What Features Did the Chevrolet Captiva Have?


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The Chevrolet Captiva Sport was a crossover SUV powered by an ECOTEC 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 180 horsepower. Built between 2012 and 2014, the Captiva Sport was equipped with a six-speed transmission and achieved 28 mpg on the highway. 2012 models offered an LT package option with 3.0-liter V6 engine.

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The Chevy Captiva was built on General Motors' Theta platform, which was also used in the Saturn Vue and Germany's Opel Antara. The Captiva Sport was designed by Chevrolet for fleet buyers in the United States following the discontinuation of the Chevy HHR.

The Captiva Sport was a five-seat, front-wheel drive crossover with four-wheel independent suspension. The front was equipped with MacPherson struts and the rear had a multi-link suspension. The DOHC inline four-cylinder engine was built with flex-fuel technology and variable valve timing. 2012 Captiva LT and LTZ models were powered by a 264-horsepower DOHC V6 engine. The LTZ model added all-wheel drive capabilities.

Basic Captiva LS models offered a black cloth interior, a Bluetooth wireless data link and OnStar communication service. LS2, LT and LTZ models added heated seats, leather interior options and climate control technology. An optional Fleet Convenience package added a trailering package, wheel locks, molded splash guards and roof rack cross bars. Interior Fleet upgrades included a navigation system and Chevrolet MyLink Radio.

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