SsangYong Korando Aussie Motoring

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SsangYong Korando

SsangYong exactly the best known brand in Australia and it hasn’t had a new of any of their vehicles that are in Australia for over three but that may all be about to change the new SsangYong Korando.

The last I saw a Korando it was an ugly boxy SUV powered by a 3.2-litre Mercedes-Benz engine that SsangYong under licence. Owners of model SsangYong Korandos to have a love/hate relationship their vehicle and with You can read about our encounter an early SsangYong Korando by the link.

They loved the but hated the fact that the one that was most likely to on the Korando was the one part that six to eight weeks to bring Australia.

Hopefully that parts issue has been now because the latest SsangYong isn’t an ugly boxy SUV … it’s a sleek Italian vehicle that’s priced to

Three models

The new SsangYong comes in three models and a starting price of $27,990 away it’s certainly to attract some attention.

The model is the Korando S and for $27,990 you get a 2WD by a 2.0-litre diesel linked to a manual gearbox. A six-speed 2WD is coming in March for an extra

The mid-range model is the SX is all-wheel manual and it’s powered by the 2.0-litre diesel engine. The retail price for the SX is $30,311 and you can add $2500 to that price for the version.

At the top of the pile is the fully-equipped SPR that comes with automatic and all-wheel drive as and recommended retail price for the SPR is

The engine

The e-XDi200 2.0-litre rail diesel engine comes with the Korando is It features variable geometry and produces 129kW of power and torque cuts in from rpm.

According to SsangYong the e-XDi200 is one of few diesel engines in the Australian SUV market that meats 5 emission standards.

There’s no that it’s fuel and SsangYong are claiming a combined of 6.1L/100km for the manual 2WD model and for the automatic version. The numbers are impressive for the all-wheel drive with 6.4L/100km for the manual and for the automatic.

The gearbox

The six-speed has been designed to ensure SsangYong refer to as “strong as well as enhancing quietness and fuel efficiency at cruising with a spread of ratios matched to the strong torque and of the turbo diesel engine.

The features overdrive on fourth, and sixth gear taking of the engine’s torque characteristics and it triple synchro on first third gear with synchro on fourth and fifth and a synchro on sixth.

The six-speed DSI automatic uses the e-Tronic and is equipped with artificial that provides dynamic and optimal shifting by altering the pattern to match road and conditions.

The Korando AWD features a 4WD lock which enables the driver to the system in marginal road at low speed to ensure maximum and 50/50 power distribution to and rear wheels.

All Korando come with six airbags, controlled interior rear mirrors that dip when headlights are too bright and the usual Stability Programme, Electronic Distribution, Brake Assist and Hill Start Assists.

the photos it’s seems the Korando has a neat but relatively dashboard that doesn’t the driver with buttons, and other things.

There are of storage spaces in the centre doors and behind the front and the new Korando comes with the 60/40 split fold seats that feature a and dive design to give a flat and smooth load when required.

The front seats seem to plenty of side support and appears to be plenty of legroom for the and front passenger. The seats in the S and SX have cloth trim the SPR model has leather trim.

at the base-model level there’s of standard equipment including a sound system with USB and connectivity. Power windows are as is air conditioning and the SX and SPR are both equipped climate control.

A power sunroof is standard on the SsangYong SPR.

S Model Standard


Six-speed manual or optional automatic transmission

Leather steering wheel and gear

Anti-lock Brake System, Brake Distribution, Electronic Program, Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist

16” wheels, including spare

roof rails

Fabric trim

Remote keyless

Six SRS airbags — dual front side airbags and curtain

AM/FMCD audio with MP3 and USB

Six speakers

Bluetooth with streaming

Power windows

dimming interior rearview

Cruise control with Eco

Tilt adjustable steering with audio, Bluetooth and transmission shift controls

and heated external door with LED side repeaters and downlight

Optional rear cover and net

Front rear mats

Manual height driver’s seat


Centre high mounted LED lamp


Manual air-conditioning with seven-speed fan

SX Features

All the features of the S model

Active AWD

17” alloy wheels full size alloy

Front fog lamps

Illuminated and passenger vanity mirrors

cargo cover and net

Climate air-conditioning

SPR Models

All of the features in SX model plus:

Six-speed automatic as standard

18” wheels including full alloy spare

Rear mounted spoiler


Leather seat trim

front seats

Power driver’s seat

Power external door mirrors

And all adds up to quite a challenger for the in the compact SUV market … let’s see if SsangYong can really break that very competitive

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