Holden Captiva 2006 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Holden Captiva 2006 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2017
By the early part of this century, it was painfully obvious that nobody was going to survive selling or making cars here if they didn’t have an SUV in their showrooms.Ford took the step of designing ...Read More
Holden Captiva 2006: Is it worth getting a new timing chain?
It is worth fixing, you will only have more trouble if you don’t. Cost depends on the engine. If it’s a V6 it could cost as much as $3000, a 4-cylinder less.
Holden Captiva: 4WD?
Since its introduction in 2006 Holden has sold the Daewoo-designed and built Captiva crossover SUV in both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. Although they have sold a range of different engine and transmission options there has never been a rear-wheel drive layout offered.
Holden Captiva 2006: Transmission problems
The automatic transmission has been a problem for Captiva owners, but you’re unlikely to get much sympathy from Holden on a car that is now 11 years old. How’s to say what might've happened to the transmission in the past 11 years.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2014
Holden Captiva is a medium-large SUV that is imported from a General Motors factory in South Korea. It has a lot of Australian input in its body styling and mechanical components. Interestingly, the ...Read More
Best budget 7 seaters?
The used Captiva does appear to be great value, but their shaky reputation for reliability would lead me to consider other options. The Territory would be a better bet, but they are known to have electrical and front suspension issues in the long-term. If you're after an SUV, a seven-seat 2006-12 Mitsubishi Outlander is smart buying at the moment, but if you're just after the seven seats, I highly recommend taking a look at a 2008-13 Kia Rondo. These represent excellent value at the moment. Hope that helps, and keep us posted with your progress.
Holden Captiva 2006: A smart buy?
No, I wouldn't, the kilometres are too high for comfort. The car is nearing the end of the road, and you're likely to have problems with it going forward.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2011
Holden’s answer to the SUV wave seemed to fit the bill — initially New Holden was caught with its corporate pants down when SUV sales surged at the dawn of the new century. Quite simply, the brand ...Read More
Holden Captiva: Engine warning light
It's possibly a wiring problem, but there's no way of knowing until it fails in such a way that the problem can be traced. It would seem that it's not a major problem, so press on until it develops further.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2012
Holden Captiva is a medium-large SUV that has a lot of Australian input in its design and engineering teams. It is available in two slightly different body styles, with the MaXX having a sporty look ...Read More