SsangYong has updated the new Korando compact crossover with a more powerful turbodiesel engine and optional 6 speed automatic transmission. This new Euro 6 compliant 2.2 liter four cylinder turbodiesel engine offers 178 PS power which is 19.4% more powerful than that offered by the Euro 5 2.0 liter engine seen on its earlier counterpart. Torque is also enhanced by 11% to 400 Nm.
Along with being more efficient, the new turbodiesel engine on the 2016 SsangYong Korando is also capable of lower auto emissions which have been reduced from 147 g/km to 139 g/km while fuel efficiency is increased from 47.1 mpg to 53.5 mpg.
2016 SsangYong Korando is being offered in three trim levels, base Korando SE and mid spec EX and top of the line ELX. SsangYong Korando will be priced from £15,995 for Korando SE 2WD variants or £17,495 for 4WD variants going up to £17,495 (2WD) or £18,995 (4WD) for EX models and £20,995 (manual) or £22,495 (automatic) for top end ELX variants. (INR 15,92,144 to INR 22,36,799)
2016 SsangYong Korando also gets some exterior and interior updates. A new black radiator grille and 16-18” alloy wheels mark its exterior changes while interior updates vary depending on trim levels. The SE variant receives an RDS sound system which supports MP3, Bluetooth, iPod/iPhone. The mid level EX variant gets a 7” touchscreen along with rear view camera and the top end ELX variant is seen with TomTom navigation system. All three levels receive USB, AUX and HDMI ports.