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MEDIA RELEASE 10 June 2011

Ssangyong Korando - The Facts
Ssangyong has launched its first all-new model in more than three years with the arrival of the Korando, a stylish and contemporary SUV that is set to redefine the Ssangyong brand.

The new Korando has the power and economy to match its good looks and will be available with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed, Australian designed and built, automatic. Ssangyong offers the Korando with a choice of either all wheel drive or front drive variants.

Korando will be available in three grades, S, SX and SPR. The entry level S is a 2WD with a choice of either manual or automatic transmissions, the SX is an AWD also with a choice of manual and automatic, while the top of the line SPR will feature AWD in automatic form only.

The new Ssangyong Korando is packed with features and standard equipment making it one of the best value SUV propositions on the Australian market. Priced from $27 990.

S Model Standard Features
-Six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic transmission
-Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear selector
-Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Electronic Stability Program, Brake Assist System and Hill Start Assist
-16" alloy wheels, including spare
-Silver roof rails
-Fabric seat trim
-Remote keyless entry
-Six SRS airbags - dual front airbags, side airbags and curtain airbags
-AM/FM CD audio with MP3 and USB facilities
-Six speakers
-Bluetooth with audio streaming
-Power windows
-Auto dimming interior rearview mirror
-Cruise control with Eco mode
-Tilt adjustable steering wheel, with audio, Bluetooth and automatic transmission shift controls
-Power and heated external door mirrors with LED side repeaters and safety downlight
-Driver and passenger vanity mirrors
-Optional rear cargo cover and net
-Front & rear floor mats
-Manual height adjustable driver's seat
-Trip computer
-Centre high mounted LED stop lamp
-Manual controlled air-conditioning with seven-speed fan
-Roof mounted antenna

SX Models Features
All of the features included in the S model plus
-Active AWD
-17" alloy wheels including full size alloy spare
-Front fog lamps
-Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirrors
-Rear cargo cover and net
-Climate Control air-conditioning

SPR Models
All of the features included in SX models plus
-Six-speed automatic as standard
-18" alloy wheels including full size alloy spare
-Rear roof mounted spoiler
-Power sunroof
-Leather seat trim
-Heated front seats
-Power adjustable driver's seat
-Power folding external door mirrors
-Driver controlled headlight leveling
-Rear Parking Sensors

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Released for Ssangyong Australia by Dennis Rutzou Public Relations (
For further information please call Gill Asbury or Nicola Rutzou on (02) 9413 4244.

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