Ssangyong Tivoli which receives its name from the city of Tivoli in Rome, Italy, famous for its style, will be the most affordable offering from the South Korean automaker, once launched next month. From photos revealed, it is noted that the new crossover borrows design cues from XIV Air and XIV Adventure concepts which were on display at 2014 Paris Auto Show. Now, the first ever spy shot of the Tivoli SUV has emerged online, revealing the front in flesh.
With Tivoli, the Korean automaker wishes to attract a younger and adventurous segment of buyers. The front end of the Ssangyong Tivoli receives a sporty and muscular look complemented by sleek headlamps, creases across side profile and fog lamps which are integrated into the lower half of the front bumper. Interiors sport a feeling of spaciousness while abounding in premium features to include a touchscreen display, dual zone climate control system, rear view camera and Bluetooth connectivity. Safety features are in the form of 7 airbags.
Ssangyong Tivoli will be powered by both petrol and diesel engine options. A 1.6 liter petrol and diesel engine which have been co developed along with Mahindra, will meet Euro 6 emission standards. Both engines will be mated to either 6 speed manual gearbox or 6 speed automatic while power figures have not yet been revealed.
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Ssangyong Tivoli will go on sale in South Korea in January 2015. Post this, it is scheduled to other markets (not India). It will compete with the likes of Hyundai ix25, Kia KX3, Nissan Juke, and Honda Vezel while pricing could be around £12,000 (INR 12 lakhs).