In-depth Reviews

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

50%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 4reviews
  • 2reviews
  • 1reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

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

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
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.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, , Diesel, Automatic

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good value for the money

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

27
Review
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.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2.0

Year of registration

2015

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33
Review
Good for towing with no problems. Brilliant off road and I would buy another. It's cheap to buy and my wife loves it.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Year of registration

2014

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Review
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.
Reliability

5 out of 5

100 per cent reliable
Performance
Good for the size of car
Running Cost
Parts are now readily available at good prices. Fuel use is higher than expected, but acceptable for a large 4x4.

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

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

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
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.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2.7

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Review
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.

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