Are Captivas really that bad?

Are Captivas really that bad?

It has experienced lots of reliability and durability problems and, although some will disagree, there are much better choices out there. The Captiva has been recalled for all manner of problems including (but not limited to) steering issues, braking dramas and electrical gremlins.

Are Captivas a good car?

For such a large vehicle, it’s suprisingly frugal, returning 40+ mpg on a motorway run & 30+ mpg around town when driven carefully. The high driving position is excellent, giving good visibilty and making the captiva easy to drive considering its large size.

Does Holden Captiva have timing belt or chain?

Depending on whether you have a petrol or diesel Captiva will determine whether you need to periodically change a timing belt. The petrol engines use timing chains, but the diesel uses a rubber belt which must be changed at the appropriate interval.

Is Holden Captiva a 7 seater?

2016 Holden Captiva Active 7 Seater.

How long does Captiva last?

Take care of your Chevrolet Captiva Sport and it’ll take care of you. With the right maintenance at the right time, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Captiva Sport.

How safe is a Holden Captiva?

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Frontal Offset: 14.32 out of 16
ESC: Standard
Seat Belt Reminders: 2.0 out of 3
Overall Score: 34.32 out of 37
ANCAP Safety Rating:

Does a 2010 Holden Captiva have a timing belt or chain?

The diesel engines have cam-timing belts, so buyers need to be aware of the need to replace them periodically. The recommended interval is 90,000km. The V6s have timing chains but can suffer the same chain stretching problem as the Commodore — it’s the same engine — and replacing a chain is expensive.

What replaced the Holden Captiva?

Successor. To much dismay, Holden announced in July 2017 that by the end of 2018, the Captiva would be discontinued in Australia and New Zealand, being replaced by two new models, these being the Equinox and Acadia. The Equinox officially arrived in November 2017, replacing the five seat variant.

What replaced the Captiva?

On 13 September 2018, Chevrolet announced that it is ending production on the first generation Captiva and replacing it worldwide with the Equinox.