Articles about SsangYong Philippines

The lone turbodiesel-powered subcompact crossover in a petrol-dominated segment
An alternate reality
After penning the award-winning Mercedes-motivated Musso in the '90s, SsangYong lead designer Ken Greenley seemingly went off the deep end. First came the aardvark-snouted second-gen Korando. Then the whale-like Stavic-née Rodius-widely considered one of
Does bigger mean better in this case?
Well, sort of. Last year, SsangYong Philipines decided to jump into the pickup segment (new territory for Korean carmakers in the Philippines) with the Musso. One of our reviewers summed up that model by saying: "Dyed-in-the-wool pickup buyers will
This marks the official arrival of the Korean and Chinese brands in the metro
SsangYong Berjaya Motors Philippines (SBMP) and Berjaya Auto Asia, Inc. (BAAI) opened an all-new SsangYong-Changan dealership in Sta. Rosa at the midpoint of 2019. Now, the brands continue to expand their reach as it opens another new dealership in Metro
We list down the latest vehicles introduced in the past month
Looking for a people-mover? You've got more options available on the local market now-nine SUVs and one van were introduced in November. Let's take a closer look at these new family-friendly rides.After years of having the
The 2020 Tivoli has been launched, too
Remember when SsangYong cars left something to be desired? Nope, neither do we.The Korean car manufacturer has mostly impressed since it made its return to the Philippine market, and is beefing up its lineup with the all-new Korando and the
A diverse collection of new models recently introduced in our market
June has been an exciting month for new car buyers. If you're in the market for your next ride, keep reading-we list down the significant vehicle introductions from the past month.Based on the 178hp 2.4-liter GLS 2WD
It boasts an extended cargo bed that’s reportedly the largest in its segment
Alongside the Rexton SUV introduced last night, SsangYong Philippines has announced the arrival of the Musso Grand pickup. It dives head-first into one of the most competitive and fast-paced segments in the local market.The Musso Grand is equipped with
It arrives in the local market alongside the Changan Star Truck
Last night's festivities hosted by SsangYong Philippines were not just to celebrate the opening its latest dealership and the arrival of its newest vehicles, but also to welcome the official entry of Changan Automobile and its latest products to the local
SsangYong has been rejuvenated
Three years ago SsangYong re-entered the Philippine market with the introduction of the Tivoli, the Korando, and the Rodius. Earlier tonight, the Korean manufacturer officially opened its new Sta. Rosa dealership and introduced its lineup for 2019.The first model we
The company’s offerings look better than ever
You've got to give credit where it's due: SsangYong's designs have come a long way since Rextons and Rodiuses of yesteryear. We'd go as far as to say that the all-new Korando-currently on display at the
Reintroducing the Musso
Remember the MB100? It was a van from the early 2000s; a time when vans were nothing more than utilitarian cash cows and the SsangYong van with a Mercedes badge made quite some headway. SsangYong also brought in the Musso SUV; a
A quirky Korean crossover
In August 2018, SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines-the Korean brand's official local distributor-brought in the refreshed Tivoli. The changes were meant to provide the subcompact crossover with a sportier look and a more premium interior vibe.Good news, then, as
A suitable Korean alternative
Challenge time: Name two Korean car brands as fast as you can.Done? Okay, there's a good chance that SsangYong wasn't one of the brands that immediately popped to mind. At least locally, it doesn't quite have the name
A decent entry point into the AWD crossover segment
Over the span of my time with the SsangYong Korando, I was faced with one common line of questioning by friends and relatives who'd come across me and the test unit: Is it a China car?The answer is no, damn
Attention SsangYong owners
Are you a SsangYong owner? If yes, you'll be glad to know that SsangYong Philippines has just announced it will be applying a new value-added package for any of its vehicles sold November 2016 and onward.The move comes in
To be introduced in Geneva
The 2017 Geneva International Motor Show is fast approaching, which means that we'll soon be seeing a new batch of models and concepts to get excited about. Sure enough, we're already hearing bits and pieces of news from different carmakers
An interview with Mr. Dave Macasadia
Early this year, SsangYong returned to our market through its new distributor SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines. Officially making a brand launch at the 2016 Manila International Auto Show where it unveiled three models, the Korean marque seems set on establishing its identity
In the form of the subcompact Tivoli
Sometimes, the most impactful cars are the ones you have the least expectations of. Sure, it's easy to get blown away by a European sports car, but to have a more-than-pleasant experience with a brand one had written off
With Rhino-Rack bicycle roof racks
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Some of us at Top Gear Philippines are avid bikers. In fact, we helped form our office bicycle club, which goes on rides around
They'll honestly surprise you
Despite having spent all night canoodling with the cool people at the Preview Ball, Top Gear Philippines editor-in-chief Vernon B. Sarne managed to roll into the basement parking lot of the Summit Media office building on his bicycle at 5:
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