New SsangYong Korando SUV Teased; Global Debut Next Month

New SsangYong Korando 2019

The new SsangYong Korando will debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show.

SsangYong has dropped the first teaser pictures of the third-generation Korando mid-size SUV ahead of its global debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The shadowy teasers show silhouette and bold side creases of the vehicle.  In the company’s global product lineup, the new SsangYong Korando SUV will sit above the Tivoli and share its platform (X100) with its younger sibling. Read – Mahindra To Use SsangYong Cars To Expand Product Portfolio In India

Just so you know, the modified version of SsangYong’s X100 platform has been used in the upcoming Mahindra XUV300. Design and styling of the new SsangYong Korando 2019 will be heavily inspired by the e-SIV concept that broke cover at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show last year. Elements such sweptback headlamps, snub-nosed front bumper and sporty C-pillar will be carried over from the concept.

New SsangYong Korando 2019 SUV

The new SsangYong Korando 2019 will have enough cabin space for five adult occupants and luggage area. Similar to the concept, the production version of the SUV will feature premium quality wood and aluminium inserts, leather on the dashboard and Alcantara seat upholstery.

As far as engine is concerned, the new SsangYong Korando 2019 might share its powertrains with Tivoli SUV. Rumour also has that it might get a new 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine. The new Korando could also be SsangYong’s first global SUV to receive an electric powertrain. Though, the electric version of the mid-size SUV is expected to arrive sometime next year. Read – Mahindra’s New SUV Based on SsangYong Tivoli XLV in the Works

Besides the new-generation Korando, SsangYong is also planning to bring in a new SUV that will be positioned between the Korando and Rexton.

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