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2013 (13) Chevrolet Captiva2.2 VCDi 163 LS 5dr FWD

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth telephone connectivitySpeed sensitive power steering

Entertainment

Audio remote control in steering wheelMP3 connection
RDS radio with single CD player + 6 speakersUSB port

Exterior Features

Automatic rear wiperBlack roof rails
Body colour door handlesBody coloured bumpers
Body coloured door mirrorsChrome tailgate handle
Daytime running lightsElectric folding/heated door mirrors with integrated indicators
Electrically adjustable door mirrorsFollow me home headlights
Front and rear electric windowsHeadlamp levelling
One touch facility on driver's windowOpening tailgate window
Tinted glassTwin chromed exhaust pipes

Interior Features

12V accessory sockets - front and rear60/40 split/folding 2nd row of seats
8 way adjustable drivers seatAir conditioning
Auto dimming courtesy lightsCargo net
Centre headrest in row 2Cloth upholstery
Dashboard storageDriver seat lumbar adjustment
Front ashtray and cigar lighterFront centre armrest with storage compartment
Front cupholdersFront seatback pockets
Height adjustable 1st and 2nd row headrestsIsofix on 2nd row outer seats
Rear centre armrest with storage compartmentRetractable luggage cover
Sunvisors with covered mirrorTilt/telescopic steering column
Tilting front head restraints 

Safety

ABSChild locks on rear doors
Curtain airbagsDriver/Front Passenger airbags
Driver/front passenger side airbagsElectronic parking brake
Electronic stability controlFront passenger airbag deactivation
Height adjustable front seatbelts + pretensionersHill start assist

Security

Alarm with interior movement sensorElectronic engine immobiliser
Inclination sensorKeyless entry system
Remote central locking + deadlocks 

Wheels

17" alloy wheelsTyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.298CO2 (g/km)170
HC+NOx0.173Noise Level dB(A)72.2
NOx0.151Particles0.1
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2231Compression Ratio16.3:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)86Cylinders - Stroke (mm)96
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)44.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)53.2EC Urban (mpg)33.6

General

Badge Engine CC2.2Badge Power163
Coin DescriptionVCDi FWDCoin SeriesLS
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0724EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %88
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %82NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %48NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage10000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9.9Engine Power - BHP163
Engine Power - KW120Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3800Engine Torque - LBS.FT258
Engine Torque - MKG36Engine Torque - NM350
Engine Torque - RPM2000Top Speed117

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front235/60 R17
Tyre Size Rear235/60 R17Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1727Height (including roof rails)1756
Length4673Wheelbase2707
Width1849Width (including mirrors)2269

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)65Gross Vehicle Weight2505
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1577Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)97
Max. Loading Weight727Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2000Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1778No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.3
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Chevrolet Captiva

BY STEVE WALKER

Introduction

4x4 vehicles might form an integral part of virtually every mainstream car manufacturer's model range these days but it wasn't always so. Retreat through the annals of history for a few years and the 4x4 was a more specialist proposition that comparatively few manufacturers paid much attention to. One hangover from this era, for people who remember it, is that certain badges sit more comfortably on the nose of a 4x4 than others. Land Rover, Jeep and the big Japanese names all have longstanding pedigrees in the field and are names that seasoned buyers will trust. Chevrolet does too, even if it may have escaped many in the UK, and that could bode well where its Captiva compact 4x4 is concerned.

History

Chevy pick-up trucks like the S-10 and Silverado, along with SUVs carrying the Blazer and Suburban badges, are massive in America - that's in both senses of the word. They've been household names since the early 80s and while they were never sold officially in the UK, they do indicate an element of 4x4 expertise on Chevrolet's part. Admittedly, it was large, profligate vehicles in this mould that were latterly responsible for leading parent company General Motors into a spot of financial bother but the Chevrolet Captiva is on a far more reasonable scale designed to tally with European sensibilities. The Captiva was launched in 2007 a little in advance of the arrival of its sister vehicle, the Vauxhall Antara. It was a larger and consequently more practical proposition than most of the rival compact 4x4 models on the market at the time and the roomy cabin allowed the inclusion of two extra seats in the back of higher spec models. With a seven-seat capacity, the Captiva had the ability to crossover into the market for larger family 4x4s and a distinct edge over many of the compact 4x4 alternatives. The car was launched with a 2.4-litre petrol engine and a 2.0-litre CDTi common-rail diesel that originated from the Vauxhall stable and was to be the big seller. LS, LT and LTX trim levels were offered with the LT and LTX having the seven-seat option and the LS offered only in front-wheel-drive form. An Ikon special edition model was launched in 2009 bringing a package of styling accessories and extra equipment at a reduced price.

