The SsangYong Musso XLV lacks badge recognition and design cohesion, but it's an impressively refined and well-priced lifestyle ute that deserves a chance.
More wheelbase, more tub, more good?
With a longer tray and bigger payload (in some guises, at least), the Musso XLV is how Ssangyong plans to take on the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux. To see how it goes, we took one for a spin in Korea.
Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...
Two curious contenders face off at the lower-volume end of Australia's hotly contested ute market.
We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.