The Ssangyong Rexton is a premium SUV that is offered in four colour options Volcano Black, Satin White, Moondust Silver and Opulent Purple. It is powered by a 2,696 cc diesel engine that is available only with an automatic transmission. There is an optional all wheel drive version also available with this powertrain in order to tackle rough terrain. The all wheel drive version is available in a higher state of tune and generates more power as well as torque. The seven seater SUV, Ssangyong Rexton can accomodate passengers and luggage with ease and if needed the second as well as the third row can be folded down for more cargo space. The headlamp unit is a dual beam projector setup with LED Daytime Running Lamps and the tail lamp cluster is LED as well.
The front seats in the Ssangyong Rexton are electrically adjustable in eight different ways
The automatic climate control available as standard in the Ssangyong Rexton cools the cabin quickly and rear passengers also get their individual vents.
The ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) also electrically adjustable and foldable for added convenience.
The Ssangyong Rexton measures 4,755 mm in length, 1,900 mm in width, 1,840 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,835 mm. The fuel tank capacity is 78 litres and the turning radius is 5.7 metres. All versions of the Ssangyong Rexton are offered with alloy wheels, dual beam projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, LED daytime running lamps as well as electrically foldable ORVMs or Outside Rear View Mirrors.
The interior of the Ssangyong Rexton is offered in the dual tone beige and black layout. While the top region of the dashboard is black, the bottom gets a beige treatment. Similarly, the door panels also get a dual tone scheme. The seats are wrapped in premium leather upholstery. Automatic climate control, cruise control, a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity is standard across all models.
Power in the Ssangyong Rexton is courtesy a 2,696 cc diesel engine option with two states of tune. In the lower state it generates 161 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 340 Nm of torque from 1,800 rpm to 3,250 rpm. The higher state produces 183 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 402 Nm of torque between 1,600 rpm and 3,000 rpm. The higher state of tune engine is offered with an all wheel drive system.
The diesel engine is paired to the Ssangyong's RX270 XVT automatic transmission for both states of tune. While the lower state of tune is available only in a rear wheel drive format, the higher state of tune version is available with an all wheel drive system that can used using a switchgear available on the centre console.
Safety features on the Ssangyong Rexton include ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), 4 airbags, traction control, hill descent control and reverse parking sensors. In addition, the front and side impact beams are also strengthened for added rigidity.
Claimed fuel efficiency figures of the Ssangyong Rexton is 11.3 kmpl which is reasonable for its segment. The fuel tank capacity of 78 litres would ensure one would not need a refuel before 881 kms.