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SSANGYONG Rexton Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 2001
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2021 - Present

SsangYong revived the Rexton range with a significant facelift in 2021, which included changes in all areas, improving the company's flagship. After 65 years, the Korean carmaker was already experienced in the offroad segment, and its products were good enough for its price range. Its main problems were the name, which was difficult to spell by most people, and the dealer's network,...

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diesel engines:

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.2L 8AT AWD (202 HP)

2018 - 2021

SsangYong retired the first generation of the Rexton from the market after 16 years and two facelifts and introduced a completely new model in 2018. Between the first generation and the second, a lot of things happened to the Korean carmaker, and the biggest change was the ownership. The Indian group Mahindra&Mahindra acquired 70% of SsangYong's shares in 2011 and saved it from bankr...

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diesel engines:

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.2L 6MT 5 seats (181 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.2L 6MT 7 seats (181 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.2L 7AT 5 seats (181 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.2L 7AT 7 seats (181 HP)

2006 - 2018

Founded way back in 1939, the SsangYong Group became a great industrial company over the years, performing in many areas such as oil, paper, and others. It was later in 1986 when they bought the Ha Dong Hwan Motor Company, a producer that sold trucks since 1954. The Rexton was a strong competitors to the Kia Sorento and the Hyundai Terracan. The exterior design was rather boxy, but clean...

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diesel engines:

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.7L Xdi 5AT AWD (156 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton 2.7L Xdi 5MT AWD (156 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton RX 200e-XDi 5AT AWD (155 HP)

  SSANGYONG Rexton RX 200e-XDi 6MT AWD (155 HP)

2001 - 2006

The Korean carmaker SsangYong tried to get a spot between the top off-road carmakers in the world and introduced the first generation of the Rexton in 2001. With a design signed by Giugiaro and a drivetrain carried over from Mercedes-Benz, it shouldn't be a problem. Yet, it was. Despite its bargain-priced vehicles, the SsangYong couldn't make it too far on the market. Its name was u...

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