SsangYong Rexton facelift revealed, benefits from more power and a new automatic gearbox- Technology Information, Gadgetclock
tech2 Information WorkersMar 15, 2021 19:50:55 IST
The SsangYong Rexton – which India has skilled within the type of the Mahindra Alturas G4 – has acquired a midlife replace. SsangYong has taken the wraps off the facelifted Rexton, and it will get a little more than what you’d count on a mid-cycle refresh to convey. Not solely does the 2021 SsangYong Rexton look completely different on the surface in comparison with the outgoing mannequin, but in addition packs some key function additions and mechanical upgrades that promise to reinforce the Rexton’s total drive expertise.
The 2021 SsangYong Rexton will get a new, bolder grille with chrome studs, redesigned LED headlights, new entrance and rear bumpers, new LED components within the tail-lights and new 18-inch alloy wheels. On the within, the massive change is the inclusion of a 12.3-inch digital devices show, and the top-spec Rexton now will get a bigger 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. New on the Rexton’s lengthy record of security options is Trailer Sway Management (TSC) which improves driving stability by detecting and robotically stabilising yaw motion and sway of the trailer mounted to the SUV.
More importantly, the 2021 SsangYong Rexton retains its 2.2-litre, four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, however it now makes 202 hp and 441 Nm of torque. On the transmission entrance, the six-speed automatic is gone, changed by a new, eight-speed automatic sourced from Hyundai. SsangYong claims a 0-100kph time of 11.9 seconds for the 2021 Rexton. As earlier than, the Rexton continues with a selectable four-wheel-drive system with Excessive and Low ratios and off-road modes.
At this level, it’s unclear if the adjustments seen on the 2021 SsangYong Rexton will make their method onto the Mahindra Alturas G4 offered in India. Mahindra has beforehand made clear its intention to half methods with SsangYong, and in a section dominated by the Toyota Fortuner, the Alturas G4 – which was up to date to satisfy BS6 emission norms final 12 months – stays a fringe participant at finest.