As far as SUVs and crossovers are concerned, Chevrolet is certainly amongst the best manufacturers currently. Chevrolet Captiva is one SUV worth mentioning in this regard. Being initially produced back in 2006, the model has grown to be a dominating vehicle in compact SUV segment. Every time, with a new release of this model, Chevrolet caters to specific requirements of luxury car fans. As a result that will be the case with its upcoming model, 2017 Chevrolet Captiva.
With a complete overhaul of its SUV range announced by Chevrolet by 2020, it is rather too soon to expect any kind of a major redesign with upcoming Captiva. For now, only a slight revision seems to be reasonable. So, with no radical changes, the 2017 model will be a lot similar to the present model.
2017 Chevrolet Captiva – Exterior and Interior Features
Expect new Chevy Captiva 2017 to appear more powerful and sleeker with its well-planned design. A streamlined body with better aerodynamic capability will be offered. It will have a unique shape thanks to redefined side wings and bumpers. Sharper grille and modified headlights will account for a refreshed front design. Taillights get modification as well, resulting in a stylish rear side. Upgrade will be provided to the wheels for better traction, while suspension system gets innovation as well.
Modifications provided to the interiors will offer more comfort, convenience and safety. Therefore updated technological features should be expected in 2017 Chevrolet Captiva. The comfortable and spacious cabin of this SUV will offer seating arrangement for 5 passengers.
Of course cabin gets good illumination along with high-quality materials for seats and steering wheel. The 8-inch touchscreen display should be featured along with navigation system, dual-zone climate control, modern audio system, etc. Seat belts, emergency brakes, and airbags are offered for providing passenger safety.
Engine Specification of 2017 Chevrolet Captiva
Chevrolet hasn’t planned to introduce new engines for this upcoming model. So, the overall performance of upcoming 2017 Captiva will be similar to what has been seen in previous few models. As a model, Captiva has improved constantly in terms of engine performance ever since it was launched in 2006. Upcoming model will also offer the improvement to a certain extent.
A 2.2-liter four cylinder engine is a likely engine option for 2017 Chevrolet Captiva with 163 hp of output along with maximum torque of 170 lb-ft. It is the most economical unit in engine lineup of this model, although not the most powerful. A 2.4-liter four cylinder unit and 3.0-liter V6 engines serve as the bigger engines, with an output of nearly 170 hp and 250 hp respectively.
This engines comes coupled with 5-speed manuel transmission as standard. The 6-speed automatic transmission is optional.
The All Wheel Drive is offered optionally while Front Wheel Drive comes as standard. All the engines are paired with a six-speed auto transmission unit. This 2017 Chevy Captiva is expected to have a mileage of approximately 20 mpg and 28 mpg on city roads and highway respectively.
2017 Chevrolet Captiva – Competitors, Arrival and Price
- Hyundai Santa Fe
- Renault Koleos
- Honda CR-V
The 2017 Chevrolet Captiva should be available at the start of 2017 with a starting price of $25,000 approximately.