The most welcomed model in its segment and the most desirable SUV, 2018 Chevrolet Captiva, is making improvements and filling the gaps for the future generations. It is all set to get a facelift with some minor changes. This compact SUV made its debut in 2006 and since then it is being sold in various markets. It has undergone a number of revamps since its debut. Compared to its predecessors, it is a one of a kind vehicle with an exemplary design as well as better comfort and safety. Since its inception, this model has some stellar engineering and craftsmanship because of which it sits on top of the US commercial lineup.
2018 Chevrolet Captiva – Design and Features
The upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Captiva will have an incredible body design and will be utterly efficient and high performing. Though its body is box like, it will be very sleek and classy. This new model will have lesser weight as it sheds 180 kg from its predecessor, now weighing an impressive 1509 kg. Though its exterior styling is almost the same as 2017 model, some noticeable features include an all-black horizontal front grille attached to a large body colored bumper. It will come with its standard four headlight package along with daytime running LED lights. The car looks modern and a bit rugged from the front. It has been designed with a variety of colors and a harder body.
This vehicle’s interior is far better looking than its exterior. Its furnishing is made with premium quality materials. The glossy black plastic and silver accents look modern and classy. All seats are comfortable and spacious with front seats equipped with heating. Its steering wheel has a leather wrapping. The dashboard is redesigned with a new touch screen display, which has a number of infotainment and entertainment options. It is Smartphone compatible and supports Bluetooth, GPS as well as USB.
The 2018 Chevrolet Captiva is also equipped with many safety features like blind spot monitoring, reversing camera, cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, keyless entry, traction control and tire pressure monitor.
2018 Chevrolet Captiva – Interesting Engine Mix
The new 2018 Chevrolet Captiva will be totally refreshed with a new powertrain. It comes equipped with a 2.2-liter which will supply this mighty SUV with the output of 258 hp as well as 212 lb-ft of torque and a six-speed automatic transmission system. Two additional engine options will also be available. The first one will be a 2.4-liter four-cylinder petrol unit which will have the production of 170 hp as well as 170 lb-ft of torque. The second option will be a 3.0-liter V6 with the output of 250 hp. It is estimated that its fuel consumption will be 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.
2018 Chevrolet Captiva – Price and Release Date
Its base model is priced at $25,000 while the top end model is priced up to $30,000. This new version is expected to release sometime in 2018.
The car has a solid engine and is priced reasonably. It offers a lot for the price tag and its cabin is good for families. It fares well in terms of safety features and entertainment too.