What You Get

The Captiva isn't one of these SUVs that tries to smooth over its styling in a bid to look more like a conventional car. All the tell-tail 4x4 styling devices are present, from the cavernous wheelarches to the chunky bumpers and big chrome grille. The design is clever in reducing the perceived bulk of what is a surprisingly spacious vehicle. Viewed in isolation, the Captiva looks to be about the size of a Toyota RAV4 or a Suzuki Grand Vitara but the tale of the tape shows that it's a much heftier piece of metalwork. For a start, it's fully 4,639mm long, compared with the 4,415 of the Toyota and the 4,470mm of the Suzuki. That's why the Chevy has room for three rows of seats in some versions. The Captiva's rear seats are usable too, that's by fully-grown people with a full complement of limbs. As an adult of six feet tall, you'd need some considerable powers of endurance to sit out a long journey in the third row but you could do it, unlike in many of the Captiva's rivals. For kids, the space is generous. In the five-seat versions or with the rear seats folded, there's a 465-litre luggage capacity and by folding all of the back seats down, it's possible to fit a huge 1,565 litres of stuff inside. General build quality around the cabin is also pretty good and certainly better than you'll find in some of Chevrolet's smaller passenger car offerings. The suspension layout consists of a MacPherson strut configuration in front and an independent four-link design in the rear. Ventilated disc brakes are standard on all four wheels. The Captiva's 4x4 set-up is an on-demand system, meaning that as driving conditions require, the rear axle is instantly activated via an electromagnetic coupling to give maximum traction through all four wheels. The set-up also seamlessly interacts with the ESP and ABS systems, enhancing driver control of the vehicle and safety margins. The ESP itself has additional functions like HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist), HDC (Hill Descent Control) and ARP (Active Rollover Protection).

What to Look For

What you don't want is a Chevrolet Captiva that's been owned by a forest ranger or some Ray Mears wannabe who's driven it to the brink of destruction on a weekly basis. In truth, the Captiva isn't the kind of 4x4 that's likely to attract the hardcore off-road driver but just in case, check the alloy wheels for excessive damage, have a look underneath the car to ensure the exposed areas are clean and abrasion free and avoid any seller decked out in army surplus camouflage fatigues whose other car is a Chieftain tank.

Replacement Parts

(Approx - based on a Captiva 2.4 LS) Consumables for the Captiva are reasonably priced, an air filter retailing at around £11, a fuel filter costing around £21 and an oil filter £9. Spark plugs are £5 each and a new cam belt adds up to approximately £60.

On the Road

The engine range kicks off in unspectacular style with the rather aged 2.4-litre petrol engine, then perks up considerably with the 2.0-litre VCDi diesel. Crucially the entry-level cars are front wheel-drive only, the decision to forgo the complex and weighty 4x4 system doing much to keep running costs down. The front-wheel-drive versions feel little different from the 4x4s, which run in front-wheel-drive mode until traction is lost anyway, and will be fine for buyers intending to stick to light duties on the tarmac. Owners intending to tow or who regularly tackle adverse weather conditions will feel the benefit of the 4x4 system and it's a must of course if you're heading off-road. There's a 2,000kg maximum towing limit on the 4x4 cars. The petrol option has 133bhp and will detain you for 11.5s while it zips up to 60mph. The front-wheel-drive diesel has 150bhp and a 10.8s 0-60mph time, which is half a second quicker than a four-wheel-drive Captiva fitted with the same engine. Combined economy is 32mpg for the petrol and 38 or 39mpg for the diesel depending on the drive system. The Captiva isn't the most nimble thing on the road but it has decent ride quality for a 4x4 of its size. An automatic gearbox option was offered with the diesel engine in the higher trim levels but it reduces economy to 33mpg and takes the edge off performance.

Overall

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. It's a sizable car by our standards and the roomy cabin is probably its major strength, especially with seven seats installed. The diesel engine is a good one but the petrol isn't and is best avoided. Build quality should throw up few problems and the ride comfort is a plus, even if this isn't one of the best handling compact 4x4s around. Buyers seeking a big and practical family vehicle should get on well with a used Captiva, particularly considering the prices at which it's now available.

Performance
60%
Handling
60%
Comfort
70%
Space
80%
Styling
80%
Build
70%
Value
80%
Equipment
90%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
70%

This vehicle has previously been registered to a business or a vehicle rental company, or been used by a business, so it may have been driven by more than one driver.

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Hire purchase

Monthly payment£134.01
Deposit£300
Term (months)54
Fixed interest rate6%
Cash price£5998
Credit amount£5698
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£7537.54
Representative APR11.4%
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