The Captiva always had a lot of potential and now with the new car GM have managed to tap just that. The new 2.2 litre engine is big on power and as a result a lot better to drive as well. The new improved looks make it one of the better looking SUV's in the market as well. All that and a host of new features make the new Captiva a good pick.
Editor's View of Chevrolet Captiva
New look adds a lot of character, Powerful engine, Features
Top end model expensive
The face-lifted Captiva puts up a tempting fight with a more powerful 2.2-litre engine as standard and enhanced feature list
The four-year-old Chevrolet Captiva has just gone under the knife. But what we've ended up with is something much more than a mere face-lift
The Chevrolet Captiva has been around for a while, almost four years since its launch in 2008. In this day and age, it is pretty much a car from a different era, an era when GM wasn’t really enjoying the success it does today. Back then, it was one of Chevy’s most successful and recognised models in the country and with a little exaggeration, one could even say that it was the Captiva that kept the ball rolling till the Beat and the Cruze arrived on the scene. That being said though, this friendly-faced SUV was getting a little long in the tooth and in the light of the Cruze getting a completely revamped engine, GM saw it fit to get some dental work done in the Captiva, albeit only in the top end model.
Now let’s get this straight – the LT and the Xtreme models haven’t received any updates. What Chevy has done instead is effectively introduce a new top-spec model, called the 2.2 LTZ AWD, armed with a new engine, an attractive new fascia and revamped interiors. This redesign has been seen on the international Captiva since 2011, and now it has finally made its way to India. Don’t get me wrong; underneath it’s still pretty...read more »
July 27, 2012 By Priyadarshan Bawikar Photography: Kunal Khadse
Touchscreen infotainment system,CD/MP3 player with USB, Aux-in, SD card input,BluetoothTM connectivity for mobile phones (depending on mobile handset capability),i-POD connectivity,Phonebook sync,SMS viewer,MirrorLink