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Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX7

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Mileage (upto)11.18 kmpl
Engine (upto)2696 cc
Boot Space475-litres

Rexton RX7 Review

The latest formidable sports utility to join the bandwagon in the Indian car market is the massive and powerfully built Mahindra SsangYong Rexton SUV. This majestic new SUV is being made with collaboration between two automobile giants, which are India’s home grown Mahindra and Mahindra Limited along with the South Korea based multinational car maker, SsangYong Motor Company. The South Korean automobile manufacturer was acquired by Mahindra India in year 2010 and since then the company had planned to bring in this new charming SUV to add to its highly acclaimed fleet of cars, which are prevalent in the Indian automobile market place. The Rexton SUV was first introduced in the global markets way back in year 2001 and since then has even got quite a few changes and was again reintroduced in year 2006 under the name Rexton II. This SUV is being sold in quite a few international automobile markets, where it has been performing very well. The Indian version of this formidable sports utility vehicle has some very impressive and top of the line comfort features. On the other hand, the company has also included some very crucial and highly advanced safety features as well to make this SUV, one of the best in the lucrative Indian car market. The company has equipped this latest sports utility vehicle with a power packed 2.7 L turbocharged diesel power train, which has been integrated with a common rail fuel injection system. This performance packed and fuel efficient engine is cleverly mated with a smooth and efficient five speed automatic transmission gear box. Some very impressive and highly developed comfort features included in this automatic version of Mahindra SsangYong Rexton RX7 are a proficient and commanding air conditioning unit with climate control and air quality system, power windows for all doors, electrically adaptable external rear view mirrors, automatic rain sensing wipers and automatic head lamps. All these and many more such incredible convenience and utility features, which will simply astound the customers. Apart from these practical and luxuriant comfort features, the company has also included the Mahindra SsangYong Rexton RX7 with some crucial and sophisticated safety features such as cruise control, a highly advanced four channel ABS, EBD with brake assist, an engine immobilizer with security alarm and multitudes of such essential and protective features .


The outsides of this formidable SUV have been done up with flamboyance and the designers seem to have done an exceptional job. The complete overall structure of this massive SUV is aerodynamic with a bold and aggressive frontage. The front radiator grille is fantastic with a trendy and new design and a lot of chrome has been used in it. This grille has three vertical slats and is quite large, which has been surrounded by a big head light cluster that has been equipped with powerful high intensity projector lamps. The front body colored bumper is also styled trimly and it has been integrated with a pair of bright fog lamps, which add to the utility of the driver. This bumper also has a large air dam in between these fog lamps, which further assists in cooling the massive diesel engine behind it. The front windscreen is quite large and gives a better view to the driver and is equipped with a couple of intermittent wipers, which has an automatic rain sensing function. The side profile is smooth and lustrous with body colored external rear view mirrors, which have been integrated with side turn LED based blinkers. Then the body colored door handle of all the doors are placed quite aptly and has pull type levers. The pronounced neatly carved wheel arches have been fitted with an exclusive and modish set of ten spoke, 16 inch light alloy wheels, which have been covered with robust tubeless radial tyres of size P 235/75 R16 that have a superior road grip on any terrain. This well built SUV also gets sleek side steps that make the entry and exit from this massive vehicle very easy. The roof gets a pair of stylish roof rails and a panoramic sun roof that adds to the elegance and classiness of this powerfully built SUV. The roof of this SUV is also fitted with a shark fin antenna to enhance the in-cabin entertainment . While the rear end gets a large wind screen that has been fitted with a rear wash and wipe function along with a defogger. The rear tail gate is quite big and the tail lamp cluster is rather large and radiant. This automatic version of Mahindra SsangYong Rexton also gets a sporty rear spoiler, which has been fitted with a high mount stop lamp. The rear exhaust pipe is finished in chrome and adds to the elegance of the appearance of this SUV. On the whole, this all new well built SUV has all the qualities of a rugged mean machine and the Indian customers are surely going to admire it. The overall dimensions of this gigantic SUV are very spacious with a total length of 4755mm along with an overall width of 1900mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. Then the total height inclusive of the integrated roof rails is about 1840mm, while the roomy wheel base of this massive SUV is close to 2835mm, which is quite liberal and large. The minimum ground clearance of this SUV is 252mm, which is quite remarkable even for off road drives. On the other hand, the minimum turning radius of this mammoth SUV is 5.7 meters, which is again exceptional and makes it easier to handle this vehicle in peak traffic as well.


The company has made the exteriors of this SUV very remarkable and striking, while they have left no stone unturned in adding elegance as well as lavishness to the interiors as well. The insides of this commanding SUV are enchanting and magical and are exude luxury from all corners. To begin with the seating arrangement is very comfortable and lavish with well cushioned seats, which are covered in premium quality leather upholstery. All the seats have superior lumbar support, whereas the front two seats are adjustable and the driver seat also has a memory function to store the position. The rear seat can be folded in a 60:40 way, so as to accommodate more things inside it. The company has given this SUV stylish premium floor mats for the front and the rear end, while it also has a front as well as a rear 12 V power outlet for added convenience for the passengers. This sports utility vehicle also has a lot of storage spaces such as an overhead sunglass holder, a center console armrest that has some storage as well as cup holders. Then there are storage pockets in the doors as well as behind the front seats, there is also a storage compartment under the boot floor, a mobile or MP3 holder in the dash board, an internal tailgate assist handle and also a flip up tailgate glass for easy access of the boot compartment as well. All these and many more such impressive features make this SUV, one of the best in class vehicle in the Indian car market.

