Once a five-door SUV, the all-new 2020 SsangYong Musso is a four-door truck. This mid-size pickup will hit the markets with mid-cycle refreshments and it won’t depart from the current model. This model growth in size last year and the new model will get a bolder look, but nothing dramatic. The exterior will be more modern than before.
There will be room for five persons from the inside and the interior will look stylish. New Musso will share a lot with the Rexton model. It will deploy a body-on-frame platform just like the Rexton model. Other upgrades include larger cab sizes and more safety equipment.
2020 SsangYong Musso Looks Rugged and Modern
The forthcoming 2020 SsangYong Musso will look both rugged and modern. This pickup wears the name Musso, which means rhinoceros in Korean. A powerful and large beast will arrive with the company’s recognizable design language. The front part adds more chrome accents, mostly around the front grille.
Sharp headlights will remain and to the sides, more muscles are visible. As we mentioned, the current model growth slightly in size so the 2020 Musso will keep the current dimensions. The flat black cladding is impossible to miss and it provides a modern appeal. The range-topping model will offer a premium 20-inch chrome wheels.
2020 SsangYong Musso Interior Upgrade
The interior is made for five passengers. The upcoming mid-size pickup truck offers good legroom and headroom. The use of upscale materials is improved and the 2020 SsangYong Musso will look more premium. The comfort is improved in that way and generally, everything from the inside is more SUV-like and less “truckish”. Loading optional features or opting for upper trim levels will provide a real luxury.
That includes leather upholstery and heated and ventilated front seats. The cabin is quiet, even in the base model. DAB radio and Bluetooth are standard and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will remain optional. Infotainment system will get an update and the 8-inch touchscreen will stay intact. Wi-Fi is an optional feature and new Musso will now offer up to six standard airbags.
2020 SsangYong Musso Powertrain Specs
We already wrote about the close relations between the Rexton and Musso models. Besides the same platform, the two will share drivetrain as well. It is a 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine that can produce up to 180 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard while the Aisin 6-speed automatic gearbox will be optional.
Whatsoever, both configurations can be mated with the four-wheel-drive setup. This system will automatically switch between the two and four-wheel configurations. When the truck is in need of an extra grip, four wheels will be appointed and two-wheel-drive will look to save fuel.
Just like the current model, the upcoming one 2020 SsangYong Musso will provide good tow rate. The new model is able to maximum tow up to 7,700 pounds. In the same category, the model GMC Canyon provide the same towing numbers.
2020 SsangYong Musso Price and Release Date
The forthcoming 2020 SsangYong Musso will cost $20,000. It is almost the same price as on the current model and this mid-size pickup will offer three trim levels. Range-topping VAT model starts at $30,000 and it offers plenty of premium amenities. The sales will start in the last quarter of 2019.