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Chevrolet is readying its new, 2012 version of the Captiva to replace the current version of the SUV in India. In its latest iteration, the Captiva will not just feature a cosmetic upgrade, but will also get a new engine and transmission along with a host of interior, NVH and feature related changes.  Based on the international press release from the company, let

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Wow...this is certainly one beauty of a car...but the grill looks a bit overdone..but is still miles ahead of the current version!hope they dont increase the price too much!!

@mods-do correct the spelling of the thread...it is written as capRiva!..looks ugly!!

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Captiva facelift spied in India

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17 September 2011

Here are two spy shots of the refreshed Chevrolet Captiva being tested near Manali, clicked by reader Rakesh Sharma.

The car has clearly undergone

some serious cosmetic changes in the front, which now sports an

aggressive, oversized grille. This grille design is gradually becoming

the hallmark of new Chevys worldwide and, in India, features on the

Cruze and the Beat. The overall front look, which includes restyled

headlamps, is somewhat similar to the Mitsubishi Outlander. There are

some subtle changes to the interiors as well, claims Sharma.

The updated Captiva will sport a new 184bhp,

2.2-litre motor which will help improve refinement levels and power

delivery. It will also feature upgrades to the cabin insulation, with

much less engine noise and vibration.

The new Captiva is expected to hit Indian shores around January next year. 

sb-alto2011-09-17 17:52:23

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This is great ! There will be a serious fight in between XUV 500 , Koleos, New Captiva and Fortuner. Now Auto companies are finding vacuum space and try to establish  where there is scope for new entry with good profit margin.

Captiva was the only player than came Fortuner and took away the market share and Renaul launched feature rich Koleos and now expected XUV 500 in this segment and now Captiva again gearing up to become segment leader.

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@tejasmehta I don't think that the XUV 500 is in the same segment as the rest .

 

The new Captiva should have been launched much before but IMO Santa Fe was popular in the US thus because of good image it found a good number of buyer in India as well . The new engine has more power and the turbo lag ought to be lesser than the earier model . I just hope the Chevy prices the top end automatic varient at 25 lakhs on road to undercut the fortuner to give a serious fight.

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Good car , for those who want compact SUV,

I hope they will launch 4x4 with manual transmission.

Fight going to be hot very soon. Koleos, XUV500, new capitiva, NEW pajero also on card. & king of the road new fortuner also coming..

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Captiva also had advantage of good looks and musculine charater. In earlier version the back door was not so convincing at least to me, it looks this one is going to be changed in the new version.


By the way, it may also affect BMW x1 and Audi Q3 as well. As it will come cheaper than them and may be a VFH....Wait & Watch. smiley32.gif

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Captiva also had advantage of good looks and musculine charater.

By the way' date=' it may also affect BMW x1 and Audi Q3 as well. As it will come cheaper than them and may be a VFH....Wait & Watch. smiley32.gif
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Relatively lower Long-term Ownership costs for these Japs & Korean cars is the biggest pro in their bag.

Rs.80k means a Brake pads for BMW, while for Toyota or Chevy it contributes to alteast set of Alloys.

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