Chevrolet's New SUV

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Chevrolet Captiva

Chevrolet#8217;s New SUV

With Aveo Aveo U-VA, Optra, SRV and General Motors is one of the few players in that offer cars in all With Spark. Epica and Captiva SUV in its pipe line it become a complete player in

Let’s have a preview on one product the Captiva SUV. The compact SUV (Sports Utility segment is already dominated by like Honda CR-V, Endeavour, Hyundai Tucson, X-Trail and Mitsubishi Pajero. are showing keen interest to this niche market has replaced the second generation with the new one last year and Ford will launch the CRDi.

GM introduced a crossover of two segment of cars) named Forrester, the first Chevrolet introduced in India when we of the concept and discontinued it in 2006. failure is because of its High GM has now understood the Indian market and the world’s first SUV maker has new image in past four GM will come up with value for money’ car Captiva SUV in

The ex-Daewoo organisation, now known as (Daewoo Automobile Technologies) is Captiva is developed. There are two of Captiva LS and LT. LS variant is petrol front-wheel drive with seats, LT is diesel powered wheel drive or 4WD with or seven-seats.

Engine and Powertrain:

is available both in diesel and versions internationally. For India is expected to be launched first will be followed by petrol. diesel will take on X-trail, tucson and endeavour, the captiva petrol will on the only petrol premium SUV Honda CR-V. The diesel is a new, state-of-the-art common diesel engine jointly by GM Powertrain and VM Motori.

Chevrolets ever diesel compact SUV is by 2.0L, 16-valve unit offers 150bhp at 4,000 rpm and torque of 310Nm at 2000rpm. same dieselengine is expected to the soon to be launched Chevrolet Chances are that Chevrolet throw in an automatic transmission as an as well with five manual for Captiva.

The petrol engine is a 2.4 litre 16-valve four-cylinder, delivering at 5,200rpm and a torque maximum of at 4,000rpm. As the Captiva destined to markets, both the variable turbo (VGT) diesel and petrol engine is expected to decent fuel efficiency

Design and Engineering:

Ford looks like truck you cannot tell Honda actually a SUV.

In Europe Chevrolet targets MPV- Purpose vehicles rather SUVs. But with a huge tag in India it cannot do so. Popular such as Mahindra Scorpio, Tavera, Tata Safari and Innova are sold at a price of

The Captiva’s look is strong yet an eye-catching interplay between and style. The lean side is dominated by the 17”large wheels and wheel-arches, while the lower is underlined by a rugged skid A grey sill-finish runs the vehicle, reducing its apparent and is interrupted by contrasting `under-tray#8217; on front and rear bumpers.

Design sophistication also in the cylindrical prism type LED type turn signal turn signal repeaters in the mirrors and the snazzy flush pullout-type door handles. exhaust pipe on both LS and LT adds a sporty touch to the

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Chevrolet Captiva

The Captiva a commanding driving position important for this kind of

The ergonomically designed, matte and brushed aluminum look makes driving the Captiva a The driver trip computer provides valuable feedback average fuel and speed, compass and external temperature and adjustable rear view will make the Captiva to drive.

The Captiva looks about the of a Maruti Suzuki Grand but offers an excellent storage is, including a deep, wide a two-tier front centre big door pockets, underfloor compartments in the boot and a horizontal above the right rear housing. There#8217;s a sunglasses too, plus cupholders and power points.

All models alloy wheels, four windows but no auto-up facility the required anti-trap mechanism is too – the facility is to protect your (nice facility but not found in cars). A CD player and air con, the inevitable reminders for seatbelts and key in Storage for five-passenger car is 465 litres, to 930 litres when you lower the row. However, if you use all seven room for luggage is restricted to 85

Whatever layout you choose, is the benefit of opening rear so you needn’t raise the entire to gain access to the boot.

Like the CR-V, the Captiva is on a car-like monocoque platform and with self leveling suspension, both at the front and wheels. With power aided by adjustable steering (also telescopic on the diesel disc brakes on all wheels tag for this SUV is ‘Just like a

The main problem common SUV’s is the traction control they fail at corners, the suspension set-up of Captiva is to give the vehicle a decent control. Chevrolet claim the drive model offers a and more secure drive in road conditions and it’s to argue with that especially on our wet roads.

The Captivas set-up is an on-demand system, that as driving conditions the rear axle is instantly via an electromagnetic coupling to give traction through all four The set-up also seamlessly with the ESP and ABS systems, enhancing control of the vehicle and safety The ESP itself has additional functions HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist), HDC Descent Control) and ARP (Active Protection).

With these features I you can safely drive in muddy of your favourite touring with Captiva.

Captiva is to be priced between 16 – 19 lakhs and be launched by the end of 2007. If you think, is not affordable just rent a car for outing.

Earlier General slammed brakes on plans to two of its boutique brands#8211;the hulking and the Cadillac#8211;in India for the sake of Chevrolet Captiva. With specifications and the backing of the Chevy the decision seems to be right. is bit stronger than the Honda and Hyundai Tucson, but whether the customer will forgo his loyalty to that Japanese or his faith in Hyundai is to be watched.

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