WHETHER or not ‘green shoots of recovery’ for the UK economy are in evidence, it’s still vital for small businesses and trades people to keep a sharp eye on outgoings, especially when LCV running costs form a significant part of your business outlay.
If you’re about to buy new vans or pick-ups, SsangYong is offering a five-year free servicing offer on its entire LCV range for vehicles registered in August and September. The offer allows for one service a year and an annual mileage of up to 12,500 miles.
SsangYong’s commercial line-up
The Korando CSX van, with four-wheel drive as standard, a braked towing capacity of 2000kg and a 433kg payload.
It’s powered by a 149hp 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine producing 360Nm of torque and CO2 emissions of 157g/km. It’s priced at £15,996 (excl VAT).
The Korando Sport is a 4×4 double-cab pick-up aimed at businesses requiring a working vehicle with four-wheel drive, the towing capability to haul up to 2.3 tonnes yet also want the comfort and interior of a car.
It’s powered by SsangYong’s e-XDi diesel engine, 2.0-litre Euro 5 engine with maximum power of 155hp, peak torque of 360Nm, and economy of 37.7mpg. It’s priced from £15,292 (ex-VAT).
The Rexton CS 4×4 van is a commercial version of the SsangYong Rexton MPV, powered by a 2.7-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine with a power output of 163hp, and 340Nm of torque. If has a torque-on-demand four-wheel-drive system as standard.
The Rexton CS can tow up to 3.2 tonnes, and has a flat load area accessible from a wide lifting rear tailgate and two side doors. The Rexton CS is also well equipped with roof rails, Kenwood CD player, steering wheel audio controls and a six-speaker audio system. Prices are from £16,666 (ex-VAT) for the manual and £17,666 (ex-VAT) for the automatic model.
The five-year free servicing offer is available from participating SsangYong dealers, and subject to stock availability.