Chevrolet Captiva gets updated in Korea


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The Chevrolet Captiva is the flagship offering from GM in India. The SUV has earned a good reputation as a comfortable soft-roader, not necessarily reflecting in its sales performance, and was refreshed last year.

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The SUV’s front was heavily redesigned and adopt’s Chevrolet’s new family headlamp and grille layout. We also saw the introduction of a new 2.2-liter engine which is available only with an automatic transmission.

2014 Chevrolet Captiva for Korea

Now for the Korean market, Chevrolet has just updated the Captiva again with a redesigned front bumper, endowing foglights with dedicated enclosures. The most interesting of these updates is the new rear tail lights with extensive use of LED’s and an all-new cluster. We’re yet to see this on the Indian Captiva.

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There are a new set of alloy wheels on the refreshed Captiva and they now feature 18-inch wheels with 5-spoke alloys.

At the rear, the Korean Captiva receives dual exhaust pipes that are rectangular in shape. While we get dual exhausts on the Indian Captiva as well, ours takes the traditional circular shape.

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To the interior, the updates are very minimal in nature. The dashboard receives some soft inclusions, while a new multimedia screen takes center stage. The instrument cluster boasts better colors and is better illuminated now as well.

Under the hood, the Korean Captiva gets the similar 2.0-liter and 2.2-liter diesel engines as we have seen on the Indian version. The next generation 6-speed automatic transmission is also included in the refresh.

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