The forthcoming 2022 SsangYong Musso is getting a facelift. This model will arrive in Australia in the coming weeks and it will introduce numerous refreshments. As a result, the new Musso pickup truck will look better than the outgoing model. We expect to see some new features, although the latest spy photos are not showing much.
You can also expect various updates inside the cabin. That also includes more standard features and new safety aids. Under the hood, SsangYong Musso will keep the same 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine. The price will probably slightly increase and Musso pickup is about to arrive next month.
2022 Musso Spy Shots
New 2022 SsangYong Musso has been spied for the second time this year. This time, we took a closer look at this pickup truck. It seems like the manufacturer will now provide a larger grille. Moreover, spy photos are showing vertical LED fog lights, similar to fog lights on the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV. Furthermore, the rear section hosts restyled taillights and the rear bar definitely looks sportier than before.
The result is a more aggressive pickup with black plastic cladding. This cladding also suggests that we are looking at one of the range-topping trim levels. The rest of the exterior design will most likely remain intact. The Musso model will continue to share a lot of features with the Rexton SUV. The manufacturer won’t offer new exterior paints or new wheels.
On the inside, the 2022 SsangYong Musso will sport more carbon-fiber materials. This is another detail from the spy photos that clearly indicates one of the upper trim levels. The interior color schemes won’t change at all. However, SsangYong will update the infotainment system and it will also provide more standard features. The Musso model is basically a dual-cab ute with a good level of comfort and a pleasant ride.
The ELX trim level will once again offer a 7-inch gauge cluster and an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen. You can also buy one of the optional packages, and a safety package is perhaps the best option. It adds hill assist, rearview camera, front collision alert, and lane departure warning. If you want leather seats, a heated steering wheel, and a larger display, the Ultimate trim level is the way to go.
Turbodiesel Engine Specs
Under the hood, the upcoming 2022 SsangYong Musso will once again deploy the same 2.2-liter engine. It is a four-cylinder turbodiesel with 180 horsepower. On top of that, this engine develops up to 310 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to that, Musso pickup can tow up to 5,800 pounds.
The manufacturer provides a six-speed manual and optional AISIN transmission. Additionally, a part-time AWD system is on offer as well. Beneath the skin, Musso offers a five-link suspension. The ride is pleasant and Musso comes with more than enough power.
2022 SsangYong Musso Release Date, Price
The price of the new 2022 SsangYong Musso will start at around $20,000 or slightly below that. On the other hand, the range-topping trim level will cost closer to $30,000. Musso will hit the Australian dealerships in the coming weeks. In terms of rivalry, Toyota Hilux is still a better option, but it also costs more.