The Chevy Captiva is a SUV by the automobile manufacturer, the Chevrolet and since its production, it has been the most favored hybrid SUV in the Korean market. The first model of the Chevy Captiva was manufactured by the General Motors Daewoo but later the manufacturer transformed the name to GM Korea. For the first release in the year 2005, the model had a name tag of Chevrolet S3X . The 2017 Chevy Captiva is based on the platform of the GM theta and along with other such as the Opel Antara, Chevy Equinox and the GMC Terrain. The design globally is known as the Captiva while in South Korea its known as the Daewoo Winstrom and while in Australia its known as the Holden Captiva.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Exterior and Interior Changes
It’s expected that the exterior of the 2017 Chevy Captiva is redesigned especially on the front part of the car. This model is based on the new brand new GM system that is known as the D2XX. The front bumper and the grille is redesigned and gives an enhance attractive appearance. Twin exhaust pipes are to be expected with the 2017 model of the Chevy Captiva. Also expected are the latest LED technology headlights are also available and this, in turn, enhances the driver’s vision especially during the night.
From the inside, the 2017 Chevrolet Captiva accommodates 5-passengers comfortably, and the seats are wrapped in a premium quality cloth and high-quality finishes on the console and the door trims. A sufficient leg and head room are provided for enhanced comfort of the users especially during long distance travels. The rear seats are collapsible, and this offers an increased cargo space when needed. Additional features from the interior expected to accompany the 2017 Chevy Captiva include; High-quality audio system, Bluetooth and USB ports for file sharing, a LCD touchscreen display for both navigation and entertainment, the driver seat is height adjustable. For the safety of the occupants of the car it’s expected that the following features shall be available, and they include; stability control, traction control, emergency brake assist, airbags both side and front airbags, seatbelts, child safety locks, headrests, lane departure warning, blind spot warning among other safety features.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Under the Hood
Under the hood performance of the 2017 Chevy Captiva is provided by a 2.2 L V4 engine that is capable of generating a maximum output power of 184 hp and at the same time generate a maximum torque of 212 lb-ft and this engine is mated to a six-speed transmission and this powertrain is expected to increase the mileage ability and a highly reduced carbon outflows. The fuel economy of the car is expected to be higher than that of the previous model. The fuel economy is 28 mpg while driving in the city and 20 mpg while driving on the express highway.
2017 Chevy Captiva – Expected MSRP and Availability
It’s expected that the 2017 Chevy Captiva shall be offered at a price relatively above $24,360, and the release of the car to the automobile market is expected to be during the beginning of the year 2017, this is according to the information by the automobile experts.