4SsangYong Kyron D100

SsangYong Kyron D100 (2006-2012)

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4SsangYong Kyron D100
4.3

31 reviews

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87% · 271 · 3%

Build Quality
4.8
Value for Money
4.8
Cleaning & Maintenance
4.8
Noise Level
4.8
Braking
3.5
Acceleration / Power
4.3
Gear Shifting
4.8
Suspension
3.8
Fuel Efficiency
4.3
Handling
3.8
Interior Design
4.3
Boot Size
5.0
Comfort
4.5
Features
3.8

Reviews

31 reviews
DLaw
DLaw20 posts
 

Solid 4WD

Have bought a 2008 auto 6 speed and loving it. Bit of wear and tear but previous owner was fastidious with general maintenance. But… after a couple of months the engine light came on. Ssangyong dealership diagnosed a solenoid issue with the 6th gear. Solution was new gearbox at a cost of $8G or more. They claimed it’s a sealed unit. Tried a few local automatic gearbox specialists who claimed issues with getting parts so I started hunting for a mechanic who could resolve it. Well found a good mechanic. Solenoid was taken out, fixed and replaced for $500. Love the car and can recommend it to others not afraid of scary dealerships and their replace all mentality. Solid fantastic vehicle to own.  Show details
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Macca
MaccaPerth, WA
 

My SsangYong Kyron won't move

Hi,

I have a 2005 manual SsangYong Kyron Diesel that starts and goes into gear but won't move. Can anyone offer any advice on this problem please? Also I have had problems with the temp gauge.

Thankyou.

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downunderdaz
downunderdazSouth East Queensland, QLD15 posts
 
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Mark3232
Mark3232South Australia62 posts
 
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Jim
JimLaunceston, TAS18 posts
 

Be good car if you could fix its faults

Good motor and transmission. Too high geared in overdrive.Steering is heavy and too direct for safety at speed. Electronic controls unpredictable, Will lock itself up with key left in start switch. Bad news if you only have one key with you. Front springing too stiff for off highway roads. Dashboard too dark for good vision of meters! Other wise no worse than many others except for the temp/gauge fault. Show details
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Lyle
LyleWide Bay-Burnett, QLD16 posts
 

Very happy with my Kyron

Had it 9yrs now & is very reliable, cheap to maintain & cruises beautifully on the open road. Excellent 4wd capabilities in the rough stuff as well & tows very well. The large rear space area is a massive bonus, so much more room than any of its competitors. Only hiccup is it falsely indicating overheating very occasionally, easy fixed by pulling over & turning car on & off.

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P Edwards
P EdwardsMelbourne5 posts
 

Ssangyong a masterpiece in the making but flawed by imperfect accessories

SsangYong 2006 Kyron, diesel 2 Lt Automatic, is a stylish, beautiful to drive powerful and economical vehicle flawed by cheap accessories. I love my Kyron, love the feeling behind the steering wheel. Sadly the general concept of a cheaper alternative with a stylish finish, was well within reach of the Korean manufacturers. Where they failed was their insistence on using the cheapest minor accessories...they failed and destroyed what could have been a masterful innovation in modern day motoring.

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Zed T
Zed TAU4 posts
 
Anita
AnitaPerth2 posts
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Excellent SUV and modern looks

Running costs for maintenance and fuel very low for the Diesel range.

Interior very comfortable and the aircon works great after many years .

Engine is low maintenance as there's no spark plugs and the glow plugs of the Diesel range lasts decades with no issues. Average 18" suitable tyers from the manufacturer's recommended Kumho easily last 80000k in the urban use.The car is very spacious and with folded back seats can transport significant amount of goods and still be comfortable to drive. The gear assembly is amazing with multiple ways to operate as full auto or in sports mode for manual drive . Can change from 2WD to 4WD Low or 4WD High on the run without getting out of the vehicle or stopping.

