GM India launches MY 2015 Chevrolet Captiva SUV
Well received across the globe, the Chevrolet Captiva SUV is known for its styling, comfort, safety features and powerful performance. GM India has updated this SUV for model year 2015.
Boasting of additional interior space, a contoured hood, Chevrolet trademark front grille and a new Cluster Ionizer, that generates ions to purify and deodorise interiors. It also sports a new instrument cluster. Exteriors are sporty and rugged with enhanced wheel arches, alloy wheels and 235/65 R 17 tyres. The new Captiva SUV also sports a large tailgate, vertical LED tail lamps with indicators and reversing lamps while chrome tipped exhausts add to its sporty appeal.
Engine specifications on board MY 2015 Chevrolet Captiva SUV includes a 2.2 liter engine offering 186.5 bhp peak power at 3,800 rpm and 400 Nm peak torque at 2,000 rpm mated to 6 speed automatic transmission with AWD or a manual transmission.
Interior space is at a premium in the 5+2 seater SUV while cargo space stands at 1,565 liters with rear seats folded flat. Safety features include cruise control, electric parking brake and rain sensing wipers. The new Captiva also sports 6 airbags that includes driver and front passenger airbags, side and roof airbags, front seat belt and pre- tensioners along with height adjustable front seat belts.
Infotainment on board MY 2015 Chevrolet Captiva SUV is provided through a 2 DIN CD/MP3 player with six speakers. Tinted windows, power mirrors and driver seat which can be adjusted form the other convenience features on board the Chevrolet Captiva 2.2 SUV. Made of rigid high strength body shell, distribution of crash force adds to the safety of passengers while added ground clearance ensures that the SUV is well suited for Indian road conditions. In India, Captiva rivals Toyota Fortuner, Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Endeavour, and Honda CR-V.
Apart from the new Captiva, Chevrolet has also promised to launch another car in the same segment this year. This will be in the form of Trailblazer SUV. It remains to be seen whether the launch of Trailblazer, will mean the end of Captiva or not.