Welcoming the company to the network, Paul Williams, CEO of SsangYong Motor UK said: “We and our dealers are focused on giving customers great service, so whether buying a new or used SsangYong, choosing accessories or helping to maintain their car in the years ahead, we are confident customers will appreciate the car, their dealer and the brand.”

L-r: SsangYong Korando, Rodius and Rexton

Commented Philip Bowkett, general manager of Hereford SsangYong, “We are delighted to have been appointed to represent SsangYong, and greatly look forward to playing our part in its success. The Korando is a great car, and with a very competitive price and 5 year limitless warranty we believe it will do extremely well in our area, and have every confidence in its success.”

SsangYong Korando crossover

SsangYong UK model line-up

Korando – Designed for Europe in Europe by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design, the new SsangYong Korando offers a highly contemporary look.

Powered by a Euro 5 2.0 litre diesel engine delivering excellent fuel economy and impressive 157g/km CO2 emissions, this brand new 175PS diesel engine makes Korando one of the most powerful in its class. With the choice of two wheel drive or four wheel drive and a full two tonne towing capacity, Korando offers the practicality of a 4×4/SUV, the accessibility of a family hatchback, and the capability to go from muddy campsite to urban school run.

SsangYong Rexton 4x4

SsangYong’s hallmark competitive pricing and comprehensive specification pitches the all new Korando against competitors from brands such as Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi and Nissan.

There are five models available, with the option of 6 speed manual, 6 speed automatic and a choice of trim levels – S, ES and EX.

SsangYong Rodius MPV

With its comprehensive warranty and low running costs, the Korando also sets a new benchmark of affordability in the rapidly growing compact crossover segment.

Prices start from £16,995.