SsangYong Korando 2017 test: all advance
The Ssangyong Korando 2017 is presented with a thorough washing of both exterior and interior face. It maintains its mechanical diesel 178 hp, but especially in this test I have seen that remains one of the most interesting SUV value in the market.
He SsangYong Korando 2017 You just shown to the pressSpanish, which is in its fifth generation. made from1974, that means it has been in business 43 years under aname comes from the phrase 'Korean can do' (Korea cando). And both can make this brand in Spain and thelast four years, sales have grown by 169%. Last yearSsangYong sold 3,888units in Spain, of which meant a good Korandopart. Now undergoes a restyling that we saw in thelast Geneva Motor Show.
Video: here is the spectacular new SsangYong Korando2017 Moving
Outside, the front is completely new, as you can seeThe photograph below, with all elements Redesigned fromthe hood up grille, bumpers or fog. HeSsangYonn new Korando now has daytime running lightsconsisting of 11 LEDs high luminescence and lensesindependent to improve visibility.
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Also finishing Limited opens alloy wheels 18inches in diamond cutting, while in the rear, it hasredesigned bumpers, and inside, it has implemented aErgonomic multifunction steering wheel and a new instrument panelalso it allows the driver to choose from six color optionsfor customization. Also new audio panelsclimate control, or door panels etc.elements.
Ssangyong Korando 2017 (11)
To improve security, the new Korando adds to itsequipment a front camera and a rear allowingthe driver monitor blind spots located around thevehicle when parking or moves at low speed.
In addition, it will have a color display 7 inch mayhave browser with European maps Sygic with noticeradars and other equipment series as useful asreversing camera, DVD / CD, USB connection or,Of course, bluetooth. It also has a large capacitytrunk of 486 liters and reaches the 1,312 seatsrear with reclining backrest to 17.5 degrees. The floor inthis area is completely flat, which is appreciated foreventual center passenger.
Here you have the previous generation and Korando inmovement:
Mechanically, the SsangYong Korando 2017 will followhaving the same 2.2-liter diesel engine that was introducedlast year. This provides power 178 hp and a torque400 Nm available between 1,400 and 2,800 rpm. On going,a slight test we perform our way to Segovia from Madrid,I notice the solvency of this engine, which drives the vehicle with muchagility, even with passengers 'big' on board. addressdamping are more than worthy for a car of thissegment. The first is proper guidance, although not of themore direct and precise category and as for thesuspension attaches either the car in turns, but something shownrebotona on broken roads.
This engine can be combined with a manual transisión 6speeds, which we carry in our test car and touchsomething rude, but with good insertions, or transmissionautomatic Aisin optional 6-speed allowingchange gears smoother, more comfortable, especially if we get tofield and do some tracks with moderate obstacles .. The modelIt is offered with front-wheel drive or systemIntelligent four-wheel drive, which now accounts for 25%Korando sales in Spain.
With all this, the price of the new SsangYong Korando 2017 onlyIt increases to $ 250 from the previous version and partof 19,150 euros to reach more than 28,250 modelfull, through the 23,750 euros-drive modeltotal of more basic equipment. By the way, the new Korando notSystem features securitypreventive SASS his brothers SsangYongSsangYong Tivoli orYes XLV mounted. What it does take series are 5 yearswarranty or 100,000 km, common in the brand.
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