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2019 Ssangyong Korando review

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2019 Ssangyong Korando review

Ssangyong is back in Australia as a factory operation, and the mid-sized Korando will play a huge role in deciding whether it's a success. We've driven it in Korea.

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2021 Ssangyong Korando Hybrid: Local arm 'absolutely' interested
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2021 Ssangyong Korando Hybrid: Local arm 'absolutely' interested

Ssangyong will reveal a hybrid version of its mid-sized Korando SUV in the second half of 2021, following in footsteps of a pure-electric model set for debut in the second half of next year. Announced with minimal fanfare at last week's Seoul motor show, details about the hybrid Korando are hard to come by at this point...


2020 SsangYong Korando detailed in Geneva
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2020 SsangYong Korando detailed in Geneva

SsangYong has debuted and detailed its new Korando at the Geneva motor show, ahead of an Australian launch later this year. Two engines will be offered, a 1.5-litre turbo petrol and 1.6-litre turbo-diesel, both certified to the Euro 6 emissions standard. The petrol makes 120kW at 5500rpm and 280Nm between 1500 and 4000, while the diesel puts out 100kW at 4000rpm and 324Nm between 1500 and 2500rpm...


2019 Geneva motor show: What to expect
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2019 Geneva motor show: What to expect

The 2019 Geneva motor show is nearly upon us, what can we expect this year? Catch our list of world premieres below: Alpina B4 S Bi-Turbo Edition 99 (confirmed) Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo xDrive (revealed) Aston Martin Lagonda 'All-Terrain Concept' (revealed) Aston Martin AM-RB 003 (revealed) Audi Q4 e-tron concept (revealed) Bentley Bentayga Speed (revealed) BMW X5 xDrive45e (revealed) BMW 330e (revealed) BMW 745e (revealed) BMW M760Li xDrive (revealed) Kia 'Imagine by Kia' (revealed) Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster (revealed) Mazda CX-3 (teased) (not the CX-6, Stevo!) Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster (revealed) Mercedes-Benz CLA (revealed) Mitsubishi ASX (revealed) Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer (teased) Nissan IMQ concept (revealed) Peugeot 208 (revealed) Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered (revealed) Porsche 718 Cayman T (revealed) Porsche 911 Cabriolet (revealed) Renault Clio (revealed) Renault Twingo (revealed) Skoda Kamiq (revealed) Skoda Vision iV concept (revealed) SsangYong Korando (revealed) Subaru Viziv Adrenaline concept (revealed) Volkswagen ID...


2020 SsangYong Korando revealed, Australian launch Q3
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2020 SsangYong Korando revealed, Australian launch Q3

The new-generation SsangYong Korando has surfaced ahead of its full reveal at the Geneva motor show next month. Sporting a sharper design and a raft of brand-first technologies inside and out, the Korando slots between the Tivoli and the Rexton in the company's SUV line-up making it a rival to the likes of the Honda CR-V and Volkswagen Tiguan...


Ssangyong: Australian plans detailed
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Ssangyong: Australian plans detailed

The paint is barely dry on its dealer signs, but Ssangyong is already looking to expand its model range in Australia, detailing plans to bring the long-tray dual-cab Musso ute, mid-sized Korando SUV and facelifted Tivoli to our shores next year. Speaking with CarAdvice in Melbourne, Andrew Ellis, local Ssangyong communications boss, offered the lowdown on what's to come in 2019 for the factory-backed operation...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


SsangYong on sales hiatus in Australia
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SsangYong on sales hiatus in Australia

The Australian distributor for Korean brand SsangYong has put the brand on indefinite hiatus, and is now focused on clearing stocks and supporting owners. The point of contention appears to stem from the pricing SsangYong wants to command and what Ateco feels it can charge customers, in what is one of the world’s most fiercely competitive new vehicle markets...


2015 Ssangyong Korando Review
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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.


2015 Ssangyong Korando : New manual cuts starting price to $21,990 driveaway
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2015 Ssangyong Korando : New manual cuts starting price to $21,990 driveaway

The starting price of the Ssangyong Korando has been cut by $6000 thanks to the addition of a new front-wheel-drive manual variant. The new Korando S 4x2 petrol six-speed manual is priced from $21,990 driveaway, making the compact Korean one of the cheapest SUVs on the market. A six-speed automatic version is available for an extra $2000...


2014 Ssangyong Korando priced from $27,990 driveaway
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2014 Ssangyong Korando priced from $27,990 driveaway

The updated Ssangyong Korando has arrived in Australian showrooms with an auto-only line-up and a $4000-higher starting price. Ssangyong Australia has cut the slow-selling six-speed manual variants from the revised Korando range, leaving just two six-speed automatic variants: the $27,990 driveaway Korando S 4x2 petrol and the $32,990 driveaway Korando SX 4x4 diesel...


Ssangyong Korando: facelift for compact Korean SUV
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Ssangyong Korando: facelift for compact Korean SUV

The updated Ssangyong Korando has been revealed, sporting fresh exterior styling, a more premium interior and promising improved refinement and efficiency. Uncovered two weeks earlier in a series of spy shots, the official images confirm a sharper front end for the new refreshed Korando featuring entirely new headlights, grille, lower air intake and fog light surrounds...


Ssangyong Korando facelift spied, here in 2014
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Ssangyong Korando facelift spied, here in 2014

A facelifted Ssangyong Korando has been spied sans camouflage for the first time, revealing an updated front end and interior. First published by Korean automotive site Hankyung, the two images show a red Ssangyong Korando with a revised grille and upper chrome strip, and a restyled front bumper with round fog lights...


Ssangyong Korando S petrol: $23,990 SUV ends diesel-only local strategy
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Ssangyong Korando S petrol: $23,990 SUV ends diesel-only local strategy

The Ssangyong Korando S petrol has launched in Australia, introducing a new low-cost entry-level variant to the compact SUV range and ending the South Korean manufacturer's long-running diesel-only local strategy. Priced from $23,990 driveaway, the petrol-powered Ssangyong Korando S undercuts the base model Korando diesel by $2300, making it one of the cheapest SUVs on the market...


Ssangyong Rexton: sketches reveal sharper new design
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Ssangyong Rexton: sketches reveal sharper new design

The first official sketches of the upgraded Ssangyong Rexton have been released ahead of the large SUV’s unveiling at next week’s 2012 Busan motor show in South Korea. Appearing significantly more modern and sophisticated, the new Rexton looks set to take a massive step forward from the dated design of the current model...


2011 Ssangyong Korando on sale in Australia
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2011 Ssangyong Korando on sale in Australia

Ssangyong Australia has launched its first all-new vehicle in three years – the 2011 Ssangyong Korando – a stylish, compact SUV that is set to redefine the Korean brand in Australia. Priced between $26,311 and $36,811, the Korando will be available in three specification levels: S, SX and SPR...


2011 SsangYong Korando C unveiled
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2011 SsangYong Korando C unveiled

Update: SsangYong has confirmed the vehicle will be called Korando C in overseas markets - to pay homage to the SsangYong C200 Concept. This has got to be the best-looking SsangYong in history. It's the new SsangYong Korando, offering a body design that could easily be mistaken for a European car. The new car features a 2...