Five-star safety from SsangYong Korando | Awards - Car News Sep 2019

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16:19 Monday 09 Sep 2019

It has been confirmed that the all-new SsangYong Korando, which was launched in the UK last month, has been awarded a full five-star safety rating by Euro NCAP.

The Korando earned 88% for adult occupant protection, 85% for child occupant protection, 68% for pedestrian protection, and 74% in the Safety Assist category during the comprehensive crash test programme.

The Korando features 74% high density steel in its construction, which makes for both excellent body strength and reduced weight.   It has six airbags and an array of safety technology features including Electronic Stability Programme, Traction Control System, Active Rollover Protection, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Lane keeping.

Assist, Front Vehicle Start Alert, Safety Distance Alert, Driver Attention Alert, and Emergency Stop Signal.  Other safety features include an emergency call system, reversing camera, alarm, immobiliser, tyre pressure monitoring system, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlamps, automatic speed sensing door locks, electronic parking brake with auto hold, front seatbelt pre-tensioners, parking aids front and rear, and ISOFIX.

The SsangYong Korando is on sale now priced from £17,495, and includes a 7-year, 150,000 mile warranty.


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