In the UK the 2011 Chevrolet Captiva is available with two engine options,both featuring the new 2.2-litre diesel engine, with power rated ad either 163 PS or 184 PS. The 163 PS model uses a 6-speed manual while the more powerful version will offer a choice between manual or auto 6-speed.
There are three equipment grades for the 2011 Chevrolet Captiva - LS, LT and LTZ, with the entry-level LS model featuring 5-seats, plus ESC, Bluetooth, speed sensitive power steering, electrical folding mirrors, 6-speaker CD system with MP3 compatibility, remote central locking, roof rails, 17 inch alloys, and power windows as standard.
The 2011 Chevrolet Captiva price starts at 21,995 GBP for the 163 PS FWD LS and reaches 31,845 GBP for the automatic, 184 PS AWD LTZ.
Chevrolet press release :
* Specification and prices announced for new Chevrolet Captiva SUV
* Bold new styling and interior upgrades
* Equipment levels enhanced across the range
* From £21,995 on-the-road
With a bold new face, upgraded cabin, competitive CO2 outputs and a spec list that leaves many of its rivals in the shade, thenew Chevrolet Captiva looks set to take the SUV sector by storm when itarrives in UK showrooms in May.
All models will come with premium features such as Electronic Stability Control, Bluetooth, power-folding mirrors and speed sensitive power steering, yet prices start at only £21,995 on-the-road.
Two engine choices will be available for the UK market, both all-new 2.2-litre diesel units developing either 163PS or 184PS. The former willbe offered with a six-speed manual gearbox, while the latter will have achoice of manual or auto both six-speed. All LT and LTZ models, which will be the mainstay of the range, come with on-demand All-Wheel-Drive and seven seats as standard, where many of their rivals can only offer five seats.
The range kicks off with the entry-level LS. Available with the 163PSengine only, the five-seat LS still has a raft of standard equipment often found only in much more expensive models. As well as the ESC, Bluetooth, speed sensitive power steering and folding mirrors, the front-wheel-drive model gets a six-speaker CD system with MP3 compatibility, an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat, a two-piece glass flip tailgate, a rain-sensor rear wiper, Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobiliser with two-stage remote central locking, roof rails, 17-inch alloys, air conditioning, a trailer provision wiring harness and electric windows all round.
Moving up the range, the LT gets on-demand All-Wheel-Drive, seven seats, climate control, half-leather trim, solar control glass, rear parking distance sensors, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, automatic lighting control, a self-dipping electro-chromatic rear view mirror, front fog lights, cruise control, a trip computer, a leather covered steering wheel and gearknob and passenger’s under-seat storage tray. TheLT also gets the 184 PS engine, with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
The pride of the new Captiva range is the LTZ, which comes with features more commonly seen on SUVs costing almost twice as much. Full leather trim, sat nav, a rear-view reversing camera, power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, stainless steel sill plates, 19-inch alloys, dark taillight lenses, privacy glass and headlamp pressure washers are offered on top of the LT’s already generous package of specification.
What’s more, the new Captiva range offers some of the best CO2figures in class when it comes to full-size seven-seat SUVs. The 163PS model puts out 170g/km, while the 184PS manual variant emits 174g/km, putting both in the 26 per cent BIK band. Combined fuel economy for the 163PS engine is 44.1 mpg, and for the 184PS engine 42.8mpg – both representing a significant improvement over the outgoing 150PS powerplant.
The new Captiva arrives at Chevrolet dealers in May 2011 – a full list of prices and technical specifications appears below:
|Model||New Captiva||New Captiva||New Captiva||New Captiva||New Captiva|
|2.2 VCDi (163PS) FWD LS 5-seat Man||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD LT 7-seat Man||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD LT 7-seat Auto||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD LTZ 7-seat Man||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD LTZ 7-seat Auto|
|Top Speed (mph)||117||124||118||124||118|
|0-60 mph (s)||9.6||9.3||9.8||9.3||9.8|
|Emission class||Euro V||Euro V||Euro V||Euro V||Euro V|
|Model||Engine||Trans||BIK||OTR Price||BIK 20%||BIK 40%|
|LS||2.2 VCDi (163PS) FWD||M||26%||21,995||£1,127.88||£2,255.76|
|LT||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD||M||26%||27,695||£1,424.28||£2,848.56|
|2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD||A||32%||29,245||£1,832.96||£3,665.92|
|LTZ||2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD||M||26%||30,295||£1,559.48||£3,118.96|
|2.2 VCDi (184PS) AWD||A||32%||31,845||£1,999.36||£3,998.72|
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