Mahindra has started online bookings for the new 2020 XUV500 SUV, which is now compliant with latest emission norms. The 2020 Mahindra XUV500 is priced at Rs 13.20 lakh for the base W5 variant and Rs 17.70 lakh for the top-end W11 (O) trim. The company has removed the entry-level W3 variant and the automatic options with the SUV.
2020 XUV500 Variant-Wise Prices
W5 – Rs 13.20 lakh
W7 – Rs 14.50 lakh
W9 – Rs 16.20 lakh
W11 (O) – Rs 17.70 lakh
The new model is now available in single diesel-manual gearbox combination. The new 2020 XUV500 is around 32,000 expensive over the BS4 variant. It is powered by the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine, which has been upgraded to meet the new BS6 emission norms. This engine is capable of producing 155bhp of power and 360Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox. The company will introduce the 6-speed automatic gearbox on a later stage. The company had already removed the petrol and all-wheel-drive system from the XUV500 line-up in late 2019. Also See – 2020 Mahindra Scorpio Prices Revealed
The SUV hasn’t received any changes to the styling, interior or in terms of equipment. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, rear parking sensors, seatbelt reminder and speed alert comes as standard safety features. The higher variants also get 6 airbags, ESP, hill-start assist and hill-descent control.
The top-spec variant of the 2020 Mahindra XUV500 comes equipped with host of comfort and convenience features. The SUV gets electric sunroof, keyless entry and Go, automatic AC, projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, leather seats and electrically adjustable driver’s seat. It is fitted with a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Mahindra is also developing the next-gen XUV500, which has been spotted multiple times on Indian roads. Scheduled to be launched in the first half of 2021, the new model will challenge the Tata Harrier and the MG Hector. It will be equipped with new set of diesel and petrol engines.