2016 Chevy Captiva Review & Release Date

2016 Chevy Captiva Release Date, Price, MPG, Specs – The Chevy Captiva is among the most popular Chevrolet models to be sold in Europe and the new 2016 Chevy Captiva will certainly be no exception. The last update was back last year when the model was unleashed during the Geneva Motor Show. Here we’ll try to inform you about the release date, car specs and other important things. Keep reading!

2016 Chevy Captiva
2016 Chevy Captiva

The auto maker has given the newcomer a number of refreshments and facelifts that will captivate the minds of would-be buyers. The new Captive will not only come with an improved design but will also come with brand new engines too.

This car has been rumoured to be based on the contemporary GM D2XX platform which has already been used in other models, such as the Chevy Cruz and Opel Antara. This mid-sized Sports Utility Vehicle will make a comfortable seating of up to seven people.


No official information has been made public regarding the new-look 2016 Chevrolet Captiva, however, there have been prototypes spotted doing road tests. This is an elaborate explanation that the new Chevy will undergo some major changes.

2016 Chevy Captiva front
2016 Chevy Captiva front

This car is speculated to come with similar features as the Opel Mokka. Judging from the heavily hooded prototypes, buyers should expect a striking grille and LED enabled headlights as well.

2016 Chevy Captiva rear
2016 Chevy Captiva rear

The anterior bumper is rumoured to include a splitter which will go a long way in reducing the noise during top speeds. Furthermore, the new Chevy Captiva will include new additions to its trims to make it the ultimate choice for buyers.

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Design of Interior

No details have been released, not even teaser photos. However, the new 2016 Chevy Captiva is definitely going to keep its enthusiasts happy by equipping the car with quality materials.

2016 Chevy Captiva interior
2016 Chevy Captiva interior

Buyers should expect quality materials that will upholster both the seats, door trims and the dashboard. The leg and head room is anticipated to increase owing to the fact that the new Captiva will come based on a new platform.

Some of the expected standard features include a premium audio system, electric front seats, climate control, navigation system, leather and cloth upholstery, touch screen display, among others.

2016 Chevy Captiva Engine Info

The engine of the 2016 Chevy Captiva is going to be interesting with expectations of a new set of engines to power the model. The most probable engine will be a 2.2L diesel engine that will be able to generate 163 hp and 184 pounds of torque.

The next one will be a 2.4L 4 cylinder petrol engine that will be able to generate 167 hp and 230 pounds of torque. The last engine according to our exclusive analysis will be a 3L V6 engine with an output of 258 hp and 288 pounds of torque.

The drive system will be offered in either the AWD with the 6-speed automatic transmission or an optional FWD with a manual transmission system.

2016 Chevy Captiva Release Date &  Price

The new 2016 Chevy Captiva is most probably going to be launched to the public in autumn next year. Its price remains shrouded in much obscurity and is a hard nut to crack, however, buyers should expect the current price $24,300 to adjust upwards.

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2016 Chevy Captiva release date
2016 Chevy Captiva release date

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