Refreshed Chevrolet Captiva out in May 2011
The Chevrolet Captiva SUV has been refresahed for 2011 with new front styling, upgraded cabin, competitive CO2 outputs, superior specifications list and a possible seven seats and will hit UK dealerships in May 2011.
All Chevrolet Captiva models will feature Electronic Stability Control, Bluetooth, power-folding mirrors and speed sensitive power steering as standard, with prices starting at £21,995 on-the-road.
Two engines will be available for the UK market in the Captiva, comprising all-new 2.2-litre diesel units developing either 163PS or 184PS.
The former will be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox, while the latter will have a choice of manual or auto six-speed transmissions, with CO2 emissions at 170g/km and 174g/km for the 163PS and 184PS manual variant, putting both in the 26 per cent BIK band.
Combined fuel economy for the 163PS engine is 44.1 mpg, and for the 184PS engine 42.8mpg – both representing a significant improvement over the outgoing 150PS powerplant.
The Captiva range kicks off with the entry-level two-wheel-drive LS. Available with the 163PS engine only, the five-seat LS boasts a six-speaker CD system with MP3 compatibility, an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat, a two-piece glass flip tailgate, a rain-sensor rear wiper, Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobiliser with two-stage remote central locking, roof rails, 17-inch alloys, air conditioning, a trailer provision wiring harness and electric windows all round.
Moving up the range, the Chevy Captiva LT gets on-demand All-Wheel-Drive, seven seats, climate control, half-leather trim, solar control glass, rear parking distance sensors, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, automatic lighting control, a self-dipping electro-chromatic rear view mirror, front fog lights, cruise control, a trip computer, a leather covered steering wheel and gearknob and passenger’s under-seat storage tray. The LT also gets the 184 PS engine, with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
The range-topping Chevrolet Captiva LTZ, gains full leather trim, sat nav, a rear-view reversing camera, power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, stainless steel sill plates, 19-inch alloys, dark taillight lenses, privacy glass and headlamp pressure washers.
All models wil be available to buy from May 2011, with price starting from £21,995 for the Chevrolet Captiva LS and hitting £31,845 for the Captiva 184PS AWD LTZ 7-seat Auto.