Rexton, the first grand SUV of South Korean auto maker to be sold in Indian market was released on 17th of October 2012. A new brand in India means new philosophy and increased competition. A range of top class SUV models from auto giants already exist in Indian market. There are many more upcoming SUV launches by the end of this year. Introduction of SsangYong Rexton adds more flavor to Indian car market.
Mahindra has pioneered the SUV segment by providing Indian consumers with number of models in different price range. The company had acquired SsangYong in 2011 and now it is offering a premium SUV from the Korean maker for the first time.
Mahindra SsangYong Rexton has come out in two variants RX5 and RX7. One of the models gets 5 speed manual transmission system while the other gets E tronic automatic transmission. Rexton is priced in the range Rs 17.67 lakhs and Rs 19.67 lakhs.