SsangYong Australia introduces updates to Musso and Rexton range

SsangYong 2024 Musso and Rexton everything you need to know

 SsangYong has just updated their Musso and Rexton models. The main updates include a larger 12.3-inch central touch screen, more comfort features and new body colours.     2024 SsangYong Rexton update 1Also, they have introduced a new version, the Adventure model which sits in the middle of the range.

With all the hype around Utes and larger SUVs from manufacturers, the SsangYong models can sometimes be overlooked.

That’s a shame as both the Rexton and Musso are pretty good. We have driven both on many occasions and they always impress us.

The Musso has perhaps the best ride on road of any Ute around now. It’s comfortable, practical, and aimed at the more urban based adventurer.

The Rexton is a large seven seat 4WD that rides more like a luxury SUV. It has true 4WD capability.

SsangYong Musso and Rexton provide a viable and value-based alternative to the mainstream brands for buyers that wan the practicality of a Ute or seven seat 4WD without necessarily wanting to delve deep into the harshest regions of Australia.

You get a lot for your money with these vehicles.

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SsangYong Musso 

SsangYong Australia has released the updated Model Year 2024 Musso 4×4 dual cab Ute range.

Musso’s interior scores a new contemporary dash layout with a high-mounted audio screen and horizontal trim design with integrated air vents. The prominent, centrally mounted Smart Audio is upgraded to a high resolution, 12.3-inch touch screen with improved functionality and clarity. Combined with the 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, the new interior boasts style, sophistication, and convenience. Connectivity is via two USB-C ports located in the centre console.

Enhancing the premium feel is the climate control hub which is also restyled with a touch screen and push-button combination, the dual-zone climate control in the Luxury Pack has a full touch screen design.

With renowned quietness on the road and levels of interior refinement usually associated with a premium SUV, the latest Musso offers even greater value to the Australian market.

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SsangYong Adventure

Joining the MY24 line up is a new feature-packed variant called Adventure. The Adventure sits above ELX and offers several premium features usually seen in higher specified models. This now offers customers further choice in their SsangYong purchase journey.

From the Adventure model onwards, the impact of Musso’s imposing front design is further enhanced with stylish four-fold LED fog lights, positioned vertically in the lower bumper edges.

Adding to a long list of convenience features, the Musso tailgate has a soft opening and easy close design. After unlatching, the tailgate will descend at a steady measured rate, while closing requires minimal effort. Overall effort is reduced by around 45 per cent.

Ride comfort has been improved with increased isolation from sharp road inputs. Development of new lower body to chassis mounts with enlarged volume and redesigned profile has resulted in superior bump absorption.

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Ultimate and Luxury Pack

Ultimate and Luxury Pack gain touch-sensing front door locks with a walk-up welcome system, the door mirrors unfold, and puddle lamps illuminate as the driver approaches with the keys. Likewise, as the driver moves away from the vehicle, the doors and tailgate will lock automatically.

Inspired by dealer and customer feedback, SsangYong Australia has introduced a new green body colour. The MY24 Musso range is available in six body colours: Grand White, Pearl White, Amazonian Green, Marble Grey, Space Black, and Indian Red.

Interior upholstery is available in premium woven fabric, leather look, or premium leather in the range-topping option.

The powertrain is unchanged for MY24 and continues with its sturdy 2.2L turbo diesel engine and AISIN 6-speed automatic transmission.

With SsangYong’s customary, full suite of standard inclusions, the Musso range continues to offer essential advanced safety features such as: AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking), FVSW (front Vehicle Start Warning), FCW (Forward Collision Warning), LDW (Lane Departure Warning) and SHB (Smart High Beam).

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SsangYong Musso Model Line-Up – Highlights

Musso ELX

  • 2.2 litre Turbo Diesel engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Part-time 4×4 with 4H / 4L range and automatic-locking rear differential
  • 3.5 Tonne braked towing capacity
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Multi-link, coil spring rear suspension with 790kg payload, leaf spring rear suspension with 1010kg payload for XLV
  • Cruise control
  • AEB with Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • 12.3-inch digital LCD instrument cluster
  • 12.3-inch touch screen audio
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Leather steering wheel with height adjustment
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Front fog lights
  • Reverse camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Heated and power adjustable door mirrors in body colour and LED indicators
  • Assisted tailgate operation

Musso Adventure

ELX highlights with:

  • 18-inch black alloy wheels
  • Multi-link, coil spring rear suspension with 790kg payload, 880kg for XLV
  • LED vertical design front fog lights
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering (SSPS) with reach adjustable steering wheel
  • Leather look seats
  • Heated and cool vented front seats
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

