Ssangyong Tivoli review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Interior

Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior dashboard
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 front right tracking
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 right tracking
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior dashboard
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior rear seats
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior infotainment
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 front static
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 rear static
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 alloy wheel detail
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior detail
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 boot open
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 front right tracking
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 right tracking
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior dashboard
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior rear seats
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior infotainment
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 front static
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 rear static
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 alloy wheel detail
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior detail
  • Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 boot open
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In this section:
  • Driving position and dashboard
  • Visibility, parking sensors and cameras
  • Sat nav and infotainment
  • Quality

Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

Driving position and dashboard

The Tivoli's driving position is unusually high-set, even with the seat height adjustment in its lowest setting. You only get a height-adjustable driver’s seat on the higher Ventura and Ultimate trims. That's a little disappointing when many rivals get such a basic feature by default.

Some rivals, including the Ford Puma, VW T-Roc and T-Cross, also include lumbar adjustment, which isn't available on the Tivoli. The seat doesn't hold you very firmly through corners, but it is comfortable for a long trip.

It’s a little less open at the rear. The shallow rear window and thick rear pillars hinder the view of what’s behind and over your shoulders – the Skoda Kamiq has a much more open glass area to see out of when you're reversing. That's not so much of an issue if you go for the upper Ventura and Ultimate trims, as both come with a rear-view camera and rear parking sensors.

Ssangyong Tivoli 2021 interior dashboard

Sat nav and infotainment

The entry-level EX models get a fairly low-tech FM radio with six speakers, although it does come with Bluetooth. You’ll also have to make do with a small LCD screen instead of a touchscreen, and it can be fiddly to use. Audio controls mounted on the steering wheel are fitted as standard, and cover the basic functions.

New car deals
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