2018 Ssangyong Tivoli Pricing and Specs
The Ssangyong Tivoli 2018 is available in Diesel and Regular Unleaded Petrol. Engine sizes and transmissions vary from the SUV 1.6L 6 SP Manual to the SUV 1.6L 6 SP Automatic.
|Ssangyong Tivoli Models||SPECS||PRICE|
|ELX||1.6LDieselDiesel6 SP AUTO6 speed automatic||$18,000 – 25,080|
|ELX||1.6LULPRegular Unleaded Petrol6 SP AUTO6 speed automatic||$16,500 – 22,990|
|EX||1.6LULPRegular Unleaded Petrol6 SP AUTO6 speed automatic||$15,100 – 21,340|
|EX||1.6LULPRegular Unleaded Petrol6 SP MAN6 speed manual||$13,600 – 19,690|
|Ultimate (awd)||1.6LDieselDiesel6 SP AUTO6 speed automatic||$20,900 – 28,380|
|Ultimate (awd) TWO Tone||1.6LDieselDiesel6 SP AUTO6 speed automatic||$20,400 – 27,720|
Ssangyong TIVOLI 2018 FAQs
Check out real-world situations relating to the Ssangyong here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
What 4WD should I buy for towing?
To get a vehicle with meaningful (as opposed to a theoretical) towing ability of 2.5 tonnes, you really need to shop for a relatively late-model dual-cab 4X4 ute. The reason for that is that many vehicles that claim a 2.5-tonne limit in the brochure fail to explain that there’s also a Gross Vehicle Combination Mass in play and, by the time you’ve added passengers, gear and a full tank of fuel to the towing vehicle, there might not be much of that GCM to devote to a towed load.
Going for a vehicle with 3000kg or even 35000kg towing capacity in the first place is a good way to ensure you do accidentally start driving around in an overloaded vehicle with all the legal and insurance connotations that involves.
A lot of the current shape dual-cab utes fall within your budget on a second-hand basis, but there are caveats. Make sure you only buy a ute with a full service history. Some of these vehicles were worked hard by their original owners, so be very careful before handing over the cash. Avoid ex-mine fleet vehicles and don’t be afraid to buy a base-model vehicle if it offers better value. Even a single-cab version of these utes will be a lot cheaper than the dual-cab and, if you don’t need the rear seat, are often a more practical solution. Makes and models include the Ford Ranger, Toyota HiLux, Mazda BT50, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max. For real value for money, vehicles like the Ssangyong Musso can tow 3.5 tonnes, are well equipped and can be had for less than $35,000 drive-away, brand-new. That also gets you a seven-year factory warranty. All of these options are available with the automatic transmission you want and, indeed, this is the best option for a tow vehicle.Show more
What small or mid-sized SUV should I buy?
For a start, some owners are not mad about the Subaru’s CVT transmission. It’s not that it’s necessarily unreliable, they just don’t like the way it works with an occasional hesitation and a slight jerkiness at light throttle applications. Some people never notice it, but others find it a real distraction. The Kia meanwhile, has been getting good reviews across the trade, largely thanks to the Australian-input into the model’s suspension settings.
Of course, you need to personally drive all three cars on your short-list as there will be things you like and dislike about each one, some of which will be deal-breakers.
The SsangYong is certainly the unknown quantity, but mainly because of the brand’s on-again-off-again relationship with the Australian market. But now, with head-office support (the Australian operation is the only factory-owned distributorship outside the brand’s native South Korea) things are looking a bit brighter for buyers and that’s backed up by the factory seven-year/unlimited kilometre warranty that also includes fixed price servicing and roadside-assistance for seven years. That’s got to represent peace of mind.Show more
Is the Ssangyong Rexton a diesel?
The SsangYong Rexton is available with a 2.0-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder in the rear-drive, auto-only base model. The mid- and top-spec Rextons are equipped with a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder.Show more