Chevrolet Captiva 2017 Redesign

Chevrolet Captiva is well known for its versatility and bold looks. This makes it one of the most sought-after vehicles in the world of CUVs. This model made a debut in 2006, and since then, the American automobile manufacturer has been making significant changes to the vehicle. In order to remain competitive in the automotive industry, the automaker is planning to release a new model, which will be Chevrolet Captiva 2017. The new car will suit people who love modern style and fashion and have limited budgets for crossover SUVs.

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 front

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 – New Features:

Chevrolet will use the GM Theta platform to design its new crossover SUV. This platform is used by the Chevrolet S3X, so the new Captiva will get most of the features from this model. However, it will get significant modifications in order to improve its appearance, fuel efficiency and performance. The automaker is planning to streamline the body of the car and add more aerodynamics onto it.

Front side of Chevrolet Captiva 2017 SUV will feature a sharper grille and modified headlights. This side will also get redesigned indicators and mirrors. Rear side will be equipped with a refurbished bumper and innovative taillights. Side wings will be modified to give the car a sleeker appearance. In addition, the car is expected to get new, upgraded wheels.

In an effort to make the interior comfortable and safe, the automaker will install top quality materials and equipment and utilize the space wisely. Chevrolet Captiva 2017 will provide comfortable legroom and head space. There will be enough space around the seats and under the roof. Equipped with 5 seats, the CUV will be able to serve as a family car. All the cabin components will be covered with top-grade materials.

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 will come with its fair share of technological features. Dashboard will spot a state-of-the-art infotainment system consisting of a touchscreen display and other latest tech features. There will also be an audio system comprising of a versatile radio and powerful speakers. In addition, the car will come with safety technologies such as pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control, parking sensors and blind spot monitoring. Basic safety options like airbags and seat belts will also be available.

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 interior

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 – Engine and Performance:

The new Chevrolet CUV will feature three engine options. The first engine will be a 2.4-liter Ecotec I4 petrol, capable of generating 170 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The second one will be a 3.0-liter SIDI V6 petrol, capable of producing 190 horsepower and 212 lb-ft. These two engines will be paired with a 6-speed 6T40 automatic transmission.

The last option will be a 2.2-liter VCDi I4 diesel engine, capable of producing 181 horsepower and 300 lb-ft. It will be mated with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed 6T45 automatic transmission.

The three engines are expected to provide better fuel economy and emission rate figures. Fuel consumption will be up to 20 mpg in cities and 28 mpg on highways.

Competition:

Main rivals of the new Chevy CUV include: Hyundai Sante Fe, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Honda CR-V, Ford Endeavour and Renault Koleos.

Chevrolet Captiva 2017 rearChevrolet Captiva 2017 – Price and Release Date:

The upcoming Chevrolet Captiva 2017 is expected to cost more than its predecessor. Starting price will be around $25,000. Trims will of course cost more than this. Released date is expected in the first quarter of 2017. Most markets across the world will be selling this car by the start of the second half of 2017.

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