Here is a specifications based comparison between the upcoming Mahindra XUV300 and Tata Nexon.
Mahindra will launch the long-awaited sub-4 meter SUV Mahindra XUV300 in the country in the first half of February 2019. The small SUV will be based on the SsangYong’s X100 platform that also underpins the Tivoli SUV. This SUV will directly rival the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and Ford EcoSport. We have already compared this SUV with the segment-leader Vitara Brezza. Here we bring you a spec based comparison between the XUV300 and Nexon. Check out Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon price, specifications, features and other details –
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon Price
In terms of pricing, the XUV300 is likely to be positioned slightly over the competition. Attributes like factory-fitted sunrof, all-disc brakes and 7-airbags could make it slightly expensive over the rivals. We believe that the small SUV could be priced between Rs 8 lakh and Rs 12 lakh.
The Tata Nexon is available in petrol and diesel guise. The petrol version of the SUV is priced in the range of Rs 6.23 lakh – 9.69 lakh, while the diesel model is tagged at Rs 7.26 lakh for base model and Rs 10.66 lakh for top-spec model.
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon Specifications
The sub-4 meter SUV from Mahindra will be offered in petrol and diesel guise. The diesel version will get a 1.5-litre turbocharged engine that debuted in the Marazzo. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 123bhp and a peak torque of 300Nm. With XUV300, Mahindra will debut an all-new 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that is likely to produce 130PS of power and 160Nm of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels come as standard.
The Tata Nexon is powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron petrol and 1.5-litre Revotorq diesel engines. While the former is capable of producing 108bhp and 170Nm of torque, the oil burner is good for 108bhp and 260Nm of torque. Transmission options include a six-speed manual and an AMT unit. Also See – Mahindra XUV300 – 5 Facts To Know
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon Mileage
While the petrol version of the Nexon returns an ARAI certified fuel economy of 17.88kmpl, the diesel model delivers an impressive 23.97kmpl. It is expected that the Mahindra XUV300 diesel model could deliver around 20-22kmpl. The petrol could return around 17kmpl.
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon – Exterior, Interior
The XUV300 is the brand’s third model to be based on the monocoque chassis. It is also the second model to have design inspiration from Cheetah, first being the XUV500. The SUV shares the design cues from the XUV500, featuring typical Mahindra’s six-slat grille, LED daytime running lights that extends to fog lamp housing and HID projector lamps. The side profile resembles the Tivoli, featuring plastic cladding, ORVMs with integrated blinkers and 17-inch machine-cut alloys. The rear is completely new and looks sporty, thanks to large dual-tone bumper with black treatment on the lower portion, large tail-gate with number plate housing, LED tail-lamps and roof-mounted spoiler with integrated stop lamp.
Styling is the most attractive thing in the Nexon. In fact, it comes with unconventional design and looks like a concept model. It features big headlamp, Tata’s signature grille with ‘Humanity Line’, sculpted bonnet, aggressive bumper and black plastic cladding all around the body. The sloping roofline and stylishly designed C-pillar gives it a sporty look. The rear gets LED tail-lamps and sporty bumper. Also See – Mahindra XUV300 Compact SUV Based Electric Model In Works
The cabin of the Mahindra XUV300 shares most of the styling from the SsangYong Tivoli. It gets dual-tone black and beige interior scheme, a large touchscreen infotainment system shared with the Marazzo MPV, new instrument console with MID screen and new 3-spoke steering wheel. On the flip side, the Nexon interior looks sporty with floating touchscreen system, simple instrument console and lots of cubby holes.
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon Features
Both these sub-4 meter SUVs are equipped with several high-end features; however, XUV300 gets several segment-leading features. The small SUVs are equipped with touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, multi-functional steering wheel, keyless entry, push-buttons start, automatic headlamps and electrically adjustable ORVMS.
Features like dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, speed sensing door locks and seat belt reminders are available as standard. However, the top-spec Mahindra XUV300 gets some segment-leading features like dual-zone climate control, all-4 disc brakes, front parking sensors, factory-fitted sunroof, leather seats, etc.
Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon
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