The Korando is a crossover that exudes a modern appeal with its slim and wide mesh radiator grille and mesh air intake grille. Its front fascia also comes with a sleek and attractive combination of LED daytime running lights, projection headlamps and black bumper finish.
For its rear, expect the same head-turning features headed by the subtle character lines and tail lamps with LED emphasis. For the comfort of passengers, Korando’s 2nd row seats can recline to 17.5 degrees. This SsangYong model provides a roomy interior for five individuals, including the driver.
The base model EXG has a 2.0L gasoline engine with 149 hp while the others have a 2.0L diesel engine with power ranging from 149 hp for the SXD to 175 hp on EXD and ELX. The gas model has 197 Nm of torque, while the diesel variants have 360 Nm of pull. Other features are multimedia system with 7” display, full automatic/manual air conditioning and remote control switches on the steering wheel.
Last April, SsangYong made its official comeback in the Philippine automotive industry under an all-new distributor – SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines (SBMP). With their return, the Korean brand introduced 3 vehicles - the Korando, the Tivoli, and the Rodius.