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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Ssangyong Mahindra Korando launched

Mahindra India’s Korean subsidiary Ssangyong has launched the SUV in United Kingdom that has been long awaited. The new SUV Ssangyong Korando is also one of the most anticipated SUVs in India and the country awaits it in the premium SUV segment. In the country Mahindra has almost domination like situation in the entry level SUV segment with the Mahindra Scorpio and Mahindra Bolero as well as above Rs 11 lakh with the new entrant Mahindra XUV 500. But Mahindra still lacks offerings in the segment above this price and since Mahindra focuses on SUVs, the Korando will be representing it well in the price band with the other SUV Ssangyong Mahindra Rexton.

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The Mahindra Korando is expected to bring a new refinement in the market in UK and is expected to do the same in the Indian market as well. As per the sources information, the factors that will help the SUV attain its level of presence in these markets is the space, engine power and performance besides modern day styling and the trust of Mahindra as a brand. The Korando SUV is a mix of comfort of a sedan and the fuel efficiency and the economy of hatchback. Thus the SUV promises the owner low cost of ownership and low running costs as well. These are the two factors people look for while buying a new car.

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The Korando launched is a four wheel drive car that can easily tow more than two tons of payloads and qualifies itself as a great family car. The eXDi 2 L diesel motor produces 155 PS at just 1500 to 2500 rpms making it a car which makes the car an excellent on road and a great off road car. The car is available in two variants – Korando EX and Korando SX. The SX is more advanced model with lots of safety and other comfort features.

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