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Saturday, 26 November 2016
New Ssangyong dealership opens in Leicester, to see the latest and best ever range of off roaders and MPV's
Unity Leicesterjoins the SsangYong network
Six model range all backed by a 5 year limitless mileage warranty
The SsangYong range of 4x4s and SUVs is now available in Leicester, following the appointment of Unity Leicester.
The dealership will operate the SsangYong franchise from its premises at 459 Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 8TB.
Welcoming the company to the network, Paul Williams, CEO of SsangYong Motor UK said: “We and our dealers are focused on giving customers great service, so whether buying a new or used SsangYong, choosing accessories or helping to maintain their car in the years ahead, we are confident customers will appreciate the car, their dealer and the brand.”
Commented Elliott Cartwright, dealer principal of Unity, “We are delighted to have been appointed to represent SsangYong and greatly look forward to playing our part in its continuing success. SsangYong has a great range, and with very competitive pricing and a 5 year limitless mileage warranty on every car, we believe it will do extremely well in our area.”
SsangYong UK model line-up
Tivoli - Strong on style, this contemporary all new B-segment SUV offers a comprehensive specification and sector-leading prices from just £12,950.
There are three trim levels - SE, EX, ELX, the choice of Euro 6 1.6 litre petrol or diesel engines, 6 speed manual, 6 speed Aisin automatic transmission, front wheel drive or intelligent 4x4.
A high level of safety is assured with seven airbags across the range, a wide choice of colours and stylish interior trims, plus the My Tivoli personalisation programme. And it’s backed by a class leading 5 year limitless mileage warranty.
The Tivoli SE is available with a choice of a 1.6 litre petrol or diesel engine with manual transmission. Finished in a smart grey cloth trim, it includes 16” alloy wheels, cruise control, a stop/go system (petrol), Smart steering (normal, comfort and sport modes), an RDS/Bluetooth radio and seven airbags.
The EX adds the option of automatic transmission on the petrol powered car, grey or beige leather upholstery, 18” alloy Spiral wheels, dual zone climate control, 7” touch screen, smart audio system with rear view camera, heated front seats, front fog lights and a luggage load cover.
Step up to the top of the range ELX, and you get the full choice of petrol, diesel, manual and automatic transmission, front wheel drive or 4x4. It also features Diamond cut alloy wheels, a smart instrument cluster, smart keyless starting, front & rear parking sensors, privacy glass, rear spoiler, automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers, full TomTom navigation system with 7” touch screen, rear view camera, and the option of the Styling pack and Red leather pack via the My Tivoli personalisation programme.
Tivoli XLV - Sharing the same platform and 2,600mm wheelbase as the Tivoli, the XLV features a lengthened body from behind the C pillar, an increase of 238mm over the standard car, expanding the load capacity to a huge 720 cubic litres of space. Meanwhile, the styling cues that distinguish Tivoli are retained, including its harmoniously fused SUV body design, sports coupé look and floating roofline.
Designed to offer a multi-role, multi-function solution to a wide range of customers, Tivoli XLV provides just the versatility needed to meet individual lifestyles: family car for lugging baby buggies and cots for small children, bikes and golf clubs for the sports-minded, and materials or business equipment during the working week.
Tivoli XLV is offered with a Euro 6 compliant 1.6 litre diesel engine, and matched with the option of a 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed Aisin automatic, two-wheel drive or 4x4.
Prices start from just £18,750 for the Tivoli XLV 1.6 diesel manual 2WD - that’s just £1,000 more than for the equivalent Tivoli ELX - £19,750 with automatic transmission, £20,000 for the Tivoli XLV 1.6 diesel manual 4x4, and £21,000 for the 4x4 with automatic.
Korando - With prices starting from just £16,250 and backed by SsangYong’s comprehensive warranty, the Korando sets a new benchmark of affordability in the rapidly growing compact crossover segment. With SsangYong’s hallmark competitive pricing and comprehensive specification, the new Korando is pitched to significantly undercut its competitors.
Designed for Europe in Italy by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design, the SsangYong Korando offers a highly contemporary look.
Powered by a 2.2 litre Euro 6 diesel engine delivering excellent fuel economy and impressive 139g/km CO2 emissions, the new 178ps diesel engine and torque of 400Nm makes Korando one of the most powerful in its class. With the choice of two wheel drive or four wheel drive and a two tonne towing capacity, Korando offers the practicality of a 4x4/SUV, the accessibility of a family hatchback, and the capability to go from muddy campsite to urban school run.
There are three models available, with the option of 6-speed manual and 6-speed Aisin automatic transmission.
