Chevrolet Captiva Vs Honda CR-V: Better Performer

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The new facelift version of Chevrolet Captiva was launched recently in the SUVs segment off the country. The Honda India has launched 2013 model of CR- V, the SUV is available in four different trims.

Performance

Honda Cr-V is available in petrol engine option while the Chevrolet India has offered Captiva only in diesel variant. Also the Chevrolet Captiva 2013 is more powerful than Honda CR-V 2013.

The heart of SUV Honda CR-V is built with a 2354cc, 2.0L i-VTEC petrol engine that produces maximum output of 156PS@ 6500 RPM and maximum torque of 190Nm@ 4300 RPM.  the car  touch the mark of 100KM/h mark in just 14 sec while attaining a top speed of 190KM/H. it has six speed manual and five speed automatic gear transmission.  on the other hand, under the hood of mighty Chevrolet Captiva it has a robust 2231cc, 2.2L, 4-Cylinder diesel engine this churns out maximum power of 87PS@ 3800 RPM and torque of 424Nm@ 2000 RPM, the SUV is matted with six-speed manual gear transmission. It can reach to 100KMPH in just 10 sec while attaining top speed of 200KMPH.

Mileage

Honda CR-V maintains better fuel efficiency than Chevrolet Captiva.

Chevrolet Captiva delivers a mileage of 9 KMPL in urban areas and 12 KMPL on highway while Honda CR-V churns out a better mileage of 11KMPL in city and 14KMPL on highway.

Safety

Honda CR-V  & Chevrolet Captiva are blessed with almost similar safety features like ABS, dual SRS airbags for front seats with safety belts for front and rear seats EBD, Engine Drag Control System, engine immobilizer, child safety lock, and central locking.

Colours

Chevrolet Captiva is available with numbers of paint job options including  Pearl White, Switch blade Silver, Carbon Flash and moulan Rogue.

Honda CR-V is available in Urban Sparking Brown, Metallic Titanium Metallic Alabaster Silver Metallic and Taffeta White.

Price

Chevrolet Captiva price is of 24.5 lakhs while Honda CR-V price is of 20.2-24.5lakhs.

Verdict

Honda CR-V offers a more fuel efficient engine, but being a petrol model the car loses its edge while the Chevrolet Captiva is offered with a more powerful diesel engine.

 Comparison between Chevrolet Captiva and Honda CR-V Specifications

Chevrolet Captiva Honda CR-V
Engine Size 2231cc, 2.2L, 4-Cylinder diesel engine 2354cc,2.0L DOHC i-VTEC engine
Price Range 24.5lakhs 20.2-24.5lakhs.
Power 187PS@3800RPM 190PS@7000RPM
Gear box 6speed Automatic 6 speed manual
Mileage 9 KMPL (city) and 12KMPL(highway) 11KMPL  (city) and 14KMPL(highway)
Transmission Manual Manual
Variants Diesel Petrol

This post was written by

ANKIT BHINDA – who has written posts on Car Comparisons.

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