2021 SsangYong Rexton, with new design and updated engine, unveiled

Dwaipayan Roy
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2021 SsangYong Rexton, with new design and updated engine, unveiled
2021 SsangYong Rexton, with new design and updated engine, unveiled

11 Mar 2021: 2021 SsangYong Rexton, with new design and updated engine, unveiled

South Korean automaker SsangYong has unveiled its 2021 Rexton SUV. It is on sale in the UK.

As for the highlights, the vehicle has a refreshed look and a spacious cabin with many features. It draws power from a 2.2-liter, 4-cylinder, diesel engine mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox sourced from Hyundai Transys.

Here are more details.

Exteriors: The SUV sports a large radiator grille

The 2021 SsangYong Rexton has an eye-catching design, featuring a muscular bonnet, a large chrome-finished radiator grille, a tweaked bumper, and LED headlamps.

On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, chrome garnish around the windows, sleek ORVMs, and dual-tone alloy wheels.

Wrap-around taillights, a window wiper, 'REXTON' lettering, and dual exhaust tips are available on the rear end of the vehicle.

Fact: It runs on a 196hp, 2.2-liter diesel engine

The 2021 SsangYong Rexton draws power from a 2.2-liter, 4-cylinder, diesel engine that churns out 196hp of maximum power and 325Nm of peak torque. The motor is linked to a new 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.

Interiors: The vehicle has a premium 7-seater cabin

The 2021 SsangYong Rexton has a spacious and upmarket 7-seater cabin with heated and ventilated front seats, mood lighting, dual-zone climate control, an electronic tailgate, as well as a heated and power-adjustable steering wheel.

It houses an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

For ensuring the safety of the passengers, nine airbags and a 360-degree-view camera are available.

Fact: 2021 SsangYong Rexton: Pricing and availability

In the UK, the 2021 SsangYong Rexton carries a starting price-tag of £37,995 (approximately Rs. 38.47 lakh) and is up for sale there. However, no details regarding its pricing and availability in India are currently available.