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Holden Captiva 2012

The 2012 Holden Captiva range of configurations is currently priced from $4,990. Our most recent review of the 2012 Holden Captiva resulted in a score of 4 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what David Morley liked most about this particular version of the Holden Captiva: Sold well, so plenty of choice., High and mighty driving position., Option of seven seats.

The 2012 Holden Captiva carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1700 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Holden Captiva is also known as the Chevrolet Captiva and the Opel Antara in markets outside Australia.

Holden Captiva 2012 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Holden Captiva 2012 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why did my 2012 Holden Captiva lose power and go into neutral?

    Unfortunately, you’re right; this model Holden Captiva has a terrible reputation and failing transmission are right at the top of that list. Holden recognised the problem to an extent and extended the factory cover on the transmission to 150,000km or five years from the date the vehicle entered service. That was up from the three-year/100,000km standard warranty that your car was sold with. But since your car is a 2012 model and has likely been on the road for the last eight or nine years, that’s of very little use to you.

    I agree that a car with 64,000km should not need a new transmission and, if it does, the manufacturer should be helping out. But now that Holden as a brand is extinct, even finding somebody to talk to might be a battle. That said, Holden is legally required to stick around to take care of warranty claims, honour its scheduled servicing schemes, provide spare parts and service and attend to any safety recalls. That also means it still has a customer service division which you can reach by phoning 1800 46 465 336. It’s a long shot, but who knows.

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  • What major problems has the Holden Captiva had?

    The Holden Captiva’s problems started with the fact that it was a Daewoo with a Holden badge. Reliability was poor and build quality just as bad and, as a result, the car soon developed a reputation for being more trouble than it was worth. That view among many owners didn’t change as the car aged, either.

    Common problems were timing chain failures in V6 versions, oil leaks and engine troubles in both diesel and petrol form, camshaft problems, diesel particulate Filter (DPF) failures and a range of random electrical and electronic dramas. Transmission failures are also not unknown but this was hardly the Captiva’s worst flaw. Fundamentally, the Captiva was a very ordinary car and not one that most buyers would be prepared to take on now that the true extent of its problems have been dissected by the trade.

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  • Holden Captiva LX: ANCAP rating

    The 2012 Holden Captiva LX was AWD and had a 4-star ANCAP rating.

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  • Holden Captiva 2012: Lost power

    Never let things slide if you feel your car has a problem. Pursue a solution until you are satisfied you have the answer. It’s not a good idea to miss services, particularly on cars with turbochargers. Keeping a fresh supply of oil is the key to trouble-free motoring with turbos. There’s every chance the turbo was faulty when you first noticed it, and having missed a service you probably contributed to the failure. There’s probably not a lot you can do, except to pay for the repairs.

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Holden Captiva 2012 Price and Specs

The Holden Captiva 2012 is currently available from $4,990 for the Captiva 5 (FWD) up to $18,990 for the Captiva 7 CX (4X4).

Pricing guides

$11,990
Based on 408 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$4,990
Highest Price
$18,990
Holden Captiva Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
5 (4X4) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $7,000 $10,890
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L ULP 6 SP AUTO $6,200 $9,680
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L ULP 6 SP MAN $5,800 $9,020
7 CX (4X4) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $7,900 $12,210
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Holden Captiva 2012 Towing capacity

The Holden Captiva’s towing capacity ranges from 1500kg to 1700kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Holden Captiva Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1500kg
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
7 SX (fwd) SUV 2.4L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
5 (4X4) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 1700kg
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Holden Captiva 2012 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2012 Holden Captiva is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Holden Captiva currently offers fuel consumption from 7.6 to 11.3L/100km. The Holden Captiva is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and ULP.

Holden Captiva Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
5 (4X4) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 8.2L/100km
5 (4X4) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 8.8L/100km
5 (FWD) SUV 2.4L,ULP,6 SP MAN 8.8L/100km
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Holden Captiva 2012 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2012 Holden Captiva are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1850mm x 1727mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Holden Captiva 2012 Dimensions  include 1717mm height, 1850mm width, 4596mm length.
Holden Captiva Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
5 (FWD) SUV 1717x1850x4596 mm 200 mm
7 SX (fwd) SUV 1727x1849x4673 mm 200 mm
5 (4X4) SUV 1717x1850x4596 mm 200 mm
7 CX (4X4) SUV 1727x1849x4673 mm 200 mm
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Holden Captiva 2012 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2012 Holden Captiva will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Holden Captiva vary from 17x7 inches to 19x7 inches.

Holden Captiva Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
5 (FWD) SUV 235x65 R17 17x7 inches 235x65 R17 17x7 inches
7 SX (fwd) SUV 235x65 R17 17x7 inches 235x65 R17 17x7 inches
5 (4X4) SUV 235x65 R17 17x7 inches 235x65 R17 17x7 inches
7 CX (4X4) SUV 235x55 R18 18x7 inches 235x55 R18 18x7 inches
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