The 2021 Renault Captur has been awarded a five-star ANCAP rating that brings it in line with its larger sibling, the Koleos.

The brand’s smallest SUV attained its five-star rating by receiving 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, 84 per cent for child occupant protection, 75 per cent for vulnerable road user protection, and 70 per cent for safety assist.

ANCAP’s five-star rating was based on Euro NCAP testing conducted in 2019.

In addition to standard front, side chest-protecting and side curtain airbags, the Captur features the following safety equipment:

  • Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Lane keeping assist with lane departure warning
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Automatic LED headlights
  • 360-degree camera

Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are available on the Zen and Intens trims.

The five-star rating applies to all variants built from February 2021.

Notable rivals such as the Skoda Kamiq, Ford Puma, Toyota C-HR and Volkswagen T-Cross have all scored the coveted five-star rating from ANCAP.

The Nissan Juke, with which it shares its CMF-B platform, also has a five-star ANCAP rating.

MORE: Renault Captur news and reviews

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Jack Quick is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne. Jack studied journalism and photography at Deakin University in Burwood, and previously represented the university in dance nationally. In his spare time, he loves to pump Charli XCX and play a bit of Grand Theft Auto. He’s also the proud owner of a blue, manual 2020 Suzuki Jimny.

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