SsangYong Korando makes UK debut image

The Korean car manufacturer SsangYong will relaunch on the British auto market with the Korando crossover which will be available for its UK buyers starting from next month.

Al versions of the SsangYong Korando are powered by the same 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbo diesel engine, which is producing 173 BHP and 360 Nm of torque, with CO2 emissions of only 157g/km.

“Korando is a great value proposition and it arrives in the highly competitive crossover market at absolutely the right time. Very keenly priced, a comprehensive list of standard equipment, excellent towing capability and thanks to its long wheelbase a spacious airy interior, Korando is the clever choice for families and those who tow a caravan, horsebox or trailer”, said the CEO of the UK importer SsangYong Motor UK, Paul Williams.

The new SsangYong crossover will come with cruise control, ESP with Hill Start Assist and reverse parking sensors for the entry-level, while the ES and EX will also get climate control, heated front and rear seats, leather upholstery and a sunroof.

The starting price for the Korando SsangYong entry-level is 16.995 pounds and the crossover will be available for its UK buyers in September, this year.