This SUV, produced by Mahindra’s subsidiary SsangYong was originally launched in 2001. It is a mid-size Sport Utility Vehicle, which made through two generations so far. Original model came in 2001 and it was produced until 2006, when second-generation model came. This model was produced until 2012 when Mahindra released a revisited version, which is still in production. This year we are going to see some modifications on this SUV. It will come face lifted. The 2016 SsangYong Rexton will come with several changes. Most of them will be visual nature, but some changes inside are expected too.
2016 SsangYong Rexton redesign
The 2016 SsangYong Rexton will come with many changes. This update includes mostly visual ones. The first thing that you will notice on new model is new front fascia. It will come with new grille, which will feature new vertical slats instead of current horizontal ones. We will see also reshaped LED headlights, while company’s badge will be also revisited. Bumper remains the same. When you look from a side, you will notice that 2016 Rexton will feature new alloy wheels. Rear end of the car will come pretty much unchanged.
When it is about interior, we will see some modifications too. the 2016 Rexton will come with changes inside the cabin and first thing that you will notice is new, four-spoke steering wheel. Dashboard is also slightly revisited. However, most important thing inside is definitely a longer list of standard features. The 2016 SsangYong Rexton comes with ABS, EBD, ESP, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, keyless entry and go, cruise control, infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, automatic wipers and many other, all as standard features. The 2016 Rexton will be available both in five- and seven-seat versions.
2016 SsangYong Rexton engine
There will be no mechanical changes for this facelift. The 2016 SsangYong Rexton will come with the same engine as current model. It is a 2.7 liter five-cylinder diesel engine borrowed from Mercedes-Benz, which is good enough for 162 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be paired with five-speed manual or automatic transmission.
2016 SsangYong Rexton release date
The 2016 SsangYong Rexton is expected to come very soon, probably in next few months. When is about price, we expect more precise details in near future.