Ssangyong has launched the Tivoli XLV, an extended body version of the Tivoli SUV, priced from £18,250.
The manufacturer is hoping to gain more sales in the lucrative SUV market with its larger SUV and take on rivals such as the Nissan Qashqai.
Sharing the same platform wheelbase as the Tivoli, the XLV is 238mm longer than the standard car meaning load space is expanded to 720 litres.
Paul Williams, UK chief executive of Ssangyong Motor, said: “The SUV market has seen rapid growth and our new Tivoli is already the best-selling model launched by SsangYong.”
The Tivoli XLV 1.6 diesel manual costs £18,250 or £19,250 if you want an automatic gearbox. Buyers who want four-wheel-drive will pay £1,250 more.
A newly developed Euro 6 compliant 1.6-litre e-XDi160 diesel engine is the only powertrain available, it produces 115ps and 300nm.
To meet demand for low CO2 emissions, a stop-start system is fitted to manual models which achieve 117g/km and combined fuel economy of 62.8mpg.
A number of safety features are fitted including seven airbags, Active Rollover Protection, Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist and a tyre pressure monitoring system.
Standard equipment includes digital dual-zone climate control, an infotainment system with RDS radio, 7” high-resolution touch screen, USB/AUX port, iPod & Bluetooth connectivity, Tom Tom navigation and a rear view camera.
There is also cruise control, parking sensors front and rear, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlight activation and roof rails.