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SsangYong confirms electric ute for production, but launch timing and Australian prospects unclear

The first electric dual-cab ute on sale in Australia might not wear Toyota, Ford, Isuzu or Tesla badging – instead, it could come from struggling South Korean carmaker SsangYong. As part of a wider electric vehicle (EV) brand announcement overnight, SsangYong confirmed its future electric range will include an "EV pick-up" – more than likely of a similar size to the brand's current offering in the 4x4 dual-cab ute segment, the recently-facelifted Musso...

2021 SsangYong Musso price and specs: Facelifted ute gains new look, $1000 price rise

2021 SsangYong Musso pricing and specification Two variants, two tray lengths for updated dual-cab ute New front-end design across the range, plus a new Luxury Pack for the Ultimate Prices start from $34,990 drive-away, an increase of $1000 across the range. Australian pricing and specifications for the 2021 SsangYong Musso have been confirmed, ahead of its local arrival in July...

2022 SsangYong Musso: Facelifted ute leaked online – UPDATE: Here in June

UPDATE, 8 April 2021: More images of the updated 2022 SsangYong Musso have appeared online, giving us the best look yet at the facelifted ute. CarAdvice has also learned the new Musso will be launched in Australia by SsangYong in June 2021. Stay tuned to CarAdvice to get the very latest information on the new 2022 SsangYong Musso as it comes to hand...

Underrated cars that deserve greater success

There are hundreds of cars out there to choose from, so it’s hardly a shock that many laudable ones don’t sell nearly as well as they deserve to. Based on 2019’s industry sales figures, here are some of the standouts. They may not necessarily be the very best in class, but they do deserve more sales...

2019 Ssangyong Musso XLV pricing and specs

Ssangyong's new long-wheelbase Musso XLV has been priced for Australia, kicking off at $33,990 in base ELX manual guise. The company has boldly claimed it wants to take on the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux with the XLV, which has a longer tray (+310mm) and wheelbase (+110mm) than the regular Musso. That means the bed measures 1610mm long, 1570mm wide and 571mm deep, for 1262L of capacity...

Ssangyong Australia crying out for Musso accessories

Ssangyong is pushing hard to get its range of Musso accessories ready for the Australian market, as it looks to equip dealers with a range of add-ons for dual-cab ute buyers. According to figures quoted by Toyota at the launch of the HiLux Rogue and Rugged, the average dual-cab owners spends somewhere in the vicinity of $2000 on aftermarket accessories almost immediately after purchase...

2019 Ford Ranger: Autonomous emergency braking standard, pressure on other utes to follow

The Ford Ranger is the first ute on sale in Australia with autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection and speed sign recognition as standard across an entire range, from the cheapest tradie model to the flagship Raptor...

SsangYong Musso LWB revealed, Australian launch confirmed

The SsangYong Musso ute range has been expanded — figuratively and literally — with a new long wheelbase (LWB) model due to touch down in Australia around April this year. The LWB version of the macho pickup is 310mm longer than the ‘regular’ version that went on sale late in 2018, increasing the length to 5.4 metres, 70mm longer than a Toyota HiLux dual-cab...

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...