Ssang Yong’s more than 50 years of experience in the production of all-wheel drive vehicles was embodied in the Rexton SUV.
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The car is equipped with a powerful frame spar type, has a permanent rear-wheel drive with a forced or automatically connected front axle. There is a reduction gear, a long stroke suspension, relatively small overhangs, an electronic ABD system emitting locks of cross-wheel differentials, the LSD system (limited slip differential) allows you to overcome obstacles without fear for the health of the car. In short, the Rexton is equally easy to maneuver on city streets and successfully overcomes the complete lack of roads.
The appearance of Rexton combines the strength and power of an SUV with the sleek and elegant contours of a city car. Everything from the ultra-modern headlights and side trim with chrome-plated elements to the embossed grille and stylish silver luggage rails, - speaks of the newest look at the design of the car, in which every detail combines beauty and functionality.
In the spacious cabin reigns the atmosphere of the highest comfort. Comfortable and stylish, it fully meets the highest requirements, and high-quality finishing materials and ergonomics, thought out to the smallest detail, create a feeling of comfort.
You can choose from two petrol (2.3 l / 150 hp, 3.2 l / 220 hp, 2.8 l / 201 hp) or diesel (2.7 l / 165 l. c.) engine, automatic or manual transmission. An automatic four-speed gearbox, electronically controlled using signals from the engine and brake system, selects the optimum modes of operation. Three different modes can be selected: P - sport, N - normal, W - winter. By the way, Rexton has excellent aerodynamics - the drag coefficient is 0.39.
In various versions, the car has a large list of basic and additional options: АBS, ESP, climate control with air cleaning, front and side airbags, headlight adjustment, automatic light control system, air conditioning, roof rails, side steps, parking sensors, rain sensor, electric sunroof, improved trunk trim, heated seats, power seats, electric windows, central locking, heated exterior mirrors and wiper blades, alloy wheels and a polished hood like hubs Also on all modifications Ssang Yong Rexton installed rubber Bridgestown.
The car uses active and passive safety systems. Active include ABS, projection headlights, etc., passive - adjustable headrests, belts, airbags, energy-absorbing bumpers and additional protection against side impacts in the doors.
In November 2005, Severstal-Avto and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation signed an investment agreement for the industrial assembly of Rexton cars in Russia. The assembly line is organized at the industrial site of the Minicar Car Plant (ЗМА).
In 2006, Rexton underwent a cosmetic upgrade. As a result, the exterior has become more modern and respectable due to the new grille and chrome lining on the wheel arches.
In addition to the exterior, the characteristics of the suspension and steering system were revised, and the car body became somewhat harder to twist, which had a positive effect on the handling of hard surfaces.
There are new headlights, grille, bumper, plastic kit has changed somewhat around the perimeter of the body. Inside - a new interior design and higher quality materials. The steering column is now adjustable in length and height.
The range of engines remained the same, but a new 2-liter 145-horsepower XVT turbo diesel engine was added to it. The next large-scale restyling took place in 2012. Modification SsangYong Rexton 2013 model year was first demonstrated at an exhibition in South Korea, and after that the pre-production version was brought to the Moscow International Auto Show. In Europe, the car is sold under the name Rexton W.
The dimensions of the SUV have increased and the ground clearance has increased significantly.
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Appearance SsangYong Rexton 2013 attracts attention due to the abundance of chrome-plated parts, stylish headlights and updated form of the hood with double vyshtampovki. The car was equipped with LED running lights and an updated relief bumper with air intakes and fog lamps. When viewed from the side stand volumetric wheel arches and turn signals in the rear-view mirrors. The back of the car is decorated with LED lights of the new form and a fairly large size. The rear door can still open completely or only the top for loading small loads. On the tailgate is a spoiler with an additional brake light. In general, the entire exterior of the car speaks of its solidity and high cross-country ability. This impression contributes to the protection of unpainted plastic, and a large glass area with large doorways, and a powerful rear bumper. When buying, you can choose one of six colors of coloring: light gray, dark gray, black, brown, silver or white.
The manufacturer has done everything to ensure that passengers and driver feel comfortable and cozy in the cabin of this SUV. The guard of convenience is a whole range of different systems and devices: heated seats, seat adjustment, climate control, panoramic sunroof, high-quality audio system, plenty of storage compartments, and in the luxury trim levels - and leather interior. However, even the basic equipment of the car will please the excellent quality of design and decoration, as well as unsurpassed ergonomics.
The technical component of the model has not been changed. SsangYong Rexton 2013 is produced on the frame of the spar type of a three-layer structure. Under the hood can be one of three engine options: a pair of 2.7-liter diesel engines, which develop 165 and 186 horsepower, and a 3.2-liter gasoline engine with 220 horsepower. Diesel engines with turbo compressor are equipped with 3rd generation Common Rail system. They are characterized by excellent dynamics and efficiency. Maximum torque is achieved in almost the entire operating range of engine speed, providing a quick response to the accelerator pedal and excellent acceleration. Turbodiesels can be equipped with both manual transmission and automatic transmission, while the gasoline engine is only available with a 5-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive - a characteristic of each version of the model.