First unveiled at 2016 Geneva Motor Show as Tivoli XLV, SsangYong Tivoli Air launched in South Korea
Mahindra owned South Korean automaker SsangYong has launched the Tivoli Air in South Korea, which was unveiled at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show as XLV. The Tivoli Air launched in Korea comes 245 mm longer and much taller than the Tivoli, as it comes with a length of 4440 mm, 1795 mm of width and 1635 mm of height. The width remains same although. It also gets the same wheelbase of 2600 mm like the Tivoli.
The car sports stylish front fascia with sharp headlamps, LED daytime running lights, sleeker front grille, aggressive lower bumper with honeycomb pattern air intake and unusual large fog lamps positioned at both sides. The interior features like heated steering wheel, dual zone climate control, large 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system, reverse camera, six speaker sound system, ventilated driver seat, heated second row seats. It offers plenty of space and comfort for the occupants. The rear gets a boot space of 720 litres, which can be easily expanded up to 1440 litres with the second row seats folded. Not only that, SsangYong has fitted a 220 volt inverter at the cargo area through which occupants can charge various devices like mobile phone, tab etc, all on the go.
In South Korea the Tivoli Air will be available with only one diesel engine, but no petrol units. The 1.6 litre e-XDI LET diesel engine derived from Tivoli will be paired with a six speed manual transmission or an Aisin developed six speed automatic transmission. This powertrain will churn out 115 of PS peak power and 300 Nm of peak torque. This car is expected to be available in a four wheel drive equipped system. There will be a total of seven colour options available to choose, with an option for a dual tone roof as well.
SsangYong Tivoli Air is priced at Won 19490000 – 24490000 in South Korea, which is equivalent to Rs. 1125693 – 1414481 according to the present exchange rate. The Korean automaker plans to sell around 20000 units of the Tivoli Air in global market in 2016.