Chevrolet Captiva diesel launched in Malaysia image

General Motors has recently announced that the Chevrolet Captiva diesel has been launched in Malaysia, where the mid-size SUV has a price of 165,888.

According to the North American based automaker, the Chevrolet Captiva diesel is available, in Malaysia, in two trim levels, the LT and the LTZ, and the vehicle in question is coming with a three-year warranty and three-year free labor and parts. Chevy says that the main aesthetic differences between the two trim levels are the wheels, which in the LT have 18-inch while in the LTZ they have 19-inch.

The 2013 Chevrolet Captiva diesel is sharing the same interior with the petrol version and the SUV is getting a multi-function steering wheel, a three-dimensional sound staging system, electric parking brake and leather on the LT, while the LTZ is adding perforated leather upholstery and an electrochromic rear-view mirror. The Chevrolet Captiva diesel is powered by a 2.0 liter VCDI engine, which is developing a total output of 163 PS at 3,800 rpm and 360 Nm of torque available at 2,750 rpm. The unit is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Driver Shift Control (DSC) and ECO mode, just like the petrol version. In terms of safety, the Captiva diesel is getting two front airbags, curtain airbags, four braking discs with the front ones being ventilated, ABS with EBD, ESP, traction control, anti-rollover protection (ARP), Self-Leveliser (self-leveling suspension system), Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control.