Technologies Ultimate performance on and off road

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High-end features to enhance efficiency and maximize the fun of driving

Created by SsangYong, a highly experienced 4WD manufacturer, Rexton's overall structure is designed for stable on road and off road driving. New power train and proven drive train with advanced technologies provide the greatest driving experience you can expect from a real off-roader.

A strong new heart

Performance now better than ever

Rexton's new power plant, the 2200cc RX220e-XDi which delivers up to 178 ps output, is Euro 6-compliant. Maximum torque is kept within the 1,400-2,800pm range.

The XDi engines are able to run at their best even when the driving conditions are poor. The use of low-viscosity motor oil (5W 30), which satisfies the extreme testing environments of Mercedes-Benz, makes oil changes less frequent, while an innovative multi-twister system lowers motor oil consumption considerably.

Step up a gear! Quality manual or automatic transmission to suit any driving style

6-speed manual transmission

Using a wide spread of ratios, the 6-speed manual gearbox has been developed to improve launch acceleration while also offering low-engine-speed high-economy running at motorway pace. Efficiency and durability have also been improved by optimising oil lubrication, while particular engineering attention has been paid to reduce gear whine at all speeds.

7-speed AT from Mercedes

The 7-speed G-tronic automatic transmission, built with Mercedes-Benz technology, provide smooth and quiet operation. The advanced AI programme monitors the vehicle’s operational status and can anticipate the driver’s intentions, while optimal gear changing delivers the best driving performance at high speed and improves fuel efficiency.

Dynamic driving, comfortable ride

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Saloon smoothness, SUV sturdiness

The Rexton W incorporates the same advanced technologies found on luxury saloons to deliver outstanding handling and the best possible ride. Traveling in this SUV promises to be a pleasure for driver and passengers alike.

Advanced suspension systems for a safe and pleasant ride

Front wheels: Double wishbone suspension

The front wheels are suspended by lower and upper arms to maintain optimal wheel contact for better driving stability. Ride smoothness is further enhanced by dual action gas-filled shock absorbers, stabiliser bar and coil springs.

Rear wheels: 8-link indipendent suspension

The Rexton W employs the same advanced suspension systems found on many luxury saloons to achieve the superior damping essential to both handling and ride comfort. Each link performs a specific wheel locating task to ensure constant steering stability and superior handling amid changing road conditions. Moreover, the wheels move independently of one other, reducing chassis movement on rough surfaces and maintaining optimal wheel control at all times.

Part-time 4WD: Experience the authentic SUV performance

Part-time 4-wheel drive is simple and offers great drivability. Normally, the vehicle is driven by the rear wheels only, lowering fuel consumption because of the lower rolling resistance. The driver can switch the transaxle to four-wheel drive while the vehicle is in motion whenever additional traction is required.

Normal road conditions 2WD High-gear Mode

Under normal driving conditions 100 per cent of the engine’s torque is driving the rear wheels so that the Rexton can run with the highest efficiency.

Snowy & icy road conditions 4WD High-gear Mode

Whenever additional traction is needed, the driver can switch the transaxle to four-wheel drive while the vehicle is still in motion. The technology also comes into play when pulling away on a steep slope, allowing the Rexton to drive off from a standstill smoothly and safely every time.

Slippery inclines & heavy off-road conditions 4WD Low-gear Mode (4WD Lock)

Use the 4WD lock mode to manually force the spread of power between the front and rear wheels at speeds below 40 km/h. The locking differential is a must for any camper or nature lover, as it's widely used on boat ramps and rocky areas of off-road.

Safety Solid platform - a safety fundamental

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Maximum protection in a collision

Rexton W is designed to withstand impacts and disperse impact force most effectively in order to ensure the safety of all occupants. The front crossbar is bolted onto the frame, and both the front and rear bumpers are reinforced for better impact absorption in head-on or rear-end collisions. The overall chassis is also fortified with high tensile-strength steel plate. Inside, the driver is safeguarded by a collapsible steering column, seatbelt with pretensioner and load limiter and airbags.

Reliable protection Greatest strength and more

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Ultra-rigid frame

The ultra-rigid frame, which features triple-layer construction, is built to absorb and disperse shocks and impacts of all kinds. This means less vibration during normal operation, longer durability overall and greater safety in a collision.

