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I know its a fleet car in the US ~ Video Reviews for Chevy Captiva Sport

Discussion in 'Chevy Captiva Sport Forum (Saturn Vue)' started by StarQ1, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. StarQ1

    StarQ1 New Member

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    I really don't understand why there are no great video reviews for the US chevy captiva..Just because you can't buy it new; doesn't mean no one would buy it used..
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    could be because:

    1. nobody who makes great video reviews has access to one
    2. nobody who makes great reviews thinks that they will get enough views on their review to make it worth the effort
    3. nobody who does great reviews wants to do a review on it
    4. There are way more cooler vehicles to do a review on
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  3. StarQ1

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    the captiva is cool IMO LOL,but I do see where your coming from...
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    I was wanting to do a review on the Captiva, but that would require me to wash it, and clean the interior. Which I don't feel like doing. And on top of all that, Cell phone videos suck.
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  5. zuki82

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    whats a captiva????
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    Camaro69car New Member

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    see my sig.

    its a fleet vehicle SUV smaller than the equinox.

    Mine has the 264 horsepower v6 that likes to dust civics.
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  7. StarQ1

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    I think you should, there isn't any great all around reviews of the car and it would help people like my self who thinking about buying it used...I found some walk around reviews, but no real test drive / real life MPG review out there and no one talks about how it is driving in the snow.....
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  8. ChevyFan

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    This might give people the best understanding of what it is. The vehicle is based on GM's Theta platform, which was used to build a lot of vehicles over the past decade. The platform really was designed to fit the mid-sized crossover/suv space in the market when vehicles like the TrailBlazer (GMT360 platform) and Uplander (GMT201 platform) went away in favor of vehicles like the Equinox (also built on the Theta platform) or the Travese (Lambda platform).

    However, just because it's based on the same platform (which has changed over the years), doesn't mean it's the same vehicle. GM designed this to hold the Captiva Sport nameplate and offer it only up on the fleet market as they must have seen a trend and they went for it.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GM_Theta_platform

    Chevrolet Captiva
    Chevrolet Captiva Sport
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    Daewoo Winstorm
    Pontiac Torrent
    Saturn Vue
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    Saab 9-4X
    Opel Antara
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    I'm coming from, trying to respond to your statement land/ trying to help you understand land.

    The 4 points I wrote are my opinions. I believe these are the reasons why no great video review on the captiva exist.

    I could be wrong. No harm or insult intended. Hope none is taken.
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    Well if y'all can deal with the messy vehicle and the dirt on the outside, I'll try to post one. It might make one. It might be at night as well.

    Will post a link up whenever I get done.

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    I'll be sure to Plug GMTC in the video as well
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  11. StarQ1

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    okay cool...
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    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member

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    Just some advice from what makes a good video. Try to keep it between 2 and 3 minutes, if you have more to say that's ok but people start to drop off watching if it's longer than that.

    Also just make certain that you can get back far enough to show the whole vehicle and make certain that you stay in focus when you get close up.
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  13. StarQ1

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    I would also like to know if you really do save gas while using Ecotec?
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  14. zuki82

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    I want to know, is this little monster 4 wheel drive????? If not, I'll stick with my tracker rag-top!
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  15. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator

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    So, if it is smaller than an Equinox is it equivalent to the Saturn Vue except with a lot of power? The vue looked just like the equinox just smaller.
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  16. Camaro69car

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    eco button just lights a light on the dash. IMO

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    It is available in AWD

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    May have botched it then. Oh well.

    11 mins. And was kind of rushed to do the video. I will upload a better one this weekend if the weather is nice.

    If anyone feels like helping out with the video who lives nearby, let me know.

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    VIDEO UPLOAD!!!
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  17. StarQ1

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    great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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