Reaching for higher ground

Chevrolet Captiva 2.2 LTZ Diesel: Reaching for higher ground“There’s a lot to recommend the Captiva Diesel. The engine is top class, the gearbox is slick and the interior comprehensively equipped. The generic aesthetics are saved by the front’s bold treatment and the seven-seat configuration, while compromised, deserves praise.

Granted, the price tag isn’t exactly in the budget class. And while it is smart, refined, well-equipped and dynamically confident, the Captiva isn’t in the same league as BMW or Audi when it comes to tactile luxury or overall cachet.

Still, given all that standard kit, the willing dynamics and the versatile interior arrangement, the 2.2 LTZ Diesel is easily the best Captiva yet, and more than a match for more natural rivals such as the Hyundai Santa Fe.” read the full article by Deon Schoeman for the Daily Mavrick