A fresh look for the winning Ssangyong Actyon Sports ute keeps the vehicle’s future looking bright and contemporary. This is one for the work fleet or farm truck. Actually, one of these utes would be ideal for taking the boat to the lake or for doing a little adventure off-roading at the weekend. Utes these days have gotten bigger, sturdier and prettier. The Ssangyong Actyon Sports is one of those utes that has an exclusive look that is going to age well.
Three models of the Ssangyong Actyon Sports ute are available. The Ssangyong Actyon Sports Tradie is the base model, and is excellent for the builder’s work fleet, the road-works gang, the gardener or the like. The Ssangyong Actyon Sports SX steps up a notch to add a lot of juicy features, while the Ssangyong Actyon Sports SPR is the top of the range and is jam-packed with loads of goodies and features. All models come with a choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox.
Let’s take the Ssangyong Actyon Sports Tradie, and have a closer look. It’s a ute that’s ready to work, however there is plenty of softness about it to make it a comfortable everyday traveller – which I’m sure the workers will enjoy. Bold front-end styling is neat and balanced, and the large wheels provide a firm print on the road. Take the Ssangyong Actyon Sports Tradie for a drive, and the excellent road handling and quietness makes for a relaxed drive. Underneath the work ute lies a ladder frame chassis for toughness, while the double wishbone suspension at the front, and the modern coil spring five-link suspension at the rear, keep the Ssangyong Actyon Sports Tradie at the top of the class for handling. Along with the nice face-lift job, the gurus at Ssangyong have improved noise vibration levels, so the ride is fantastic. Heck, it’s a work ute after all.
The Ssangyong Actyon Sports SX has a bit more on offer. Take the Bluetooth communications system and the wireless music streaming, for instance. Your clients are going to be impressed if they get to ride inside one of these work trucks. A handy trip computer keeps you informed of the Ssangyong Actyon Sports SX’s fuel consumption and travel distance. Drivers will find it easy to get comfortable behind the steering wheel of the SX, as the driver’s seat is eight-way adjustable. Work the weeks and play in the weekends because this is what your Ssangyong Actyon Sports SX is perfect for. There is class leading room in the rear seats and the isofix child seat anchors make it easy to keep your little ones safely plugged in. With the SX model you’ll also find things like electronic stability control, active rollover protection, 16-inch alloys, hill start assist, a leather steering wheel, cruise control and traction control.
Top of the range is the Ssangyong Actyon Sports SPR. It’s loaded with premium features and is a pleasure to drive. The climate air control unit and leather seats are going to help tame any wild trips in the Outback. Another feature that sets the SPR ute apart from the other two Actyon models is that the Ssangyong Actyon Sports SPR comes standard with an advanced on-demand electronic 4WD system that simply engages with the simple flick of a switch – even while on the fly. The Tradie and SX have a choice of 2WD and 4WD models, it’s just that the 4WD, while it works fine, isn’t as sophisticated and easy to use as the SPR’s wizardry.
Engine power is excellent, and you’ll appreciate the way the Actyon Sports Ute gets down to business. The modern Common Rail 2-litre Turbo-Charged Turbo Diesel Engine develops 114 kW of power and 360 Nm of torque. It never feels breathless – I guess that’s why they’ve rated the ute for towing loads as heavy as 2300 kg. Along with remarkably good fuel consumption figures of 7.3 litres/per 100km and CO2 emissions as low as 192g/km, this is the ute to buy. It is a class leader in power and economy.
Making a good impression gets a whole lot easier when you buy into a swanky new Ssangyong Actyon Sports ute. They’re stylish, tough, safe, comfortable and economical.
The current Ssangyong Actyon Sports models include the:
For any more information on the Sangyong Actyon Sports or, for that matter, any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Ssangyong dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!
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