SsangYong Rexton 2021.

SsangYong Rexton 2021.

SsangYong Rexton 2021.

SsangYong Rexton 2021 — improved SUV interior and powerful e-XDi diesel engine.
Korean SUV based on Mercedes-Benz M. It began production in 2001. The five-door seven-seater car was equipped with both a gasoline and a diesel engine.

The assembly was carried out in Korea, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and Russia. Our factories were located in Naberezhnye Chelny and Vladivostok.

Few people know that the word Rexton, translated from Latin and English, means «The tone of the ruler.»

Six years later, Rexton appeared in the second generation, and in 2012 the car underwent another update and slightly changed the name — Rexton W.

The restyled model received an updated diesel 2-liter engine, a new frame platform. In 2017, Rexton changed again.

The updated model is made of high-strength steel with increased strength. The towing capacity was also increased and various safety systems appeared.

This model has won the Best Ergonomic Design Award in Korea. This fall, the concern presented the next update SsangYong Rexton 2021.

SsangYong Rexton 2021.

Calling the new product a new fourth generation is probably impossible, but the model has definitely transferred deep generation.


At the front, a large grille with chrome edging and interesting filling and updated LED head optics immediately catches the eye.

The front bumper has acquired an interesting, but at the same time original and beautiful shape, and the black trim resembles a mustache wrapped around the edges.

Fog lights are harmoniously located in them. By the way, the company changed its logo. SsangYong is now represented by the letter «S». This symbol was previously used by the company.

In general, it is worth giving credit to the designers. In comparison with previous versions (the first second generation), the frame SUV has changed significantly, and in appearance it does not lag behind modern competitors in any way.

SsangYong Rexton 2021.

From the side, it looks powerful, brutal and at the same time elegant. SsangYong Rexton is equipped with 17, 18-inch original wheels. The top version has 20-inch «rollers» in black and a black radiator grille.

Salon and equipment

The interior has also undergone changes. The steering wheel now has four spokes. The salon is finished with new and better materials. The gear shift lever has been changed to a joystick (automatic transmission).

In standard versions, there is a simple dashboard, but the top version has a 12.3-inch virtual panel. The center console houses a 9-inch multimedia system with navigation.

Equipped with SsangYong updated 2.2-liter e-XDi turbocharged diesel engine. The power has grown and is 202 «horses».

Previously, such a motor worked in tandem with a 7-speed automatic from Mercedes. Now an 8-speed automatic transmission is installed.

There is also a petrol version with a 2-liter engine. This unit produces 225 hp. Works in tandem with 6-speed «mechanics» and automatic (6 gears).

SsangYong Rexton 2021.


The SUV has got adaptive cruise control, cameras installed in a circle. Responsible for safety: collision avoidance system, monitoring blind spots, tracking the lane, etc.

In addition, the new Rexton is equipped with a safe exit system, which warns exiting passengers about approaching vehicles.

The power steering has been replaced with an electronic one. As for the chassis, the SUV has both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions. Depending on the configuration. There were no changes in the chassis.

The car is available in five and seven-seater versions. Space for third-row passengers will not be enough.

But you can comfortably accommodate children. Minor changes have also taken place in the size of the all-terrain vehicle. He became slightly taller than his predecessor.


Length (mm) — 4 850
Width (mm) — 1960
Height (mm) — 1825
Clearance (mm) — 203-224

SsangYong Rexton 2021.


The Korean has enough competitors in this segment: Toyota Highlander, Mitsubishi Pajero, Nissan Pathfinder, Kia Mohave, Honda Pilot, etc.

The new design will probably arouse interest among fans of large cars. It is only known that the previous models were not particularly popular both in Europe and in Russia.

Release date and prices

The start of sales is scheduled for the first half of 2021. The appearance of a frame SUV on the Russian market is still silent and there is not much to hope for.

SsangYong left our market a year ago and we are not talking about a return.

The reason for leaving was the low popularity of the brand. In fact, it is not only in Russia that SsangYong has not entered. In a number of other European countries, sales are falling every year.

As for the cost, there is no official information yet. Detailed information on this will become known after the official presentation.

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