Interested Skoda Yeti competitor in rolls

Dietlikon ( Switzerland ), February 2, 2015

On the South Korean domestic market SsangYong sold his new SUV already: Since January 2015, the Tivoli there will be offered. Now the brand prepares the worldwide launch. After the show premiere at the Geneva Motor Show ( March 5 to 15 2015) to the Tivoli us come back in June on the market and make cars like the Opel Mokka or Skoda Yeti competition.

So long as a Skoda Yeti

With 4.20 meters of Tivoli is about as long as the Yeti, the width is 1.80 meters, the height has not yet been specified. When it comes to luggage compartment offers 423 liters of Koreans with even a bit more than the Yeti. Under the hood of the Tivoli initially gets a 1.6 - liter gasoline engine with 126 hp in combination with front wheel drive. The diesel and 4x4 version with the same displacement, but as yet unknown performance follows in the fall of 2015. In addition to a manual transmission, it will be a six-speed automatic. Up to 1.5 tons heavy trailer can take on the hook. Seven airbags contribute to security. In all trim levels is also "smart steer" available. In order for the steering characteristics on the modes Normal, Comfort and Sport can be varied. Another highlight: The color of the instruments can choose from six different tones.

Price war against the Yeti?

The new model adds SsangYongs model range below the 4.41 meter long Korando and is expected to be the cheapest model of the Korean brand. Since there ( with 149 - horsepower gasoline engine ) is the Korando starting at just under 20,000 euros, Tivoli should be positioned under 18,000 euros. He was noticeably less expensive than the Yeti, which is available only from 19,230 euros ?? with 105-horsepower turbocharged petrol engine. At least the Swiss prices will be announced at the Geneva Motor SsangYong . ( sl)