2007 SsangYong Rexton vs. 2008 SsangYong Korando

To start off, 2008 SsangYong Korando is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 SsangYong Rexton. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 SsangYong Rexton would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 SsangYong Rexton is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 SsangYong Rexton (217 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 76 more horse power than 2008 SsangYong Korando. (141 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 SsangYong Rexton should accelerate faster than 2008 SsangYong Korando. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 SsangYong Rexton weights approximately 62 kg more than 2008 SsangYong Korando. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 SsangYong Rexton (312 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 99 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 SsangYong Korando. (213 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 SsangYong Rexton will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 SsangYong Korando.

Compare all specifications:

2007 SsangYong Rexton 2008 SsangYong Korando
Make SsangYong SsangYong
Model Rexton Korando
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2294 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 217 HP 141 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 312 Nm 213 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 90.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 88.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.4:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1902 kg 1840 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4340 mm
Vehicle Height 1840 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.6 L/100km 13.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 70 L


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