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In 2017 we had much drama with our Chev Captiva 2.0l automatic. Many readers offered advice as what to do, so, to cut a long story short, on 9/1/2018 we traded in the Captiva and replaced it with an Isuzu 3.0l double-cab manual.

All I can say is what a wonderful vehicle this is. I am not a heavy-footed driver and usually cruise at 100-110km/h and sometimes 120 when it warrants it. At this speed, I record the most incredible fuel consumption figures – always between 7.53-7.82 and 8.58l/100km/h and 10.14l/100km when towing from Maritzburg to Scottburgh and back, a distance of about 264km – plus some running about.

The salesman at Key Chev Pietermaritzburg has often tried to convince me to buy the Isuzu D Max. But why sell a

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