The SsangYong’s Korando has been around for quite some time and now the vehicle is entering into its 4th generation as 2017 SsangYong Korando. The company has brought several generational changes with this new 2017 Korando. Let’s have a look at some of them.
2017 Ssangyong Korando – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The exterior body of this 2017 SsangYong Korando boasts of several new fancy features that add up great delight. This model’s overall dynamic look has a modern urban appeal that projects a premium fashion statement.
This new 2017 Korando wears a slimmer and wider mesh grille which gives a fresh look to the front fascia. Adding more sophistication is the LED daytime running lights as the edges have been blackened. Some of the impressive exterior features are:
- Dual tailpipes – the rear bumper incorporates 2 tailpipes that have been chrome plated.
- Door mirrors- the front door mirrors automatically folds when the driver exits the vehicle and vice versa. This door mirror also incorporates heating
- Roof rails – the sporty roof rails not only contribute to aesthetics but is also functional.
Just like the exterior body, several refinements have been done on the interior cabin too. Improvements are mainly in concern with comfort and convenience of both passengers and driver. To note out changes, the gauge cluster is revised as the LCD meter have an orange backlit which makes it easy for the driver to read the info.
Some of the convenience features in this interior cabin include:
- Front Console Tray
- Spacious Glove Box
- Door Map Pockets
- Front Cup Holders
- Sunglass Case
- Aux and USB Port
- Reclining Seats
Customers, these days, are most concerned when it comes to vehicle safety. This is why SsangYong has incorporated several safety features into this SsangYong Korando 2017. These safety features are rear park assist, ISO-FIX child seat, electronic active head restraint, panic alarm, 6 airbags, electronic stability; tire pressure monitoring and hill start to assist.
2017 Ssangyong Korando – Powerful Engine and Performance
The 2017 SsangYong Korando offers its buyers complete freedom while choosing the engine as there are several of them. First off, there are 3 diesel mills with different outputs; one is a 2.2-litre e-XDi220 engine that produces 295 lb-ft of torque at 2,800 RPM and 175 hp at 4,000 RPM.
The 2nd engine option is a 2.0-litre 4 cylinder unit that is able to churn out 146 hp at 4,000 RPM and 265 lb-ft of torque at 2,800 RPM. Next up is the same 2.0-litre diesel burner but with a higher output of 172 hp at 6,000 RPM and 221 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 RPM.
Last but not the least, there’s a 2.0-litre gasoline engine that delivers 127 hp at 4,000 RPM and 145 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 RPM. All of these 4 engines use a 6-speed transmission offering both manual and automatic shifting. Moreover, buyers get to choose between AWD and 2WD as well.
2017 Ssangyong Korando – Price and Availability
This 2017 SsangYong Korando starts from $22,860 and its pricing gradually increases with additional accessories. This 2017 Korando is now available in dealerships.