The entry-level model is reasonably priced. However, the seven-seat versions that you’ll actually want cost silly money. Resale values won’t be great, either, and the Captiva is dirty and inefficient compared with most rivals.
Chevrolet CAPTIVA 4x4 quality & reliability
The cabin looks very dated, plus it has a low-rent feel because the plastics are hard and the controls lightweight. The Captiva wasn’t included in the 2012 JD Power customer satisfaction survey, but Chevrolet finished last in the manufacturer’s table.
Chevrolet CAPTIVA 4x4 safety & security
Whichever Captiva you go for, the standard safety kit includes stability control and six airbags. However, the curtain airbags cover only the front two rows of seating, not the third. Nevertheless, the car achieved a five-star crash rating from Euro NCAP. On the security front, you’re provided with an alarm and immobiliser to keep thieves at bay.