Driven: SsangYong Korando Information

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Model Tested: SsangYong Korando EX Auto

Price: £22,995.

The SsangYong Korando range starts at £14,995 for the two-wheel drive SE spec, rising to £22,995 for the four-wheel drive EX Auto.

Good and Bad

Good Stuff: Built well, very competitive pricing, five year warranty, plenty of space.

Bad Stuff: Some obvious money-saving, glare from dashboard, rough and peaky engine.

Performance

Maximum Speed: 116 mph
0-62 mph: 9.9 seconds

Economy and Costs

Official combined cycle fuel economy: 37.7 mpg
Front Seat Driver Test Route economy: 30.6 mpg
CO2 Emissions: 199 g/km
Road Tax Band: J / £260
Company Car Tax at 40%: £3,127.20

Technical Details

Engine: 2.0 litre four cylinder turbo charged common rail diesel
Power: 173 bhp (175 PS)
Torque: 266 lb-ft (360 Nm)

Length: 4,410 mm
Width: 1,830 mm (inc mirrors)
Height: 1,710 mm
Wheelbase: 2,650 mm
Kerb weight: 1,747 kg

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Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, DAD.info and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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