Although the authorized dealer in the UK is available from June this year, we will present the updated 2018 SsangYong Musso. Certainly, it will be a hit on the market during the summer and autumn, but also in 2019. After two years from the last model, SsangYong Musso returns to the market. The official presentation was on the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March of this year. Distinguished by Quad-frame ultra-strength steel construction, and in addition to improved security systems, noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) levels are significantly better. For the main rival we consider Hyundai Santa Cruz, but are also important Mitsubishi L200, Ford Ranger and Honda Ridgeline.
This mid-size pickup has a all-new Nature-born 3 Motion design. The front part features spread wings design, with chrome embellishments on the shoulder wing grille. Built-in are LED daytime running lights, high-intensity headlamps, LED fog lights, LED rear lights and black rear roll bar with LED lights. In the cabin there are luxury cloth or TPU faux leather seats (optional premium nappa leather seats), leather steering wheel and manual air conditioning. Also has a 8-inch smart audio screen or 9.2-inch HD touchscreen.
Exterior dimensions 2018 SsangYong Musso: length 200.6 inch (5095 mm), width 76.8 inch (1950 mm), height 72.4 inch (1840 mm) while the distance between the wheels is 122 inch (3100 mm). Only double cab with four doors is available, and it is possible to accommodate up to five passengers. Mounted on the aluminum wheels of 17, 18 or 20 inches. There are four levels of trim: EX, Rebel, Saracen and Rhino. The weight is 4751-4773 lbs (2155-2165 kg), payload 2392-2414 lbs (1085-1095 kg), while the towing capacity is up to 7716 lbs (3500 kg).
The standard is all-wheel drive, and optionally offers a rear-wheel drive, combined with a 6-speed manual or six-speed automatic Aisin transmission. The 2018 SsangYong Musso will have a 2.2-liter four-cylinder turbo diesel engine. The production of this engine is 178 hp, while the torque is 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) with manual and 310 lb-ft (420 Nm) with automatic transmission. Combined fuel consumption is 35.8 mpg (MT) or 32.8 mpg (AT).
Depending on the model, the 2018 SsangYong Musso (inc. VAT) price ranges from £ 23,933 to £ 33,833, ie £ 19,995 to £ 28,245 (exc. VAT).