Ssangyong REXTON RX5 and RX7
Ssangyong Motor Company has become one of the leading automobile manufacturers of South Korea; The Motor Company was started in the year 1954. The company provides the better engineering and design which led to its success in over 90 countries around the globe with a wide range of SUVs.
Ssangyong stepped into the manufacturing of four Wheel vehicles by 1980 and by the year 2000, Ssangyong became stable and earned confidence in the mind of its customers with its SUVs. Now Ssangyong has integrated with Mahindra Group and will bring its valuable heredity in the manufacture of SUVs in India. The SUV can be defined not only as a car but more than that of an automobile. Each and every component is designed in such a way that it gives comfort to the passengers and every square inch of the car is well crafted to capture one’s heart. Once you ride on this SUV gives you a splendid and a pleasant experience.
Legacy of Rexton
As we have seen the company Profile, the SUV Rextron is the automobile that spells the legacy of its company. Due to its features, specifications, design and technology its presence is widely spread across 70 countries all over the globe. Now with Mahindra, Ssangyong brings this high end SUV to India.
While we see the generation of Rexton, the 1st Generation was launched in the year 2001 and it was the 1st premium SUV in Korea. The 2nd generation, Superior model with advanced technology and European design was launched in the year 2006 and now it’s the time for the 3rd Generation which is launched in 2012. Here the 3rd Generation Rexton combines the luxurious passenger comfort, high quality performance, Sophistication, refinement and the ride and handling high end SUV.
Features that make Rexton unique:
The powerful, Sophisticated, luxurious Ssangyong Rexton by Mahindra can be admired as the whole world admires with the masterpiece technology, design. The Rexton is much more than an automobile. The features that add value to the SUV are the Classy Chrome Grill which gives Rexton a SUV look.
The Projector Headlamps are configured to enact the eyes of an Eagle. It provides you a crystal clear view of the road. It possesses stylish LED rear tail Lamps which is L shaped parking lights giving SUV an elegant look.The ORVM with LED turn indicators make you visible to other vehicles on the road enhancing your safety. The Rexton’s stylish 10-spoke 16 inch alloy wheels make it look stylish art in motion.
The stainless steel beltline and chrome moulding combine to create a well-balanced flow from the front fender to the rear quarter. The SUV possesses three row seat concealed with a dual tone, black interiors, taupe, complemented by metal grain accents and rich leather fabric which gives the luxurious feeling. The memory function stores your preferences in the memory. The navigation system includes the prior load maps application so it is easy to find the direction and maps. The Automatic climate control for 2nd and 3rd row AC vents makes it easy for the passengers to adjust the airflow direction and intensity. Speed sensitive steering wheel ensures perfect control at different speeds and driving conditions. Whenever any given tyre starts to slip, power is immediately transferred to those tyres with traction for maximum grip when starting out or during cornering. This provides quick start and great overall responsiveness for improved driving safety under all road and weather conditions. An electric sunroof with tilt / open function and sunblind sets the car’s mood to your likes. The engine of Rexton is internationally proven RX270 Xdi and RX270 XVT engines for authentic SUV performance. The Gross weight for both the model cars are 2760 .
Front and side airbags for Safety
Frontal and side airbags will instantly inflate to ensure your safety when required.
Price in INDIA:
In India, the SUV can be purchased by contacting the dealers in New Delhi. As there are two models in Rexton, RX5 and RX7 there will be difference in the prices between both the models by 2 lakhs.
RX5: Rs 17,75,000/-
RX7: Rs 19,75,000/-
Apart from the basic price, the tax amount needs to be added. And this price is applicable for city limits only. All prices are subject to change as Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd reserves the right to modify. Terms and Conditions Apply.
The Rexton comes in 4 colours that make this premium SUV stand out in the crowd. The four colors are,
- VOLCANO BLACK
- SATIN WHITE
- MOONDUST SILVER
- OPULENT PURPLE
- Video function
- Navigation system with preloaded maps
- E-tronic gearbox with sporty manual mode and winter switch
- Rear parking sensors – audible
- Automatic headlamps
- Rain sensing wipers
- Cruise control
Apart from the features and listed technologies there are lot more options in the SUV which are not included like the sunglass holder and much more to say.
The comparison between the RX5 and RX7 are listed below.
|Height (mm)||1785 (1840 with roof rails)||1785 (1840 with roof rails)|
|Ground clearance (mm)||252||252|
|Turning radius (m)||5.7||5.7|
|Tyre size||P 235/75 R16||P 235/75 R16|
|Fuel tank capacity||78||78|
|Maximum speed (Kmph)||180||194|
|Fuel consumption (Km/L as per ARAI)||12.4||11.18|
|Front||Ventilated Disc||Ventilated Disc|
|Engine||RX270 XDi||RX270 XVT|
|Number of cylinders||5||5|
|Max. Power output (Bhp@rpm)||162 @ 4000||184 @ 4000|
|Max. Torque output (Nm@rpm)||340 @ 1800-3250||402 @ 1600-3000|
|Transmission (no. of gears)||5||5|
|Transmission (MT/AT)||MT||Etronic AT|
|Drivetrain||Torque on Demand||All Wheel Drive|