The SsangYong Musso is the best Korean ute ever made.

That may sound like incredibly high praise, but it’s undeniably true. That’s because there are no other Korean utes… yet. Hyundai and Kia are working on plans for a dual cab ute, but for now, the SsangYong Musso is the only pick-up from the peninsula.

Far from being a workhorse built from the ground up for tradies and farmers, the Musso is actually an SUV that has been turned into a dual cab ute. In fact, in Korea, they call the Musso an “open SUV”.

So, can it offer the best of both worlds? Read on to find out.