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2017 Mahindra XUV500 Gets Several Industry-First Advanced Features

2017 Mahindra XUV500 receives a bunch of industry-first hi-tech features along with all-new Lake-Side Brown colour.

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2017 Mahindra XUV500

2017 Mahindra XUV500 gets Android Auto, Connected Apps, Ecosense & Emergency Call and One Touch Lane Change Indicator.

Mahindra & Mahindra’s highly-popular midsize SUV – XUV500 – recently received an updated with a host of industry-first hi-tech features. With an aim to maintain the sales momentum amid its rivals, the Pune-based carmaker has introduced four advanced connectivity features, namely – Android Auto, Connected Apps, Ecosense and Emergency Call. Apart these tech-savvy fitments, the 2017 Mahindra XUV500 also comes with an all-new Lake-Side Brown paint scheme, premium Black interior and One Touch Lane Change Indicator feature.

Loaded with advanced connectivity and convenience features, the new XUV500 will surely offer a more refined in-car experience than the previous model. Interestingly, these features will be available from the W6 variant and up in the lineup priced between Rs 13.8 lakh – Rs 18.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Navi Mumbai).

Commenting on the launch, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said, “When it was launched in 2011, the XUV500 broke new ground in automotive technology with several innovative technology firsts to its credit. We continued with this focus, adding more sophisticated and hi-tech features in the New Age XUV500 in 2015. Now, with the introduction of these new technology features, such as Ecosense and Android Auto, we have further pushed the boundaries to set new benchmarks in the SUV category. As a pioneer in providing technology accessible to the consumers, we have always strived to stay ahead of the curve in the realm of technological offerings.  Our new offering in the XUV500 will enhance the in-vehicle experience further and will make driving even more comfortable, pleasurable and efficient”. Read – New-generation Mahindra Scorpio To Be Launched in 2020

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Ecosense

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Price in India

Variant Ex-showroom, Navi Mumbai
W4Rs 12.45 lakh
W6Rs 13.80 lakh
W6 FWD ATRs 14.68 lakh
W8Rs 15.55 lakh
W8 AWDRs 16.44 lakh
W8 FWD ATRs 16.64 lakh
W10Rs 16.47 lakh
W10 FWD ATRs 17.49 lakh
W10 AWDRs 17.57 lakh
W10 AWD ATRs 18.59 lakh

The entry-level W4 variant of the SUV is devoid of the new connectivity fitments and updates, and costs at Rs 12.45 lakh. The W6 (with all new features) is now available at Rs 13.80 lakh, and its FWD automatic version is priced at 14.68 lakh. The W8 AWD and FWD AT variants are offered at Rs 16.44 lakh and Rs 16.64 lakh respectively. The W10 trims are available within the range of Rs 16.47 lakh – Rs 18.59 lakh. All above mentioned prices are ex-showroom, Navi Mumbai. Check Out – A complete list of upcoming Mahindra cars

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Specifications

Diesel2.0L mHawk
Max Power140bhp @ 3750rpm
Max Torque320Nm @ 1600-2800rpm
Diesel 2.2L mHawk
Max Power140bhp @ 3750rpm
Max Torque320Nm @ 1600-2800rpm
Transmission6-speed MT & AT

No changes have been made under the skin. The updated XUV500 retains the same diesel engines – 2.0-litre mHawk and 2.2-itre mHawk diesel. The power figures of both the motors stand at 140bhp against 320Nm and 330Nm of torque respectively. Transmission duties are continue to be carried out by a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic unit. While the FWD (front wheel drive system) comes as standard, the AWD (all-wheel drivetrain system) is available only on the W8 and W10 trims. Read – Mahindra XUV700 SUV To Challenge Toyota Fortuner

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Connected Apps

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Mileage


Packed with the same powertrains, the 2017 Mahindra XUV500 returns fuel efficiency equivalent to the previous model. On the urban roads, the SUV delivers a decent mileage of 13.8kmpl. It runs smoothly on highways with an average of 16.0kmpl.

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Features

– Android Auto
– Connected Apps
– Ecosense & Emergency Call
– New Lake-Side Brown shade
– Premium Black interior

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Exterior

Visually, the 2017 XUV500 looks similar to the previous model. The SUV carries an aggressive front fascia with headlamps with LED pilot lamps and DRLs, moved up fog lamps, silver skid plate, edgy bonnet and lots of chrome. The SUV sits on 10-spoke, 17-inch alloy wheels and Bridgestone Duelers tyres. Other design highlights include larger tail-gate strip with lots of chrome, well-integrated rear view camera, electrically-folding ORVMs and a steel spare wheel.

Mahindra offers a new Lake-Side Brown colour scheme to the XUV500 lineup. The regular shades will also continue to be available – Dolphin Grey, Sunset Orange, Volcano Black, Tuscan Red, Opulent Purple, Pearl White and Moondust Silver.

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Android Auto

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Interior

Cabin receives the major feature updates. The car gets four hi-tech connectivity features – Android Auto, Connected Apps, Ecosense and Emergency Call. The Android Auto technology provides an easy access to Google search, navigation, messaging, music and calls by connecting the user’s smartphone with the car’s infotainment system. Mahindra claims that its user-friendly and responsive interface, powerful voice actions and integrated steering controls minimize distraction.

The 2017 XUV500 also receives industry-first Connected Apps through which one can access all the exciting apps on the infotainment system even without a mobile device. The Ecosense is yet another industry-first feature that optimizes fuel consumption and reduces CO2 emission. This technology also enables user to share Ecoscore on social media platforms.

The first-in-class Emergency Call (E-Call) feature provides access to emergency services during accidents. It automatically calls the emergency service and also sends a text alert to 2 pre-set numbers through a paired mobile phone. Besides this, the car also gets new premium black interior enhancing its sporty appeal. Though, the rest features are carried over from the previous model. Read – New-generation Mahindra Thar – All You Need To Know

2017 Mahindra XUV500 Other Details


Ground Clearance200mm
Turning Radius5.6 metres
Fuel Tank Capacity70-litre
Boot Space720-litres

Suspension System
Front – MacPherson Strut
Rear – Multi Link

Braking System
Front & Rear – Disc brakes

Tyre Size
Front & Rear – 235/65 R17 tubeless radial

2017 Mahindra XUV500
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2017 Mahindra XUV500 comes with a host of industry-first connectivity features Android Auto, Connected Apps, Ecosense & Emergency Call and One Touch Lane Change Indicator. The car also gets an all-new Lake-Side Brown shade with premium Black interior.

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