The Mahindra Ssangyong Tivoli will come with two powertrain options – a 126bhp, 1.6-litre e-XGi160 petrol and 113bhp, 1.6-litre diesel.
In India, the Mahindra Ssangyong Tivoli will face competition from multiple products like Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki S-Cross.
The Mahindra Ssangyong Tivoli compact SUV has been recently snapped during its test rounds in Chennai. Rumors suggest that the vehicle will soon go on sale in the Indian market. However, the parent company Mahindra hasn’t yet confirmed its launch details. As a reminder, the Tivoli made its first public appearance in India at the Delhi Auto Expo early this year.
The Mahindra Ssangyong Tivoli is the first product produced by the Korean carmaker after Mahindra & Mahindra acquired the company. The compact SUV shares its design cues with the X1V-Air and XIV-Adventure concepts, which were put up on display at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.
Ssangyong’s new compact SUV is likely to arrive in the Indian market in the last quarter of 2016. Though, the company hasn’t yet officially confirmed launch timeline of the vehicle.
|Base Model||Rs 9 lakh|
|Top Model||Rs 13 lakh|
In order to achieve competitive pricing, the Korean automaker might assemble the Tivoli in India. It is expected to be fall within the price bracket of Rs. 9 lakh to Rs. 13 lakh (ex-showroom).
|Engine||1.6-litre e-XGi160 Petrol|
|Transmission||Manual & automatic|
|Transmission||6-speed Aisin automatic|
Daytime running lamps and fog lamps
Aggressive front bumper with wider air intakes
Bold side creases
Prominent wheel arches with alloy wheels
ORVMs with integrated turn indicators
Tail lamps with silver inserts
Dual-zone climate control
Heated front seats
Steering system with normal, comfort and sport modes
7-inch infotainment system with smartphone, reversing camera, MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC and APE connectivity
Based on an all-new platform, the Tivoli carries an aggressive front fascia with modern silhouette. The car features a newly styled grille, flanked by sweptback headlamps with integrated daytime running lamps, fog lamps and aggressive bumpers with wider air intakes. The bold side creases run across the length, while the flared wheel arches have been fitted to newly styled alloy wheels. Other design highlights include ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, stylish tail lamps with silver inserts, etc.
The new Ssangyong compact SUV will come in a choice of three upholstery colors – black, beige and red. The vehicle gets a seven-inch infotainment system, which is compatible with smartphone, reversing camera, MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC and APE connectivity. Adding to it, there is a smart steering system that enables the driver to choose from normal, comfort and sport modes. The top-ranging model of the vehicle will, additionally, get dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery and heated front seats and keyless start.
Under the hood, the Mahindra Ssangyong Tivoli will feature a 1.6-litre e-XGi160 petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel engine. The petrol mill, with manual and automatic transmissions, delivers a maximum power output of 126bhp and 160Nm of torque. On the other hand, the oil burner pushes out power worth 113bhp against 300Nm of torque. This powertrain is coulped to a 6-speed Aisin automatic gearbox.
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