2016 Holden Captiva

Redesigned Holden Captiva Keeps Customers Connected With ‘Apple Carplay’ And ‘Android Auto’ Technology

Holden has today announced it will introduce a redesigned range of the popular Captiva SUV, to go on sale across Australia in 2016.The family friendly, 2016 Captiva effortlessly blends practicality with style and connectivity, thanks to a revised design featuring a new front grille, new front fascia and LED Daytime Running Lamps amongst a range of other updates.

Additionally the 2016 Captiva comes equipped with the latest Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto connectivity technology as well as a number of accessory options designed to ensure the large SUV supports customers’ active lifestyles no matter what their inspiration.

Key safety features including Side Blind Zone Alert* and Rear Cross Traffic Alert*, as well as ISOFIX child seat compatibility and Park Assist, round of the feature packed, value for money family SUV.

Holden’s Executive Director – Sales, Peter Keley said Captiva’s new design and connectivity features ensures the car remains an attractive option for those with busy family lives, whilst Holden’s ground-breaking Lifetime Capped Price Service program provides peace of mind.

“Captiva is a practical and flexible SUV, designed for families on the go that need the space but also want to look good and enjoy their road trips,” said Mr Keley.

“Captiva’s new front grille and fascia give the car a strong presence on the road and the new body coloured cladding combined with LTZ’s 19-inch wheels give it a modern, clean look.

“Inside the car, Captiva’s new infotainment system with state-of-the-art Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto has been designed to fit seamlessly into customers’ busy lives, keeping them connected at all times.

“Finally, whether customers need roof rails to carry the surfboard or a tow bar to pull the caravan, with our large range of genuine accessories, they can be confident that Holden has them covered.”

The 2016 Captiva simplifies Holden’s SUV offering, combining the outgoing Captiva 5 and Captiva 7 models into one sleek body design, available with both five and seven seat options and a variety of powertrains and trim levels that have already proved popular with customers.

In addition to Captiva’s refreshed exterior design cues, on the interior Holden has introduced a cleaner, more contemporary centre infotainment panel housing the latest MyLink technology including phone projection technology and a rear view camera as standard.

Holden’s Electrical Group Engineering Manager, Joe Sawyer said Captiva’s all-new infotainment system allowed customers to remain fully connected with access to a world of applications with the touch of a button or voice command.

“Captiva’s new MyLink system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto phone projection technology is a class leading infotainment system allowing customers complete control in their car,” said Mr. Sawyer.

“Using the systems 7-inch colour touch screen, steering wheel controls and voice command technology, customers are able to send, read and reply to text messages and calls, access music and navigate using Apple/Google maps effortlessly.”

Adding to Captiva’s fresh appeal, the large SUV is also covered by Holden’s ground-breaking Lifetime Capped Price Service program, giving customers peace of mind and ensuring exceptional customer value beyond the point of purchase.

Captiva goes on sale at Holden dealerships across Australia in early 2016.