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Musso Ultimate

Adventure highlights with:

  • Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Warning (RCTW)
  • Lane Change-collision Warning (LCW)
  • Safety Exit Warning (SEW)
  • 360° camera
  • HID Headlights
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Walk-up welcome system
  • Touch-sensing front door locks with walk-away auto-door locking

Musso Ultimate with Luxury Pack

Ultimate highlights with:

  • Dual zone automatic climate control
  • Powered sunroof
  • Premium leather seats
  • Powered front seats
  • Powered drivers lumbar support
  • Heated rear outer seats

PRICING (Recommended Driveway)

Model Price Optional Extras
XLV Pack Luxury Pack Metallic Paint
Musso ELX $40,000 $1,500 $595
Musso Adventure $42,500 $1,500 $595
Musso Ultimate $45,000 $1,500 $3,000 $595

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SsangYong Rexton

SsangYong Australia is pleased introduce the updated Model Year 2024 Rexton 4×4 SUV range.

As with the Musso, the MY24 Rexton has a new dash layout and high-mounted 12.3-inch Smart audio with connectivity via two USB-C ports located in the centre console.

Enhancing the premium feel is the dual-zone climate control hub which is also restyled with full touch screen design.

The Adventure model has also joined the Rexton range for MY24. SsangYong Australia has responded to requests from our dealer partners and customers by including some appealing features to the Adventure model, such as: power tailgate, heated steering wheel, speed sensitive power steering, and tyre pressure monitoring.

For MY24, the new lower body mounts are also applied to Rexton to give a more rounded feel from secondary ride inputs.

Rexton has a new Graphite body colour, the MY24 Rexton range is available in six body colours: Grand White, Pearl White, Atlantic Blue, Marble Grey, Graphite, and Space Black.

Interior upholstery is available in premium woven fabric, leather look, or premium leather in the range-topping Ultimate and Sport Pack.

The powertrain is unchanged for MY24, Rexton continues with its refined 2.2L turbo diesel engine and 8-speed automatic transmission with electronic shift lever and steering wheel paddle shifts.

MY24 Rexton continues to offer essential advanced safety features such as: AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking), FCW (Forward Collision Warning), LDW (Lane Departure Warning), LCW (Lane Change-collision Warning), SDA (Safety Distance Alert), SHB (Smart High Beam). FVSW (front Vehicle Start Warning), DAW (Driver Attention Warning), BSW (Blind Sport Warning), RCTW (Rear Cross Traffic Warning), and SEW (Safety Exit Warning).

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SsangYong Rexton Model line-up Highlights 

Rexton ELX

  • 7 seats
  • 2.2 litre Turbo Diesel engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel paddle shift
  • Part-time 4×4 with 4H / 4L range and automatic-locking rear differential
  • 3.5 Tonne braked towing capacity
  • 18-inch diamond cut alloy wheels
  • AEB with Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Change-Collision Warning (LCW)
  • Safety Distance Warning (SDW)
  • Blind Spot Warning (BSW)
  • Smart High Beam (SHB)
  • Front Vehicle Start Warning (FVSW)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Warning (RCTW)
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • 12.3-inch touch screen audio
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Leather steering wheel with height and reach adjustment
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Front auto up/down power windows
  • Electric Park brake
  • LED dusk-sensing headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • LED Front fog lights
  • LED rear combination lamps
  • Heated and power adjustable door mirrors in body colour and with LED indicators
  • Reverse camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors

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Rexton Adventure

ELX highlights with:

  • Power tailgate
  • Leather look seats with power adjustment
  • Heated front & 2nd row outer seats
  • Cool vented front seats
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering (SSPS)
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Walk-up welcome system
  • Touch-sensing front door locks with walk-away auto-door locking

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Rexton Ultimate

Adventure highlights with:

  • Powered sunroof
  • Premium quilted leather seats
  • 360° camera
  • 3rd row A/C controls
  • Rear auto up/down power windows
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • Illuminated front door scuff plates
  • Privacy glass

Rexton Sport Pack

Ultimate highlights with:

  • Shadow chrome front grille, tailgate, and rear bumper garnish
  • LED front fog lights with shadow chrome surrounds
  • Shadow chrome 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Black roof rails

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Rexton Pricing (Recommended Driveway)

Model Price Optional Extras
Sport Pack Metallic Paint
Rexton ELX $50,000 $595
Rexton Adventure $54,000 $595
Rexton Ultimate $58,000 $2,000 $595

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.