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GM India quietly launches new facelifted 2013 Chevrolet Captiva

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14 Aug 2013 / 
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The facelifted Captiva will be in our markets in the coming days. GM has updated its Indian website with the updated Chevrolet Captiva. This version had made it to Korea in February and also to Europe at the Geneva Auto Show. Prices as displayed on the website say that the Captiva range starts at Rs 23,49,802.

2013 Chevrolet Captiva facelift

2013 Chevrolet Captiva facelift

The new Captiva comes in two variants, LT (manual transmission) and LTZ (automatic transmission). The heart of the car is a 2.2-litre four cylinder VCDi diesel engine that dishes out 188PS power and 424Nm torque. It also gets an Adaptive All-Wheel Drive (AWD). We confirmed with GM that the old 2.0-litre diesel engined Captiva was also on sale.

The rear of the 2013 Captiva has LED tail lamps and fog lamps

The rear of the 2013 Captiva has LED tail lamps and fog lamps

The re-worked front of the SUV includes a new lower bumper, new fog lamps, chrome surrounds and new design on the grille mesh. On the rear, the new bumper is instantly recognizable. Stop tail lights get tinges of LED and new wheels get classier 18” six-spoke alloys.

 The new Captiva gets a refreshed instrument cluster and six airbags

The new Captiva gets a refreshed instrument cluster and six airbags

On the inside, the new Captiva gets a refreshed instrument cluster, high-end entertainment system and jet-black upholstery to go with the 5+2 flexi-seating. ABS with EBD, traction control, descent control, rear parking assist system, rain sensing wipers, cruise control, heated outside mirrors and six airbags enhance the safety front of this SUV.

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  • Abhishek Tyagi

    I have driven it (2.2 LTZ), it amazingly good vehicle. The sound system the power delivery, driving thru city & highway, fit and finish. it just superb.
    There are 2 problems,
    1) its CBU Import from Malaysia/korea. Costing whooping 32.5 L on road in bangalore.
    2) Resale value.

  • rahulmaha

    Pajero is better

    • Abhishek Tyagi

      You have to drive it once.

      • rahulmaha

        Abhishek, mere difference in ground clearance means a lot. Captiva looks to be more of a crossover.

  • Joseph

    I agree with Abhishek, Captiva is such an amazing vehicle. I am a proud owner of 2010 Captiva LT. The power that you get on highways and smooth maneuvering in the city is the best. Agree, It is a crossover, but it gives you the handling comfort of a sedan, power of SUV and space of a MUV. A total unrated Car in India.

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