SsangYong Tivoli (2015–)

What's good

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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