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Wind of change: Lessons learned in the new Renault Captur compact SUV

 

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Longer body: the Renault Captur crossover

Longer body: the Renault Captur crossover

Longer body: the Renault Captur crossover

I certainly learned a lesson with this week's review car. It is the human condition, I suppose, to jump to conclusions. And goodness me, did I leap to one on this occasion?

I thought there was something wrong as we headed west in the new Renault Captur compact crossover.

I had previously driven the car abroad without anything remotely untoward to report so I was puzzled at the apparent lack of response to the pressure of my right foot on the accelerator.