Solid build. Can you suggest somewhere to find a good deal? Well-equipped as standard. Passengers will enjoy their audio experience all the more thanks to improved acoustic engineering resulting in reduced road, wind and engine noise. Is this a commonly occurring reported fault. Do I have to have a CCTV sign on my car if I use a dashcam? Excellent petrol engines including frugal yet peppy 1.2 TSI. The cost came to £593.64. The cabin has been refreshed, too, with new seat coverings and restyled trims. In theory there’s a choice of a diesel and a petrol engine, but the 2.4-litre petrol was never a big seller and quietly dropped from the line-up so it's hard to track down on the used market. Loath it? Improved facelifted model from 2011. Quiet when cruising.

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The entry-level V1 trim is available with a 150PS TSI engine and a six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The LTZ comes with features more commonly seen on SUVs costing almost twice as much. Ventilated disc brakes are standard on all four wheels. So most buyers went for the 150bhp 2.0-litre diesel. The diesel engine is a good one but the petrol isn't and is best avoided. New range-topping Chevrolet Captiva LTZ introduced. The petrol wasn’t replaced, making the entire range diesel-only for the first time. Still, the quality of the finish certainly seems good and Chrysler has worked to improve refinement too. This means its worth considering alongside the likes if the Hyundai Santa Fe or Mitsubishi Outlander. Read consumer reviews from real 2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport buyers. It's still spacious but the once drab grey plastics on the main dash have been replaced with aluminium-look trim and some shinier plastics. Both engines were dropped from the line-up in the 2011 facelift (these uprated cars are easy to spot – they’ve got a big, wide grille at the front in a similar vein to the Orlando MPV). Has air conditioning, 16-inch alloy wheels, a glass-flip tailgate, electrically-adjustable heated door mirrors, an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat, a powerful six-speaker RDS radio/CD player with MP3 socket, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, front, side and curtain airbags, remote control two-stage deadlocking and charcoal-effect roof rails.

You can get a Ford Tourneo Connect with a 1.0 litre petrol EcoBoost 100 engine and that works quite well. And it's one of the best when it comes to these extra seats which are spacious and comfortable, certainly when compared to the Outlander where they seem like an afterthought. LTZ is the top (and best looking) version and comes with full leather trim, sat nav, a reversing camera, electrically adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats, 19-inch alloys, dark taillight lenses, privacy glass, headlamp washers and stainless steel sill plates. Real MPG was created following thousands of readers telling us that their cars could not match the official figures. It's a sizable car by our standards and the roomy cabin is probably its major strength, especially with seven seats installed. Equipped with full leather, climate control, cruise control, electrically-adjustable driver’s seat, automatic lights and wipers, bold 18-inch alloys, unique rear light clusters, privacy glass, ESC and electrically-folding door mirrors as just some of its standard specification, the LTZ is by far the best-equipped Chevrolet Captiva ever offered. Captiva's chassis re-tuned to further enhance vehicle dynamics, improving cornering, roll characteristics and ride feel.

Check out our. Unique styling. We need your help with our latest Satisfaction Index, so that we can help others make a smarter car buying decision. 10-10-2012: Diesels seem to suffer from DPF regeneration problems. That said, it’s still quite noisy and lacks the refinement of some of its contemporaries. It certainly feels more polished than before. It has ESC stability control, Bluetooth, electric folding mirrors, a CD stereo, an eight-way adjustable driver's seat, seperate opening glass on the tailgate, a rain sensitive rear wiper, a Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobilisier, 17-inch alloys, air conditioning and electric windows. 28-8-2013: Catastrophic failure of oil pump 5 months after purchase, leading to iol getting into the cooling system. Offer ends March 17, 2008. If you're unsure whether to go for a petrol or diesel (or even an electric model if it's available), then you need our Petrol or Diesel? CO2 217g/km. 2-7-2016: Report of satnav of 2012 Captiva failing twice; once repaired under warranty in 2015, then failed again out of warranty a year later. Now the automatic gearbox has gone wrong and it’s very expensive for a new gearbox and to have it fitted. Feels a little dated compared to other SUVs at this price. The former will be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox, while the latter will have a choice of manual or auto both six-speed.

24-7-2016: Report of leaking sump of identical 2014 Vauxhall Antara at 22,900 miles. The two options are both powered by a 150PS 2.0-litre VCDi engine and offer combined fuel economy figures of 38.2mpg for the manual, and 32.8mpg for the auto. Standard equipment (from June 2011 facelift): LS is the front-wheel drive entry-level model and comes with the lower powered 163bhp engine only. The manual emits 197g/km of CO 2 , the auto 225g/km. Diesel or petrol? 21-1-2018: Report of "nothing but problems" with 2011 Chevrolet Captiva 2011, 2.2 turbo automatic in t years ownership. All-new two-litre, 16v 150 hp, common-rail direct-injection diesel. Chevrolet has also worked to improve refinement on the move with lower noise levels. 24-10-2011: reports that GM Korea is recalling almost 100,000 cars worldwide to repair a potentially faulty fuel hose, the South Korean Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs said. Chevrolet has quite a history when it comes to 4x4 vehicles but the Captiva has little in common with the behemoths that the brand became associated with across the pond. Love it? Will aftermarket accessories invalidate my warranty? Seen testing at Millbrook as early as 2003. Seats seven reasonably comfortably. Three new engines that will come as standard with a new manual or automatic six-speed transmission for a powerful, smooth drive. Well equipped as standard. I want an off-roader.

But it also offers two new innovations never seen previously on the model, namely a reverse-parking camera and a touch-screen satellite navigation unit with 7-inch display. There are new brighter seat fabrics, a redesigned gear lever top while the controls on the main stack arenow blacklit blue giving them a far more modern look.

What's it like to live with your car? Let us know about your car - it will only take a few minutes and you could be helping thousands of others. Using the display screen, the reverse parking camera comes in addition to audible distance sensors to assist the driver when squeezing into the tightest of spots, as well as offering a greater all round view of the car, picking up a view lower than that the driver gets through the back window.

It’s a more enticing all-round proposition which explains why you'll see plenty on the roads - unlike the Antara.

The overly big steering wheel remains and still looks dates but the rather odd handbrake affair has been replaced with a neat electric parking brake which also frees up space on the centre console. Chevrolet dealers not very interested.