Electricross SsangYong Korando will be more powerful than the petrol version

Electricross SsangYong Korando will be more powerful than the petrol version


“Female” version of the crossover of the Korean brand will enter the European market in the first quarter of 2021.

Crossover SsangYong Korando new generation was shown in Korea in February 2019, and then at the Geneva motor show the company introduced a version for Europe. Then was announced the all-electric modification of the SUV. We now know the first specifications “green” Korando with the prefix E100.


As reported by AutoExpress, electrocreaser Korando will be equipped with one motor with recoil 188 HP Maximum speed “female” version will be about 150 km/h battery Capacity – 61,5 kW*h per charge it can travel 420 km (the calculation is conducted according to the cycle NEDC), it is assumed that the actual reserve exceeds 320 km electricross Rival SsangYong in Europe will be “green” Hyundai Kona, its higher – 545 km (also under NEDC cycle).

In the domestic market Korando is offered with only one engine – 136-horsepower turbodiesel 1.6-liter (324 Nm). In Europe in the SUV range there is also a 1.5-liter gasoline engine GDI-Turbo with direct fuel injection and turbocharging. His return is 163 HP (280 Nm). Both engines are paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or six-speed “automatic” Aisin. All-wheel drive versions are only available with automatic transmission.

Note, in 2022 SsangYong plans to introduce another modification of the crossover Korando – it will become the so-called “mild hybrid”. The power plant will be based on the 1.6 turbo diesel.

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Most likely, the exterior and interior of elektroversiya crossover will remain the same and cars with petrol and diesel engines. Recall that the design of the model executed on motives of concept SsangYong SIV-2, which was presented at the Geneva motor show in 2016. Is length 4452 mm, and the wheelbase – 2675 mm. Direct competitors from “train” to “old-world” market there. Fight for buyers will probably have carts with “less”: with the already mentioned Hyundai Kona (length – 4165 mm), and e Kia-Niro (4355 mm).

In the list of equipment of “normal” Korando for Europe: led optics, a virtual “tidy” (for the top versions), contour lights, seven airbags (including knee airbag for the driver), defroster windshield, adaptive cruise control, dual-zone climate control system headlight switch, automatic emergency braking, warning the outside lanes.


Now in Korea, the starting price of the diesel crossover is 22 560 000 won ($19 300). In the UK, the model price starts from $ 19 995 pounds ($25 900). Traditionally, elektroversiya will cost more than officially price is not yet known. By the way, buying a “female” Hyundai Kona there cost at least 35 of 100 pounds ($45 400), while the price tag is “normal” Kona starts from $ 17 505 pounds ($22 600).

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