The SsangYong Turismo has received a substantial front-end facelift to bring it into line with other models in the SsangYong range. The top-of-the-range Turismo ELX comes with selectable four-wheel drive, a seven-speed Mercedes-Benz automatic transmission, cruise control, parking sensors, rear seating privacy glass, 16-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, heated front seats, rain sensing wipers and automatic headlights. It also now includes a smart infotainment system with Bluetooth, RDS, DAB radio, Apple Carplay and Android Auto plus a rear view camera.
SsangYong says that at over 5 metres long and with a 3-metre wheelbase, Turismo is larger than a standard sized MPV people carrier, and features a 2.2 litre diesel engine.
Thanks to its 3,000mm wheelbase, the Turismo provides three rows of seats as well as the large load area which can be further increased by removing the third row completely. This gives a load carrying capability of between 875 litres with seven adults seated, through to two adults and 3,146 litres of load space.
The new Turismo utilises double wishbone front suspension and rear independent multi-link suspension. SsangYong says this set-up offers a quiet and comfortable driving environment with firm body control, a flat ride and optimum stability regardless of the road conditions.
The new Turismo is on sale now, with prices ranging from £20,495 for the two-wheel drive SE, to £26,995 for the ELX with four-wheel drive, and is also available through Motability.