Mahindra XUV 500 Review
Mahindra, one of the largest auto manufacturers in India, would be launching a spanking new SUV, the Mahindra XUV 500, this festive season.
This new car will have 2.2 Litre mHawk diesel engine. This is the same engine used in its SUV Scorpio. The engine delivers a maximum power of 140 bhp and a maximum torque of 290 Nm. The fuel efficiency of the engine is excellent and it performs exceptionally well.
Mahindra has included many new and advanced features in Mahindra XUV 500 such as steering with audio mounted controls, parking sensors, 6 airbags, cruise control etc.
Mahindra has set a benchmark in the SUV market with the Scorpio and is aiming to replicate it with the XUV 500 to create a niche for itself in the higher end SUV market which has players like Ford Endeavor and Toyota Fortuner among others. The XUV 500 will prove to be a worthy challenger in this segment and is being eagerly awaited by customers and competitors alike.
The users are expecting a lot from this new car. In fact, it has become the most sought after car of this festive season. A lot many innovative designs and technologies have been used to give it a very elegant and sophisticated design. Though the launch date is still some way off, the technical specifications of the vehicle have been announced.
It is important to mention that Mahindra XUV 500 will have a global reach as it will be launched across the world.
Different models of Mahindra XUV 500
1) Mahindra XUV 500 4X2- includes parking sensors, steering with audio mounted controls, 6 airbags, cruise control etc.
2) Mahindra XUV 500 4X4: same features of 4X2 but in all wheel drive 4X4 configuration.
The Mahindra XUV 500 will be available in two models: 4X2 and 4X4. The 4X2 model will be available between Rs 11-14 lakh whereas the 4X4 model will be in the range of Rs 15-17 lakh.
Fuel Efficiency of Mahindra XUV 500
The actual fuel efficiency of Mahindra XUV 500 will only be known when the vehicle is launched. But using the Scorpio has a benchmark, because it has the same engine, the fuel efficiency of XUV 500 would be the same as that of the Scorpio.
Power and Performance
The XUV 500 will be powered by mHawk engine and most of the technical features of the engine are similar to that of the Scorpio’s engine but expect the XUV to have more power.
The Interiors and Features of Mahindra XUV 500
This luxurious Mahindra XUV 500 will have more advanced features than stablemate Scorpio as it has been designed keeping in mind global audience. As Mahindra will be launching it across the globe, its interiors have to match the global standards.
The interiors are finished various materials which include metallic, wooden, chrome and leather. A unique feature is steering mounted audio control. The car will have adjustable seats and a complete audio system, including six speakers.
The Exteriors and Features of Mahindra XUV 500
The exterior of the car has a bold look with a curved signature grille, which instantly reminds the onlooker that this is a Mahindra vehicle. The massive bumpers, wing-shaped headlamps and the grille make the front look very appealing. The Mahindra logo is placed right in the middle of the grille. The rear looks equally mesmerizing with straight and edged taillights. Overall, the design is modern and bold.
Safety Features of Mahindra XUV 500
The vehicle abounds with safety features like EBD, ABS, 6 airbags etc. The parking sensors is an add-on in the safety feature list which should be a pre-requisite for such a massive vehicle. The rear defogger, the fog lamps and stop lamps are also in the list.
Mahindra XUV 500 Price
The estimated cost of Mahindra XUV 500 will be between Rs 11-17 lakh.
Launch Date Of Mahindra XUV 500
The exact date is not known but Mahindra would be launching Mahindra XUV 500 in the festive season.
Mahindra XUV 500 will be soon on the streets with many unique and promising features. Keep yourself upated and wait for the launch.