2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports Ute Launched In Australia

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2012 SsangYong Actyon On Sale In Australia

SsangYong#39;s Actyon Sports ute is now on sale in The new ute kicks off with a higher price, but gains a slew of new and a greener, more powerful engine.

Revealed at last Frankfurt Motor Show. the Actyon Sport brings a new face and new tail-lights, while much of its predecessor#39;s design.

The new debuted in concept form as the and is sold in its South Korean as the Korando Sports, alongside the passenger SUV .

The new Korando showcased an entirely style for the brand and the new Actyon takes on this new ‘family’ SsangYong Australia General Jeff Barber, said.

completely moved away the simple characteristics and overt of the previous model and now offer all the technology for a sub-$30k price

Mechanical Package

The Korean-made Actyon Sports is powered by new 2.0 litre e-XDi200 turbodiesel which it shares with the SUV.

The new turbodiesel delivers 114kW and of torque . the latter coming on 1500 and 2800rpm.

For power and the new engine is up 14kW and 50Nm. The torque is also available earlier than with the old and larger – 2.2 litre

In 2WD Tradie and SX form, the e-XDi200 delivers fuel consumption of 7.3 l/100km . rising to 7.4 l/100km for the 4WD and Sports, 7.6 l/100km for the automatic-equipped 2WD and 7.9 for the top-shelf 4WD automatic SPR variant.

By the outgoing model lists 8.0 and 8.7 for the manual and automatic versions of the 2WD and 4WD utes.

The 2WD Tradie and SX variants list CO2 at 192g/km, and the 4WD Tradie and Sports at

Depending on specification (see list at bottom of article), manual and automatic transmissions are with the latter getting a mode.

The new Actyon Sports#39; package gets it double at the front, and there#39;s a five-link at the rear.

The new pickup is similar in to the outgoing Actyon Sports, 4990mm long, 1910mm and 1790mm tall, riding on a wheelbase.

That means the new model is longer, 10mm wider and taller than its predecessor.

towing capacity for the new Actyon ute is listed at 2300kg, identical to the model.

SsangYong says it has improved the Actyon Sports NVH, with a new engine and a double-layer construction and soundproofing for the along with slanted mounts to minimise vibration.

Standard features in the redesigned include a new LED-lit instrument and trip computer with driven, distance travelled, to empty, and average fuel

The range also features connectivity as standard with controls, which can be used for calls and music streaming.

on the variant, other features air conditioning, power steering, windows, remote keyless USB/aux connectivity, heated mirrors, variable speed wipers, four-speaker CD/MP3 system, steering-mounted audio sunglasses holder, drink floor mats, door plate, power outlets, and a liner in the cargo space.

safety features include front airbags, seatbelt and load limiter, three anchors with two isofix

Alloy wheels, cruise leather steering wheel, and Stability Control (ESC) are on SX and SPR models.

The SPR variant adds seating, climate control, sensors, 18-inch alloys, adjustable front seats, side mirrors, dimming mirror, auto wipers and and headlamp levelling. An electric is available as an option.

The new Ssangyong Sports Dual Cab Ute has a three warranty, along with roadside assistance for the first years of ownership.

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