SsangYong Tivoli 2020
SsangYong Tivoli was introduced by South Korean automobile company in 2015 as a five door subcompact car with front engine and front wheel driving facility. It made its way in Pakistan through Automotive Development Policy of 2016 to 2021 that has attracted many other investors in country. Daehan Dewan Motor Company made a joint venture with SsangYong Company to finalize their plans of launching different vehicles in Pakistan. Company will be launching Rexton, Korando, Rexton, Tivoli and XLV within 2020 and all their vehicles will be manufactured at Sujawal assembly plant in Sindh. Tivoli has already been spotted on roads of our country that clearly proved the car is in testing phase and may release soon. The spotted cars were posted by people and showed it has well camouflage design and some details of its variants and performance were received which we are going to share with you.
It will be available in two variants that include the base trim and the high end XLV trim. Higher level XLV trim is upgraded with eighteen inches wheel, seven inches touch screen for infotainment, front and back parking sensors and two zone climate control system while base trim is equipped with all basic standard features in it.
Engine, transmission and performance:
This car is powered by 1.6 liters Le-XGi160 engine generating a horsepower of 113 bhp. It will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options while diesel engine better for longer and off road journeys. It offers six speed automatic and manual transmission among which automatic transmission is more economical. One of the problem seen in Tivoli is its noisy engine that becomes quite irritating on high speeds at motorways.
Comfort & driving Dynamics:
Steering system of Tivoli is very efficient providing you with light and smooth steering control making parking maneuvers very easy while suspension of Tivoli is quite stiff making the drive uncomfortable over bumps and rough roads of street. The increased height of Tivoli increases the visibility for drivers and giving him enough confidence to drive efficiently in traffic. It also offers you a 1500 kilograms of towing ability to transfer heavy amount of stuff.
Exterior design and features:
Tivoli is 4195 millimeters in length, 1795 millimeters in width and having a wheelbase of 2600 millimeters. The contemporary typical SUV style of Tivoli is quite elegant having a handsome front end featuring angular shaped LED headlights giving modern feel to the car along with the chrome planted grille encrypted with SsangYong logo. Overall profile of car is sculpted into an attractive piece featuring sixteen inches alloy wheels to give them bold looks while LED daytime running lights and automatic adjustable headlights makes visibility clear to the drivers. Rear end is also showing a typical SUV design featured with LED tail lights and a tailgate spoiler. Higher end trim also features power sunroof to brighten the cabin and provide you with fresh air and it also offers you the option of two tone color option for exterior theme color.
Interior design and features:
The interior design of Tivoli redefines the style and elegance to the next level having spacious interior providing accommodation to five passengers. Seats are covered with leather and provided with heating technology to match the needs of comfort and ultimate luxury while you can also personalize the color theme of the cabin.
There is a seven inches touch screen compatible with Bluetooth and IPodalong with Android auto and Apple Car play interface to provide you with infotainment. It also exhibits rear view from rear view camera that helps you in parking. Audio controls and cruise control are also fitted in chunky D cut style of steering wheel.
An instrumental cluster comes color changing option that let you monitor tire pressure, distance travelled and temperature. Cabin is equipped with cruise control system, smart key system, front auto washer switch, luggage cover, engine start stop button, dual zone climate control system, rain sensing wipers, telescopic steering wheel, rear privacy glass option, powered driver’s seat, power door locks, power windows and power mirrors.
Starting price of SsangYong Tivoli will be around 3-3.8 million Pakistani rupees but exact price is not released yet and it is expected to give a major competition to all other imported SUVs already running on roads if its price is kept fairly competitive as compared to other competitors.