Cairo, May 5th 2020 – General Motors and Al Mansour Automotive have launched today the all new Chevrolet Captiva for the Egyptian market, revealed for the very first time in the Middle East region through Dubai’s International Motor Show, which was held in the United Arab Emirates last November.
The all new Chevrolet Captiva was featured using the latest technologies to-date via Zoom Web Conferencing, in its first precedence for an automotive company to showcase its newest vehicle in that context. The conference was attended by senior officials from General Motors Egypt and Al Mansour Automotive, on top of which was Eng. Tarek Atta, Chairman and Managing Director of General Motors Egypt and North Africa, and Eng. Adel Khadr, Chief Executive Officer of Al Mansour Automotive and Mr. Ankush Arora, Chief Operating Officer at Al Mansour Automotive. The meeting commenced by speeches from the senior officials followed by a demonstration of the all new Chevrolet Captiva key features. Building on Chevrolet’s global SUV experience, Chevrolet Captiva delivers on the brand’s ‘3S’ concept of the modern SUV; Stylish, Spacious and Smart technologies.
Tarek Atta, Chairman and Managing Director of General Motors Egypt and North Africa expressed his excitement for this event saying “Chevrolet Captiva has got a stylish and elegant exterior design, a spacious interiors, which qualifies it to be the largest vehicle in its segment, it also has various high- tech options and is equipped with all safety features to accommodate our customers’ needs and aspirations.” He added “The All New Chevrolet Captiva will strongly compete and reinforce the brand presence in the Egyptian market. We fully support and stand behind our new vehicle by offering the highest quality product, equipped with features that meet our customers’ expectations at an affordable price in collaboration with Al Mansour Automotive exceptional services to ensure its success in the Egyptian Market, which in turn, will reinforce Chevrolet’s brand equity and its leadership position in Egypt.”
Adel Khadr, Chief Executive Officer of Al Mansour Automotive stated “Al Mansour Automotive and General Motors have a strong relationship dating back for 45 years of success, and we continue to launch new models and offer the best after sales experience to our customers to ensure their optimum satisfaction, which in turn reinforces our leadership in the Egyptian market”. He added “In light of the rapid growth in SUV sales and its increased demand, I am honored to present the all new Chevrolet Captiva which encompasses of an elegant and stylish design, strong performance and a value proposition at a very competitive price”. As for the provided services, Khadr stated “Al Mansour Automotive investment plans are on track and executed according to the agreed upon timeline. We are expanding in showrooms, service and parts centers in Abu Rawash, Al Amereya and Tanta which will be ready to welcome our customers in the upcoming 3 to 18 months.
The All New Chevrolet Captiva is remarkably distinguished in its segment for its strong performance and stylish and modern design, equipped with the latest safety and smart driving technologies. Powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, in-line 4-cylinder engine, a Double Overhead Camshaft (DOHC), provide 148 horse power and a torque of 255 Nm, to deliver a fuel consumption of 8.4 liters for every 100 km, along with a CVT transmission, electric power steering and available in three trims; LS, LT and Premier.
The All New Chevrolet Captiva has a contemporary design, thoughtful touches such as the elegant grille design with Chevrolet badge offering a striking look and equipped with the halogen head lamps with LED daytime running lights (DRL), front and rear fog lamps, and sporty alloy wheels 17 inches with a 215/ R60 17 tires. The vehicle also comes in various colors that add another dimension to its elegance.
The All New Chevrolet Captiva offers a spacious and comfortable 5 seats cabin design, and available with 7 seats in the Premier trim, making every moment on board enjoyable for the whole family. The LT and Premier trims are geared with multifunction steering wheel, leatherette seats, cruise control, power sunroof, chrome door handles, push start engine ignition and air conditioning system with digital display. The Premier trim is equipped with 7-inch TFT digital color driver information screen designed to be easy to see while on the road, front parking sensor to assist the driver in a tight spot, power folding outside mirrors, tire pressure monitoring system. In addition to a 6-way power-adjustable driver seat for a more pleasant driving experience.
All the trims are equipped with all the safety features including: Airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Hydraulic Brake Assistance (HBA), Hill Start Assist(HAS) and a rear-view camera. The All New Chevrolet Captiva is distinguished with a center-mounted 8-inch infotainment touch screen, linked via Bluetooth and USB ports, and audio speakers to listen to your music and enjoy a safe and comfortable ride with the entire family.