Engine and Performance

The company has equipped this powerfully built SUV with a massive and power packed diesel engine of 2.7 L, which has five cylinders and can displace an incredible 2696cc that is remarkable for the Indian roads. This performance packed diesel power train has a common rail diesel injection based fuel supply system as well as a turbocharger. This commanding engine has also been equipped with a dual overhead cam shaft (DOHC) as well. This diesel mill has been cleverly mated with a smooth five speed automatic transmission gear box and has the capacity to churn out a peak power output of 184 Bhp at 4000 Rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of a colossal 402 Nm at 1600 – 3000 Rpm. This well built SUV has a fuel tank capacity of 78 litres , which is remarkable and is said to generate a mileage in the range of 11.18 kmpl , when driven under standard conditions. The total gross weight of this well built SUV is approximately 2760 kgs, which is quite remarkable.

Braking and Handling

The all new Mahindra SsangYong Rexton RX7 has been equipped with one of the most proficient braking system along with a well balanced suspension mechanism. The front as well as the rear wheels of this automatic SUV has been fitted with ventilated disc brakes for efficient braking on any terrain. On the other hand, the front axle of this massive SUV gets a double wish bone type of suspension along with a coil spring for added stability. The rear axle of this Mahindra SsangYong Rexton RX7 gets a rigid axle with eight link coil springs. Apart from these mechanisms, this powerfully built SUV also gets a four channeled anti lock braking system along with a highly advanced electronic brake force distribution (EBD) system that has also been equipped with a powerful brake assist system as well. The company has also integrated an electronic stability system along with a hill descent control for better grip and sturdiness on hills and other terrain. Apart from these, there are a number of other features as well, which assists in better handling and maneuverability of this formidable sports utility vehicle.

Safety Features

This muscular SUV, Mahindra SsangYong Rexton RX7 is one of the most premium SUVs from the company and is incorporated with quite a number of safety and protective features. The list of these features include front and rear parking sensors for simplified parking of this mammoth vehicle, door mounted side impact beams for added protection from the sides, a sturdy ladder frame chassis, child safety door locks for the rear doors, rear seat anchorage points for three children along with a three point lap sash seat belts, front seat belts with height adjustment along with load limiters as well as pretensioners as well. This latest entrant also has driver and front co-passenger front airbags along with side curtain  SRS airbags as well, a traction control system, an active roll over protection, hill descent control, ABS with EBD along with a BAS and ESP. The other essential security features also include a sophisticated engine immobilizer with an alarm, a dual remote keyless entry system with a vehicle locator lamp that helps in finding the vehicle easily in bigger parking lots. This remote keyless entry has also been equipped with a panic alarm as well for added protection . The central locking system of this SUV comes with a speed sensitive activation as well.

Comfort Features

The company has loaded this automatic SUV with all the top of the line features existing in the market. The list comprises of a climate controlled air conditioner that also has an air quality system and ducted rear zone separate blowers along with control buttons, power windows for all doors, electrically foldable heated external rear view mirrors, automatic rain sensing wipers, a leather wrapped chunky power steering wheels with mounted audio buttons and cruise control, automatic head light illumination along with a headlamp leveling device, automatic dimming internal rear view mirror, heated front seats that can be customized according to the drivers need, an advanced music system with CD player and FM Radio that also has varied input options such as a USB port and Aux-in interface . This SUV has also been given a remote fuel lid opener along with a tail gate release system to add to the convenience of the driver.


Loaded with best in class features, lavish and luxurious interiors and a powerful engine with great pickup.


Mileage is rather less, engine noise can be reduced, price can be more competitive.

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Key Specifications of Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX7

ARAI Mileage11.18 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)2696
No. of cylinder5
Max Power (bhp@rpm)184bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)402Nm@1600-3000rpm
Seating Capacity7
Boot Space (Litres)475
Fuel Tank Capacity78.0
Body TypeSUV
Ground Clearance Unladen208mm

Key Features of Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX7

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX7 Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeRX270 XVT Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)2696
Max Power184bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque402Nm@1600-3000rpm
No. of cylinder5
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemCRDi
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeAWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)11.18
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)78.0
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)194
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone
Rear Suspension5 Link
Shock Absorbers TypeAnti Roll Bar
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.7 meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Acceleration13.5 Seconds
0-100kmph13.5 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4755
Width (mm)1900
Height (mm)1840
Boot Space (Litres)475
Seating Capacity7
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)208
Wheel Base (mm)2835
Kerb Weight (Kg)2060
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking SensorsRear
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable SeatsFront
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheels
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Alloy Wheel Size16
Tyre Size235/75 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton RX7 Colours

Mahindra Ssangyong Rexton is available in 4 different colours - Opulent Purple, Moondust Silver, Volcano Black and Satin white - Rexton.

  • Volcano Black
    Volcano Black
  • Opulent Purple
    Opulent Purple
  • Moondust Silver
    Moondust Silver
  • Satin white - Rexton
    Satin white - Rexton

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  • Automatic Transmission
  • All Wheel Drive
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    Pay 1,38,172 less to get
    • ABS with ESP
    • Hill Descent Control
    • Dual and Side Airbags

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