Confirmed: Mahindra to Launch Ssangyong Rexton SUV on October 17

Just now, Mahindra has released an official press release confirming the launch of Ssangyong Rexton in India. 

The big, masculine SUV would be launched on 17th October in Mumbai. It would be followed by launches in Delhi, Bangalore and phase wise roll out in other cities.


  • This would be Mahindra’s first product from Ssangyong Motors, which it acquired in March 2011.
  • It also gets official that the latest Rexton W would be the one which would be launched in India.
  • Rexton is currently available in 66 countries across the globe including Korea, Europe and Russia.
  • From the press release it also gets cleared that it is the high-end SUV buyers that Mahindra would be targeting through Rexton.
  • Rexton would be powered by a 2.0L common rail diesel engine which is capable of producing 154bhp.
  • This third generation Rexton would be manufactured at Mahindra’s Chakan plant in Maharashtra.

In our exclusive scoop of Rexton W a few days back we have already revealed that the launch is pretty near. We have also come to know that Mahindra has Indianized the Rexton and there are a few alterations to the dashboard.

On this occastion, Pawan Goenka, resident, Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. & Chairman Ssangyong Motor said, “The launch of the much acclaimed XUV500 last year helped Mahindra stamp its presence on the segment of premium SUVs. The Rexton will be the first SUV from the SsangYong portfolio brought to the Indian market by Mahindra. With the launch of the SsangYong Rexton, we hope to further expand the Mahindra presence in the high-end SUV segment”

Rexton would be worth a big wait since this would be Mahindra’s first product in the high-end 20 Lakh SUV segment. This would also be Ssangyong’s first ever product in India as well.

Keep tuned as we bring all the details of Rexton to your computer screens.


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