It is clear that 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is a one of the future model of the Korean made SUV. First model of this SUV was manufactured by GM Daewoo. Nevertheless, later the company rebrands its name in to GM Korea. It is here where this model was for the first time promoted as Chevrolet S3X ideal vehicle in way back in 2004. Therefore, its Production version came in 2006 replica year; it was endorsed on the year 2005 Seoul Motor Show simply as a Chevrolet T2X.
2016 Chevrolet Captiva
Captiva is the model’s international label, whereby in South Korea it is being distributed and sold as the Daewoo Winstorm, while as Holden Captiva in Australia. The whole front part of the Chevrolet Captiva is covered while testing.
Chevrolet Captiva 2016 Engine and fuel economy
The engine is expected to come with standard 6 speed automatic transmissions and as a front wheel drive though turbocharged one a 6 speed manual will also be available. However, 4 wheel drives is also available with the 6 speed automatic and aspirated base engine. Moreover, Engine lineup is one of the most interesting sections and At the moment there are still no perfect confirmation’s about the outcome but as per the previous versions there could be diesel units from about 2.2 liter displacement as other improvements of technology will definitely allow the 2016 Chevrolet Captiva to stand as one of the fuel efficient diesel units.
On the gasoline front, it is expected that there will be similar situation with previous generation whereby we could get 2.4 liter engine as a base together with 167 hp and 169 lb-ft of torque. Pinnacle of the line will be 3.0 liter V6 right with 258 hp and a 212 lb-ft of torque meaning pretty much on all engine options will be from previous generation but a bit more power and much improved fuel economy. The most powerful engine nonetheless is going to be the 3.6 liter V6 with over 260 lb-ft of torque and 270 horsepower.
Price and release date of 2016 Chevrolet Captiva
The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is one of the cars expected to be a family car featuring 7 seats as standard a big plus for people especially with large families. It will also come with most commodities expected from such a cars. Standard here means it is that you don’t need to spend anything more over the base price. This Chevrolet Captiva 2016 is also expected to arrive in auto-salons right in the beginning of the year 2016.
However, it is still not easy to guess its exact price, but what is obvious is that the model will be much expensive compared to the current model. The car is expected to be released on to the market someplace in the early year of 2016 at an approximate price of around $22.000 for the base model.