Friday, January 25, 2013
By Pawan Rana
Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton launched in Gujarat
Mahindra Rexton SUV has now been introduced in Gujarat. The car has been rolled out for a price of Rs. 18 lakh, pitting it against cars like Chevrolet Captiva, Toyota Fortuner and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. However, Rexton SUV was rolled out in Delhi and Mumbai in October 2012 and has been made available in other parts of the country in phases. Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton was a major success as soon as it was launched in the country and the company is witnessing a very high demand for the car. Therefore, it was quite logical for the firm to officially bring in this SUV for the auto hub of India. If we take into account the actual figures, the growth rate of this luxury SUV is about 10-12%.
Ssangyong Rexton is brought to India via CKD routes, which means due to its assembly in India, Mahindra and Mahindra is doing its bit to keep an eye on its price. if you wish to buy a Rexton, then you have two options to choose from, RX5 and RX7. Both the variants have different specifications. The Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX5 comes with a 2.7 litre five-cylinder turbocharged diesel mill that produces high power of 162BHP and 340Nm of torque. The engine here is coupled with the standard five-speed manual gearbox.
On the other hand, the top end variant, RX7 is powered by the same engine, but has been tweaked to deliver high power of 184BHP and 402Nm of torque. The engine here is mated with five-speed automatic transmission with button shifts present on the power steering wheel. This high end variant manages to deliver 11.18 kmpl of fuel economy. You can take your own Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton in four shades, namely white, black, purple and silver.
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