2017 Chevrolet Captiva Replacement Coming Soon
Chevrolet company announced completely overhaul of its SUV range by 2020. The expected changes in existing models as well as the emergence of new models on the market. Currently attracting a lot of attention prototypes, which are being tested in Australia but also in the US. According to GM spokesperson, it is the 2017 Chevrolet Captiva SUV. In Australia, this model carries a Holden badge. In Europe, there are all the elements of Opel brand. And in America should merit a place above those Buick and Chevy models that are manufactured exclusively for the Chinese market. For us customers, a big mess, but Chevrolet certainly knows what he’s doing with this model.
Captiva is being developed since 2006 under the auspices of the Chevrolet. Until then, it was a model that produced Japanese manufacturer Daewoo. The first generation Captiva SUV has been on the market since 2006 until 2011. Then came the facelift, which is divided Captiva model. Captiva 5 is called a model designed for Australia. This vehicle could be transported five passengers. Chevy Captiva 7 was the model for the US market. 2017 Chevrolet Captiva will be the replacement for both models. Still does not specify whether it will be offered model with 5 and 7 seats.
2017 Chevrolet Captiva Redesign
New generation Chevrolet Captiva is announced as downsized, new Equinox. The second model, which is referred to when it comes to the 2017 Captiva, is Buick Envision. The reason for any connection between these models, we can find in using the same underpinnings for all three models. Depending on wheelbase, we can expect SUV with 5 or 7 seats. What is certain, 2017 Chevy Captiva redesign includes a new set D2XX platform used by the new Cruze and Opel Antara. This is a longer version than the current Theta platform, but there is a shorter version of the D2XX. 2857 mm and 2750 mm, the dimensions of the wheel-based chassis, the first of Equinox SUV, a second of Envision. Current Captiva 5 model has a wheelbase of 2707 mm. According to these data, we can expect that 2017 Chevrolet Captiva is more like Envision model, at least for the dimensions.
In addition to the construction changes, the redesigned 2017 Chevy Captiva will get changed outer appearance. Styling cues, in order to modernize and increase vehicle aerodynamics. Camouflaged test specimens were not much to revealed. The contours show the front, modeled on Chevrolet SUV models. The interior will be completely subordinated to the passengers. We can expect comfort on a very high level. The same goes for the equipment of the latest systems connectivity.
2017 Captiva Release Date and Specs
At least is data on the drive units of the new Captiva SUV. For this reason, it is assumed that the change might not even come. If this is the case, the 2017 Chevrolet Captiva can expect to be offered with 2.4 L petrol engine with 4 cylinders and 2.0 L diesel engine. This second possesses a power of 163 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque, coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The new platform will likely influence the selection of engines and transmissions with this SUV. More information awaits us in the summer of 2016 because, according to some data, presentation of the new generation Captiva SUV will more likely take place in autumn 2016. The model could be found on the US market by the end of this, and in Australia, as a 2017 Holden Captiva SUV, already in early 2017.