FIRST DRIVE: Chevs new Captiva

The updated Chevrolet Captiva

Chevrolet’s Captiva, its popular seven-seat SUV launched in SA in 2008, has been given a mid-life upgrade and body redesign and was launched this week in Upington in the Northern Cape province – without any major price increases.

General Motors SA says the cars, for now with a choice of 2.4 or three-litre petrol engines (2.2-litre, 110kW turbodiesel to come later in the year, maybe you’d like to wait…), “have a fresh new look, a number of interior upgrades, improved power trains, refinements to the chassis, a new and advanced electronics package and a quieter cabin” read the full article on Wheels24

The official press release from GMSA – “Enhanced Chevrolet Captiva For 2011
IOL Motoring’s article – “Bolder Chev Captiva steps into SA
Cars in Action Online – “DRIVEN – Chevrolet Captiva
Diesel Drive – “Launch drive: Chevrolet Captiva (2011)
CAR Magazine – “Chevrolet beefs up its Captiva for round two
An interesting point of view from

The Chevrolet Captiva – “made for memories”