Originally developed by Daewoo, this compact SUV is sold under Chevrolet name. It is available on many markets of the world. The first generation of this model was launched in 2006. Since then, we saw several modifications on this model. However, it was redesigned only once. Second generation came in 2011 and since then, we didn’t see a bigger modification. Because of that, next-generation model is highly expected. According to the latest reports, new model is expected to come somewhere next year. The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva will include plenty of changes, both in visual and mechanical aspect.
2016 Chevrolet Captiva specs
As we already said, a next generation of this compact crossover is expected to come very soon. The 2016 Captiva will come completely redesigned. It will be engineered in GM’s department in South Korea and it will include numerous changes in all aspects. Although new model will come as pretty much the same type of vehicle, it will come with many novelties. It is expected that plenty of design solutions will be borrowed from its Opel relatives Mokka and Antara. On the other side, visual appearance will be unique. The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is expected to feature the look which will be adapted to the company’s recognizable design language. However, testing model still wears camouflage so more precise details are unknown. Interior will be redesigned completely also. Thanks to the new platform, which features longer wheelbase, we expect to see more spacious cabin of 2016 Chevrolet Captiva. Exact styling is still unknown, but things like better-quality materials, better comfort, new hi-tech features are certain.
2016 Chevrolet Captiva engine
The current model is available with several engines and it is expected that 2016 Chevrolet captive will continue in the same way. However, the exact units for new model are still unknown. Current model uses two petrol and one diesel engine. Petrol units are 2.4 liter Ecotec with 170 hp and 3.0 liter V6 with 255 horsepower. Diesel engine is 2.2 VCDi, which outputs around 180 horsepower. All engines are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Chevrolet Captiva release date and price
The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva will come next year. However, more exact date of arrival is still unknown. When it is about price, base model is expected to go around 25.000 dollars.