Feb 18, 2020

SsangYong Motors UK is delighted to announce that it has added another new franchised dealership to its rapidly expanding network, Optimum Vehicles trading as SsangYong York. SsangYong’s quality, outstanding value-for-money, and stylish new product line-up is encouraging dealers all over the UK to join the SsangYong brand.

Nick Laird, managing director of SsangYong Motors UK said: “Optimum Vehicles has a well-established presence and excellent reputation in Yorkshire and the north, and we are delighted to welcome such a proactive and well-established business to our network as SsangYong York. We have more new sites to announce very soon and we are comfortably on track to reach 90 franchised dealerships by the end of 2020 – a key milestone in our mid-term strategy.”

Optimum Vehicles has been supplying vehicles to customers for over 10 years. The organisation, which prides itself on excellent customer service, is now a provider of SsangYong’s award-winning 4x4 and SUV range throughout Yorkshire and the north of England.  Its modern purpose-built showroom, stocked with vehicles prepared to the highest standards, and a knowledgeable friendly team, is easily accessible located just off the A64 near to Bilbrough Services.

Paul Sanderson, managing director at SsangYong York, said: “We are delighted to join SsangYong and we’re excited to represent the brand in this region. The marque offers an attractive, class leading 7-year/ 150,000-mile warranty, and a range of quality 4x4’s and SUV’s that will appeal to our existing customer base. In addition, the pure-electric vehicles SsangYong has in the pipeline will open up a whole new market for us.”


Made in Korea

SsangYong cars are manufactured in South Korea by SsangYong Motor, which is 75 per cent owned by the Indian engineering conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra and imported into the UK by SsangYong Motor UK.  Established in 1954, SsangYong is Korea's oldest vehicle manufacturer and only 4x4 and SUV specialist producer.  There are currently some 65 SsangYong dealers covering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with new locations being added to the network all the time.

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SsangYong announces new dealer in York

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