SsangYong Tivoli (2015–)
Cabin is nicely laid out and well finished, especially for the price.
Lots of space for passengers in the back row.
Well-equipped as standard, even in basic SE trim.
Seven year warranty from 2018.
Four star Euro NCAP rating (when fitted with safety pack). 82% adult occupant safety, 62% child occupant safety, 65% pedestrian safety, 43% safety assist.
What to watch out for
SE trim does without load area cover.
Handling isn't the best.
Petrol has fairly high emissions.
Only a three star Euro NCAP rating (with standard equipment). 74% adult occupant safety, 62% child occupant safety, 55% pedestrian safety, 25% safety assist.
11-8-2015: Complaint of obstructive transmission in new Tivoli 1.6 ELX. Difficult change from first to second.
19-8-2015: Gearchange problems with month old 450 mile Tivoli 1.6 ELX (above) thought to be alignment of the gearbox or the selectors. SsangYong dealers demonstrator had the same fault.
21-8-2015: Gearbox of reader's Tivoli (above) being replaced with a new one.
24-10-2015: Light coloured leather trim discolours quickly.
11-6-2017: Report of parking brake of Ssangyong Tivoli failing on a hill.
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