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In January of 1954 the Ha Dong-hwan Motor Workshop was established, the beginnings of the company we know as Ssangyong today. By 1967 the company became Korea's largest exporter of buses to Vietnam. By 1974 it had co-established Shinjin Jeep Motor Co, Ltd and October of that year it began developing hard and soft-top jeeps. In 1988 the company changed its name to Ssangyong Motor Co, Ltd and by 1990 the Ssangyong Korando recreational sport jeep won first place in the Kypros rally.

Ssangyong Reviews

2018 SsangYong XLV review

The practical SsangYong XLV small crossover is not as polished as its newer Rexton stablemate, but a punchy diesel drivetrain and expected sharp pricing will count as positives when it arrives this November.

2018 SsangYong Rexton review

The diesel-powered SsangYong Rexton 4x4 could make a few prospective Isuzu MU-X or Mitsubishi Pajero Sport buyers think twice, if the pricing is right come November. Stay tuned…...

2018 SsangYong Musso review

If SsangYong Australia's new factory distributor gets its pricing right, the coil-sprung Musso has every chance of carving out a niche in Australia's flourishing dual-cab ute market.

2015 Ssangyong Korando Review

The Ssangyong Korando might just present itself as a credible alternative to the more popular SUVs in the segment. We spend a few days behind the wheel to find out.

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Ssangyong Tivoli and XLV : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Read the article here. Riding on the same 2600mm wheelbase as the regular five-door Tivoli, the XLV features a 235mm longer body. All of the car’s extra millimetres have been grafted on aft of the C-pillar, with cargo space in the boot boosted to 720 litres, presumably with the rear seats up. The Tivoli XLV will be powered by the same set of 1...

Ssangyong Comparisons

Isuzu MU-X v Ssangyong Rexton : Comparison review

Australia is a bloody big continent, and while many cling to the coast living among small city streets, there are large families beyond the suburbs who may need seven-seat space and proper off-road capability. That equation can’t be provided more affordably than the $39,990 driveaway Ssangyong Rexton...

Ssangyong News

2019 Ssangyong Tivoli, Tivoli XLV priced from $23,490

Ssangyong Australia has detailed pricing and initial specifications for the new Tivoli and Tivoli XLV ranges ahead of the brand's relaunch Down Under in November. Headlining features include the range-wide fitment of autonomous emergency braking with forward collision warning, along with seven airbags, a rear-view camera, along with a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...

2019 Ssangyong Rexton pricing and specs

Ssangyong has revealed pricing and specs for its 2019 Rexton SUV, as it prepares to relaunch as a factory-backed manufacturer this November. The seven-seat SUV is one of four models coming as part of the relaunch, with pricing to start at $39,990 drive-away for the entry-level two-wheel drive petrol EX...

2019 Ssangyong Musso pricing and specs

Ssangyong has revealed pricing and specs for the 2019 Musso, as it prepares for a November relaunch Down Under. Now a factory-backed operation, the South Korean brand will launch with four model lines when it touches down: Rexton, Musso, Tivoli and Tivoli XLV. The entire range will be covered by a seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty...

SsangYong Australia pushing for seven-year warranty, at least

The head of SsangYong’s new Australian factory-backed subsidiary wants the brand to relaunch in November with a market-leading warranty. The challenge is getting the plan approved by head office in Korea. The goal is clearly to match rival Korean car-maker Kia with a seven-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty; a tactic that has become a powerful tool to smash any lingering misperceptions about the quality of that brand's vehicles...

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Ssangyong Owner Reviews

2013 Ssangyong Korando S Review

I've had my Ssangyong Korando for just over two years now. The price is fantastic for the size and reliability of the vehicle. If you want a true five seater with most of the safety inclusions and something bigger than the small range of SUV's, you can't go past the Korando and at $21,990 drive-away, you are not busting the wallet and getting plenty of car for the price...

2005 Ssangyong Chairman 3.2 Review

Back in 2005, manufacturers were beginning to want a slice of the large sedan market in Australia. Typically, the large sedans prominent in Australia were Ford’s Fairlane and Holden’s Statesman. The Chrysler 300C was also beginning to make an appearance. However, one extra player appears in 2005 and quietly left the market in 2008 after selling just 100 cars...

2014 Ssangyong Rexton Sx Review

What a bloody brilliant SUV for the money! I've had mine since July 14 and have travelled 12,500 km in it (as of Feb 15) It's not missed a beat, the build quality is excellent, that diesel engine is almost silent in operation and it has more than enough grunt to tow my 17 foot caravan. I find the Mercedes designed 5 speed transmission to be absolutely sublime in operation...

2007 SSANGYONG Rexton RX270 Limited Review

My husband and I purchased a SsangYong Rexton in 2006.During the the first 4 years, 100,000kms, it went well, had no major issues with it. Regular servicing was carried out by a qualified and certified mechanic. Then in 2010 the car died. Numerous people have looked at the car and repaired what "they" thought was wrong, including the SsangYong dealer in Perth...

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