Chevrolet Captiva

by | Jun 1, 2020 | Motoring, News

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After nearly 12 years, Chevrolet comes up with the renewed Captiva. A big car that can sit 7 and a price suitable for most budgets.

The design language is now in line with the rest of the brand’s new models, which is sleek headlights, a prominent grille and a muscular profile more common in premium brands. Surprisingly, the Captiva traces its origins to Baojun, the leading Chinese manufacturer that resulted of a joint venture between SAIC and GM.

Equipped with a 1.5l engine that produces 143HP, the entry level SUV provides a spacious cabin with over 415 liters of boot space in 5-seat configuration. CVT transmission, multi-point injection and Variable Valve Timing manage an efficiency of 7.5l per 100KM.

The interior is presided by a 8-inch touchscreen that includes Bluetooth and…

Look, this is an entry level compact SUV, and it is done at a price. I could go on and on trying to make electric windows a significant feature but I will not.

The reality, and most important factor of the Captiva is the aesthetics. And in there, as well as with most Chevy cars of late, is where it excels. Just look at it. Now compare it with some other cars in the segment that, in respect to them, I will not mention here. And it can be yours for under 20,000USD. That’s all.