SsangYong Rexton: You Deserve A New Car

Besides others, the Korean giant automobile manufacturing company has also manufactured a mid-sized SUV. The vehicle is in production since 2001. The SUV is named SsangYong Rexton.

SsangYong Rexton Features

Main features of Rexton are as follows.

- The manufacturers used the M-Class platform offered b Mercedes Benz.

- Performance of the vehicle on road is smooth and quiet.

- It has also excellent off-road capabilities.

- The SUV can be used for providing seating facilities for 5-7 passengers on board.

Design and Model

Primary design of Rexton was the creation of the studio of Giorgiettor Giugiaro. Some changes in its styles were made in the year 2006. In consequence it became even more comfortable. This was also the time when the name was changed to Rexton II.

Second Generation Vehicle

Rexton II can be considered as the second generation of its first generation predecessor, the Rexton. The second generation vehicle was assembled by CSSB, sole importer as well as the distributor of all the SsangYong manufactured automobiles in Malaysia.

2010 Rexton

In the early parts of the year 2010, SsangYong came up with their new and upgraded version of the original Rexton, the Rexton II. Some of the features of the vehicle are as follows.

- Special features were added to make the vehicle eco-friendly by corresponding reduction of carbon emission by the vehicle.

- Towards achievement of this objective the vehicle now comes with catalyzed filter as well as variable turbine and turbo charger.

Low Emission Benefits

All these features make the Rexton II as low emission car and it has been declared as such by the Government of Korea. That has helped the vehicle to be exempted from imposition of additional tax on it after the vehicle completes the five standard years of road worthiness.

Other Improvements

A few other qualitative additions have been made in the vehicle.

- A considerably enhanced technology has been introduced to make parking brake safe and convenient.

- Systems that will help gauge the tire pressure.

- Provisions for toll collection electronically.

- Safety system that will give advance warning about collision as well as avoidance system.

Indian Version

Leading Indian automobile manufacturing company, Mahindra & Mahindra came up with an Indian version of the vehicle. It was named as Rexton W and it made it appearance in the market in 2012 as joint venture of Mahindra & Mahindra and SsangYong.

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Technical Characteristics of SsangYong Rexton

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Ssangyong Rexton II RX270 Automatic produced by Ssangyong (KR).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 7 seats
Weight 2000 Kg
Length 4720 mm
Height 1830 mm
Wheelbase 2820 mm
Front Track 1550 mm
Rear Track 1540 mm
Ground Clearance 206 mm
Fuel Capacity 80 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Four wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 165HP (121 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 340Nm @ 1800 rpm
CO2 Emissions 242 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2696 cc
Bore 86 mm
Stroke 92 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 5 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 20
Compression Ratio 17.5:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres P235/75 R 16 / P235/75 R 16
Suspension Front I.DW.CS.
Suspension Rear LA.5Li.CS.
Transmission 5 speed automatic
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 11.7 l/100km
Road 7.5 l/100km
Mixt 9 l/100km