The Chevy Captiva is a medium class SUV produced by the South Korean car manufacturer, Daewoo. The Captiva model was launched in 2011 and it had great success in all the targeted markets. The 2017 Chevy Captiva will have the same main features as its previous models, being a mid-sized crossover. The new model will have some small safety and comfort modifications. So, the car will be more reliable and more family friendly. In the same time, it will keep the reputation of a sports car and will have some special features.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Body Design:
The body design of the 2017 Chevy Captiva will have a streamlined shape and more aerodynamic characteristics. Another change at the body work will be the redesign of the front and rear bumpers and of the side wings. The rear bar will have also a dual chrome sporty exhaust pipe integrated, which will improve the sportive look of the car. The headlights and the taillights were improved as well, as design and as technology and they will be functioning with LED tech from now on. Some of the available colors are Carbon Flash, Pearl White, Red, Black, and also Silver.
The interior of the car has been redesigned and we can observe that the producer used more qualitative materials for the door and dashboard. The 2017 Chevy Captiva will be a very high-tech vehicle, having a lot of interesting features and new software updates. One of them is the Chevrolet One Link technology, which will help you get directions, live streaming and synchronizing your smartphone with the device by Bluetooth or USB.
The car will be very spacious, and the possibility of folding the rear bench will grant you some extra cargo space. However, the telescopic steering wheel will help in improving the comfort of the driver and ensuring an optimal driving position for him. The new Captiva will have a very effective safety feature. This includes the Pre-Tensioner Safety Belt, a device that will just tighten the belt around the passenger in case of an impact, reducing the shock significantly.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Power Changes:
The 2017 Chevy Captiva will come with few engine options, having some economical models but also a powerful one. A first option would be a 2.2- liter, 4 cylinder diesel engine. Furthermore, this engine will be able to produce up to 163 hp and 170 lb of torque. The engine is very economical, but as the producer stated, is not the most powerful one. Another alternative is a sports version with a 2.4-liter 4 cylinder petrol engine. This engine can produce up to 172 hp and 170 lb of torque. All engines will be also operated by a standard 6-speed automatic transmission. The fuel consumption that we can expect to is 20 mpg in city and 28 mpg on the highway.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Release Date and MSRP:
The South Korean car manufacturer scheduled the official release of the new Chevy Captiva for the first quarter of 2017. Finally, we know that the manufacturer’s suggested retail price will be around $25,000.