|Title||Korando won the Towcar of the Year 2018 in the United Kingdom|
▪ Won the 'Towcar of the Year' under £24,000 category by the Caravan and Motorhome Club
▪ Highly valued for the powerful towing capacity, excellent stability at high speeds, and great accelerating force
▪ To build SsangYong brand as an SUV specialist with the enhanced line-up including Korando, Rexton, and Tivoli brand models
SsangYong Motor Company (CEO Johng-sik Choi;www.smotor.com/en) announced that the SsangYong Korando has scooped the class award for vehicles under £24,000 in The Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar of the Year 2018 in the United Kingdom.
In the 35th Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar Award at the Royal Autocar Club in London, 44 cars from 20 manufacturers were assessed by the judges, and the Korando 4x4 saw off stiff competition from other leading brands in the 'Vehicles under £24,000 Class'. Korando was the only Korean car among the tow car winners.
The Caravan and Motorhome Club (CAMC) is an organization representing caravan and motorhome users in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was founded in 1907 and now is the largest caravan club in Europe having nearly 350,000 members. CAMC runs a number of annual awards and exhibitions including Towcar of the Year and the Motor Caravan Design Awards.
44 cars from 20 manufacturers were assessed by the judges including caravan specialized journalists, automotive journalists and club members, at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. Judges analyzed each vehicle inside and out, testing acceleration, braking, reversing, ergonomics, hill starts, visibility, traction, and gearbox suitability.
Judges commented about the Korando that it is the best tow car in its price category thanks to its ▲powerful and reliable towing capacity, ▲excellent stability at high speeds, and ▲precise high-speed lane changes
CEO of SsangYong Motor Company Johng-sik Choi commented, "Korando proved that it is the best-in-class family leisure SUV by winning this prestigious award as the only Korean car, especially in the United Kingdom, the largest caravan market in Europe," adding, "with enhanced line-up including Korando, Rexton, and Tivoli brand models, we will accelerate our best efforts to build our brand as an SUV specialist."