Articles about SsangYong

This should be good
In June, SsangYong jumped into the local midsize-SUV battle with the Rexton, a seven-seater with a solid design and a polished interior. It enters the market in two variants, with the higher-end offering carrying a price tag of P2,
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 450hp, V8-powered Rexton will take on the grueling challenge
SsangYong isn't known for its...motorsports heritage. Which must be why it's decided to enter one of the world's most grueling rallies. Again. To show us it's got what it takes.Yep, starting January 6th, SsangYong will compete
Want something hunky and Korean?
It was announced earlier this year that the SsangYong Musso will enter the Philippine market. Details of the actual date of availability or even the specs were not shared at the time, but at the Philippine International Motor Show 2018 (PIMS), SsangYong
An underrated crossover
Good news for those looking for a brand-new crossover. SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines (SBMP) has announced that it has brought in the refreshed Tivoli-the Korean manufacturer's subcompact crossover offering.If you ask us, this model is relatively underrated in
What are your expectations of the SsangYong Musso?
What does a Musso consist of?It's based on the new Rexton. It's got the front design and cabin of the comfy SUV, but the back end of a pickup.It sounds strange. Shouldn't a pickup be purpose-made
Yes, a Korean pickup truck
Korean cars have been a staple on Philippine roads for quite some time now, as everything from city friendly mini cars to crossovers and minivans. But as rugged pickup trucks? Not exactly.That might be about to change though, as SsangYong Philippines
Take your pick
Subcompact crossovers are city-friendly, easy to maneuver, and relatively versatile for their humble size. There are also a ton of models available to choose from, making buying one sort of a huge treat and a challenge at the same time.For
A mixed bag
In 2016 Korean car manufacturer SsangYong made its grand re-entry into the local car market, brought in by the Berjaya Group. The initial lineup consisted of the Korando, the Rodius and the Tivoli.That was about two years ago, and since
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
Not bad at all
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.When you think of AWD crossovers, chances are the SsangYong Korando isn't one of them. That's a shame, really, because the Korean-
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
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