"Saneng Aktion": technical characteristics, history, place in the market


SsangYong cars are not very popular, butvery noteworthy. They differ in non-standard design and often a special design. So, until recently SsangYong was focused on classic SUVs, while many others have long switched to crossovers. By 2011, and this manufacturer followed this example on the model "Saneng Aktion". Technical characteristics, a place in the market of this car are considered further.


Actyon is a compact SUVor a crossover (in the second generation). It has been produced since 2005, it has been presented in the local market since 2006. During this time, one generation was replaced in 2011, but the first generation pickup remained on the conveyor till now and even underwent restyling in 2014.


SsangYong Actyon first generation is differentunusual, especially at the time of entering the market, the body for SUV, represented by a 5-door liftback (CJ) instead of the traditional station wagon. In addition, it is mounted on the frame. The length is 4,455 m, width - 1,88 m, height - 1,74 m.

Saneng Aktion: specifications

Also, the car was released in the back of a pickup called Sports (QJ). It is larger by 0.51 m in length, by 0.02 m in width and by 0.01 m in height.

Saneng Aktion Sports: technical specifications

The weight of the car is about 1.8-1.9 tons.

The second generation of the model, called Korando C (NewActyon in the local market), received a more traditional 5 door body (CK) bearing structure. Its dimensions are 4.41 m in length, 1.83 m in width and 1.675 m in height. The weight varies from about 1.55 to 1.75 tons.

Saneng Aktion: technical specifications, price


SsangYong Actyon was equipped with two four-cylinder engines.

D20DT. It is a diesel 2 liter turbocharged engine. Its capacity is 141 liters. with., the twisting moment - 310 Nanometers.

Saneng Aktion. Specifications: diesel

G23D. This 2.3-liter gasoline engine develops 150 liters. from. and 214 Nm. It is a licensed version of the OM161 Mercedes-Benz engine.

Saneng Aktion: ground clearance specifications

The first motor is the only one equipped with the "Saneng Aktion Sport". Its technical characteristics are identical to the engine of the standard version.

SsangYong New Actyon has three variants of power units in volume of 2 l.

G20. This gasoline engine has a capacity of 149 liters. from. and a torque of 197 Nm.

Saneng Aktion: specifications

D20DFT. Diesel turbo engine of the same power. The torque is 360 Nm. Also before 2013, installed its version with other settings that allow you to develop 175 liters. from.

Saneng Aktion. Specifications


For all versions of the first generation of Actyon available5-speed automatic and manual gearbox, as well as two versions of the all-wheel drive system. The standard offered a system with a plug-in front axle and reduced gear, and a 2-liter engine was available with a permanent all-wheel drive. Pickup exists in the rear-wheel drive version.

New Actyon equipped with a 6-speed transmission. Until 2013 For the petrol version, only the mechanic was available, for the diesel - both transmissions. After the upgrade, both engines began to be equipped with both mechanics and automatic weapons. Also, both versions are equipped, both front and full, automatically connected drive.


Actyon and New Actyon have a McPherson-type construction in front and a multi-link rear suspension.

All versions of both generations are equipped with diskbrakes, front ventilated. For the first Actyon, wheels with a diameter of 16, 18 inches were available, and 16-18 inch wheels were fitted to the new car.


Production of the first generation of models in the bodyliftback stopped in 2011, and the pickup is released to this day. In 2014, it was updated. Outwardly, the front part was changed mainly, and also diode lighting devices were installed. The equipment was added climate control. In addition, a little updated interior decoration, "Saneng Aktion." Technical specifications remain the same, as the design has not changed.

Sangeng Aktion specifications

SsangYong New Actyon, represented on the market with2011, also underwent an update in 2013. The external modernization was done in the same way as for Actyon Sports. That is, the main changes occurred in the front. So, we installed another bumper, radiator grille, fog lights. Also modernized lighting: in the headlights and rear lights integrated LEDs. In the equipment added a multimedia system and some other options. Improved noise and vibration isolation. Very seriously updated the salon: installed a new front panel on the "Saneng Aktion". Technical specifications have not changed, however, from the engine range excluded the 175-strong version.

Saneng Aktion: specifications

Driving performance

The considered car is considered one of thethe best in this segment in terms of off-road capabilities, especially the first generation of "Saneng Aktion". Technical characteristics, its clearance corresponds to lightweight classic SUVs. Therefore, it is much better off-road than crossover.

The second-generation machine was created according to the classicalfor crossover circuits with a bearing body and an automatically connected all-wheel drive, unlike the first "Saneng Aktion". Its technical characteristics therefore correspond to crossovers, that is, it is more suitable for solid roads. And yet the car has good geometric parameters and clearance for this class of cars.

Dynamics and speed characteristics are not outstanding for the segment, since most analogues have more powerful engines. Actyon first generation in any version can accelerate about 165 km / h.

The same speed can achieve gasolineThe version of the new "Saneng Aktion". The technical characteristics of the diesel-modification provide it with a maximum speed of about 10 km / h. The fastest is the 175-strong version, capable of reaching about 180 km / h.

Place on the market

Actyon has not gained much popularity amonglocal consumers. This is partly due to the fact that this model is very specific, especially the first generation. The car on a design represents a classical off-road car as the manufacturer was until recently concentrated on release of such cars. The market is more in demand for more adapted models for urban conditions. The manufacturer took this into account when developing a new generation of "Saneng Aktion". Technical characteristics, its price is between the budget and the middle levels of the segment. The cost of the simplest version starts at 0.95 million rubles. In comparison, the price of similar options is much more popular Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage is about 1.5 and 1.16 million rubles, respectively. A simpler model of the Hyundai Creta is sold from 0.75 to 1.2 million rubles. The maximum version of New Actyon is worth 1.46 million rubles.

Actyon Sports is more expensive: from 1.24 to 1.63 million rubles. The main competitor is the Ford Ranger, which, with a close price range (1,186 - 1,515 million rubles), has a large range of engines. In addition, the highest complete sets of Actyon Sports are crossed at a cost with the Mitsubishi L200 in the initial version.

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