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SsangYong Rexton W owner reviews

"The SsangYong Rexton is extremely good value, but it’s a way behind the class best in other areas."

Carbuyer Rating

2.2 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.1 out of 5

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Owner Reviews

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Common Problems

  • Electrics (2 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (1 case)
  • Electrics, Engine (1 case)

Review 1 of 8

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
A great car and i managed to get a good deal so great value too. Very easy to drive and well spec'd. I would definately have another.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, , Diesel, Automatic

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

tdx, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good value for the money
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

27
Tell us what you think about your car?
I bought this car with 7 miles on the clock, it now has 160,000, I have used it daily for work (On & off road) and pleasure(caravan towing). I have had no real problems apart from small electrical snags and have just put it through its MOT once again and for the first time had to spend some money to get it through. Welding on the chassis, brake pipes, hand brake cable and suspension (parts can be difficult to obtain). The amount spent warrants the expenditure for what its worth, car value is £1500 cost to put through £600. the big scare is road tax £520 per year (ouch) but I'll get one more year out of it for work and towing. Overall a very good experience.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2.0

Year

2015

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good for towing with no problems. Brilliant off road and I would buy another. It's cheap to buy and my wife loves it.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Year

2014

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
Second Rexton I have owned. I use it on- and off-road. I also often tow. I have had no problems in the first year and 15,000 miles. Extremely comfortable and auto 'box is very good. First service at 12,000 miles was £175 including VAT. Will have another.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

2 out of 5

Car Details

Model

SX5, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
On paper, there's everything you'd want from a 4x4. There's climate control, leather seats, lots of electrics, etc. Unfortunately none of it works that well, if at all. It seems like they've put a lot of thought into the design and features, then used the cheapest parts and labour available to put it together and the result is an exremely unreliable and frustrating machine where even a replacement ecu will take 4 months to source and cost nearly £5000.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2.7

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Tell us what you think about your car?
Great tow car, if you have a caravan or trailer to pull for work or play then you need this car. I have had no problems with this car and I am just about to buy a newer model.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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