Rexton - The Rexton is SsangYong’s flagship sport utility vehicle (SUV), and is greatly enhanced with the addition of an upgraded Euro 6 compliant powertrain.
In addition to the new 2.2 litre Euro 6 diesel engine, Rexton also gets the choice of a 6-speed manual transmission or new Mercedes-Benz 7-speed automatic.
Built on a steel ladder chassis and with a 3 tonne towing capacity, the SsangYong Rexton is a serious off-roader and tow-car, yet with all the equipment and creature comforts expected of an urban cruiser.
Noted for being extremely capable off-road, the Rexton uses a body on frame construction for maximum strength. It features double wishbone and coil spring suspension to the front, and a five link rigid axle with coil springs at the rear, while the EX automatic and ELX feature multi-link rear suspension for an even more comfortable ride.
With either the 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission, the driver can select low range when going off road which splits the torque equally between the front and rear axles to provide all round traction, and ensures optimum grip across the most challenging terrain.
Available with either five or seven seats, the Rexton range is comprehensively equipped with the range topping ELX featuring a luxurious beige/grey leather interior, new multi-function leather covered steering wheel, distinctive 18” Diamond cut alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, front and rear parking sensors, auto-dipping rear view mirror, heated rear seats and Sat Nav.
With prices starting from only £23,500, the Rexton 2.2 has an almost unrivalled position in the 4x4 sector.
Musso pick-up - With its one-tonne payload, the Musso brings a new level of refinement to the market place, blending the suspension, engine and cabin finesse of a passenger car, the silhouette, space and seating for five that’s typical of a double cab, and the rugged workmanlike ability of a commercial pick-up.
This new car will appeal to those who need a working vehicle, the practicality of 4 wheel drive, the towing capability to haul up to 3 tonnes yet also the appointments of a family car. Whether towing a work trailer or horsebox, ferrying the crew to site or the children to school, Musso will meet a range of different demands.
Priced keenly from just £15,995 (ex VAT) the car is comprehensively equipped so you not only get a lot of vehicle for the money, but also a 5 year limitless mileage warranty.
There are two models to choose from. The SE is extremely well appointed and comes equipped with silver finish 18” alloy wheels, hard wearing ‘leather look’ TPU seat upholstery, air conditioning, leather covered steering wheel, remote central locking and CD & RDS radio with iPod and Bluetooth connectivity. The EX features the luxury touch of leather upholstery with heated front seats, powered driver’s seat, 7” touchscreen RDS radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity, reversing camera, heated, electrically adjustable power folding door mirrors and rear parking sensors. 6 speed automatic transmission with cruise control is also available as an option. All models feature speed sensitive steering, and there’s a choice of tops available.
Musso is powered by SsangYong’s latest e-XDi diesel engine. This 2.2 litre engine provides maximum power of 178ps and peak torque of 400Nm delivered between 1,400rpm and 2,800rpm providing ample performance both on and off road, whatever the task.
And unlike other pick-ups where the word ‘truck’ belies their more dated mechanical origins by utilising leaf springs, the SsangYong Musso features a live rear axle supported by sophisticated five link suspension with coil springs to give a comfortable, car like ride.
Turismo - Offering family and business users a car to transport seven adults in comfort together with their luggage, the SsangYong Turismo is almost without rival.
At over 5 metres long and with a 3 metre wheelbase, the car is larger than a standard sized MPV people carrier, and is now further enhanced with the addition of an upgraded 2.2 litre Euro 6 diesel engine. The Turismo also now offers the choice of a 6-speed manual transmission or new Mercedes-Benz 7-speed automatic, with prices starting at just £19,250.
Thanks to its 3,000mm wheelbase, the car provides a huge interior space where seven adults can travel in supreme comfort with their luggage loaded in the back, without having to compromise on passenger accommodation. There are three rows of seats as well as a large load space which can be further increased by removing the third row completely. This gives a massive load carrying capability of between 875 litres with seven adults seated, through to two adults and 3,146 litres of load space.
While rear wheel drive features on the SE and EX, the top of the range ELX includes selectable 4x4 with low ratio as standard. This makes the Turismo ELX a car you can rely on, no matter what the winter throws at you, and is especially safe and practical whether towing a caravan, horsebox or boat trailer, or when driving on snow and ice. As with other Turismo models the ELX has an impressive 2 tonne towing capability.
The new Turismo utilises double wishbone front suspension and rear independent multi-link suspension for executive saloon style ride quality. This set-up offers a quiet and comfortable driving environment with firm body control, a flat ride and optimum stability regardless of the road conditions.