2016 Chevrolet Captiva Engine, Released

The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is a redesign of the Captiva that exists since 2006. The car is a mid-size SUV that has not only been redesigned on the exterior but has improvements in the powertrain and several types of engines in order to save on fuel and yield more power. Chevrolet the car has been designed as a family car with a capacity of seven passengers.

2016 Chevrolet Captiva front

2016 Chevrolet Captiva Exterior and Interior

On the exterior, the car has several outstanding features. It has dual exhaust pipes, a more dominant grille and its headlights are designed to include LED for daytime usage. The front bumper has a splitter which minimizes noise when the car is n high speed. The new car comes with new dominant rims.

The interior of the car is still in development. The car will feature usage of high quality materials in the dashboard, the seats, the door trims and the upholstery. The car will have larger space than its predecessors since the platform will be larger with more leg space and head room. The car will also have premium audio system, electric front seats, climate control, touch screen, 8-inch or 5-inch navigation system and high quality sound system as well as leather upholstery.

2016 Chevrolet Captiva side

2016 Chevrolet Captiva Engine

The engine options of the Chevrolet Captiva have been improved to have it perform better. The car may come with several units using diesel. The 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is expected to have power exceeding 185HP. The first version will run on a 2.2 liter diesel engine generating more than 163HP, 184Nm torque. The second version will run on a 2.4 liter four cylinder diesel petrol engine to generate 167 HP and 230 Nm of torque. There is also the option of a 3.0 liter V6 engine to give an output of 258 HP and 288 Nm torque. A four-wheel drive version will have a six speed automatic transmission with a V6 engine. In terms of fuel economy, the 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is set to have high fuel efficiency. The car will feature a new power train which maximizes on the power produced thereby saving on fuel usage. More fuel efficiency comes from the 2.2 liter diesel engine which produces 163 HP and approximately 190 Nm of torque.

2016 Chevrolet Captiva interior

2016 Chevrolet Captiva Price and Release Date

The Chevrolet Captiva is expected to be released into the market in autumn 2016. The price of the car has not yet been set since manufacturers are yet to settle on all production costs. However, the current process of the previous models is above $25,000. The most expensive model of the Chevrolet Captiva is expected to be about $40,000.

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