Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0

The Parkers VerdictThe Parkers Verdict

If you’re looking for a mid-sized SUV to rival the likes of the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, the Chevrolet Captiva is not going to fulfil that role. The 161- and 181bhp 2.2-litre turbodiesel engines pull keenly enough, but they’re a bit rowdy and the manual gearbox has a ponderous, slow-acting shift.

So can this new wave of cars from the American manufacturer hope to compete in the mid-sized SUV market? Read on for the Parkers Chevrolet Captiva review to find out.