General Motors India has launched the 2015 Chevrolet Captiva SUV in the Indian car market. The SUV is available in both 4×2 manual and 4×4 automatic variants, and is priced in the range of Rs. 25.13 lakh and Rs. 27.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Captiva SUV gets minimal changes including new Cluster Ionizer, new instrument cluster and new projector headlamps. The Cluster Ionizer generates ions to purify and deodorize cabin interiors.
The 2015 Chevrolet Captiva is powered by the same 2.2-litre diesel engine that also powers the previous model. This engine is capable of producing a top power output of 187bhp at 3,800rpm and a peak torque of 400Nm at 2000rpm. The engine is paired to either a six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual gearbox. On safety front, the SUV gets six airbags, anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Arvind Saxena, President and Managing Director, General Motors India, said: “The launch of the all new MY 15 Captiva is in line with our business plan of capturing the all important SUV market and growing our market share. The Captiva has been warmly welcomed in markets around the world due to its combination of distinctive styling, refinement, best-in-class safety, comfort and versatility and powerful yet frugal diesel powertrain. In India, it has created a niche for itself in the premium SUV segment. The Captiva offers what our customers across India have started associating with”.