Chevrolet Captiva facelift in October?


Chevrolet unveiled the facelifted Captiva at 2010 Paris motor show in September. The 2011 Captiva gets a new face with restyled headlights and a new front bumper, along with Chevrolet’s updated grille design and new interiors.

The SUV will either get an new 2.2 litre common rail turbo-charged diesel engine with either 163 hp or 184 hp outputs or the same 2.0 litre common rail turbo-charged diesel with slight power upgrade could be used.

The new Captiva’s chassis has been tuned to further enhance vehicle dynamics, improving cornering, roll characteristics and ride feel. In Europe the Captiva gets Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Braking Assist System (BAS) standard, as well as front-, side- and head curtain airbags, the Captiva also provides a high level of safety.

The new Captiva features Hill Start Assist, eliminating “roll-back” on hills, the audio system includes an auxiliary input, USB-port and Bluetooth connectivity.

Pricing could be revised with a higher price tag as the SUV will get significant upgrades.