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The Power of Attraction

The Power of Attraction

From nose to tail, Korando puts the style back into SUV with its stunning good looks and performance. In line with Ssangyong's relentless pursuit of automotive perfection - supported by the longevity and outstanding performance of technologically advanced diesel engines - one of the most attractive things about Korando is that no matter where you look, superiority is fitted as standard.

Styled by The Car Designer of the Century - Giorgetto Giugiaro

Korando is a perfect balance between sophistication and substance, looks and luxury. From the racy sports grille to the super styled interior, the twin exhaust pipes to the sports style steering wheel and 2.0 litre turbo charged diesel engine, Korando is the Sports Utility Vehicle that turns the game on its head.

Comfortable in any environment – from sleek city streets to off-road hideaways – Korando’s sophistication and strength is designed to turn heads and capture hearts wherever it treads.

That’s the power of attraction
From nose to tail, Korando puts the style back into SUV with its stunning good looks and performance. In line with Ssangyong’s relentless pursuit of automotive perfection – supported by the longevity and outstanding performance of technologically advanced diesel engines – one of the most attractive things about Korando is that no matter where you look, superiority is fitted as standard.?????

A dynamic drive

With a commitment to driving technology forward, the power and performance beneath the bonnet of Korando is truly a force to be reckoned with. Spurred into action by a 2.0 litre diesel engine that uses an electronically variable turbocharger and advanced high-efficiency exhaust gas recycling intercooler, Korando generously generates an exciting 129kW and 360Nm of torque.

Australian passenger vehicles must currently comply with Euro 4 emission standards. But, with our sights set firmly on the future, Korando’s diesel engine has been designed to exceed the even more stringent Euro 5 compliance. So, when it comes to fuel consumption and the environment, Korando sips rather than sucks, with a low 6.4L/100 km and CO2 emissions of just 169g/km. So it doesn’t cost the earth to drive.

To complement Korando’s monocoque chassis construction, compact sub-frames at front and rear provide ride and handling more in keeping with a grand tourer than a SUV.

Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) technology lessens Korando’s aural impact and reduces the telltale chatter of the traditional diesel engine to a thing of the past.

Power steering offers maximum assistance during parking manoeuvres and provides greater feel out on the open road. McPherson-type struts up front and multilink suspension at rear create a silky smooth ride.

That’s the power of attraction
The thinking behind Korando constantly strives for automotive perfection, with frugal fuel consumption working hand-in-hand with class leading environmental compliance. This dedication means outstanding performance is always a given, rather than a luxury.

In safe hands

With power and performance comes responsibility. Which is why Korando takes passenger safety very seriously indeed. For starters there are six airbags – dual front, side and curtain – fitted as standard along with a multi-function Electronic Stability Program (ESP), which integrates Anti-Rollover Protection (ARP) an electronic system that assists in preventing the Korando rolling over in rough terrain.

Elsewhere there are other leading edge safety nets, like seatbelt load limiters, active head restraints and a Brake Assist System (BAS) that interprets the driver’s intention to brake and provides assistance in an emergency. Along with Hill Start Assist (HSA), Full Traction Control System (FTCS) which prevents tyre slippage, Emergency Stopping Signals (ESS) and the ISOFIX standard child seat mounting system, it’s clear that Korando is a car that cares.

Either way, front or rear, young or old, you’re in safe hands in the Korando.

Korando is designed with a high-tension steel crash box at both the front and rear to reduce the damage caused by low-speed bumps to minimise repair bills and insurance costs.

While reducing the consequences of an accident is at the core of Korando’s design philosophy, helping drivers avoid collisions in the first place takes equal importance. That’s why Korando has a newly developed ABS/EBD system, which compares driver inputs to the steering, accelerator and braking sensors with the vehicle’s status and controls to ensure maximum safety in every instance. Korando’s Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) system, which works along with the BAS applies maximum braking force in an emergency and decreases stopping distances when the driver is unable to apply full pressure to the brake pedal.

ARP provides further driver assistance by preventing instability during sudden changes of direction. HSA is also fitted, making pulling away on slopes easier and safer.

Finally if ever a crash situation does occur, in which the airbags are deployed, locked doors automatically unlock, the interior light turns on and all hazard lights are activated. When ABS is activated, ESS warns surrounding vehicles of a potential emergency.

That’s the power of attraction
For Korando the wellbeing of all occupants is the core philosophy of the cabin design. Even often-handled switches have been treated with paint that prohibits the growth of microbes, thus preventing the spread of germs.

Tomorrow's technology today

Inside the easy-on-the-eye style of Korando awaits the most technologically advanced Ssangyong ever built. As much at home on the superhighway as on your driveway, its combination of advanced systems and cutting-edge innovations, quietly herald the introduction of a vehicle that’s totally at one with its driver.

Compatible with Bluetooth appliances – Korando is able to communicate on the go anywhere and at anytime through Bluetooth phone, audio and steering wheel controls – with every variant in the range being connected all the time.

In the age of infotainment Korando is king with fully functioning CD/MP3 player and USB port and AUX plug fitted as standard right across the range. Download, shuffle or party mix – Korando puts an entire world of sound at your fingertips.

Designed to put both drivers and passengers in touch with their environment, Korando’s list of power-driven features is like a technological who’s who. All the usual suspects are here – keyless entry, one-touch power windows, heated side mirrors, cruise control, climate control (SX), fully-functioned trip computer system and power steering. So you’re in total control. Features and options will vary by model.

That’s the power of attraction
With a long list of in-touch-with technology advancements – from Bluetooth to on-board trip computer that constantly measures, compares and informs real-time fuel consumption, distance travelled and distance to empty – Korando breaks the mould of standard features in conventional SUV’s.

As advanced as it is practical – from LED dash lights and dials to intuitive seat-shapes and arena-like audio enhancements – Korando is totally attuned to the needs of all.

The comfort zone

Most Australians use their car daily. That’s millions of journeys, every day. Imagine spending all that time without the creature comforts that come standard with Korando?

Thankfully our designers have held true to Ssangyong’s design culture – creating a quality cabin space that combines sheer elegance with pure common sense.

From the simple and elegant instrument panel – with its two large dials separated by a digital display, to the modern, uncluttered control layout featuring chrome coloured trim to highlight the flowing lines – Korando is all about clarity, style and function. The result is an interior designed to keep drivers relaxed but alert, with posture-sensitive seating enhancements and improved leg and head room that’s as practical as it is expansive, with category-beating dimensions.

That’s the power of attraction
Of course, practicality still has a place amongst luxury, with drink holders front and rear along with secure stowage space. Super versatile, reclining second row seats fold completely flat leaving an even more practical and large luggage area.

Korando S 2WD

  • Air conditioning
  • Bluetooth
  • Leather steering wheel + Full size spare tyre
  • Dual front, curtain and side air bags
  • 60:40 split rear fold seats + 16 inch alloys
  • Fashion rails
  • Illuminated side mirror
  • Cruise control
  • Korando SX AWD

    All the features of the S plus:
  • AWD
  • 17 inch alloys
  • Front fog lamps
  • Climate control
  • Illuminated vanity mirror + Luggage cover and net