SsangYong Korando: Buy A New Car

A unique sports utility vehicle, SsangYong Korando was manufactured by leading South Korean automotive Company Ssang Motor. Initially the vehicle was launched in the year 1983 and remained in the market till 2006 in its first phase.

The Revival

However the Korean automobile giant decided to revive the marketing of the Korando again in 2010.

- The latest version was captioned SsangYong C200.

- Its production commenced towards the end of the year 2010.

- The car was the first one to be released as the integral part of the revival lineup of the Korean automobile Company.

Ssang Yong Korando Differences

Main differences of Korando are as follows.

- Wheel base is a little extended in comparison to Hyundai ix35 as well as the Kia Sportage, a couple of potential competitors for Korando.

- The car comes with different names at different places. For example; it is SsangYong Actyon in Russia.

3rd Generation Korando

A look into the history of production of Korando reveals that this 3rd generation vehicle was released having the following features.

- Initial release came up with 6-speed transmission manually.

- It also had 6-speed DSI model and M11 transmission mode that was automatic.

- Latest model of Korando has been initiated in May 2011.

- Korando is available as both 2-wheel as well as 4-wheel drive.

Fuel and Power

In terms of fuel economy and power generation; Korando has the following characteristics.

- Requires 5.5 liters of fuel per 100km running.

- Acceleration from 0 to 100 km can be achieved in just 10 seconds or less.

- 2.0 turbo-diesel engines deliver around 175 horsepower.

- Petrol version of the vehicle was marketed in 3023.

Other Features

Standard 6 airbags are the features of the vehicle. The vehicle has the capacity of carrying 480 liters that can be extended to around 1300 liters if the eats are folded.

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Technical Characteristics of SsangYong Korando

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Ssangyong Korando 2.0D AWD Automatic produced by Ssangyong (KR).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1692 Kg
Length 4410 mm
Height 1675 mm
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Front Track 1573 mm
Rear Track 1558 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Fuel Capacity 57 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 175HP (129 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 360Nm @ 2000 rpm
CO2 Emissions 199 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1998 cc
Bore 86 mm
Stroke 86 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6?J x 16 / 6?J x 16
Standard Tyres 215/65 R 16 / 215/65 R 16
Suspension Front I.MS.CS.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Transmission 6 speed automatic
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a