SsangYong has appointed five new dealerships giving them a UK network of 64 sites.

The new signings are Duthies of Montrose, FG Barnes Maidstone, Burrows Motor Company in Sheffield, SB Wakefield and Canterbury SsangYong.

The Korean brand is building its UK network in preparation of its all-new Rexton SUV launch in the autumn. SsangYong enjoyed record levels of car registrations in 2017 of 4,444 units, a year on year increase of 33%.

Paul Williams, SsangYong’s managing director says”Confidence in SsangYong is growing as our performance and improving media profile indicate. The quality of prospective new dealers is extremely encouraging.  We expect to be able to announce another tranche of new dealers in the near future.”

There have been nine new dealer signings this year with further signings in the pipeline.  The manufacturer is also looking for dealers to fill open points in the following locations: Aberdeen, Ayr, Blackpool, Bristol, Cambridge, Derby, Grimsby, Hull, Inverness, Lincoln, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, North Birmingham, Oxford, Perth, Portsmouth, Salisbury, Southend, Swindon, Taunton, Teesside, Truro, Watford, Worcester, Worcester, Wrexham and York.