Chevy's captivating SUV

Chevy's captivating SUV by iafrica Motoring“The first thing you notice about the facelifted Chevrolet Captiva is exactly that — its facelift.

You see, the Captiva’s redesign seems to have focused on the front of the mid-sized SUV, and the results are rather pleasing. The new dual-port grille features black honeycomb inserts, chrome surrounds and the distinctive Chevrolet logo set in a body colour grille surround. Throw in a pair of spotlights and a raised bonnet, and you have a pretty aggressive front-end arrangement.

Far less surgery has been carried out on the rest of the almost-4.7m-long vehicle — making it somewhat reminiscent of a Hollywood A-lister who, despite requiring a nip and a tuck around the facial area, has managed to keep its aging body in rather an attractive condition.

The Captiva, which was first launched some five years ago, is now offered in four trim levels. Fortunately, the vehicle shoehorned into my driveway was the range-topping 3.0 LTZ AWD A/T, in “Thunder Grey” and featuring 19-inch alloys. Tasty.” read the full article on iafrica.com Motoring