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Front and side airbags

In case of collisions or accidents, the occupants are protected by frontal airbags and side-impact airbags.

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Side impact bars

Door impact steel beams for optimal mechanical protection in case of side collision.

Smart active safety A profusion of systems for accident prevention

In control under any circumstance

Rexton W is equipped with cutting-edge active safety systems, including the Electronic Stability Program, which integrates the electronic brake-force distribution, the antilock braking system, brake-assist system, traction control system, and active rollover protection.

Hill Descent Control (HDC)

When the downward gradient reaches 10% or more, the HDC assumes braking duties and maintains slow and steady vehicular movement. The driver can focus solely on steering.

Electronic Stability Program (ESP)

The sophisticated Electronic Stability Programme monitors road conditions and vehicular status, ready to adjust engine output and brake force automatically should the driver be in danger of losing control on wet or icy surfaces or in sharp turns at high speed.

Preventing under-steering or over-steering accidents
Preventing a rollover

Brake Assist System (BAS)

The BAS is designed to help frailer drivers to apply the brakes sufficiently in an emergency. The amount of force being put on the brake pedal is measured electronically and supplemented automatically when necessary, helping to prevent an accident.

Active Rollover Protection (ARP)

The ARP system intervenes when the vehicle’s lateral force becomes excessive such as when veering too sharply or making a sharp U-turn. Brake force and engine output are adjusted appropriately to keep the vehicle upright.

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Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

The TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) measures tyre pressure constantly and when abnormality is detected issues an alert to the driver that reflects the degree of urgency.

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Obstacle Detection System

Four sensors on the rear bumper minimise the blind spot for the driver. They help to prevent mishaps while parking the vehicle. The digital sensors can match the color of the bumper paint for better styling.

Child safety No compromise!

Isofix anchorage and automatic door lock

We all want to keep our children safe and secure. The ISOFIX system provides a more secure and easier way of attaching child seats in cars. The ISOFIX international standard is applied in Rexton W for ultimate child safety and comfort. For even better protection of all the occupants, the speed-sensing door lock is activated automatically when the vehicle reaches a speed of 50 km/h.

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Child seat tether anchorage
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Speed-sensing door lock

Note: Make sure children are properly buckled up in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt, whichever is appropriate for their age, height and weight.

Technical Specifications

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Engine 220 e-XDi
Transmission 6MT 7AT
Driven wheels 4WD
Engine Fuel - Diesel
Fuel system - High pressure common rail direct injection
Volume cc 2'157
Bore x Stroke mm 86.2 x 92.4
Compression ratio - 15.5:1
Cylinders - 4, in line
Performance Max power kW/rpm 131/4'000
PS/rpm 178/4'000
Max torque Nm/rpm 400/1'400~2'800
Max speed km/h 192 187
Drivetrain Driven wheels - 4WD part-time (4x4) with low-gear mode and lock
Transmission - Manual, 6+1 Automatic, Mercedes-Benz E-Tronic, 7+2
Suspension front - Double wishbone system with coil springs. Stabilizer bar.
rear - Five-link with coil springs or Impact-absorbing 8-link (IRS). Stabilizer bar.
Steering - Hydraulic power steering
Brakes front - Disc brakes, ventilated
rear - Disc brakes (ventilated when IRS)
Wheels - Alloy wheels, 7.5J x 18
Tires - 255/60 R18
Dimensions Length mm 4'755
Width mm 1'900
Height mm 1'785 (1'840 with roof rails)
Wheelbase mm 2'835
Tread front mm 1'570
rear mm 1'570
Overhang front mm 885
rear mm 1'035
Min clearance front mm 250
rear mm 216 IRS:260
Min turning radius m 5.7
Approach angle deg 28.0
Departure angle deg 25.5
Ramp angle deg 22.5
Seats, including driver number 7
Weight Gross vehicle weight kg 2'710
Kerb weight kg 1'984~2'069 1'995~2'090
Gross trailer weight bracked kg 2'600
unbracked kg 750
Fuel Consumtion ex.urban l/100km 6.0 6.2
urban l/100km 8.7 9.5
combined l/100km 7.0 7.4
CO2(combined) g/km 184 194
Tank volume l 78
Emission regulation - Euro 6


4WD: part-time (4x4) with low-gear mode and lock

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