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salsa
salsa2 posts
 

Temp gauge

temp gauge goes off the clock for no reason when the speed is over 100km/h. ssangyong does not know how to rectify this problem, they refuse to offer any help. is it possible to find a solution? it is nice to drive but with this kind av problems i don´t know if i can recommande it.

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AndrewA
AndrewADurban, South Africa4 posts
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Trusty Steed

I've had my Kyron 2.0 XDi Auto for 4 years. Purchased it on 170,000km and I have done 60,000km since purchase.

The ONLY problem I've experienced since purchase is the temp gauge that shoots to max. at times - I find this happens most often when driving on a bumpy road surface.

Service parts are relatively inexpensive as I managed to cross reference the part numbers of agents spares online and have a list of interchangeable parts that work perfectly.

At 230,000km she still runs like a dream (although a tad on the noisy side) and once in 5th on the highway there's no stopping her.

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Albert R. Martin
Albert R. Martin
 

Only problem thermostat that made the temp gauge go hairweird

Got the car since 2006 and served me exceptional well, had it travelled more than 200k km, excellent car by overall, the only problem encountered is the temp gauge get into trouble, ssangyong authorized service center was unable to solve it out, but eventually found the solution and it is really cheap to fix than what the workshop suggested, for those encounter problem with temperature gauge, the actual problem is the seized thermostat, not related to temp sensor or other electrical malfunction.

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john.H.
john.H.Kippa ring29 posts
 

Temp. gauge

Ttemp gauge goes off the clock for no reason at all. Ssangyong does not know how to rectify problem they refuse to offer any help to find a solution. I am currently researching if it is possible to fit an after market gauge. If this is not possible, car is virtually useless as when temp gauge rises you are likely to blow engine if it really is overheating.

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Alex
AlexPerth, WA41 posts
 
David M
David M
 

Great 4wd

Have had this vehicle 7 months now has 140000 had a leak in auto when purchased it was getting it serviced anyway there is a sleeve that has a tendency to leak that cost an extra $90 bringing the service total of $305, the only thing that has happened the temperature gauge went right up and started buzzing for no reason we stopped then went right it did it again once more, but engine did not get Hot Tows caravan like it wasn't there, great vehicle all round. By the way the motor and auto are Mercedes Benz. We love the vehicle, this is the 2nd Ssangyong we have owned we had a Muso before this one and no problems. Would buy a brand new if we could afford it.

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Questions & Answers

Nigel
Nigel

After trying to jump start my 2012 KYRON diesel with a charger/starter the car will not crank at all.
What has happened to cause this?

Nigel
Nigel  

I did try a battery to start with but was cranking too slow. The charger was meant to be able to be used as a starter but the problem began after one unsuccessful attempt.
I expect a fuse or relay may be damaged but where to look?

Mario P.
Mario P.

My 2007 Kyron 3.2 Ltr petrol engine has dispalyed the following problem since a 35 degree day on the weekend. The engine will suddleny shut down whilst driving, then it will restart maybe after 20 minutes or longer, it will drive for another twenty minutes and the porblem will reoccur. What could be the cause of this ?

My 2007 3.2 L Kyron has developed a serious problem since a very hot day. It now starts and drives OK for 10 or 15 minutes than suddenley the engine shuts down. It may take sometimes 10 minutes o

downunderdaz
downunderdaz  
Mario P.
Mario P.  

Hi. Thanks so much for answering my query. Much appreciated. I will give this a shot and hopefully I can rectify asap. Bye for now. Regards Mario

Jennifer C.
Jennifer C.

Hi I've been offered a Kyron 2007, 2 litre diesel 2,000 $ but we are being told the exhaust is stuffed does anyone no anything about the exhaust or is it a comin thing to stuff up ?

DLaw
DLaw  
Jennifer C.
Jennifer C.  

Thank you , I'm just a bit worried about paying 2.5 K and then not knowing if it is the exhaust , the owner said mechic says it is but who no,s and it's barely running

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