The SsangYong Tivoli Facelift brings styling upgrades to the compact SUV in South Korea, whereas additionally drawing energy from the brand new 1.2-litre turbo petrol mStallion engine developed by Mahindra.
South Korean carmaker SsangYong has lifted the wraps off the brand new Tivoli facelift for the house market. The SsangYong Tivoli facelift comes with up to date exterior styling, extra options and a brand new 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The fascinating however is that this engine has been developed by dad or mum automaker Mahindra & Mahindra and is a part of the brand new mStallion vary of engines that debuted on the 2020 Auto Expo. While SsangYong retails the Tivoli compact SUV globally, India will get the Mahindra XUV300 that shares its underpinnings with the mannequin.
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Cosmetic upgrades on the SsangYong Tivoli facelift embrace a sharper trying entrance. The headlamps have been given a sleeker look, whereas the bumper has been reworked with new fog lamp design and bigger intakes. The grille will get refined restyling. At the rear, the adjustments are extra distinguished with a revised tailgate, up to date taillights, and bumper. Inside, the Tivoli facelift comes with a redesigned dashboard and features a bigger 10.25-inch display for the instrument console changing the 8-inch unit, and a bigger 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The cabin can be coated with new soft-touch supplies.
In phrases of the powertrain, the SsangYong Tivoli facelift will get the brand new 1.2-litre T-GDi turbo petrol engine that belts out 129 bhp and 230 Nm of peak torque. The engine may even make it to the Mahindra XUV300 later this 12 months and was showcased because the Sportz Edition on the Auto Expo earlier this 12 months. It may even go on to energy the Ford EcoSport sooner or later, as a part of the Mahindra-Ford partnership.
The Korean-spec SsangYong Tivoli facelift may even draw energy from the 1.5-litre T-GDi petrol and 1.6-litre turbo diesel engines. Transmission choices will embrace a 6-speed handbook and torque converter automated. The latter is sourced from AISIN.
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SsangYong doesn’t promote in India after a quick spell throughout the earlier decade. Instead we now get the Mahindra-badged merchandise just like the Alturas G4. There aren’t any plans to introduce the Tivoli in India, however we may see a number of the adjustments on the mannequin making it to the XUV300.