature seven-slat grille along with the angular xenon headlamps. Coming to its side profile, Compass has tall tyres and squared out wheels that give it a masculine look.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Dimensions

Dimensions Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Length 4,333 mm 4,777 mm
Width 1,813 mm 1,813 mm
Height 1,613 mm 1,651 mm
Wheelbase 2,674 mm 2,634 mm
Boot Space 392 and expandable to 1,357 L 410 L

In terms of dimension, Jeep Compass is longer and has slight difference in height as well, while the width for both the models is same. Renault Captur gets longer wheelbase.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Features

Key Features Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Bluetooth connectivity Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes
Touchscreen Infotainment System Yes Yes
Power Operated OVRMs Yes Yes
Rear Wiper and Washer Yes Yes
Push Start/Stop Yes Yes
Height adj. Driver Seat Yes Yes
Navigation System Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto No Yes
Steering mounted calling and audio control Yes Yes

Both the cars score equal in terms of features, but Renault Captur Infotainment system lacks Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, though it gets 7.0 inch infotainment system with other connectivity features such as AUX-IN, Integrated Maps, media Navigation USB and Bluetooth Connectivity. Other additional features are Cruise control, keyless entry, automatic climate control and start/stop ignition system.

On the other hand, Jeep has bestowed Compass SUV with standard 5.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system that is really a commendable initiative. Other feature includes power-operated OVRMs while its top-range variants comes packed with HID headlamps, rear camera and leather upholstery.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Engine and Performance 

Specifications Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Petrol Engine 1.5 L H4K 1.4 L Turbocharged Multi Air
Power 104.5 Bhp 162 bhp
Torque 142 Nm 250 Nm
Diesel 1.5 L K9K 2.0 L Multijet II
Power 108 bhp 170 bhp
Torque 245 Nm 350 Nm
Transmission 6-speed MT 6-speed MT and 7-speed DSG AT

Renault Capture gets the similar 1.5 L petrol and 1.5 L K9K engines as seen in Duster at present while the transmission duties are handled by standard 6-speed manual unit. The company may add AWD and automatic variants at a later stage.

Jeep Compass is offered with Diesel and petrol oil burners with a choice between 7-speed DSG AT unit and 6-speed Manual.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Mileage

Model name Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Petrol Mileage 14-15 kmpl 12-14 kmpl
Diesel Mileage 19-20 kmpl 17.1 kmpl

In terms of mileage, Captur returns 14-15 km/l while its diesel variant delivers 19-20 km/l. Jeep Compass petrol and diesel engines are able to deliver 12-14 km/l and 17.1 km/l respectively.

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass Price

Model Name Renault Captur Jeep Compass
Price (Ex-showroom Delhi) Rs 9.99 lakh to 13.88 lakh Rs 15.16 lakh to 21.37 lakh

Looking at the intense competitive space of the Indian market, Renault Captur has been launched at a price tag of INR 9.99 lakh, while the top variant costs INR 13.88 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). What grabbed the eyeballs of the experts is the 50 premium features in such a reasonable price tag that has certainly increased its value for money quotient.

On the flipside, Jeep Compass price range starts from INR 15.16 lakh and goes up to INR 21.37 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Overall, it seems the new Renault Captur has an upper edge over the Jeep Compass when it comes to pricing and features. While in the looks and brand department, people would still prefer Jeep Compass.


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