2018 Holden Captiva Changes, LTZ, Specs

The 3-row crossover 2018 Holden Captiva can accommodate 7 passengers. For this season, the SUV is revised. It brings minor changes and we believe buyers will like it. Modernization of the vehicle raises the price. Also, dropping the 5-seat version makes Captive bigger and more powerful with engine modifications.

Leather seats will add elegance to the interior. Technology is on a high level, with connectivity for both Android and Apple products. Navigation is optional. The exterior look is bold and aggressive, and that is exactly what will lure buyers across all ages. Finally, the potent drivetrain is running smoothly. All in all, 2018 Captiva has a bright future in Australia. Experts are sure it will record excellent selling results.

2018 Holden Captiva

2018 Holden Captiva Drivetrain and Specs

The 2018 Holden Captiva comes with 2.4-l I-4 installed under the hood. This is the very economical engine. Shifting is very smooth with 6-speed automatic transmission. Holden offers plenty of options to make a ride easier and safer. Also, for upper trims, there are other drivetrain options. The 2018 Captiva LTZ comes with either 3.0-l V-6 or with diesel 2.2-l engine. It also uses a 6-speed auto gearbox, but there is optional AWD mode.

Handling and Performance

Besides Active select feature on the automatic transmission, the crossover will get some assistance and helping features for better performance. Also, driver and passengers will be safer. Brake assist boosts force in emergency situations. With electronic brakeforce, distribution force distributes to front wheels. Electronic Stability system will keep your Captiva running smooth and straight. Finally, don’t let your vehicle stop on hills, thanks to Hill Start Assist.

2018 Holden Captiva interior

2018 Holden Captiva Revisit and Changes

Modifications on the new SUV will be minor. Mostly interior is going to suffer changes, but nothing radical. Air conditioning with dual zone control is standard. Even third row offers cup holders from base trims. Apple CarPlay is standard, as well as Android Auto. This will help with the connectivity of smartphones. Higher trims offer more features.


The Captiva crossover is equipped with 17-inch wheels. Fog lamps are on both sides, front and back. Door handles are in color of the body on the standard Active trim. Plenty of paint jobs are available, and buyers can pick their favorite. Finally, LED headlights will increase overall impression about styling, as well as safety.

Trim Levels and Options

Besides standard LS model, 2018 Holden Captiva is available in Active and LT as mid-range vehicles. Nevertheless, the most exciting model is LTZ, with plenty of extra features and equipment. Leather seats are standard for this vehicle. Bigger, 19-inch wheels are making the crossover more aggressive. Blind spot alert is there for higher safety impression. At the end – the interior comfort is on another level with electric sunroof and infotainment controls on steering wheel.

2018 Holden Captiva rear

2018 Holden Captiva Prices and Conclusion

Entry-level LS Captiva costs 30,000 AUD. Price of the top of the class model LTZ, with its rich equipment, is 40,000 AUD. Definitely, 2018 Holden Captiva will be an excellent vehicle for family trips. Especially with LTZ trim, off-road adventures are guaranteed.

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