The all-new 2019 SsangYong Musso is a mid-size pickup truck that will arrive with plenty of refreshments and upgrades. First of all, the upcoming Musso will grow in size and will look bolder and more modern.
This pickup can accommodate up to five persons and it will run on a single diesel engine option. The 2019 model will also share a lot with the SsangYong Rexton model. The interior space is great and the exterior looks aerodynamical.
2019 SsangYong Musso exterior looks powerful
The word “Musso” means rhinoceros in Korean. You can now draw the line between the name and the appearance of this pickup truck. Not only that it looks powerful and big like the rhinoceros, this pickup looks rugged as well. The 2019 SsangYong Musso also wears a company’s design language and it looks aesthetical.
The front now adds more chrome details, especially around the “shoulder wing” grille. Headlights are looking sharp and edgy and the side profile gained some more muscles. The forthcoming model slightly growth in size and it really looks bolder.
The doors are sporting a new styling cue that covers the sills and lower parts of the body. 20-inch chrome wheels are standard only on top-range trims.
2019 SsangYong Musso interior is modern
The approaching 2019 SsangYong Musso can accommodate up to five passengers. For the mid-size segment, this pickup offers slightly above average legroom and headroom. The materials from the inside look upscale and the interior design is perfect.
We give credit to the company’s designers that are actually mimic the luxurious feel of a modern SUV. Nappa leather upholstery is optional and the heated front seats with a ventilation are available on higher trim levels.
The cabin is quiet and the vibrations are minimal. The 2019 Musso offers a standard DAB radio and Bluetooth and even the base model supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The infotainment system is working great and it adds an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Wi-Fi. Power windows, climate control, and six airbags are standard on the base model.
2019 SsangYong Musso powertrain and transmission
Just like the Rexton model, the 2019 SsangYong Musso will ride on a single diesel engine choice. It is a 2.2-liter turbodiesel drivetrain that generates up to 180 HP and 310 lb-ft of torque.
This unit offers 6-speed manual transmission and Aisin 6-speed automatic gearbox. Both transmissions can be paired with the four-wheel drive system that is standard and it provides extra grip. This setup uses the two-wheel drive when needed.
To be more precise, two-wheel drive mode is present in the moments when the fuel efficiency is more important than the extra grip.
So, if you are a fan of a pickup’s traditional activities, high and low ratios are in the offer so you can choose the purpose of the 2019 Musso. Tow rating is set at 7700 pounds
2019 SsangYong Musso price and release date
The 2019 SsangYong Musso will cost around $19,500. There will be three trim levels, and the top-range VAT models will cost up to $30,000. This mid-size pickup will go on sale later in 2018.