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Chevrolet Captiva 2012 New Model SUV Launched At Auto Expo 2012

Since 2008, when Chevrolet officially launched the Chevrolet Captiva SUV there has neither been a facelift nor any new model of the same. With the commencement of the year 2011 a lot of news were there, all hinting that the 2012 Captiva was around.

Months passed and nothing happened. Then came the Diwali festive season when once again it was rumored that the car is just around the corner but yet again it turned out to be false. But finally at the 2012 Auto Expo, General Motors has showcased the 2012 model of its only SUV, Captiva and with all content i would say it looks really good.

image – 2012 Chevrolet Captiva

Though a bit late, which is almost after three years since its launch, Chevrolet has finally brought the all-new Captiva to India. The car is being showcased at the Expo and the company promises to launch this premium SUV soon.

image – 2012 Chevrolet Captiva rear

New Features Of 2012 Chevrolet Captiva

  • A new refreshed grille
  • Better looking headlamps and tail lamps
  • Slight modifications in the side profile
  • Better placement of controls in the central console
  • Improved plastic quality
  • Support for phone and multimedia devices like iPod and a lot more
  • Cruise Control
  • A dual-row heating, ventilation and air conditioning system
  • An electric prking brake
  • Rain-sensing Wipers
  • A stylish sunroof
  • Infotainment & Bluetooth control on steering wheel
  • Automatic level ride suspension
  • Adaptive all wheel drive
  • ABS with EBD
  • Six airbags
  • Traction control system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Front and rear fog lamps
  • Automatic climate control

2012 Chevrolet Captiva SUV Technical Specifications

  • Type: four cylinder VCDi Diesel engine
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Valves/OHC: 16V/DOHC
  • Max Output: 186.5 BHP @ 3800 RPM
  • Max Torque: 424 Nm @ 2000 RPM
  • Displacement: 2231 CC
  • Fuel System: CRDi
  • Transmission: 6 Speed Automatic


  • Length: 4673 mm
  • Width: 1870 mm
  • Height: 1755 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2702 mm


  • Front: Disc
  • Rear: Disc

image – 2012 Chevrolet Captiva

Under the hood the car will get a more powerful 2.2 Litre CRDi diesel engine whch will be coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The pricing will only be announced at the car’s official launch and we expect it to be priced between Rs. 17 Lakh and Rs. 24 Lakh.

Updated on 27 th June 2012

2012 Chevrolet Captiva New Model Launched In India At Rs. 18.74 Lakhs